Headstones: Killeshandra Old Burial Ground, Co. Cavan, Ireland
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KILLESHANDRA OLD BURIAL GROUND, CO. CAVAN, IRELAND

Photo No.0
Church facade

Photo No.1
Map of graves and location of Hamilton and Martin Vaults

Photo No.2
Index and locations of burials. Surnames of : Anderson,
Armstrong, Bath, Bennet, Burns, Canning, Chirters, Connell,
Crawford, Cubbin, Davis, Dempsey, Dixon, Dongin, Donocho,
Donohoe, Donovan, Dougin, Fair, Fares, Faris, Ferguson,
Fitzpatrick, Fletcher, Fowler, Gaffney, Gannon, Gibson

Photo No.3
Index and locations of burials. Surnames of: Gibson,
Goodfellow, Graham, Hamilton, Harnkness, Hickson, Huggins,
Irwin, Johnson, Kieman, Kinkead, Magee, Martin, McClean,
McDonnell, McGraham, McManus, McVea, Monypenny, Moore, Naylor,
North, O'Brien, Pagy, Patton, Reilly, Richardson, Sheridan,
Smith

Photo No.4
Index and locations of burials, Surnames of: Smith through
Young

Photo No.5
Crest. Illegible stone.

Photo No.6
In memory | of | FRANCES FERGUSON (?) ...fe to ROBERT FERGUSON
Genl. and | ..ughter of EDMOND ANDERSON Esq | who died 24th
(?) June 1601 | aged 23 years | Also | lieth EDMOND ANDERSON
Esq (?) | father to the above FRANCES (?) ... | FERGUSON. He
was Magistrate for | the space of 16 years for this | county |
He died 11th May | ... aged 77 years this m... | ... was
Erected by his sons EDWARD | ... WILLIAM ANDERSON in memory |
...
[left side of photo cut off]

Photo No.7
In memory of the Revd WM ANDERSON | Curate of In memory of Rev
Wm Anderson, Curate of Killeshandra who depart. this | life
the 12th of Sept ... | Aged 56 years | Also the body of his
son-in-law | Capt ROBERT M CUBBIN who dep | this life on the
16th (?) of April 18?? | Aged __? years.

Photo No.8
Sacred | to the memory of | JOHN ARMSTRONG | who died April
13th, 1888 | Aged 75 years.

Photo No.9
Beneath this tomb are interred | the remains of WILLIAM
BENNETT | of Astnagh near Granard | who departed this life
15th July | 1830 Aged 60 years | Also his wife | JANE BENNETT
who departd this | life 25th July 1830 Aged 58 years

Photo No.10
Erected by her sons | ROBERT? AND ABRAHAM BENNETT | ... ... to
their | ...
[appears to be bottom of stone Photo No.9]

Photo No.11
In loving memory | of | MICHAEL BURNS | Cavan (?) | died 23rd
Feb, 1861 (or 1961) | Also his mother | KATE BURNS

Photo No.12
Sacred to the memory | of | BRIDGET GANNON (nee MCAVEY) |
Drumcase. | Whose mortal remains were interred here | 29th
August 1930 | In her 84th year, also her beloved husband |
THURLOCH. | Who died 29th January 1889. Aged 50? Years

Photo No.13
This stone was | erected by ANN | CONNELLY of Boho | Who dep
this Life | August the 12th | 179_? Aged 41 y..

Photo No.14
In | Loving Memory | of | SAMUEL J. CRAWFORD | died 5 Feb,
1859, aged 49. | Also his wife | ELIZA CRAWFORD | died 17 Jan.
1868(?) aged 50. | And their children | DANIEL, MARY
ELIZABETH, CHARLOTTE. | Also their grandchildren | SAMUEL
JAMES SHULDHAM | died 9 Dec, 1885, aged 4 months. | DAVID
ELDRED | died 4 Oct. 189? Aged 4_? years.

Photo No.15
... ... of (?) | DONELL late of Portlan... | this life 15? of
December ...17__? Age 86 (?) | Also the body of his wife JOANN
al.. | DONELL who departed this life _9th of | July 1819 (?)
Age 26 (?) years | Here lieth the body of MA... | CHARTER (?)
als Mc DONELL late of | Aughaboy who departd this life | July
15? 1772 Agd 32 yrs. | Also the body of LUKE M | DONNELL who
departed this life 1_?th | of Nov. 1819 Aged 86 yrs. | Also
(?) ANNE M DONNELL his wife | who departed this life 1st of
July | 1829  Agd 7_? yrs.

Photo No.16
Erected in memory of | EDWARD DONOHOE | Snakeel, | who died
7th June 1914. | Also his brothers | THOMAS DONOHOE | died 7th
August 1884 | HUGH DONOHOE | died 6th Oct. 1893 | JOHN DONOHOE
| died 30th April 1908 | also their sister | CATHERINE DONOHOE
| died 19th June 1908

Photo No.17
Here lies the following body | Mrs DEBORAH DOUGAN dep... |
this life 3d Sept 173_? agd 55 yrs | Mr ROBERT DOUGAN 19th (or
10th) March | 1747 agd 73 yrs | ... JAMES FI__? (?) | Feb (?)
174_ .. 75(?) yrs | JOHN DOUGAN _7th ... 17 [date covered]

Photo No.18
... was placed here by | JOHN FARIS of Drummergold a | tribute
of affection to his beloved | wife ISSABELLA FARIS who died |
on the 7(?) of Octr 1805 aged 32 years
[broken stone]

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... this tomb lieth awaiting | resurection of the ... Body of
MARY | BATH (?) alias FERGUSON departed life February | the
__? 179_? Aged __? years Also Daughter | ELIZABETH ...
ANDERSON Departed ... | this life October the 9TH 1791 aged 22
(?) years | ... WAS Erected (?) by JAMES BATH ... | ...

Photo No.20
....... This stone | deposited the | remain of GEORGE | RALPH
the child of | The Revd. THOS. FETHER |STON and ADELINE his
| wife who died Octr | 10th 18__? Aged 4 Weeks.

Photo No.21
This monument has been erected | by LAURENCE FITZPATRICK in
memory | of his daughter ELENOR FITZPATRICK | who died upon
the 2nd day of | September in the year of our Lord | 1817 aged
24 years. || And who had been in life respected | and in death
regretted | Here also lieth the body of LAURENCE FITZPATRICK
who died in | July ... aged __? years and of | THOMAS his
eldest son who died in | June ... aged 56 (?) Years.

Photo No.22
JOSEPH H. FLETCHER | died 10th March 1920 | aged 38 years

Photo No.23
(same plot as #22) His wife MARY SOPHIA FLETCHER | died 4th
August 1953 | Aged 84 years

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(same plot as #22) ..... son Liet. Col. JAMES H. FLETCHER
D.S.O.M.C. | died 4th January 1935 | aged 46 years

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(same plot as #22) Their son CHARLES H. FLETCHER | died 24th
Marc 1985 | aged 86 years

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(same plot as #22) Their daughter LILIAN BEATRICE FLETCHER
(LILY) | died 13th December 1989 | aged 94 years

Photo No.27
(same plot as #22) FRANCES ELIZABETH FLETCHER (LIL) | died 8th
April 1998 aged 91 years | wife of Charles H.

Photo No.28
In loving memory of | WILLIAM ROBERT GIBSON | died May 13th
1906 | MARTHA GIBSON | died Nov. 11, 1896 | SAMUEL H. GIBSON |
died Sept. 14th 1937 | MARY K. GIBSON | died Jan. 29th 1951 |
EDITH K. GIBSON | died June 11th 1972 | EILEEN M. GIBSON |
24th 1978


Photo No.29
The | Family Valult |of | JAMES HAMILTON Esq | of |
Castlehamilton

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Here lies the body of | THOS. HARKNESS who d.... | March the
6th, 1729  Aged 5_? | Also his grandson IAIN FARES | who
died Augt the 19th 1762 | Aged 23 years

Photo No.31
The Lord have | mercy on the so | ul of  HEN..? MAR | TIN who
depart | ed this life ... | ... | in the 26th (?) year | of
his age (?)

Photo No.32
Sacred | to the memory of |  WILLIAM (?)MURRAY HICKSON | ... |
R. N. ... | died December 13th (?) 1864 | Aged 49 | [rest
illegible]

Photo No.33
This stone was erected | by FERGUS KIERNAN  in | memory of his
Son PATK (?) | departed this life March 1813 | Also his son
THOS Died 1817.

Photo No.34
Martin crest on building

Photo No.35
In memory of | CATHERINE McMANUS | 1881 AGED 84 years |
Erected by her sons | JOHN & LURE McMANUS | of New York

Photo No.36
Here lyes | the body of | Edward Mc| VEA who dye|d ... ...
Aged | ... 1750

Photo No.37
... Erected by THOMAS NAYLOR and his | ... as a token of
affection and respe ... | ... memory of them that are
gone.
plaque in front of stone:
In loving memory of | The NAYLOR family | Corlespratten | Arva
| Co Cavan.

Photo No.38
101263 Gunner | C.E. NORTH | Royal Field Artillery | 7th June
1918 age 21 | Thy will be done

Photo No.39
In | Loving memory | of | JOHN PATTON | beloved husband of |
SARAH PATTON | died 10th January 1941 | aged 77 years | "He
giveth his beloved sleep"

Photo No.40
Here lieth the body of MILTON | POGY who departd this life |
Febry the 12th 1784 agd 74

Photo No.41
Erected by | their children | in loving memory of | ABIGAIL
and NICHOLAS SHERIDAN. | WHO DIED 29TH August 1890 | and 13th
October 1903

Photo No.42
In memory of | ... JOHN SHERIDAN | of this town | who died
Dec 19th 1850 | Aged 57 years |  Also his son ROBERT | who
died July 11th 1856 | Aged 15 years.

Photo No.43
In loving memory | of | OLIVE MARJORIE | beloved daughter of |
JAMES A. and ALICE E. THOMPSON | who died 11th Dec. 1916. |
Aged 5 years | Also of JANE DONOVAN | widow of late H. DONOVAN
M.D. Kilfinane | who died 7th April 1916 | ...

Photo No.44
HENRY BLYTH | THOMPSON | 1903 - 1978.

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In | loving memory of | the TODD family | Coragh

Photo No.46
To the memory of | PATRICK TULLY | Coragh | Died March 1923 |
His wife JULIA | died May 1942 |also their son WILLIAM ? |
DIED Aug. 1935

Photo No.47
... |... VEAITCH who dyed | M.. the 3d 1714 | aged 97 yrs |
... of his wife JENNET | who dyed Oct ... 17.... | ... 02 aged
58 years | also here lieth the Body | of JOHN VEATCH ... |
..AMES VEAITCH who dy | d February the 26 17__? | aged 50
years.

Photo No.48
... | loving memory | of | our dear brother | JOHN THOMAS
WALLACE | Who died August 29th 1944 | aged 67 years | also |
his sister ALICIA MARY | who died 12th January 195?  | aged
78 years

Photo No.49
Erected | by | JOHN WEIR, | in loving memory of  | his mother
| ANNE WEIR, Gurteen, | who departed this life | on the 25th
April 1899, | aged 77 years.

Photo No.50
Erected | by her children | ISABELL & HUGH | in loving memory
of | their dear mother | MARIANNE WOODHOUSE | Rockfield |  who
died May 7th 1919 | Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord.

Photo No.51
Erected | in | loving memory | of | JOHN WOODHOUSE, | died 7th
July 1908 | aged 87 years. | Also his wife | HANNAH WOODHOUSE
| who died 1st June 1912 | aged 91 years | also their son |
WILLIAM | died 1st Dec 1895 | aged 32  years

Photo No.52
In | loving memory | of | A dear husband and father | EDWARD
WOODS | called home 13. October 1955 | Aged 45 years | Also
his parents | ROBERT died 3 April 1951 | MARGARET died 21 July
1968. | "In heavenly love abiding"

Photo No.53
In Loving memory of | ELIZABETH WOODS | died 29th August 1908,
aged 66 years. | also | ROBERT WOODS | DIED 30TH March 1916,
aged 80 years. | also their daughter | ELIZABETH MARTIN | died
21st September 1942, aged 72 years. | "Thy will be done" |
Erected by | Lieut. Col. J.L. MARTIN, R.A.M.C.

Photo No.54
Loving memory | of | WALTER WILLIAM YOUNG, | who died 27th
Jan. 1891. | aged 51 years. | also his mother | MARY GLEMINA
YOUNG. | WHO DIED 17TH July 1852, | aged 31 years. | and his
wife MARGARET | wo died 15th May 1930. | and their son |
WILLIAM ALEXANDER KNIGHT YOUNG | who died 1st March 1917. |
Erected by his son | Wm. A.K.YOUNG, Gartinardress.

Photo No.55
In | loving memory | of | LUCY ALICE YOUNG. | who entered into
rest |  Dec. 26th 1910 | ... Rev. 11.19 (?)