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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St Thomas Church

StThomasChurch1cSt Thomas Church is located in the centre of Ryde, at the bottom of the High Street, just below the National Westminster bank in St Thomas Square.

It is no longer used as a church and remains unoccupied and unused today.

The church graveyard was turned into a garden of rest in the 1980s.


St Thomas Churchyard Maps

New maps of St Thomas Church graveyard have been produced by RSHG’s Map Master, David Earle, using the old hand drawn maps produced by Jack Wheeler in the 1970s. When the churchyard was turned into a garden of rest and many of the headstones were removed and unfortunately today it is difficult to locate many of the burials.

There are 4 maps covering the area of the churchyard:

St Thomas churchyard top left

St Thomas churchyard top right

St Thomas churchyard bottom left

St Thomas churchyard bottom right


St Thomas Alphabetical Indexes

The index contains the names on all the graves that have been mapped.

Key to Alphabetical Indexes

St Thomas Churchyard A – Z

St Thomas Memorials inside the Church A – Z Compiled from the book by Jack Wheeler in 1975


For any enquiries you may have about the maps, indexes or mapping please contact us here.