Headstones: ANTRIM, Headstones at Ballintoy (CoI), Part 1
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Contributed by: Terence Creaney  1-10
& Marian Aelick  11-64
(Transcribed by Karin Duncan)
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HEADSTONES AT BALLINTOY (COI), PART 1

No. 0
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No. 3
IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE | OF |JAMES MCCURDY OF KNOCKNAGARVIN |WHO DIED 17TH
|FEBRUARY 1907, AGED 89 YEARS | ALSO HIS WIFE MARY | WHO DIED 30TH OCTOBER 1905
| AGED 82 YEARS | ALSO THEIR GRANDSON |JAMES E MCCURDY |WHO DIED 7TH MARCH 1908
AGED 24 YEARS |AND THEIR DAUGHTER LIZZIE |WHO DIED 9TH MAY 1914 AGED 52 YEARS
|ALSO THEIR SON WILLIAM MCCURDY |WHO DIED 13TH JANUARY 1929 |AGED 61 YEARS |AND
THEIR DAUGHTER ANNIE MCCURDY |WHO DIED 30TH JULY 1935 |AGED 72 YEARS | ALSO
THEIR NIECE MARY C PRICE | WIFE OF ANDREW PRICE J.P. | OF LACAVAR | DIED 29TH
|NOVEMBER 1958 AGED 69 YEARS| "UNTIL THE DAY BREAK,|AND THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY"

No. 4
In loving memory | of | MARGARET MCCURDY |of lagavar | who died 13th
August 1903 Aged 73 years |also |her son JOHN |Who died 29th January
1900 |aged 33 years Also her husband | SIMON McCURDY |Who died 28th june
1907 |aged 73 years

No. 5
IN MEMORY | OF |MARY JANE | WIFE OF JAMES MCCURDY | OF BALLYCASTLE | WHO DIED |
18TH FEB 1890 AGED 28 YEARS | ALSO THEIR DAUGHTER | WHO DIED IN INFANCY |ALSO
HER HUSBAND JAMES MCCURDY |WHO DIED 12TH JANUARY 1904 |THEIR SONS JAMES | WHO
DIED 2ND JUNE 1941 AGED 58 YEARS |AND DAVID WILLIAM | WHO DIED 26TH OCT 1941
AGED 54 YEARS.

No. 6
ERECTED | TO THE MEMORY |OF WILLIAM MCCURDY | LATE OF CROAGHBEG | WHO DEPARTED
| THIS LIFE |21 OCTOBER 1863 |AGED 66 YEARS

No. 7
MCCURDY | IN MEMORY OF| HERBERT MCCURDY | WHO DIED 14TH AUGUST 1959.

No. 8
ERECTED | BY |A.R MCCURDY | OF ARABOY |IN MEMORY OF HER FATHER |
WHO DIED 21ST FEBY 1860 | IN HIS 50TH YEAR | ALSO HIS DAUGHTER
MARGARET | IN HER 10TH MONTH 1856

No. 9
ERECTED | BY DANIEL M CURDY | OF LEMENEA_ IN MEMORY | OF HIS SON JAMES WHO |
DEPARTED THIS LIFE | __ JANUARY 1869? (REMAINDER ILLEGIBLE)

No. 10
(ILLEGIBLE) | BY JACKSON MCCURDY? | __ _____ IN MEMORY OF HIS | SON NEAL
MCCURDY WHO | DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON THE 28 OF | ___MBER 1850 AGED 24 YEARS

No. 11
Shot of entire stone. Same as No. 12.

No. 12
In memory of | ROBERT ANDERSON | Second son of HUGH ANDERSON |of Bushmills |
Who died 24th September 1855? | aged 25 years | The Lord is Merciful Psalm
[illegible]

No. 13
IN LOVING MEMORY OF | MATTHEW SMYTH ANKETELL | DIED 10TH JANUARY 1935 AGED 66
YEARS | JOHN EDWARD INGLIS ILIFF | INTERRED AT SABANG, SUMATRA, 14TH MAY 1932 |
AGED 31 YEARS | MARTHA ANKETELL | DIED 1ST APRIL 1943 AGED 76 YEARS | REGINALD
MATTHEW ANKETELL | INTERRED AT MAHE SEYCHELLES 27TH MAY 1944 | AGED 46 YEARS |
WILLIAM ROBERT ANKETELL | DIED 12TH JANUARY 1968, AGED 72 | FLORENCE K. ILIFF,
DIED 6TH SEPT 1989 AGED 88.

No. 14
IN LOVING MEMORY OF | WILLIAM ROBERT ANKETELL | BORN 28TH JUNE 1895 | DIED 12TH
JANUARY 1969 | AND | HELEN ANKETELL | BORN 1ST JUNE 1903 | DIED 23RD DECEMBER
1979.

No. 15
B A I R D | IN LOVING MEMORY OF | JAMES BAIRD MACHERABUOY | DIED 8TH AUGUST
1939 | AND HIS WIFE JANE DIED 16TH AUGUST 1947 ALSO THEIR GRAND-DAUGHTER ANNE
BAIRD | DIED 5TH APRIL 1959, AGED 6 YEARS | THEIR SON JAMES DIED 5TH JUNE 1983
| THEIR SON ROBERT SAMUEL | DIED 4TH APRIL 2002 AGED 90 YEARS.

No. 16
Sacred to the memory of | ELIZA BATHURST | Daughter of the late HENRY
BATHURST, ESQ | __ In the county of Antrim | And ANNE his wife | __ died on the
24th (?) day of October 1853 | aged 31 years | This memorial is erected | by
her surviving sisters | in testimony of their sincere | love and affection
[illegible]

No. 17
BELL | In loving memory of | MARGARET JANE BELL (Nee GAULT) | Died 27th Jan
1963, Aged 65 years | And her husband | ROBERT BELL | Died 23rd Jan 1966 aged
80 Years |

No. 18
Erected | to the memory of | ARCHY BLACK Late of | Maghernaher(?) who departed
|This life 23rd of January 1860 | Aged ?? years.

No. 19
In loving memory | of | DANIEL BLACK, Lemnaghmore, | Died 26th December 1942 |
and his wife ELIZABETH, | Died 12 February 1963 | Also their son CHARLES | Died
30th January 1973.

No. 20
To mark the | [illegible] of | DUKE BLACK of | [illegible]

No. 21
BLACK | In loving memory of | our dear father | LOUCHLIN BLACK, Moycraic | died
25th November 1919 | also our dear mother | MINNIE BLACK | Died 25th April 1969
| And their son KENNETH | Passed away on 20th August 2007

No. 22
In | memory of | JAMES BORELAND | Broughgammon | who died 20th Feb 1940 | aged
77 years |

No. 23
BOYD | Erected by | ELIZABETH PURCELL | In loving memory of her husband | JAMES
HILL BOYD, Lisbellnagroach | Died 10th July 1953 | Also the above named
ELIZABETH | Died 23rd August 1957 |

No. 24
Erected | In memory of | WILLIAM BOYD | Curramoney | Died 13th September | aged
54 years | also his wife ANN | Died 19th April 1895 | aged 76 years | and their
son JOHN | Died 9th October 1919 (?) | aged 60 years | Dearly beloved husband
of | HENRIETTA L. BOYD | Who died 18th (?) Novr 19__ | Aged 76 years.

No. 25
BOYD

No. 26
In loving memory of | JAMES BOYD | Lisbellnagroagh | 3-7-1918, 6-11-2003 |
Forever with the Lord |

No. 27
In memory of | CHARLES BROWN | Cloughcorr  | Who died 28TH May 1908 | aged 78
years | and his wife, ROSE ANN, | Who died 5th September 1906 | Aged 62 years|
Also their son DANIEL | WHo died 16th July 1933 | Aged 55 years | JOHN BROWN |
Died 24th August 1952 | Aged 78 years | ALEXANDER BROWN | Died 16th Nov
1955 |  aged 79 years | Also their daughter | MARY JANE BROWN | Died 25th July
1958 | Aged 85? years.

No. 28
BROWN | IN LOVING MEMORY OF ANNIE | DIED 2ND JUNE 1972 AGED 64 YEARS | ALSO OUR
SON THOMAS | DIED 24TH NOVEMBER 1957 AGED 17½ YEARS | HER HUSBAND SAMUEL |
DIED 1ST MARCH 1986 AGED 78 YRS | DAUGHTER ANNIE ESTHER | DIED 2ND JANUARY 2001
AGED 65 YEARS.

No. 29
In loving memory of | JOHN BROWN | Hackeracastle | Who died 6th February
1925 | Aged 34 years | Also his mother | ELIZABETH BROWN | Who died 22nd
February 1929 | CHARLES BROWN (Jun) | Died 1934| CHARLES (Senior) | Died 1950 |
His wife SARAH | Died 1951 | JOHN BROWN | 2/03/1915 - 27/09/1989 | META BROWN |
4/09/1915-5/02/2002.

No. 30
In loving memory | of | JANE BROWN  Of Hackercastle (?) | Died 3rd april 1902
| aged 89 years | Also her son CHARLES BROWN | of Lemnaghmore. | Died 24th
December 1900 | aged 48 years | Also her son WILLIAM JOHN BROWN | Died 1st
February 1919| aged 69 (?)years | Also her daughter MARY ANN BROWN | Died 9th
May 1932 aged 83 years | also MARGARET BROWN Straidmillen (?)| Wife of above
CHARLES BROWN | Died 7th Oct 1944 aged 81 years | Also their son WILLIAM JOHN
BROWN | Died 3rd Oct. 1943 aged 48 years | Also their son | DENIS ALEXANDER
BROWN | Died 1st Jan. 1974 Aged 75 years | Also his beloved wife ELIZABETH |
Died 31st July 2000

No. 31
Erected | by | JOHN BROWN of Cloughcorr to the memory of his son | JAMES BROWN
| Who departed this life the 21 | day of May 1843 aged 15 years | Also his son
HUGH | Who departed this life the 26| day of August 1850 aged 14 years | Also
their father | JOHN BROWN | Who died Sept the 12 1861 aged 66 years |

No. 32
BROWN | IN LOVING MEMORY OF | MARY BAIRD | A LOVING WIFE, MOTHER AND
GRANDMOTHER | DIED 11TH NOVEMBER 2000, AGED 64 YEARS. | O FOR A CLOSER WALK
WITH GOD|

No. 33
BROWNE | IN LOVING MEMORY OF | DAVID, A DEAR HUSBAND AND FATHER | DIED 26TH
MARCH 1970, AGED 82 YEARS. | ALSO HIS WIFE ELIZABETH, | DIED 20TH DECEMBER
1976, AGED 88 YEARS. | ALSO THEIR DAUGHTER SALLY | DIED 17TH NOVEMBER 2002,
AGED 82 YEARS | ALSO THEIR DAUGHTER MARY, | DIED 5TH NOVEMBER 2007, AGED 85
YEARS? |   (COVERED )  PHERD |

No. 34
In memory of | SAMUEL CALLAGHAN | Who died 30th April 1893 | aged 60 years |
And his beloved wife | MARY | Who died 30? July 1886? | aged 60 years.

No. 35
HERE LIETH THE REMAINS OF | JAMES CAMPBELL LATE FARMER | OF CARNCOLP WHO
DEPARTED| THIS LIFE FEBRUARY 23D 1827 | AGED 66 YEARS | ALSO HIS WIFE MARY
CURRY | WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE MAY | 17TH 1827 AGED 64 YEARS. THIS | STONE IS
ERECTED BY JOHN | CAMPBELL AS A TRIBUTE OF RE | PECT IN MEMORY OF HIS | MUCH
BELOVED PARENTS | ALSO THEIR NEPHEW | SAMUEL CAMPBELL LISNAG__GH?| WHO DIED
19TH JANUARY 1910 | AGED 78? YEARS |

No. 36
ERECTED | TO | THE MEMORY OF | WILLIAM CAMPBELL | CRAIGALAPPIN, | WHO DEPARTED
THIS LIFE, | 10TH MARCH 1887 | AGED 76? YEARS | ALSO HIS WIFE JANE CAMPBELL |
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE 10TH | NOVEMBER 1897 AGED 89 | YEARS AND HIS SON
ALEXANDER | WHO DIED IN INFANCY

No. 37
CARSON | IN LOVING MEMORY OF | DAN MCFARLAND | A DEAR FATHER AND FATHER-IN-LAW
| DIED 7TH APRIL 1979, AGED 65 YEARS. |

No. 38
IN REMEMBRANCE | OF | MARIA THERESA | WIFE OF THE REV. H. CARTER, D.D. | WHO
DEPARTED THIS LIFE | FEBRUARY 21ST 1867 | AGED 64? YEARS  |

No. 39
In loving memory | of | my MOTHER JANE CHAMBERS | died 6th January 1940 | Aged
84 years | Also Her sister ANNE HARKNESS | Died 1st January 1951 | Aged 88
years | WILLIAM CHAMBERS | Died 22nd July 1977 | ELIZABETH Died 14th October
1985

No. 40
IN MEMORY | OF | MARY CHAMBERS, DIED 2ND MARCH 1888, AGED 58 | HUGH MCKAY, DIED
8TH JULY 1899, AGED 70 | JANE MCKAY, DIED 25TH MAY 1901, AGED 77 | HUGH A.
MCKAY, DIED 29TH APRIL 1904, AGED 35 | ARCHY MCKAY, DIED 4TH DECR 1906, AGED 86
| HENRY CHAMBERS, DIED 6TH JUNE 1917, AGED 79 | HARRY D. CHAMBERS, LIEUT R.E.
DIED 4TH MAY 1922, AGED 24 | ROBERT HENRY CHAMBERS, DIED 9TH JANY 1942, AGED 73
| ELIZABETH JANE CHAMBERS, DIED 4TH DEC 1950, AGED 76 | MARY ELIZABETH
CHAMBERS, DIED 3RD MAY 1977, AGED 78 |

No. 41
In loving memory | of | DANIEL CHRISTIE , | Broughgammon | DIED 28TH MARCH 1878
Aged 45 years | His wife MARY | DIED 11th March 1919 aged 83 years | Their
grandaughter MARY ELIZA | died 28th Nov 1920 | Their son DANIEL | Died 28th
Feb 1932 | And their son JOHN | Died 25th Dec 1936 | His wife ANNIE | Died 28th
April 1959 | And their son DANIEL | Died 17th October 1980 . Also their
Daughter | MARGARET NETHERY | Died 26th March  1985 | And they shall be mine |
saith the Lord of Hosts | Malachi 3.17 

No. 42
In loving memory | of | MARY MAGILL | Who died 8th December 1916 | And her
husband | ARCHD MAGILL | Who died at Portstewart 7th Dec 1920 | "Be Ye also
Ready" | Math 24.44

No. 43
CHRISTIE | In loving memory of | Our dear parents | ALEXANDER DIED 13Th July
1982 | HARRIET DIed 11th July 1985 | He hath prepared for them a city
Heb.II.V.16 

No. 44
Sacred heart of Jesus | Have mercy on the souls of | CHARLES CHRISTIE |
Ballintoy  | Died 26th March 1967 | And deceased relatives | R.I.P. |

No. 45
CHRISTIE | Broughgammon | In loving memory of | JAMES | Died 28th March 1979,
Aged 79 years | also his wife CATHERINE, | Died 7th Feb 1990, aged 93 years |

No. 46
CHRISTIE | In loving memory of | JAMES FRANCIS CHRISTIE, | Died 18th Febuary
1971, Aged 92 Years. | Also his wife ANNIE, | Died 28th November 1975, Aged 85
years |

No. 47
Erected | by | MARY COCHRANE, Newbuildings |in memory of her dearly beloved
husband | DAVID | Who departed this life on the | 28th January 1823 | aged 73
years | also his wife MARY | Who departed this life on | 3rd July 1923, aged 75
years | Asleep in Jesus.

No. 48
In | loving memory | MARY ANN COLGAN | Died 29th April 1948 | JOSEPH COLGAN |
Died 1st February 1956 | JOHN KANE | Died 30th January 1986 | MARGARET KANE |
Died 7th October 1991 | MARY ANN | Died 30th January 1993.

No. 49
COLGAN | In loving memory of our dear parents | JAMES,  Died 23rd April 1974 |
MARY FRANCES, Died 2nd September 1985 | and their infant grandaughter | JULIE,
Died 16th January 1973.

No. 50
In | loving | memory of | ALEXANDER COYLES | (?) | Who died 23rd May
1899 | Aged 55 years | his wife JANE | MANISTER | Who died 20th (?) Feb
1909 | aged 73 years | his daughter MARY | Who died 18th Sept 1981 |
aged 61 years | his son ALEXANDER | Who died [unclear] | [unclear]

No. 51
CRAIG

No. 52
CRAIG | Magherycastle

No. 53
In memory | of | DAVID CUNNICHAM | Lagavar | Who died 28th Dec 1878 | aged 84
years | His wife MARY | Died 15th July 1879 | aged 80 years | their
sons | DAVID, DIED 2nd Feb 1914 | aged 86 years | ANDREW Died 7th March | 1878
aged 43 years | WILLIAM, died 22nd DEC | 1873, Aged 46 years | and their
Daughter in law | SARAH, wife of ANDREW | Aged 48 years | PATRICK, died 27th
Jan | 1921, aged 82 years| also their nephew WILLIAM | Died 6th May 1963, aged
85 years| and his wife ANNIE | Died 12th sept 1954 aged 74 years.

No. 54
Beneath rests the | remains of DAVID | CUNNINGHAM Late of | Lagavare WHo dep_
| rted this life __ | day of December | 1804 | aged (unclear)

No. 55
JOHN DICKSON | Erected ... Mo.. | m... For his Family (?) | June 1818

No. 56
In memory of ELLEN | The beloved wife of JOHN DICKSON | The Castle Ballintoy, |
WHO DIED 14TH MAY 1893, AGED 65 YEARS. | JOHN DICKSON, | DIED 24TH JAN Y 1894,
AGED 72 YEARS | THEIR SON | JOHN DICKSON, B.E. | DIED 23RD DECR 1901, AGED 44
YEARS. | THEIR DAUGHTER, ELEANOR JANE BRYSON DICKSON, DIED 1ST JANY 1932, AGED
81 YEARS |

No. 57
IN MEMORIAM | HUGH DICKSON | THE CASTLE, BALLINTOY | WHO DIED IN 1866 AGED 77 |
ALSO HIS WIFE CATHERINE | WHO DIED IN 1870, AGED 85 | AND THEIR CHILDREN |
HUGH WILLIAM | JANE BRYSON | AND CATHERINE WILSON | ERECTED BY HIS
GRANDDAUGHTER | E J BRYSON DICKSON

No. 58
In memory of | the DICKSON Family | Bailli (covered)
BOTTOM LEFT:
DAVID A. DICKSON | 1950-2008 | "All that we see or seem | is but
a dream within a dream | Edgar Allan Poe 

No. 59
PETER G. GOODIVE? DOCKER | LT COL | ROYAL SIGNALS? | (ILLEGIBLE)

No. 60
IN MEMORIAM | DONEGAN | ETERNAL REST GIVE TO THEM | O' LORD, AND LET PERPETUAL
| LIGHT SHINE UPON THEM

No. 61
Left Side:
ERECTED | BY | ALEXANDER MMCAW | OF KINMEAN | TO THE MEMORY OF HIS | FATHER
JAMES MCCAW | WHO DIED JULY 28 1843 | AGED 84 YEARS | ALSO HIS MOTHER MARY |
MCCAW? WHO DIED | __ DECEMBER 26 1840 | AGED 58 YEARS |
Middle:
In loving memory | of | JOHN DONNELLY | Of Ballintoy | who died 25th February
1909 aged 62 years | also his wife MARY | Died 9th March 1940 aged 89 years |
Their daughter | JANE ELISABETH | Died 12 (?) December (?) ___ | Also his son
JOHN, Late Rector| of Tamlaght-O-Crilly (?) Lower | Died 1st August 1922 | aged
45 years | and FRANCIS, Major M.C.R.E Died 6th Decr 1939, aged 60 years

No. 62
Close-up of Donnelly stone (No. 61)

No. 63
MARY ELIZABETH, | Wife of | FRANCIS DONNELLY | Died 31st July 1964

No. 64
Also his son
JOHN, Late Rector| of Tamlaght-O-Crilly (?) Lower | Died 1st August 1922
| aged 45 years | and FRANCIS, Major M.C.R.E Died 6th Decr 1939, aged 60
years
Side (?):
DONNELLY | In loving memory of | PATRICK (PADDY) | Died 18th December 1965,
aged 63 years|

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Also from Terence Creaney:
The following memorials have not been photographed:

*Here lyeth the body of JAMES McCURDY of Ballintoy who departed 11th June 1793
aged 28 years.

*To mark the burying ground of PATRICK McCURDY of Kern and family

*Here lies the body of DAVID McCURDY aged 80 years

*JOHN McCURDY died 2nd March 1863 aged 63

*Erected by Daniel McCurdy of Philadelphia in memory of his father JOHN
McCURDY, Maghernahare, born 1818, died 1895, his mother MARY, born 1819 died
1902, his brothers JOHN born 1851, died 1863, GEORGE born 1849 died 1906, his
sister ISABELLA born 1857, died 1909.

*Dan McCurdy Croaghbeg, 1845 to 1930

*Here lies the body of JOHN McCURDY of Kern who departed this life 23rd October
1833 aged 37 years.

*To mark the burying ground of ARCHY McCURDY of Carn and family.

*Sacred to the memory of CHRISTIAN McCURDY who departed this life __ September
1828 aged 28 years, wife to JOHN McCURDY of Keron.

*Erected by MARGARET J MCCURDY, Craigalappin, in memory of her beloved son
Daniel who died 4th January 1911 aged 55 years.

*The burying ground of JAMES McCURDY of the Kern. Here lies the body of his
wife NANCY MCCURDY who departed this life 12th September 1890.