Son of Roger & Ellen Ryder (Magee). He was born in Crewe on 16th February 1857 and educated at Sedgley Park, English College, Lisbon and Ushaw 1879-1882. Ordained by Bishop Knight at St Werburgh’s, Chester 6th August 1882. Curate at St Peter’s, Stalybridge 1883-1886; Rector at Our Lady Help of Christians and St Oswald, Oswestry 1886-1895; Rector St Peter’s, Stalybridge 1895-1898; curate St Alban’s, Liscard 1898; Rector St Walburgh, Plowden 1898-1899; curate St Joseph’s, Stockport 1899-1903; Rector St Vincent’s, Altrincham 1903-1907. He died 4th October 1907.
Uncle of John Ryder SJ.