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Geoffrey Edwin RYELAND

Geoffrey Edwin RYELAND[1]

Male 1925 - 1979  (53 years)

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  • Name Geoffrey Edwin RYELAND 
    Born 14 Mar 1925  Manchester, , Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • 47 Edge Lane Chorlton cum Hardy U.D. Subdistrict of Didsbury
      Moved away shortly after birth
    Geoffrey Edwin RYELAND Birth Certificate.jpg
    Geoffrey Edwin RYELAND Birth Certificate.jpg
    Gender Male 
    Address Address:
    Geoffrey (Peter) Edwin RYELAND 
    Military 20 Nov 1942-20 Nov 1942  Fareham, , Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Released to the unpaid reserve (under age volunteer)
      HMS Collingwood (Navy Base)
    Geoffrey E RYELAND RN Service pg 2.JPG
    Geoffrey E RYELAND RN Service pg 2.JPG
    Physical Description 20 Nov 1942  Fareham, , Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 5 Foot 10 3/4 Inches
      Brown Hair
      Blue Eyes
      "Fresh" Complexion
      Mole on left scapula
      Scar on left thigh
    Geoffrey E RYELAND RN Service pg 1.1.JPG
    Geoffrey E RYELAND RN Service pg 1.1.JPG
    Military 20 Nov 1942  Fareham, , Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Vounteer 
    • HMS Collingwood (Navy Base) Doesn't start service until his 18th birthday
    Geoffrey E RYELAND RN Service pg 1.1.JPG
    Geoffrey E RYELAND RN Service pg 1.1.JPG
    Military 1 Sep 1943-15 Mar 1943  Largs, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    HMS Copra 
    • Navy Land Base
    Geoffrey E RYELAND RN Service pg 2.JPG
    Geoffrey E RYELAND RN Service pg 2.JPG
    Military 14 Mar 1943  Fareham, , Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Start Service 
    • HMS Collingwood (Navy Base)
    Geoffrey E RYELAND RN Service pg 1.1.JPG
    Geoffrey E RYELAND RN Service pg 1.1.JPG
    Military 16 Mar 1943-24 May 1943  Fareham, , Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    HMS Collingwood - Training 
    • Navy Base
    Geoffrey E RYELAND RN Service pg 2.JPG
    Geoffrey E RYELAND RN Service pg 2.JPG
    Military 25 May 1943-5 Jun 1943  Portsmouth, , Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    HMS Victory 
    • HMS Victory was renamed to HMS Nelson and was the name of the Portsmouth Royal Naval Barracks. It was renamed due to confusion with the historical HMS Victory on display there.
    Geoffrey E RYELAND RN Service pg 2.JPG
    Geoffrey E RYELAND RN Service pg 2.JPG
    Military 6 Jun 1943-31 Aug 1943  Troon, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    HMS Dinosaur 
    • Navy Land Base
    Geoffrey E RYELAND RN Service pg 2.JPG
    Geoffrey E RYELAND RN Service pg 2.JPG
    Military 16 Mar 1944-16 Mar 1946  Largs, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    HMS Copra 
    • Navy Land Base
      Physically unfit for Naval Service
    Geoffrey E RYELAND RN Service pg 2.JPG
    Geoffrey E RYELAND RN Service pg 2.JPG
    Occupation 22 May 1948  Taunton, , Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Technical Representative 
    Marriage Certificate for Geoffrey Edwin RYELAND and Margaret Betty SNELL.jpg
    Marriage Certificate for Geoffrey Edwin RYELAND and Margaret Betty SNELL.jpg
    Residence 22 May 1948  Taunton, , Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Marriage Certificate for Geoffrey Edwin RYELAND and Margaret Betty SNELL.jpg
    Marriage Certificate for Geoffrey Edwin RYELAND and Margaret Betty SNELL.jpg
    Occupation Abt 1951  [6
    Muir Hill - excavators 
    Residence 1952  Malahide, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    "Airthrey" St Margaret Road 
    • Informant to father's death
    Emigration 23 Sep 1955  Southampton, , Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    to Quebec, Canada 
    • On the ship SAMARIA. Went up to Sudbury and lived in a lodging house while sorting things out. Then drove down to New York to pick up the family when they arrived later.

    Geoffrey Edwin Ryeland Passage to Canada.jpg
    Geoffrey Edwin Ryeland Passage to Canada.jpg
    SS Samaria.jpg
    SS Samaria.jpg
    The Samaria had passenger accommodation for 315 passengers on 1st class, 350 2nd, and 1500 3rd class. She had a crew of 434. Rigging : steel twin screw steamer : 2 steel decks; steel shelter deck partly sheathed with wood and steel shade deck sheathed in wood; 3rd steel deck in forward and after holds; 10 partly cemented bulkheads to shelter deck; flat keel; equipped with wireless, electric light, submarine signaling device and refrigerating machinery; fitted for oil fuel with a flash point above 150 F. Tonnage : 19,602 tons gross, 14,189 under deck and 11,866 net. Bridge 284 feet long on shade deck. Propulsion : 4 steam turbines geared to 2 screw shafts; engine operating at 220 p.s.i.; 2,527 nominal horsepower; 3 double ended and 3 single ended boilers, 36 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 746 sq. ft.; forced draught; engine built by the same company as the hull. Owners : Cunard Steam Ship Co. Ltd. Port of registry : Liverpool. Flag : British Call sign : KLWD. Official registration # : 145923
    SS Samaria2.jpg
    SS Samaria2.jpg
    Residence 23 Sep 1955  Taunton, , Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    42 Greenway Cres 
    42 Greenway Cres Taunton.jpg
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Residence Abt 27 Sep 1955  Sudbury, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1958  Sudbury, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Salesman 
    Residence 1958  Sudbury, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    18 Drinkwater Street 
    Residence Abt 1959  Sault Sainte Marie, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    138 Elgin Street 
    Residence May 1956-1959  Sudbury, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Drinkwater Street 
    Drinkwater Street Sudbury.jpg
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Occupation 1962  Richards Landing, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Collector 
    Residence 1962  Hilton Beach, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1962  Richards Landing, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • We rented this property (a 100 acre farm) from Mr Ross who also ran the ferry between the island and the mainland (ferry since discontinued once a bridge was in place)

      The house is no longer there, it was demolished and a municipal park/bandstand now stands there
    Dec 1961
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Residence 1962  Richards Landing, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1962  Sault Sainte Marie, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    70 Paladin Ave 
    70 Paladin Avenue Sault Ste Marie.jpg
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Occupation 1963  Sault Sainte Marie, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Credit Manager 
    Residence 1963  Sault Sainte Marie, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    190 Church Street 
    190 Church Street Sault Ste Marie.jpg
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Residence 1963  Sault Sainte Marie, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    190 Church Street 
    Occupation 1965  Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Credit Manager 
    Residence 1965  Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    22 Webster 
    Occupation 1968  Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Accountant 
    Residence 1968  Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    120 Temperance Street 
    Residence 1964-1968  Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    22 Webster Drive 
    22 Webster Drive Aurora.jpg
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Occupation 1972  Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Accountant 
    Residence 1972  Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    120 Temperance 
    Residence 1968-1972  Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    120 Temperance Street 
    120 Temperance Street Aurora.jpg
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Occupation 1974  Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Provincial Government 
    Residence 1974  Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    80 St Andrews Court 
    Citizenship 7 Jan 1975  [6
    Canadian Citizenship 
    Military
    • WWII Royal Navy, Tank landing craft on D-Day. His boat was blown up on D-Day.
    Military Year in Hospital 
    • Spent a year in hospital after his Royal Navy ship was blown up off the coast of France in World War II.
    Name Peter RYELAND 
    Occupation Revenue Canada 
    Religion Christian, Anglican 
    Residence 1972-Feb 1979  Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    80 St Andrews Court 
    80 St Andrews Court Aurora.jpg
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    _PPEXCLUDE jk 
    _UID 0C5B877066084109B79FD56CEEB521B12217 
    Died 19 Feb 1979  Newmarket, York County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • York County Hospital - 12:15am
    Buried Bosham, , Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Cremated, Ashes spread here
    Person ID I9226  Ryeland Family Tree
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2017 

    Father Albert Edwin RYELAND,   b. 30 Jan 1897, Fareham, , Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1952, Holborn, , Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Nora Amy Florence GATES,   b. 21 Dec 1899, Dover, , Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1986, Reading, , Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1920  Dover, , Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10
    • RYELAND - GATES - On December 21st, at St. Mary's Church, Dover, Albert Edwin, second son of Capt. A. E. and Mrs. Ryeland of "Ailsa Brae" Shepherdswell, to Nora Amy, younger daughter of Captian and Mrs. W. H. Gates, of 197 Folkestone Rd., Dover. - Dover Express, Friday 31 December, 1920

      MR. A. E. RYELAND - MISS N. A. GATES
      The wedding took place on Tuesday last week, at St. Mary's Church, of Miss Nora Amy Gates, youngest daughter of Captain and Mrs. W. Gates, to Mr. Albert Edwin Ryeland, second son of Captain and Mrs. Ryeland. The Rev. O. F. R. Strickland officiated. The bride, who was given away by her father, was attired in a dress of white satin and georgette, and silver trimmings. The bridesmaids were miss Ryeland (sister of the bridegroom) and Miss G. Martin (cousin of the bride), who wore pale blue crepe-de-chine dresses, and black picture hats. They carried shower bouquets, and wore gold brooches (the gifts of the bridegroom). The best man was Mr. Henry Ryeland (brother of the bridegroom). The honeymoon was spent at Blackpool. The bridegroom's gift to the bride consisted of furs, and the bride's to the bridegroom a gold watch. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Ryeland were the recipients of many useful presents, oh which the following is a list; - Bridegroom's father and mother, household effects; bride's father and mother, cheque; Mr. H. Ryeland, dinner service; Mr. C. Ryeland, tea service; Miss A. Ryeland, chamber service; Mr. Frank Ryeland, set of jugs; Mr. Fred Ryeland, towels; Master E. Ryeland, towels; Mrs. J. Gates ("Grandma"), blankets; Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Gates, bedspread; Mr. W. Gates, cheque; Mr. R. Gates, stainless knives; Mr. and Mrs. Stoneman, white quilt; Mr. E. S. R. Gates, stainless knives; Mrs. E. S. R. Gates, forks; Miss Peggy, forks; Mr. and Mrs. Webster, case of silver spoons and sugar tongs; Mr. and Mrs. Elcome, eiderdown; Mr. and Mrs. G. Tuthill, pillow cases; Mr. and Mrs. Everett, marble clock; Mr. and Mrs. B. Martin, table cloth; Miss G. Martin, duchesse set; Mrs. Marcus Allen and family, linen sheets and pillow cases; the staff and works, silver cake basket and silver dishes; Miss Austin, cruet; Mr. Humphreys, silver cruet; Mrs. Davis, copper scoop; Mr. and Mrs. Geodgeon, silver vases; Mr. and Mrs. Elworthy, silver butter dish; Mrs. Briggs, afternoon tea cloth; Miss Thompson, fancy cloth; Miss Allen, fancy cloth; Mrs. England, pickle fork; Mr. Gunn, butter dish; Miss Nightingale, bread dish; Majorie, silver jam scoop; Miss Day, tea cosy; Mr. Newberry, serviettes; Mr. and Mrs. A. Holmes, silver pickle jar and spoon; Aunt Fan, duchesse set; Mr. and Mrs. H. Elworthy, silver bread board; Mr. and Mrs. Harrison and family, teapot and set; Miss A. Webb, hand-painted picture; the Misses M. and E. Linns, apostle tea spoons; Miss M. Linn, table centre; and Miss Ravenscroft, Wedgewood art pot. - Dover Express, Friday 31 December 1920 [10]
    Family ID F778  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Betty SNELL,   b. 26 Nov 1926, Taunton, , Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 2010, Newmarket, York County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 22 May 1948  Taunton, , Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    • RYELAND-SNELL. - On May 22nd, 1948, at St. Mary's, Taunton, Geoffrey E. (Peter) Ryeland, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs A. E. Ryeland, of Belmont, Surrey, to Margaret Betty, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Snell, of 42, Greenway crescent, Taunton.

      Honeymooned at the Ship Inn at Porlock
    Geoffrey Edwin RYELAND and Margaret Betty SNELL.jpg
    Geoffrey Edwin RYELAND and Margaret Betty SNELL.jpg
    Marriage Certificate for Geoffrey Edwin RYELAND and Margaret Betty SNELL.jpg
    Marriage Certificate for Geoffrey Edwin RYELAND and Margaret Betty SNELL.jpg
    Ryeland Snell Wedding Announcement.jpg
    Ryeland Snell Wedding Announcement.jpg
    Children 
    +1. Peter Andrew RYELAND
    +2. Nicholas John RYELAND
    +3. Jane Linda RYELAND
    +4. Dinah Mary RYELAND
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Mar 1925 - Manchester, , Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - 20 Nov 1942-20 Nov 1942 - Fareham, , Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhysical Description - 20 Nov 1942 - Fareham, , Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Vounteer - 20 Nov 1942 - Fareham, , Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - HMS Copra - 1 Sep 1943-15 Mar 1943 - Largs, , Ayr, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Start Service - 14 Mar 1943 - Fareham, , Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - HMS Collingwood - Training - 16 Mar 1943-24 May 1943 - Fareham, , Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - HMS Victory - 25 May 1943-5 Jun 1943 - Portsmouth, , Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - HMS Dinosaur - 6 Jun 1943-31 Aug 1943 - Troon, , Ayr, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - HMS Copra - 16 Mar 1944-16 Mar 1946 - Largs, , Ayr, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Technical Representative - 22 May 1948 - Taunton, , Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 22 May 1948 - Taunton, , Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 May 1948 - Taunton, , Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - "Airthrey" St Margaret Road - 1952 - Malahide, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - to Quebec, Canada - 23 Sep 1955 - Southampton, , Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 42 Greenway Cres - 23 Sep 1955 - Taunton, , Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Abt 27 Sep 1955 - Sudbury, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Salesman - 1958 - Sudbury, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 18 Drinkwater Street - 1958 - Sudbury, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 138 Elgin Street - Abt 1959 - Sault Sainte Marie, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Drinkwater Street - May 1956-1959 - Sudbury, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Collector - 1962 - Richards Landing, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1962 - Hilton Beach, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1962 - Richards Landing, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1962 - Richards Landing, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 70 Paladin Ave - 1962 - Sault Sainte Marie, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Credit Manager - 1963 - Sault Sainte Marie, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 190 Church Street - 1963 - Sault Sainte Marie, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 190 Church Street - 1963 - Sault Sainte Marie, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Credit Manager - 1965 - Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 22 Webster - 1965 - Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Accountant - 1968 - Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 120 Temperance Street - 1968 - Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 22 Webster Drive - 1964-1968 - Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Accountant - 1972 - Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 120 Temperance - 1972 - Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 120 Temperance Street - 1968-1972 - Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Provincial Government - 1974 - Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 80 St Andrews Court - 1974 - Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 80 St Andrews Court - 1972-Feb 1979 - Aurora, York County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Feb 1979 - Newmarket, York County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bosham, , Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    GeoffreyEdwinRyeland2.jpg
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    Geoffrey Derek Shelia Richard Ryeland.jpg
    Geoffrey Derek Shelia Richard Ryeland.jpg
    Geoffrey Margaret Nora Albert on Ryegate II.jpg
    Geoffrey Margaret Nora Albert on Ryegate II.jpg

  • Notes 
    • (Research):Birth Ryeland Geoffrey E, Manchester S., 8d 9

  • Sources 
    1. [S70] Lorna Cummins GEDCOM.

    2. [S2] GRO Indexes.

    3. [S702] Geoffrey Edwin RYELAND's Birth Certificate.

    4. [S703] Geoffrey Edwin RYELAND Royal Navy Records.

    5. [S3] Geoffrey Edwin RYELAND and Margaret Betty SNELL Marriage Certificate, England and Wales. Registrar General., marriage certificate (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S37] Timothy Andrew Ryeland.

    7. [S704] Albert Edwin Ryeland Death Certificate.

    8. [S696] Findmypast.com Passenger Transcript Details.

    9. [S659] All Canada, Voters Lists, 1935-1980, (Digital images.), digital images (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S58] British Newspapers 1710-1950, findmypast.co.uk.


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