Ryde Social Heritage Group research the social history of the citizens of Ryde, Isle of Wight. Documenting their lives, businesses and burial transcriptions.
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Ryde Cemetery

Mrs Ellen Rose Gawn

Title: Mrs
Forenames: Ellen Rose
Surnames: Gawn
Date of Death: 07/09/1942
Burial Date: 11/09/1942
Age at Death Years: 90
Grave Type: Marked
Map Reference Number: RSHG 033 A1
Plot Number: Ryde New Cemetery Section D Plot 629
Grave Description: Large headstone with stone kerbs and concrete top

Grave Condition Description: Headstone is good although the inscription is difficult to read in places. The top of the grave is cracked and subsiding. Part of a broken cross for the adjacent grave is lying on top of this grave.

Other Information: Added burial date, source: Burial records

Old Website Grave ID: 1401

Inscription:

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
JOHN JAMES SMITH GAWN
WHO SACRIFICED HIS LIFE
IN RESCUING TWO CHILDREN FROM DROWNING
IN SCRATCHELLS BAY
ON SATURDAY SEPT 7 1889
AGED 32 YEARS

GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS
THAT HE LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS

AND OF HIS WIFE
ELLEN ROSE GAWN
WHO DIED SEPT 7 1942
AGED 90 YEARS

SAFE HOME

Photographs:

Janette Gregson
J & E Gawn (April 2006)
Photographer: Janette Gregson
Janette Gregson
J & E Gawn (July 2007)
Photographer: Janette Gregson

Related Documents:

PDF file: Census; Marriage; Directory; Reg Elec; Obituary; Funeral.

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