Headstones: St Fin Barre's Cathedral, Cork, Co. Cork, Ireland
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ST FIN BARRE'S CATHEDRAL, CORK, CO. CORK, IRELAND
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Photo No.0
Cathedral

Photo No.1
In memory of Major | J. C. O. ALDWORTH | of Newmarket Court | Died 1926
| And of his wife | LENA STEPHANIE | of Ardnalee Cork | Died 1956 | at
Thornbury Glos. | And their son Major | J. R. St. L. ALDWORTH | Royal
Ulster Rifles | Killed in action

Photo No.2
In loving memory of ROBERT ALDWORTH | Colonel North Cork Rifles.
Formerly | Captain 94th Regiment. Born Oct 31 1809 | Died Sept 1 1899.

Photo No.3
Presented by JANE LUCY BRADY in | loving memory of her husband | Rev
THOMAS HARE BRADY M.A. Rector | of Kanturk. Who died July 9th 1879 |
JANE L. BRADY died 28th July 1906

Photo No.4
The | burial place | of | MICHAEL BUCKLEY | And Family | Sept 1855

Photo No.5
Sacred | to the memory of | FRANCIS ELMSLEY | Who died in 1758 (?) |
HARRIET BUSTEED | Who died in 1833 | Aged 83 years | MARY BUSTEED | Who
died in 1838 | Aged 72 years | JOHN ELMSLEY BUSTEED | Who died in 1843 |
Aged 45 years

Photo No.6
Here lieth the Body of | PATRICK CAMPBELL | of the County Roscommon |
who depd. this life Sept. 26 | 1806 | Aged 28 Years | [semi-legible
poem]

Photo No.7
The two long marble shaftings | in the North side of the | Sanctuary
were erected | to the Glory of God | and in ever loving memory of |
PENELOPE COLTHURST | D 30th June 1913 | The wife of W. GUEST LANE | And
of their two children | WILLIAM OTWAY GUEST D 28th April 1900 | And
EDITH GUEST | D 28th November 1912 | Wife of HENRY HOBART M.B. |
NATHANIEL HENRY HOBART | Born 13th May 1866 | Died 24th January 1959

Photo No.8
To the Glory of God | and in loving memory of | LEONARD DOBBIN who was |
born 1886 and who died | 1957 Rector's Churchwarden | and Honorary
Truhsurer | from 1934 to 1957. Who for | twenty three years made | the
care of this Cathedral | Church his constant | interest and who gave |
generously of his time | to all that concerned | its maintenance.

Photo No.9
Sacred | to the memory of | DENIS DONOGHUE | Who died of injuries
received | from machinery | 20th Octr. 1862 | Aged 19 years | R.I.P.

Photo No.10
Sacred | to the memory of | FRANCIS DORAN | Who died 28th February |
1858 | Aged 32 years | Also | EMMA JANE PAGE | Who died 26th October |
1858 | Aged 31 years | Also her son | WILLIAM HENRY PAGE | Who died ... of
May | 1859 | Aged 1 year

Photo No.11
To the memory of | VIVIAN CONSTANCE FENTON | Dearly loved wife of | JOHN
EARLE | ALDERLEY Edge, Cheshire | And eldest daughter of | MYLES FENTON
DAVIES | of the County of | Lancaster, who died at | Cork, the result of
an | accident on Sunday | 27th Sept 1936 | Aged 36 years. | As a
Memorial of a | much loved daughter | the paintings in the | clerestory
of the | choir were given by | her mother, MAY DAVIES

Photo No.12
The burial place of | WILL. & JAMES FRANKLIN | and family | Sacred also
| to the memory of | CHARLOTTE ELIZ. BRUNETTE | who died Jany 31 1860 |
Aged 17 years | [rest illegible]

Photo No.13
In loving memory of | my mother | MARGERY HANNAH | Nee WRIGHT | of
County Cork and Kent | 1892 - 1964 | The gift of her son HENRY | And of
WALTER HENRY HANNAH | 1925 - 1970 | of the Colonial Service. | A dearly
loved husband and father

Photo No.14
To the beloved | memory of WILLIAM | HENRY HARE 4th Earl | of Bantry
died 1892. | Aged 37 years. | From his loving | mother JANE Countess |
of Bantry 1892.

Photo No.15
In loving and revered | memory of WILLIAM | HENRY HARE 3rd Earl | of
Bantry died 1884. | From his devoted wife | JANE daughter of | CHARLES
JOHN HERBERT | of Muckross 1892

Photo No.16
Erected to the memory of | JOHN HARLEY | Who died November 28 1861 |
aged 83 | Memorial of affection by | EDWARD and SARAH E. SCOTT

Photo No.17
This stone was erected by | ELIZABETH HARRIS | in memory of her Husband
| JOHN HARRIS | who depd. this life on the 18th | day of March 1827 Aged
29 years | [epitaph illegible]

Photo No.18
In loving memory of | ERNEST CHAMBERS HITCHMOUGH | Who died November
17th 1946 | Aged 79 years. | A faithful member of | the Select Vestry
for 46 years | and Churchwarden for 16 years | who contributed
generously to | the funds of this Cathedral.

Photo No.19
To the Glory of God | and in loving memory of | NATHANIEL JOSEPH HOBART
| Born January 6th 1826 | Died June 24th 1909 | And of his son | FRED A
HOBART | A & S Highlanders | Born May 27th 1883 | Killed in action | in
France | December 16th 1916 | Also of ALICE wife of | NATHANIEL JOSEPH
HOBART | Died May 24th 1884 | Aged 43 years | Also of their daughter |
ALICE MAUD EXHAM | Who did Sept 18th 1941 | Aged 76 years

Photo No.20
This stone was e | rected by JOHN & | DANIEL KEEFFE In | Memory Of Their
| Father TIMOTHY | Who Departed this | Life August 20th | 1784 Aged 56
Years

Photo No.21
Sacred | To the Memory of | SARAH the Beloved Wife | of | JOHN KINMON... |
Who depd. this life | May 31st 1835 | In the 31st Year | of her age

Photo No.22
In loving memory | of JEMIMA LUCY | Widow of RICHARD | LONGFIELD D.L. |
Presented by her | son R. E. LONGFIELD 1892

Photo No.23
In loving memory of | WILLIAM HENRY MADDEN | Captain 16th R.I.R. Son of
| Very rev. S. O. MADDEN | Dean of Cork, | Fell in France on Palm |
Sunday 1918 aged 33 years | Faithful unto death | Also of OWEN eldest
son of | Dean MADDEN. Born 1871 died | 1947. Rector of Castlehaven |
1914 1947 | Chancellor of this | Cathedral 1940 1948

Photo No.24
To the Glory of Dog and in loving memory of | JAMES CHRISTOPHER MARKS |
Mus.D. Oxon. Born May 4th 1835. Died July 17th 1903. For 44 years he
acted as | Organist and Choirmaster of this Cathedral | with the most
distinguished ability and devotion. | By his sterling Christian |
character and his kindly | genial qualities he gained | the respect and
love of | all who knew him. | This Memorial is dedicated | to his memory
by those who | were members of his choir.

Photo No.25
Erected | to the memory of | ISABELLA | wife of | ALEX McOSTRICH Esq. |
Who died ... 19th 1858 | Also to their children | JAMES | ... ... ... 1839 |
ISABELLA | Died ... Dec ...

Photo No.26
Erected | by | RICHARD NEIL | In memory of | his daughter | MARY ANNE |
Died Sep 20th 1847 | Aged 19 years

Photo No.27
In loving memory of | MILES HENRY O'DONOVAN | Capt. 4th Batt. Royal
Munster | Fusiliers. Second son of | MORGAN WILLIAM O'DONOVAN | (The
O'DONOVAN) and MARY ELEANOR his wife of | Lissard Skibbereen Co. Cork |
And Grandson of | HENRY WINTHROP O'DONOVAN | Born 26 June 1895 | Killed
in action in France | 20 June 1916 | Buried at Mazingarbe | near Bethune
|

Photo No.28
In loving memory of Major | WILLIAM STOPFORD SARSFIELD | The Connaught
Rangers | Who died of wounds received | at the Battle of the Aisne |
September 20th 1914 when | in command of the Second | Battalion of his
Regiment. | He was the third son of | DOMINICK RONAYNE PATRICK |
SARSFIELD | Doughcloyne Cork

Photo No.29
EDWARD SCOTT | Entered into rest July 19 1883 aged 68 years | ... ... ... |
SARAH ELIZABETH SCOTT | Died ... ... ... | Aged ... ...

Photo No.30
Erected | in the memory of | JOHN SHORT | by his wife | ELLEN | He
departed this life | on the 27th June 1838 | Aged ... years

Photo No.31
Erected | by SAMUEL STEPHENS | In memory of his beloved | child MARY
ANNE | Who died Jany 9th 1854 | Aged 1 year and 3 months. | Suffer
little children and | forbid them Not to come | unto me for of such is
the | kingdom of Heaven

Photo No.32
Sacred | to the memory of | ELLEN TATE | Who died on Tile (?) | 24 of
July 1861

Photo No.33
The affections of a devoted widow, and sorrowing relatives | consecrate
this tablet to the memory of | Captain EATON JOSEPH TRAVERS, | of the
1st Punjab Rifles, who fell at the memorable siege of Delhi, | (Where
his mortal remains are interred) | on the 2nd of August, 1857, aged 33
years. | He was the fourth son of | Major General Sir ROBERT TRAVERS, |
and one of that heroic band, who, undismayed by treachery, disloyalty,
and crime, sustained the honor of the British nation and the | authority
of the British Crown, with a constancy, intrepidity, | and chivalry
unparalleled in the world's history. | The corresponding marble records
the untimely end of his | eldest brother at Chillianwallah in 1849.

Photo No.34
To the Glory of God and | to the dear memory of | Captain HUGH MORTIMER
TRAVERS | Late Leicestershire Regt. | Elder son of | Lt. Col. JOSEPH
OATES TRAVERS | Late Leicestershire Regt. | Killed in action at Ypres |
Nov. 8th 1914 | whilst most gallantly | leading his men and after |
successfully retaining a | trench from which French | troops had
retired. | Erected by his loving | mother, sister and brother. | "Be
thou faithful unto death | and I will give thee a crown | of life." |
Gazetted D.S.O. 10th March 1915.

Photo No.35
To the Glory of God and in memory of | General JAMES TRAVERS C.B.V.C.
Bengal Army | Born Oct. 6 1821. Died April 1 1884 at Pallanza Italy |
Third son of | General Sir ROBERT TRAVERS C.B.E.C.M.G. | His mortal
remains are interred | at Pallanza Lake Maggiore Italy | This monument
erected by his widow | MARY ISABELLA nee MACINTYRE | Also in memory of
MARY ISABELLA TRAVERS | Who died at Bridge of Allan on 16 June 1933 | In
her 104th year

Photo No.36
To the memory of | Major General Sir ROBERT TRAVERS K.C.B., K.C.M.G. & ...
| and HARRIETTE LETITIA his wife | This tablet is erected by their
children in testimony | of the grateful and affectionate regard in which
their | honored names are held. | [there follows a long biography of Sir
Robert, I have entered only his death and his wife's death] ... This
distinguished soldier was in the 64th year of his honorable life |
abruptly taken from his young and numerous family, having survived | but
a few days the injuries received from a fall from his horse | in the
streets of this his native city. He died Dec. 24th 1834. This deep and
sudden bereavement (its first stunning shock recovered) | did but serve
to render more eminently conspicuous, | the virtues and marked energy of
mind of his afflicted lady. | "Her children arise up and call her
blessed" from ... | She departed this life 24th May 1847, and her mortal
remains | together with those of her lamented husband | rest in the
family vault beneath this Cathedral.

Photo No.37
Struck down in the flower of his age, | on the 13th day of January,
1849, | while gallantly leading the Grenadier Company of H.M. 24th Regt.
of Foot | at the sanguinary conflict of Chillianwallah in the East
Indies, | Captain ROBERT WILLIAM TRAVERS | there fills, on the field of
battle, a soldier's grave. | He was the eldest son of Major-General Sir
ROBERT TRAVERS, | whose military services are elsewhere recorded | on
the walls of this Cathedral. | An. Aet. XXXII.

Photo No.38
Here | lyeth ye body of | GILES TUCKER who | departed this life | ye 12
of November | ye yeare 1709

Photo No.39
This Stone was Erectd | by MARY TWOMEY in | Memory of her Husband |
CORNL. TWOMEY | who Departed this Life | Decr 24 1803 Aged | 48 years |
May he rest in peace Amen.

Photo No.40
Erected | to the memory of | JAMES TYLER | Who departed this life | on
Monday June 14 1858 | Aged 40 years

Photo No.41
To the Glory of God and in loving memory of | my darling wife BERTHE
VALENTINE daughter of | Monsieur H. DUCRET Consul of France at Chandner
Agore | and of Paris who died at Cork 1st December 1905 | from a painful
disease long and heroically borne. | It was mainly owing to her energy
and exertions | that the first leper asylum was built in Burma. | Celui
qui a trouve une femme accomplie a trouve | un faveur de l'eternel
Proverbs XVIII 22 | "He shall give his angels charge over thee." |
Erected by her sorrowing husband Major W. G. OTTLEY | 34th Sikh Pioneers

Photo No.42
The Burial Place | of | CHRISTOPHER WATERS | & family 1809

Photo No.43
Sacred | to the memory of | THO. W. WILLIAMSON | and Family | He died
Sep 9 1868 (?) | His beloved wife ELIZABETH | Died May 24 1848 (?) |
Their daughter | MARG. HAYES & son | Who died Aug. 15. 1834 | Aged 23
years | His grandchild | BESSIE HAYES | Died June 5. 1833 | Aged 6 weeks

Photo No.44
GERALDINE B. WRIGHT | Dau. HENRY, ETHEL WRIGHT | of Clonakilty. Wife of
| Baron de Penaranda | of Bruges | B. 1895

Photo No.45
To the Glory of God | and in loving memory of | Captain HENRY THOMAS |
RICHARD SOMERSET WRIGHT | 2nd Manchester Regiment | Killed on active
service | at DIBBIS SOUDAN | on Decr. 24th 1916 | Aged 32 years. | "He
suffered and was buried" | "Awake thou that sleepest | and arise from
the dead | and Christ shall give | thee light." | Also of HENRY THOMAS
WRIGHT | Died April 13 1937 Clerk of the | Crown and Peace, Cork 1905
1926

Photo No.46
Sacred to the memory of THOMAS RICHARD WRIGHT | of Fern Hill, Clonakilty
| Co. Cork. Died October 6th | 1881 aged 69. And to the | memory of |
ETHEL WRIGHT | Nee HUNGERFORD | of Cahermore | Rosscarbery Co. Cork |
And widow of H. T. WRIGHT | of Fern Hill, Clonakilty | Co. Cork. | Died
Jan 25th 1944 aged 83. | Lt. Col. G. WRIGHT D.S.O. M.C. | Fern Hill
Clonakily | 1886 - 1973 | LEILA his wife | 1900 - 1968 | Daughter of
Col. MOORE C.B.E. | Binfield