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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Northwood Cemetery
Northwood Cemetery

Our friends at Northwood Cemetery say:

“Over the week-end of 5th/6th May, there will be commemorations in Cowes of that dreadful night 70 years ago when the German Luftwaffe blitzed the town and the Polish warship, the ORP Blyskawica (undergoing a re-fit at J S White’s at the time), defended the town so heroically. We are working with the ORP Blyskawica Society to support their Service of Remembrance at the Cemetery at 9:00am on Sunday 6th May.
We plan to have the East Chapel open for visitors and serve refreshments there throughout the day. Please make a note in your diaries to come and visit us that Sunday; we’ll be there to 5:00pm so there’s no need to get to the Cemetery by 9:00am though that would be good!”

We will be there and hope you will be too!