Headstones, DONEGAL, St. Ninians (CoI) Graveyard, Convoy, County Donegal, Ireland
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Contributed by: Malcolm Houston
Transcribed by Vynette Sage
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Photo No.0
[Sign] | Church of Ireland | St. Ninian's | Convoy | 1st Sunday | 12
noon Morning Prayer | 2nd Sunday | 12 noon Holy Communion | 3rd Sunday
Morning Prayer | 4th Sunday 12 noon Family Service | 5th Sunday Morning
Prayer | Rector | The Revd. W.T. LONG PH.D | The Rectory, Convoy, Tel.
074 9101817 | Church Property trespassers | Will be prosecuted

Photo No.1
Photograph of church

Photo No.2
Photograph of church with graveyard

Photo No.3
ASHE | In Loving Memory of | SAMUEL ASHE | Died 15th February 1953. |
Also his wife | MARY FRANCES ASHE | (Nee MARTIN) | Died 28th April 1989.
| Their son | SAMUEL EDWARD DAVID | Died 5th Dec. 2000. | Their son |
GEORGE ALEXANDER MARTIN | Died 11th April 2016
[small plaque to left of main stone] In Loving memory of | EDWARD ASHE |
Died | 13th Oct. 1902 | Also his wife | REBECCA | Died | 14th Mar 1903 |
And MARY | ELIZABETH | Wife of SAMUEL ASHE | Died | 17th Mar 1923

Photo No.4
In Memory of | The BARCLAY Family | The Spout | [base stone] The Lord is
my Shepherd

Photo No.5
In | Loving Memory | of | WILLIAM BARCLAY | of Glassley, | Died June 12,
1857, aged 56 years. | And his wife | ELIZA BARCLAY | Died December  9,
1886, aged 80 years. | Also of their children | ANNE died January 22.
1901. | JUDITH died August 26. 1902. | WILLIAM JOHN died March 25. 1906.
| ROBERT BARCLAY, | Died January 29. 1912. Aged 77 years. | JAMES
BARCLAY died at Glascow | June 14, 1914 | [base stone] Yea though I walk
through the valley of the shadow of death, | I will fear no evil for
thou art with me.
[small marker in front of main stone] In Loving Memory of | My mother |
IDA BARCLAY | Died 3rd Mar 1999 | My Father | SAM BARCLAY | died 18th
April 2001 | The Lord is my Shepherd
[Small marker to right of main stone] In Loving Memory of | Our
Grandparents | JESSIE BARCLAY | Died 24-12-1987 | WILLIE BARCLAY | Died
30-12-1997

Photo No.6
[closeup photograph of base of Photo No.5]

Photo No.7
BARCLAY | In Loving Memory of | A dear husband, father, and grandfather
| ANDREW MAURICE | Died 9th January 2009 aged 82 years | Also his wife
TILLY | A loving mother and grandmother | Died 18th May 2012 Aged 81
years | [base stone] Abide with me
[small planter in front of main stone] ANDREW

Photo No.8
In Loving Memory of | Our dear daughter | DONNA BARCLAY | Corradooey |
Died 2nd November 1998 aged 9 years

Photo No.9
In | Loving Memory | of | EILEEN BARCLAY | Called Home | 6th September
1978 | "The Lord is my Shepherd" | [base stone] Erected by the Oliver
family

Photo No.10
[Another view of Photo No.5]

Photo No.11
In Memory of | A Loving Husband | Father and Grandfather | GEORGE
ALEXANDER BARCLAY | (LEXIE) | Died 8th February 2016 Aged 72 years |
"What a Friend we have in Jesus"

Photo No.12
BARCLAY | Corradooey | In Loving Memory of | RACHEL | Died 22nd July
2000 Aged 57 years | And her dear Mother JEANNIE | Died 14th May 2002
Aged 81 years | And her dear Father BERTIE | Died 8th January 2004 Aged
84 years | Abide with me | [Inscription on base stone blocked by
flowers]

Photo No.13
BARCLAY | In Loving Memory of | A Dear husband | Father and grandfather
| ROBERT (BOB) | Died 25th February 2013 Aged 84 years | [base stone]
The Lord is my Shepherd

Photo No.14
BARCLAY | In Loving Memory of | WILLIAM T. BARCLAY | Died 31st August
1986. | Also his wife, KATHLEEN | Died 31st December 1991. | Thine be
the Glory
[planter in front of main stone] BARCLAY

Photo No.15
BEATTIE

Photo No.16
In Loving Memory | of | My Dear EVE | EVIJA BIRSTINA | Died 10th August
2011 | Aged 38 years | Till We Meet Again
[small planter in front of main stone] EVIJA | DUSI MIERA

Photo No.17
In Loving Memory | of  | JAMES JOHNSTON BONAR | A devoted husband,
Father and Grandfather | Died 15th March 1971 Aged 69 years | His dear
wife MARGARET REBECCA (ETTA) | A Loving wife, mother and grandmother |
Died 6th January 1983 Aged 71 years | Their beloved infant son LAIRD |
Died 6th August 1939 | And their beloved son STEWART ALFRED | Died 3rd
December 1947 Aged 13 years | And his parents STEWART and REBECCA |
Aunts ELIZA and MARY and Sister AGNES | .............est Lord is Ended
[inscription blocked by flowers] | [base stone] BONAR

Photo No.18
In Loving memory of | STEWART LAIRD BONAR | Died 25  October 1960 | And
his wife ELIZABETH | Died 4  November 1956
[small planter in front of main stone] BONAR

Photo No.19
ROBERT FRANCIS | BOYTON | Born Dec ........ | Died July 20 1875??
[extremely worn stone]

Photo No.20
BROWN | In Loving memory of | DAVID BROWN | Died 20th March 1981 | Aged
62 years | [base stone] Abide with me

Photo No.21
BROWN | In Loving Memory of | WILLIAM JOHN | Died 6th July 1995 aged 83
years | His Loving wife | MARTHA (formerly TORRENS) | Died 21st May 2013
aged 92 years | "The Lord Is My Shepherd"

Photo No.22
In | Loving memory of | JOHN INCH BRYSON | Born 26th May 1901 | Died 6th
[or 9th?] Nov 1985 | [extremely worn stone]

Photo No.23
BUSTARD

Photo No.24
In Memory | of | ROBERT TYLER BUSTARD | Tyrcallen | Stranoblar, County
Donegal, | Died August 22, 1930 | Aged 68 years

Photo No.25
CAMPBELL | Esther died 1st March 1960 | ROBERT died 4th April 1995 |
Also their daughter | MAMIE | Died 12th October 1994 | Love's Last Gift
Remembrance

Photo No.26
In Memory | of | ELIZABETH CAMPBELL | Second daughter of | JOHN CAMPBELL
Malin | who died at Greenhill | June 3rd 1.... [possibly 1956?? | Aged
28? Years | I wailed patiently for the | Lord and He inclined unto me |
Ps 40th | [Extremely worn stone]

Photo No.27
In Loving Memory | of | MATILDA JANE (TILLIE) COLEBORN | (Nee CLARKE) |
Born 22nd March 1913 | Died 29th February 2000 | "In Heavenly Love
Abiding" | [base stone] COLEBORN

Photo No.28
In Loving Memory | of | A Loving mother and grandmother | MAGGIE
CORSCADDEN | Died 15th Sept. 1958 Aged 63 years | A Loving wife | Mother
and grandmother | NORA CORSCADDEN | Died 20th Dec. 2012 Aged 82 years |
Sadly missed, Lovingly Remembered | [base stone] CORSCADDEN

Photo No.29
In | Memory of | MARGARET, | The dearly beloved wife | of  | DAVID
CROMIE, | Who fell asleep | 12th December 1913. | And of | DAVID CROMIE
| Who died | 17th December 1953, | Safe in the arms of Jesus.

Photo No.30
DEVENNEY | Kiltoal, Convoy | In Loving Memory of | A dear wife | Mother
and grandmother | GLADYS | 26rh February 1947  29th November 2012 |
[base stone] The day Thou gavest | Lord is ended

Photo No.31
DEVENNY | In | Loving Memory of | My dear wife | And our Loving mother |
EILEEN | Who died 3rd January 1996 | Aged 59 years. | Her husband JAMES
| Who died 6th September 2013 | Aged 76 years. | In Our hearts you will
always stay | Loved and Remembered Every day. | [base stone] 1937-1996

Photo No.32
ROBERT COLLINSWOOD FENWICK | Who died 12th  July 1... | ...........
WILLIAM? FENWICK | ..... May.... | [extremely worn stone]

Photo No.33
GALBRAITH | Milltown | In Loving Memory of | WILLIAM JAMES GALBRAITH |
Died 14th October 2007 | Aged 76 years | SARAH JANE GALBRAITH | A dear
wife and mother | Grandmother and Great Grandmother | Died 19th May 2017
| Aged 80 years | [base stone] The Lord is my Shepherd

Photo No.34
In | Loving Memory of | ARTHUR GIBSON | Died 4th January 1978 | Also his
wife, BELLA GIBSON | Died 26th April 1980 | And their daughter |
MARGARET ISOBEL GIBSON | Died 5th April 2010 | [base stone] .........
abiding [inscription blocked by flowers]

Photo No.35
In Loving Memory | of  | GEORGE GIBSON | Died 15th Sept. 1969 Aged 74
years | His grandson GEORGE ANDREW | Died 3rd Dec. 2011 Aged 46 years |
His granddaughter | MARY ELLEN HILARY | Died 10th June 2016 Aged 48
years | The Lord is my Shepherd | [base stone] GIBSON

Photo No.36
In Loving Memory of | JOHN GIBSON | Died 18th February 1976 Aged 70
years | His grandson RONALD | Died December 1968 | His son HARRY GIBSON
| Died 6th December 1984 aged 51 years | Also ELLEN GIBSON | Died 18th
July 2003 Aged 91 years

Photo No.37
In Loving Memory | of | A dear wife | Mother and grandmother | JOYCE
GIBSON | Died 6th January 2013 aged 71 years | The Lord is my Shepherd |
[base stone] GIBSON

Photo No.38
GIBSON | Mullinard Convoy | In Loving Memory of | SAMEUL GIBSON | Died
13th Oct. 1937 | Also his wife, MARGARET | Died 20th April 1972 | Their
son, GEORGE | Died 5th Jan. 1956 | Their daughter, MARGARET | Died 6th
Nov. 1958 | [base stone] Peace perfect peace

Photo No.39
In Loving Memory | of | Our dear son | RILEY KRISJAN HARPUR GILLESPIE |
Born 08/05/2017  Past 23/05/2017 | If I could have a lifetime Wish | A
dream that would come true, | I'd pray to God with all my heart | For me
to be with you | Love you always, Sleep tight little man | Mammy, Daddy
& all the family | [base stone] HARPUR-GILLESPIE

Photo No.40
Treasured Memories | of | ELVIN GORDON (Convoy) | Died 24th October 2010
| Aged 33 years | Rest in peace | [base stone] GORDON

Photo No.41
HALL | In memory of | A Loving wife and mother | ELIZABETH (BESSIE) |
31/3/1923  7/3/2002 | And a Loving husband and father | WILLIAM (BILLY)
| 18/7/1921  19/11/2009

Photo No.42
HEATHERINGTON | Ballyboe | [base stone] The Lord is my Shepherd
[small planter in front of main stone] In Loving Memory

Photo No.43
In Memory of | CLIVE HUMPHREYS | Died 12th June 2014 | Aged 62 years |
Missed by family and friends | "Wish you were here"

Photo No.44
KENNEDY | In | Loving memory of | MARY JANE HANNA KENNEDY | Died 16th
June 1983 aged 52 years | Her husband JOSEPH KENNEDY | died 21st Oct.
1998 aged 72 years | [base stone] And at... ... ... hand | There is
... ... ... ... Evermore [inscription blocked by flowers]

Photo No.45
KILPATRICK | Londonderry | [small planter in front of main stone] Mum &
Dad

Photo No.46
KILPATRICK | Findrum, Convoy | In Loving Memory of | A dear husband and
father | JAMES | died 13th October 1987 Aged 65 years | [base stone]
"Nearer My God to Thee"

Photo No.47
KILPATRICK | Magheranappin | In Loving Memory of | JOHN VICTOR | Died
5th December 1998 aged 79 years | And his beloved wife ELIZABETH ANN
(N... [photograph cuts off this word] | Died 21st November 2005 aged 86
years | "Near My God to Thee"

Photo No.48
LINDSAY | In Loving memory of | A dear wife | Mother and grandmother |
DORIS | Died 21st April 2005 aged 74 years | And a dear husband | Father
and grandfather | JAMES | Died 2nd April 2008 aged 83 years | [short
inscription on base stone blocked by flowers]

Photo No.49
In Loving Memory | of | WILLIAM McCLURE, | Gobnascale, | Died 29th
December 1943, aged 83 years | Also his wife ELIZABETH JANE, | Died 14th
June 1953, aged 88 years. | Their daughter ELIZABETH A. WITHEROW | Died
1st Dec. 1973. | Also her husband DAVID WITHEROW | Died 22nd March 1984.
| Their grandson DAVID STERRIT WITHEROW | Died 1st August 1977, aged 6
weeks. | "Until the day break and the shadows flee away"

Photo No.50
J. McDEVITT | 1877

Photo No.51
In Loving Memory of | WILLIAM McGRORTY | A distinguished  scholar | born
A.D. 1777, Died 17th Aug 1870 | Also SARAH, his beloved wife  | Who
departed this life 20th Dec 1871. | And of JAMES McCORTY | Their eldest
son | Who died 21st Oct. 1836 aged 21 years | Also of their grand-
children | SARAH ANN LITTLE | Who died 25th Oct. 1871, aged 15 yrs. |
And MARY LITTLE | Who died 12th Dec. 1865, aged 18 months | May they
rest in peace.

Photo No.52
[closeup photo of Photo No.51]

Photo No.53
Treasured Memories | of | A dear husband | Father and grandfather |
THOMAS NESBITT | Died 19th December 2010 | Aged 86 years

Photo No.54
Sacred | To the Memory of | HARRIETTE | wife of the late | Revd
FREDERIC NORRIS M.A. | Rector of Gransden | in the county of CAMBRIDGE |
Died 22nd October 1869. | Aged 70 years. | Also of their daughter |
HARRIETT FREDRICA | wife of | GEORGE SPENCE FENTON | who died on the |
1st December 1875, | Aged 55 years.

Photo No.55
OLIVER | Forever with the Lord

Photo No.56
CHRISTOPHER OLIVER | Born 18th December 1989 | Died 12th August 1990. |
"The light of your short life | Shines forever in our hearts."

Photo No.57
OLIVER | In Loving memory of | SAMUEL, died 14th Nov. 19.... | Also his
wife | MATILDA, died 20th Sept. 19... | And their son | SAMUEL, died
27th July 198.. | And his wife | GRETTA, died 11th July 200....

Photo No.58
In | Loving Memory of | ISABELLA JANE QUINN | died 18th January 1969 |
And her husband, JOHN QUINN |Died 22nd February 1984 | Safe in the Arms
of Jesus

Photo No.59
QUINN | In Loving Memory of | JOHN JAMES WATSON | Died 31st August 1998
| And his wife | ANNA MARGARET | Died 1st January 2016 | What a friend
we have in Jesus.

Photo No.60
SCANLON | Findrum | In Loving Memory of | DAVID SCANLON | Died 19th
January 1987 | And his sister AGNES | Died 26th April 1989 | [base
stone] Safe in the Arms of Jesus

Photo No.61
SCANLON | In Loving Memory of | ELSIE | Died 2nd March 2009 aged 80
years | BILLY | Died 10th February 2017 aged 90 years | [base stone]
"The Lord is my Shepherd"

Photo No.62
In Loving Memory | of | ROBERT | Died 27th August 2009 | Aged 40 years |
[base stone] SCOTT

Photo No.63
In Loving Memory of | Infant child of | JAMES & MARY STRAIN | Died April
1976 | Also JAMES STRAIN | Born 2nd March 1929 | Died 19th June 2009

Photo No.64
In Loving Memory | of | A dear wife and mother | MAUD ELIZABETH VANCE |
Died 3rd August 2006 aged 83 years | Her husband HARRY | Died 4th July
2009 aged 83 years | The Lord is my Shepherd | [base stone] VANCE

Photo No.65
In | Loving Memory of | Our dear Sister and Parents | META WALLACE |
Died 10th August 1958 | JOHNNY WALLACE | Died 21st July 1999 | TILLIE
WALLACE | Died 6th July 2001 | [base stone] The Lord is my Shepherd

Photo No.66
WATSON

Photo No.67
In | Loving Memory of | AGGIE WATSON | (Nee McCLURE) | Died 21st
February 1992 | And Loving wife of BILLY | The Lord is my Shepherd |
[base stone] WATSON

Photo No.68
WATSON | In Loving Memory of | CHARLES BISSET FENWICK | Died 3rd August
1955. | ROBERT died 24th March 1965. | ARABELLA died 4th December 1978.
| ROBERT SAMUEL died 22nd January 1997. | HAMILTON died 3rd August 2005.
| ALFRED died 25th August 2005. | DOLLY died 30th January 2015.

Photo No.69
In Loving Memory | of a dear husband and father, | WILLIAM WATSON | Died
18th June 1970 aged 57 yrs. | MARGARET WATSON | Died 8th July 2011 aged
91 yrs. | Also SAMUEL WATSON | Died 16th May 2000 aged 63 yrs. | Also
MARGARET WATSON | Died 24th Nov. 1956 aged 69 yrs. | Also CHARLES WATSON
| Died 18th Jan. 1957 aged 48 yrs. | Also KENNETH WATSON | died 26t5h
Nov. 1992 aged 53 yrs. | Also MINA WATSON | Died 25th Nov. 1998 aged 82
yrs. | [base stone] WATSON

Photo No.70
WHYTE | In Loving Memory of | THOMPSON WHYTE | Died 26th April 1958 |
His wife JEANIE | Died 7th December 1969 | And their son JAMES | Died
7th June 2005 | "In Heavenly love abiding..

Photo No.71
In Loving Memory of | The | WILKIE | Family | Abide with me.

Photo No.72
... Asleep | Jan __ 1890 (?) | LAUN... (?) GIBSON (?) | Aged 40 (?) Years [Mostly illegible]

Photo No.73
Church wall with several downed stones

Photo No.74
[Close-up of Two of the slab headstones from Photo Number 73]
Right side:
ROBERT MONTGOMERY | [illegible]
Left side:
... MONTGOMERY | ... 1875 (?)