Mirabel Bladen Neil Towers-Clark
Large raised stone tomb (2ft approx above ground) metal ornament, a Heliochronometer, mounted at east end, serial number 638.
Condition text: Overhung by a tree and becoming overgrown with ivy on top. Lichen on inscription on north side makes it difficult to read and the tree and build up of soil on south side also makes part of the inscription (first part of name) impossible to read.
Any other information: Transcribed by Sophie Sellars of Ryde School and Janette Gregson. According to the Quigley index Mirabel B N Towers-Clark was buried on 8.5.1948 aged 88 and Henrietta C White was buried 4.11.1925 aged 60.
According to the CWGC website John William Towers-Clark, Lieutenant in the Royal Scots Fusiliers, son of of Maj. Alex. Towers-Clark and Mirabel Towers-Clark, of The Beach House, Bembridge, Isle of Wight, was killed on 1 July 1916 aged 20 and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
On 18 June 2012 we were contacted by Chris Rooney with the following message: "thank you for putting the grave on line a lovely picture a distant cousin of my Great grandfathers
Mirabel Bladen Neil Towers-Clerk nee White born on board a sailing ship returning via S.Africa from Australia died in 1948. Her sister was Henrietta Cecilia White"
Photo Caption: M Towers-Clark and H White (May 2006)
Photographer: Janette Gregson
Date of Birth:
Date of Death: ??/??/1948
Military Rank: None
Forenames: Mirabel Bladen Neil
Plot Number: Ryde Old Parish Cemetery 3 Plot 538
Map Ref #: RSHG 002 A1
( Please click here for a map of the Cemetery )
DIED ?? ?? ????
....RIETTA CECILIA WHITE DIED 31ST OCTOBER 1925
On the Heliochronometer
"IN MEMORY OF JACK"
KILLED JULY 1 1916
UNITED IN TIME, PARTED IN TIME
TO BE REUNITED WHEN TIME SHALL BE NO MORE
On face of Heliochronometer
BON JOUR, BON SOIR
"AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN
AND IN THE MORNING, WE WILL
Information Recorded by:
Students Ryde School
on the 19/01/2007.
- This grave has no associated documents.
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