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Ryde Cemetery

Sir Richard Francis Sutton, baronet

Title: Sir
Forenames: Richard Francis
Surnames: Sutton
Date of Birth: 20/12/1853
Date of Death: 25/02/1891
Burial Date: 28/02/1891
Age at Death Years: 37
Grave Type: Marked
Map Reference Number: RSHG 031 B1/C1 B2/C2
Plot Number: Ryde New Cemetery Section E Plot 1223 - 1224 & 1239 - 1240
Grave Description: Quadruple plot. Very large cross with large IHS carved on a very large 4 tiered plinth. Kerb surround surmounted by ornate iron railings with finials on top.

Grave Condition: Fair
Grave Condition Description: Was completely overgrown by trees and shrubs, dead brambles and branches. Cleared dead wood away to reveal grave May 2016. West side still hidden under thick foliage that extends westwards over 2 further graves believed to be the same family. Possibly further inscription on west side.

Other Information: Richard Francis Sutton is buried in plot 1224.

Added birthdate, source: Registrars and Newspaper records

Inscription:

East facing top tier
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
RICHARD FRANCIS SUTTON,
5TH BARONET.
WHO PASSED FROM DEATH INTO LIFE FEB. 25. 1891. AGED 37

Tier 2
"THE ETERNAL GOD IS THY REFUGE, AND UNDERNEATH ARE THE EVERLASTING ARMS."
"AND GOD SHALL WIPE AWAY ALL TEARS FROM THEIR EYES AND THERE SHALL BE
NO MORE DEATH, NEITHER SORROW NOR CRYING, NEITHER SHALL THERE BE ANY
MORE PAIN, FOR THE FORMER THINGS ARE PASSED AWAY."

North facing top tier
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
HARRIET ANNE,
WIFE OF SIR RICHARD SUTTON, 4TH BARONET
DIED MARCH 22ND 1901 AGED 72 YEARS

South facing tier 2
IN LOVING MEMORY OF LT. COL. JOHN EDWARD RHODES
LATE 60TH RIFLES BORN FEB 13TH 1870 DIED FEB 6?TH 1947

Photographs:

Colin Hunt
Sutton (June 2016)
Photographer: Colin Hunt
Colin Hunt
Sutton (June 2016)
Photographer: Colin Hunt
Colin Hunt
Sutton (June 2016)
Photographer: Colin Hunt
Sir R Sutton, baronet
Carol Strong
Sutton grave clearing & transcribing May 2016
Photographer: Carol Strong

Related Documents:

PDF file: Death; Funeral

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