William Lynd grave monument in St James on the Corner Church burial ground, Wetherby, Yorkshire, England
William Lynd grave monument: legible names and details
|1888||64||1824||first name on monument||DEATH. – March 12, suddenly at Wetherby House, Wetherby, William Lynd aged 63. Interment at Wetherby Cemetery on Wednesday March 14 at 12 o’clock. Friends will please accept this, the only intimation. - The Leeds Mercury March 13 1888 DEATH OF MR. WILLIAM LYND. – We regret to announce the death of Mr. William Lynd, oil-merchant, of Bowman-street, Leeds, which occurred yesterday morning suddenly at his residence at Wetherby. Mr. Lynd was born at Hunslet in 1824, and was thus 64 years of age. He was the fifth son of William Lynd, of Newton Limavaday, Londonderry, Ireland. In 1852 he married Miss Alice Waite, of Malton. He entered the Leeds Town Council in 1868 as a representative in the Liberal interest of the South Ward, and was re-elected on four occasions. He was for many years an active member of the Liberal Party, holding office on the executive of the Leeds Liberal Association, and formerly of that on the Liberal Association of the Eastern Division of the West Riding. He was also chairman of the Wetherby District Liberal Committee. Mr. Lynd belonged to the Unitarian body. He had been in failing health for some time, but on Sunday was in good spirits and in the evening attended divine service. Deceased was of a generous disposition and through his removal Wetherby lost a kind friend. Mr. Lynd was president of the Wetherby Cricket Club and one of its chief supporters. - The Leeds Mercury March 13 1888|
|1893||31||1862||son of William Lynd||A contemporary states that there is likely to an official inquiry into the circumstances attendant upon the short stay in Napier of a young man named Gordon Lynd, who died almost suddenly in July last. He came to Napier originally in March last, to look at the district with a view to farming. He was so pleased with the province that he subsequently transferred his bank account rom Wellington to Napier, and on May 17th had a considerable sum to his credit. From that date till July 4th he got rid of £209 in some way. It is said that he was very much under the influence of liquor all that time, and that no doubt this hastened his death. The deceased's friends are moving in the matter. Hawke's Bay Herald (New Zealand) 4 September 1893|
|1899||72||1827||wife of William Lynd||Mrs. Lynd, widow of the late Councillor Lynd, of Leeds and Wetherby, died at her residence, The Firs, Wetherby, yesterday. The deceased lady, during her residence in Wetherby during the past quarter of a century, has been highly respected amongst all classes, and especially by the poor, who lose a generous supporter. - The Leeds Mercury January 3 1899|
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