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1866 Petition by ratepayers of Ryde, not to level unattended graves

On December 11 1866, the following letter was read to the members of the Burial Board of Ryde:

To the Commissioners and Burial Board


We the undersigned ratepayers are deeply shocked and grieved on learning your resolution to make alterations in the graves in the Ryde cemetery and hereby respectfully and most earnestly request you to rescind that resolution.


Last Name First Name Occupation Address
ADAMS John Baker Grocer High St
ASHFORD Hannah Nelson St
AUSTIN George Pilot Castle St
BAKER Isaac Scripture Reader 11 Nelson St
BEAZLEY William Baker High St
BEECROFT Michael Grocer Melville St

Vernon Square

BIGGS S Porter Nelson Place
BRIDGERS John Grocer Etc High St
BULSTRODE Maria Lodging House Melville St
CARTER Francis Saddler High St
CAVE George Grocer Player St
CHICK John J Boot Dealer High St
COLENUTT Henry Confectioner Melville St
COLENUTT Stephen Outfitter Cross St
COOPER James Baker St James Place
COUZENS John Cabinet Maker Strand
CRUMP W. Watch Maker Upper West St
DAISH William H Dentist Player St
DARBY J H Carver And Gilder 2 High St
de SA Paul Photographer Dover St
EVERSHED Elizabeth Dressmaker Monkton St
FENWICK George Stationer High St
FITCH James Corn Merchant High St
FLUX Robert Seaman Nelson Place
FOWLER Samuel Draper Union St
FREEBODY Charles Watchmaker Union St
FRENCH John Lodging House Monkton St
FRYER Mary 11 Lind St
FUTCHER John Grocer George St
GALE William Coach Painter Albert St
GARRETT George Grocer Player St
GILBERT B Lodging House Strand
GODFREY George Draper Cross St
GOLDING F Stanley House
GRIER Joseph Mealman High St
HALSTEAD Thomas C Watch Maker Cross St
HAPGOOD Charles Sailor Monkton St
HARBER George Boot Maker High St
HARMSWORTH Joseph Gardener Bellvue Rd
HARVEY Thomas Coal Merchant Monkton St
HELEY John Lawyer Cemetery St
HILLIER Frederick Butcher Castle St
HILLIER Henry House Proprietor Albert St
HILLS William Cabinet Maker High St
HOUNSELL Edward G Cabinet Maker Melville St
HOUSE Thomas Leather Cutter High St
JACKMAN William Sailor High St
JACOBS William Secretary Etc Swanmore Rd
JAMES W Grocer High St
JAMES Laura Star St
JENKINS Henry Poulterer Cross St
JENKINS J Schoolmaster 13 Star St
JENKINS Robert Plasterer Etc Lind St
JENNINGS Henry Boot And Shoe Maker Spencer Rd
JENNINGS Jeremiah Licensed Victualler Union St
JOHNSON Edward Pork Butcher High St
JOLLIFFE William Grocer Nelson St
KNAPP Henry Captain Nelson St
LACY William Picture Dealer St John’s Rd
LAMING Charles Saddler High St
LAVERS James Chairman Nelson Place
Le GACON Jane Marine Cottages
LEALE Isaac Grocer High St
LEEK George Lodging House Monkton St
LEWIS John Baker High St
MACREADY W Watch Maker High St
MARTIN George Coach Builder Nelson Place
MARTIN Matilda Nelson Place
MASON James Stationer Cross St
MEADE Elizabeth Berlin Repository 8 Cross St
MILLER James Mason Nelson St
MUNDELL George Boot Maker Cross St
MUNDELL Jane E Lodging House Melville St
MUNT William Shoe Maker High St
NEWMAN William Grocer Union St
OSBORNE John Upholsterer High St
PERKINS James Poulterer Upper West St
PIKE W Stationer Monkton St
PRICE Peter Carpenter Monkton St
PRIDDLE C Builder Nelson Place
PRIESTLY John Boot Maker High St
PROUSE James Tailor And Draper Nelson St
PURNELL Alfred Cabinet Maker High St
PURNELL James Cabinet Maker Cross St
REED John C Grocer Etc High St
REYNOLDS Thomas Boot Maker Castle St
RUSSELL Joseph Coachman Green St
SANDERS Thomas Inn Keeper Castle St
SAUNDERS Fred A Grocer George St
SAUNDERS Henry Inn Keeper Pier St
SIBLEY Maria South St
SIVELL Thomas Grocer Monkton St
SMITH Edward China Warehouse High St
SOTHCOTT Henry Mariner Simeon St
SPENCER Thomas Trinity St
STREET Samuel Mariner Castle St
TAYLER R. Lodging House Strand
URRY David Hair Cutter High St
W FOWLES Arthur Marine Painter George St
WEARNE William Saddler Castle St
WEEKS James N Gentleman Oak Villa
WHITE John Lodging House Monkton St
WHITTINGTON Robert Painter High St
WHITTINGTON Benjamin Baker High St
WILLS George Hair Cutter Pier St
WILTSHIRE William Tailor High St
WITHERS W Lodging House Strand
WOODFORD James Castle St
WOODFORD James Boot Maker Nelson place
WOODROW James Vernon Square
WOODS Henry H Ironmonger George St


(Arranged A-Z to make it easier to find a specific person or name)