Ryde : St James's Church



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St James's Church was built in the 1820s and renovated in the 1960s. It appears that the only memorial is that on the Eagle lectern.





DAVIS, Mary Eleanor
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN SACRED MEMORY OF
MRS. MARY E. DAVIS
WHO ENTERED INTO REST 14TH OCTOBER 1918
AGED 82 YEARS
"THY WORD IS TRUTH." JOHN 17. 17.


 
Mary Davis was the widow of Charles T Davis, and was born in Calcutta, India.
The 1901 Census lists her at Bellevue, Binstead Road, Binstead.
The 1911 Census lists her at 1 Marine Terrace, Castle Street, Ryde.
The National Probate Calendar of 1918 gives her address as Hanover House, George Street, Ryde.

See Burial information [Ryde Social Heritage Group]


Credits : all photos and transcriptions by Geoff Allan