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The Field of Mars Cemetery at Ryde, NSW / by Kevin Shaw and Janice Eastment.
Call No: B4.112/48/1
Author: Shaw, Kevin, author. ; Eastment, Janice, author. ;
Publisher: Ryde : Ryde District Historical Society Incorporated., 2016.
Subject: Field of Mars Cemetery (Ryde, N.S.W.) History. ; Ryde (N.S.W.) ; New South Wales - cemeteries ;
Material Type: Book
Pagination: 202 pages : illustrations (some colour), facsimiles (some colour), maps (some colour), portraits (so
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-199) and index.
Public Note: Donated by Ryde District Historical Society
Summary: The City of Ryde in New South Wales contains several cemeteries and one of the oldest of these is the strangely named Field of Mars Cemetery. This book explains the origin of the name, describes the various portions of the cemetery, gives some of the known history of the early years and provides small biographies of many people interred in the various sections.

The book is arranged in chapters for the various portions and also re-interments from Devonshire Street Cemetery in Sydney; Balmain Cemetery in Leichhardt; Gladesville Hospital Cemetery; St Anne's Churchyard and Ryde Baptist Cemetery. - From the back cover.

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