Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Ryde -
- Milligan Memorial Convalescent Home -

Location

West Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
Description

The Convalescent Home was erected in 1880 as part of the Royal Isle of Wight County Hospital, funded by Miss Sophia Milligan as a memorial to her parents. Her father was a veteran of the Battle of Waterloo.

See History of the Hospital for further details.

Milligan Road nearby was formerly Cemetery Road, renamed for the Milligan connection.
Memorial





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Inscription

CONVALESCENT HOME
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
ROBERT AND SOPHIA MILLIGAN
THIS BUILDING IS ERECTED BY
THEIR DAUGHTER SOPHIA MILLIGAN
A.D. 1880

 
Robert Milligan (died 21 December 1875 aged 88) married Elizabeth Margaret Baille (died 25 June 1876 aged 82).

Their daughter Sophia was born 4 July 1817, and died 17 September 1893

The Milligan family are buried in the family plot at Ryde Cemetery. See RSHG records for further details.

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Page last updated : 26 September 2016 (added to website)

 
 

 
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