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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The Cemetery Committee stated in their report that they were asked by Mr Chas. Langdon if they would accept from an anonymous donor, a three-light stained glass window for the East-end of the Church of England chapel at the Cemetery, also the alteration of the seating to face East and a lectern.


Time-honoured Christmas is with us again. Houses are decked with holly and mistletoe; fires are burning brightly; merry groups are meeting; and the "waits" with merry and welcome voice proclaim the festival.


170 years before the successful completion of the Ryde Cemetery Restoration Project Newchurch Vestry met on Tuesday 1 September 1840 to discuss the proposed new burial ground.