Headstones: CAVAN, Bellasis Presbyterian Church Graveyard, Drumgora, (Castlerahan Barony), Co. Cavan, Ireland Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives Cavan Index Copyright Contributed to the IGP Archives by: David Hall firstname.lastname@example.org Transcribed by Vynette Sage Photos ______________________________________________ BELLASIS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH GRAVEYARD, DRUMGORA, (CASTLERAHAN BARONY), CO. CAVAN, IRELAND No. 0 [church sign] Bellasis | Presbyterian | Church | Sunday Service 10.00am | Minister | Rev. Dr. J. MACKAREL, | B.A., B.D., M.Div., D.Min. No.1 [photograph of church front] No. 2 In | Memory of | Revd JOHN AIKEN | Born June 1849. | Ordained March 1877, | Died Novr 1890 aged 41 years.| "I wait for the Lord" No. 3 In Loving Memory |of | TOM ANDERSON | Kiffa and Rathmullan | Died 28th May 2005 | Aged 88 years. | "The Lord is my shepherd" No. 4 BYERS | In Loving Memory of | ELSIE BYERS | Gartnabraher, Ballyjamesduff. | Died 28th July 1992, aged 56 years. | "The Lord is my shepherd" No. 5 BYERS | In Loving Memory of | HENRY | Died 16-11-1953 | Aged 80 years | His wife MARY | Died 12-4-1955 | Aged 69 years | Their son JOHN | Died 7-1-1966 | Aged 53 years | And his wife GLADYS | Died 17-8-1997 | Aged 77 years | The Lord is my shepherd No. 6 In Loving Memory | of | JAMES BYERS | Ballyjamesduff | Died 26th October 1963, aged 84 years | and his wife JANE KATHLEEN | Died 14th April 1990, aged 99 years. | The Lord is my shepherd. No. 7 In | Loving memory | of | JOHN BYERS, B.A., | Died 15th February 1912 | Aged 30 years 9 months. | "Until the day dawns and the | shadows flee away" No. 8 In Memory of | ROBERT BYERS, | who died May 4th 1878, | Aged 64 years. | Also his wife, | SARAH BYERS, | who died October 14th 1891, | Aged 72 years. | Thy will be done. No. 9 BYERS | In Loving Memory of | SADIE BYERS | Pollomalady | Died 21st November 1990, aged 51 years. | Her mother-in-law MARTHA BYERS | Died 30th March 2005, aged 95 years. | MARIA BYERS sister of MARTHA | Died 17th January 2007, aged 95 years. | The Lord is my shepherd. No. 10 Ardens sed. virens | In Loving Memory of | GEORGE CHAMBERS, Carrickeeshil | Born 1882-Died 1967 | His wife JANIE (nee INGRAM) | Born 1896-1980 | Their son ROBERT | Born 1925-Died 1926 | Grand-daughter Baby RUTH | Died in infancy Feb. 1983 | WILLIAM CHAMBERS (Blacksmith) | Born 1873-Died 1946 | MINI CHAMBERS (Nee LANG) | Tievenaman. | Born 1878-Died 1955 | JOE CHAMBERS, Tievenaman. | Born 1887-Died 1963 | [base stone] Safe in the arms of Jesus | [second base stone} CHAMBERS No. 11 COOTE | In Loving Memory of | ROBERT (BOBBIE) COOTE | Derrylurgan, Ballyjamesduff | Died 26th March 2000, aged 82. | "Where no shadows fall." No. 12 In Loving Memory | of | LOUISA M. GAMBLE | Ballyjamesduff | Died 11th May 1988, aged 83 years. | Also her brother WILLIAM | Died 14th May 1990, Aged 82 years. | Thy will be done. No. 13 HOGG | Sacred to the memory | of THOMAS HOGG | who died 29th April 1936, | Aged 70 years. | Also his wife SARAH, | who died 24th November 1956. | Fear not: I have redeemed thee. | Isaiah 42th Chapter 1st verse No. 14 In | Loving memory | of | My dear wife | ISABELLA MARGARET JAMESON | Died 19th November 1941. | ROBERT S. JAMESON | Husband of the above, | Died 18th Dec. 1978 | Aged 97 years. | Also their son | ROBERT EVAN JAMESON | Lance Sgt. 9th Commandos, | Royal Artillery | SN. 821516 [first numeral could be a "3"] World War 2 | Born 1915-Died 28th March 1942 | Aged 27 years | Missing in Action | St. Nazaire, France. | Christ shall join each broken link. No. 15 LINDA | Treasured memories of | Our beloved daughter | LINDA ANN JAMESON | Lisgrey | Born 19th June 1964 | Died 7th March 1984 | Aged 19 years. | "Till the daybreak and | the shadows flee away" | [base stone] You had a smile for everyone, you had a heart of gold | You left behind sweet memories this world could never hold. | ...nd remembered always by Daddy, Mammy, sisters and brother. | [second base stone] | [second base stone] JAMESON No. 16 In Loving Memory of | MARTHA MARY JAMESON | Died 25th Sept. 1975 | Aged 58 yrs. | Her husband ROBERT JOHN | Born 7th October 1913 | Died 12th May 1999 | Thy will be done. No. 17 Treasured Memories | of | MICHELL E. JAMESON | Billis? | Died 5th April 1980 | Aged 61 years | "Thy will be done" | [base stone] JAMESON No. 18 Thy will be done | In | Loving Memory of | MITCHELL T. JAMESON | Lisgrey | Died 10th October 1955 | Aged 63 years | His wife OLIVE GERTRUDE | Died 15th Aug. 1971 | Aged 74 yrs. | "The dead in Christ shall rise first." | Thess 4-16 No. 19 ROBBY JAMESON | Died 2nd Oct. 1893. | Also his wife MAGGIE | Died 12th March 1916, | Aged 74 years. No. 20 In | Loving Memory | of | WILLIAM HENRY JAMESON | Died 28th Jan. 1938 | Aged 65 yrs. | Also his wife | ELIZABETH JAMESON | Died 10th Feb. 1948 | Aged 67 yrs. | Also their son | WILLIAM HENRY | Died 16th Feb. 1966 | Aged 48 yrs | Thy will be done No. 21 In Loving Memory of | ARCHIBALD C. JOHNSTON | Killafinla Ballyjamesduff. | Called home Sept. 20, 1974. | And his sister, VIOLET FISHER, nee JOHNSTON | Called home Octy. 2, 1995, aged 85. | Peace perfect peace No. 22 Ardens sed. Virens | Cherished | Memories of | MABEL SELINA JOHNSTON | Cornaden | who died 14th January 2009 | Aged 63 years. | Forever with the Lord. | [base stone] JOHNSTON No. 23 In | Loving Memory | of | ROBERT JOHNSTON | Died 31st Oct 1905 age 30 yrs | His wife MARY | Died 18th Jan. 1940 aged 56 yrs | Their son JOHN W. | Died 9th Feb 1981 age 78 yrs | His wife ELIZABETH | Died 9th July 1994 age 84 yrs | The Lord my shepherd | 23 Psalm No. 24 Sacred | To | The memory of | MARTHA FLEMING | (nee KING) | who died 17. March 1903, | Aged 52 years. | widow of | Rev. ROBERT E. FLEMING. | "Rest in the Lord and wait | Patiently on Him." | "For He doeth all things well." No. 25 Thy will be done | Sacred | to | the Memory of | MARGARET V. HOGG | (nee KING) | who died 19. March 1903, | aged 62 years. | widow of WILLIAM HOGG. | of Brookville. | "Are ye also ready, for in an | hour that ye know not your | Lord shall come." No. 26 Sacred | to | The memory | of |JANE KING | daughter of the | Reverend JOHN KING M.A. | Bellasis, | Died 16th January 1920. | "I know that my redeemer | liveth Job XIX: 25 No. 27 Erected | by subscription | To the memory of | The late | Revd. JOHN KING M.A. |For 50 years [rest is illegible, extremely worn stone] No. 28 In | Memory also of | MARGARET | His beloved wife | who departed this life | 13th Jany 1884, | Aged 80 years. | "But thanks be to GOD | which giveth us the | victory thro' our | Lord Jesus Christ" | I COR. 15.57 No. 29 LOCHADEN | In Loving memory of | SARAH JANE LOCHADEN | Drumagoland | 6th May 1941-23rd February 2012 | Aged 70 years. | "Safe in the arms of Jesus" No. 30 In Loving Memory of | THOMAS LOCHADEN | ........ | who died ...49 | His wife MARGARET SARA? | who died ..... | Their son EDWIN | died 19..0 [possibly 1950] | Their daughter DORA |died 19... [rest illegible] [base stone] LOCHADEN [ extremely worn stone] No. 31 In Loving Memory of VIOLET | FLORENCE | LOCHADEN | Died | 25th Dec. | 2001 | John 3:16 No. 32 In Memoriam | of | JOHN McAULEY | who died 26th Nov. 1846 | Aged 73 years. | Also | of his wife | ELIZABETH | who departed this | Life 7th April 1870 | Aged 90 years. | Also their son | THOMAS McAULEY | Died 16th Nov. 1896 | Aged 72 years. | .........Christ | ..... No. 33 In Memory of our dearly loved son | FRANCIS JOHNSTON McCARTHY | Kilmore Hse. Ballyjamesduff | Who died 10th Nov. 1967 aged 24 years | His mother MARY ELIZABETH | who died 22nd Nov. 1995, aged 95 years. | His father FRANCIS ERIC | who died 7th Oct. 1996, aged 89 years. | I will fear no evil for Thou art with me | PS.23-4v. No. 34 In Loving Memory of | HARRY Mc ELWAINE | Cornaden | Died 30th October 1997 | Aged 81 years | "Thy will be done" | [base stone] Mc ELWAINE No. 35 In Loving Memory of | JOHN JAMES McELWAINE, | who departed this life 18 July 1826. | Aged 59 years. | At evening time it shall be light. No. 36 In Loving memory of | Rev. R.J. McFARLAND LL[D] | Minister of Bellaris | and Killy-Jamesduff Pres. Church | Died 7th Dec. 1942, aged 74 | In Thy presence is fullness of life No. 37 Erected in Memory | of SAMUEL NEWELL | who departed this life Febr. 2nd | 1889 [or 1899] aged 46 years | Also his mother ANNE NEWELL | Died December 22nd 1886 | aged 64 years | And his sister ANNE died July 23rd 1879 aged 19 years [extremely weathered stone] No. 38 In Loving Memory of | JOSEPH REILLY | Drumagoland | And his wife MARTHA | Also their son JOSEPH | and his wife LYDA | At Rest | [base stone] REILLY No. 39 "Until the day break and the shadows flee away" | In Loving memory | of | MARTHA | the wife of THOMAS SMYTH | Ballyjamesduff, | who fell asleep on the 11th April 1889 | Aged 50 years. | Also THOMAS SMYTH | who fell asleep 6th January 1916 | Aged 78 years. | Also MOLLIE SMYTH | who fell asleep 19th June 1931 | Also FANNIE SMYTH | who fell asleep 7th December 1940 No. 40 STAFFORD | In loving memory of | ANNIE STAFFORD, Tievenamon, | who died 23rd July 1924. | Also SAMUEL STAFFORD, | who died 15th July 1928. | Their son SAMUEL | who died 23rd January 1980. | Also his loving wife, FRANCES | who died 17th January 2001. |Safe in the arms of Jesus" | Erected by their family No.41 WATSON | In | Loving memory | of | ALEX. WATSON | Who died 27th May 1916 | Aged 62 years. | Also his son ALEX. | who died 3rd Nov. 1928 (Interred abroad) | Aged 21 years. | "Thy will be done." No. 42 In Memory of | JAMES WATSON, | Who died 16th Nov. 1902 aged 78 years | Also his wife | JANE WATSO, | Who died 16th Jan. 1903 aged 78 years. | Also their children: | MOSES died 17th Dec. 1883. aged 39 years. | JOHN died 18th Dec. 1883. Aged 34 years. | THOMAS ROBERT died 29th May 1879, aged 11 years No. 43 Sacred to the memory | of | HENRY WILLIAMSON, | who died 20th May 1920, | aged 73 years. | Also his beloved wife | SARAH, | who died 12th December 1932 | Aged 68 years. | Also their son | ROBERT | who died 21st Oct 1953 | Aged 58 years. | Also | SAMUEL H. WILLIAMSON | who died 7th August 1969 | Aged 66 years. | "For to me to live is CHRIST. | And to die is gain." | Phil. 1.21. | Lendrum Clones | [base stone] Elizabeth beloved ........ |Who died 24- .......[view of base stone is blocked by flower arrangement] No. 44 [base stone of No. 43] ELIZABETH beloved wife of SAMUEL | who died 24th December 198... | Aged 75 years No. 45 In | Loving Memory of | FRANCES WILSON | who died 1st of January 1897. | Aged 54 years. | Also of her husband | JAMES WILSON | who died 5th? of December 1918, | Aged 76 years | Also of his father | THOMAS WILSON | who died 13th of February 1889.. [last numeral is "3" or "8" or "9"] | Aged 96 years | "Until the ......... No. 46 In Loving memory | of JOHN JAMES WILSON (ex R.I.C. sgt.) | Drumagoland | Died 5th Oct. 1970, aged 78 years. | LUCINDA WILSON | Died 9th July 1987, aged 72 years. | Her husband SAMUEL | Died 20th Dec. 1988, aged 75 years. | Their son WILLIAM ERNEST | Died 12th. Sept. 2002, aged 60 years. | Following an accident. | Their son SAMUEL ALGIE | Died 15th Oct. 1985, aged 41 years. | Interred in Birmingham, England. | The Day Thou Gavest Lord is ended. | [base stone} WILSON No. 47 In Loving Memory of | SAMUEL WILSON | Drumagoland | Died 26th April 1942 aged 91 yrs. | His wife MARGARET | Died 12th June 1950 aged 82 yrs. | And their children | SARAH CHRISTINA | Died 24th April 1906 aged 3 yrs | ROBERT died 9th May 1925 | Aged 31 yrs. | ......... the Lord.