Headstones: KILKENNY, St. Lachtain's - Old, Freshford, Kilkenny, Ireland
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ST. LACHTAIN'S - OLD, FRESHFORD, KILKENNY, IRELAND

No. 0
Cemetery sign

No. 1
Old graveyard index [see also No. 2]

No. 2
Old graveyard index [see also No. 1]

No. 3
Map of graveyard [names that relate to numbers see No. 1 & No. 2]

No. 4
View of St. Lachtain's Church

No. 5
Description of history of St. Lachtain's

No. 6
Erected by | RICHARD BUDDS | of Dunmore ... of Kilkenny | In memory of
his beloved wife | MARY BUDDS (alias HOLMES) | Who departed this life
| on the 11th (?) July 1876 | [rest is illegible]

No. 7
In loving memory of | JOSEPHINE CARMICHAEL | nee HOLOHAN | Freshford |
Died 10th February 1940. | JOHN CARMICHAEL | Died 30th April 1965. |
CISS CARMICHAEL | Died 21st September 1975. | BRIDGET CARMICHAEL |
Died 8th May 2002. | KITTY CARMICHAEL | Died 14th Feb. 2003. | Rest In
Peace

No. 8
In loving memory | of | JAMES CASEY | Who died 9th (?) June 1853 (?) |
aged 53 years | His wife | BRIDGET REID CASEY | Who died 14th June
1893 (?) | Aged ... years

No. 9
Erected by | CATHERINE CLIFFORD | In memory of her father | NICHOLAS
CLIFFORD | Freshford who died Jan. 27th 1878 | Aged 87 years. Also his
| wife ELLEN CLIFFORD (alias | DOWLING) who died Janry. 14th | 1884
aged 84 years. | JOHN CLIFFORD died March | 28th 1914 aged 86 years |
His wife JANE CLIFFORD | (nee CREGAN) died Octr 7th 1884 | aged 51
years. His son NICHOLAS | died Janry. 12th 1902 aged 40 | years. Mrs.
MARY CLIFFORD | (nee CARTY) died Octr. 31st 1930 | aged 58 years. Also
her three | children MARY PATK and PETER | JAMES CLIFFORD | who died
13th Oct 1944 | Requiescant in pace

No. 10
[first side of stone is illegible] Also his grandson | JAMES COFFEY
who | departed this life | on the 26th of | December 1847 | Aged 14
(?) years | Also JAMES and | MICHAEL MURPHY | who died young | [rest
illegible]

No. 11
Erected by | FANNY COLCLOUGH | In loving memory of | her father |
GEORGE B. COLCLOUGH | Barna | Died 25th Feby. 1890 | Aged 79 years |
Also his daughter | FANNY COLCLOUGH | Died 12th December 1932

No. 12
In memory of | Private HARRY WILLIAM COLCLOUGH | 5768 1st Bn. Irish
Guards. Died in action | on Friday 14 September 1917 age 21 | Son of
ROBERT EDWARD and | SARAH JANE COLCLOUGH of Tubrid Barna | Rembered in
St. Canice's Cathedral Kilk. | and Bleuet Farm Cemetery in Belgium |
Erected by | ROBERT and TREVOR COLCLOUGH 2014 | I know that my
redeemer liveth Job A:25

No. 13
Erected by | ELIZABETH COLCLOUGH Tubrid | In loving memory of | her
beloved husband | HENRY COLCLOUGH | Born 15th Oct. 1826 | Died 20th
Oct. 1909 | Aged 83 years. | Also his beloved wife | ELIZABETH
COLCLOUGH nee HOLMES | Died 4th Nov 1921 | Aged 83 years | HENRY WM.
COLCLOUGH Grandson | Died 14th Sep. 1917 | Aged 20 years | ROBERT
EDWARD COLCLOUGH | Son of HENRY COLCLOUGH | Died 11th Jan. 1941 | Aged
81 years | His wife SARAH JANE | Died 28. Feb 1950 aged 75 years | I
know that my Redeemer liveth

No. 14
This plaque was erected by EDWARD and SHEILA DOOLEY | in 2014 in
memory of their mother MARY (May) DOOLEY | (nee COOGAN) who died on
27th April 1940 | Aged 45 years and was buried in this cemetery. |
Also buried here, their grandparents | EDWARD DOOLEY who died on 13th
March 1913 aged 56 yrs | and his wife JULIA (JOHANNA) DOOLEY (nee
BOND) | who died on 25th Sept 1941 aged 77 yrs. | All subsequent
family members are buried in | St. Lachtain's Cemtery, Freshford | In
Iothlainn De Go Gcaster Sinn.

No. 15
Here lieth the body | of Mr. THOMAS DORAN | of Clone who depar | ted
ys. life ... | 1725 aged 26 (?) | And ye body ... | DIL... his son who
de | prtd. Augt. ye 17th ... | aged 28 years

No. 16
In loving memory of | JOHANNA DOWLING | Kilkenny St. | Died 20th May
1948 aged 85 yrs. | Also her daughter MARY | who died in childhood. |
Her son MARTIN (Marty) | Died 1st Jan. 1970 aged 75 yrs. | Her
daughter CATHERINE (Katty) | Died 28th Nov. 1970 aged 74 yrs. |
JOHANNA's husband PETER | was killed on his way home | from the Boer
War and is buried | in Newcastle On Tyne. | Rest In Peace | DOWLING

No. 17
Erected By Mr. JOHN DOWLING | of Freshford in memory of His Father |
Mr MARTIN DOWLING | Who died October 7th 1864 Aged | 45 Years Also
His Mother | Mrs MARY DOWLING | Who Died June 8th 1874 Aged 54 | Years
Also Their Daughter | MARIA DOWLING who died June 8th 1878 Aged 28 Years
Also Their Daughter Mrs KATE RYAN who died Apr | 20th 1879 Aged 36 Years |

No. 18
Erected by THOMAS DOWLING | in memory of his Wife MARY DOWLING | nee
TROY (?) who depd. this life 1857 (?) Aged 70 years

No. 19
Erected by | PATRICK GRACE of Freshford | In memory of his father |
PATRICK GRACE who died | June 13th 1884 aged 69 years | Also his
brother PHILIP | Died Octr. 24th 1895 aged 35 years | Also his brother
WILLIAM | Died July 17th 1901 aged 37 years | Also his mother JUDITH
GRACE | (alias MULHALL) died July 19th 1907 aged | 84 years. The above
named | PATRICK GRACE died March | 13th 1924 aged 70 years. | Also his
wife MARGARET | Died 1st Oct. 1950. | Her son PATRICK, died 24th July
1996. | Aged 87 yrs. | His wife CATHERINE (nee WALSHE) | Died 5th Oct.
2009 aged 94 yrs. | Rest In Peace

No. 20
Erected by JOHN GUIN in | memory of his Brother | JOSEPH GUIN who
depd. | this life January  the 2nd 1832 (?) agd. 72 (?) yrs

No. 21
In loving memory of | CATHERINE HOGAN | The Square | Died 1st Dec 1931
aged 42 yrs | Her husband PATRICK | Died 11th Oct 1962 aged 74 yrs |
Their daughter KITTY | Died aged  ... yrs | Their son died 1st Dec
19... in | infancy. Their grandchildren | EDWARD HOGAN and MAIRE FLYNN
| died in infancy.

No. 22
Erected by | THOMAS HOLMES | of Rathielty | In memory of his beloved
mother | JANE HOLMES | Died July 17th 1877. Aged 73 years. | Also his
father ROBERT HOLMES | Died March 8th 1898. Aged 85 years. | His
brother GEORGE HOLMES | Died Sep 20th 1887. Aged 43 years | His
brother SAMUEL HOLMES | Died June 4th 1889. Aged 42 years. | His
daughter REBECCA ELLEN HOLMES | Died May 21st 1888. Aged 3 years. |
His son ROBERT EDWARD HOLMES | Rathielty. Died Novr. 9th 1918. | Aged
48 years. Also | THOMAS EDWARD HOLMES | Died 5th Mar. 1991 aged 80 yrs
| MARY ELLEN HOLMES | Died 6th Sept. 1996 aged 80 yrs | Son and
daughter of the above | ROBERT EDWARD HOLMES | The Lord gave and the
Lord hath taken away | Blessed by the name of the Lord | Job.

No. 23
In Loving Memory Of | JOHN MAHER | Who died 1900. | His wife | ELLEN
MAHER (nee HAYDEN) | Who died 25th Oct. 1920 aged 61 years. | Their
daughter in law | HANNAH MAHER (nee O'CONNOR) | Who died 23rd Sept.
1938 aged 42 years. | And her son MICHAEL MAHER | Who died May 1936
aged 2 years. | Rest In Peace

No. 24
In loving memory of | JAMES MOLLOY of Kilmacrow | Died 18th Oct. 1938
aged 71 yrs | His wife MARY nee FITZPATRICK | Died 6th Feb 1955 aged
82 yrs | Their daughter MARY | Died 28th Apr. 1965 aged 69 yrs | Their
son JAMES | Died 10th Feb 1976 aged 71 yrs | MICHAEL | Died 3rd May
1985 aged 76 yrs

No. 25
MICHAEL MULHALL, | Died 11th Jan. 1903. | His son MICHAEL | and
brother-in-law | NICHOLAS KAVANAGH. | R.I.P. | In loving memory of |
Sergeant JAMES MULHALL | Who died 31st July 1941 | And his sister
BRIDIE | His mother | MARGARET MULHALL | Died 1st March 1944 | R.I.P.
| His father JOHN MULHALL | His grandson | PATRICK MULHALL | Died 23rd
July 1953 | Aged 4 yrs.

No. 26
Erected by JULIA NEIL in | memory of her father MICHAEL NEIL | Who
died March 5th 1880. Aged 82 | years. Also her mother MARY NEIL |
(DARGAN) died March 15th 1880 aged 76 (?) | years. Also her brother
PATRICK died in | 1862 aged 20 years. Also her brother | THOMAS died
Feb. 15 1880 aged 58 (?) | years. Also her sister HONORIA died March |
6th 1880 aged 42 years. Also her sister | MARY died March 19th 1880
aged 23 years.

No. 27
In Loving Memory | of | MARIE NICHOLS | daughter of | ELLEN & PATRICK
| DOWLING | The Square | died 29th July 2013 | aged 79 years | her
husband | JOHN NICHOLS | died 27th June 1998 | aged 78 years | Rest in
Peace | Erected by her loving | niece HELEN BRYAN | & Family, Callan

No. 28
Erected by SAMUEL PRINCE of the City of | ... in memory of his
affectionate and | loving wife SUSINCE Prince alias COL... who died |
Jan (?) ... 1811 aged 56 Yrs also his 2 daughters | ALICE PRINCE died
Sept 1804 Aged 9 (?) Yrs JANE | PRINCE died June 6th 1808 aged 11 Yrs
[rest illegible]

No. 29
Here lieth the Body of | THOS. PROCKTER who Depd. | this life the 6th
of May | 1775 Aged 80 (?) Years

No. 30
ELIZABETH PROCTOR | of Greenhill | ... died Jan 1898 aged 70 yrs |
Also her husband | ROBERT PROCTOR | Who died 7th June 1899 | Aged 83
years | Erected by their sons | in New Zealand

No. 31
Here Lieth interrd the Body of | JAMES QUIGLEY he depd. this life Oct
| the 27th 1792 Agd. 57 Yrs. Also the body | of his son PATRICK
QUIGLEY he depd. | this life Oct. 29th 1794 Agd. 23 Yrs. | Requiescant
in pace | Erected by Mrs. MARGARET QUIGLEY | ... GRACE Relict of ...
JAMES

No. 32
In loving memory of | CATHERINE RYAN | Bohergloss | Died ... Dec. 1914
aged 56 yrs. | Her husband JAMES | Died 31st Jan. 1928 aged 76 yrs. |
Their son TIMOTHY | Died 28th Mar. 1940 aged 46 yrs. | Their son
CORNELIUS | Died 21st Aug. 1952 aged 62 yrs. | Their daughter
CATHERINE | Died 25th June 1966 aged 81 yrs. | ELLEN DOWLING nee RYAN
| The Square | Died 24th Oct. 1947 aged 50 yrs. | Her husband PATRICK
| Died 26th April 1970 aged 75 yrs. | Their son JAMES | Died 9th Dec.
1987 aged 57 yrs. [ see No. 32 for confirmation of JAMES's death year
as 1987] | R.I.P.

No. 33
THOMAS SHEARMAN of | the City of Kilkenny | departed this life the 3rd
of Octr. | 1786 in the 34th year of his Age. | Erected by his wife
Mrs. ELINOR | SHEARMAN as a small toaken for | the best of Husbands

No. 34
Here lies interred the remains of | WILLIAM SHEARMAN of Tubrid | who
dep. this life on the 4th of Jan. 1829 | aged 80 years. | Also his
Mother Mrs. JANE SHEARMAN alias | PROCTOR who depd. this life in the
year 1816 (?) | Aged 75 (?) years | also his Brother JOHN SHEARMAN
died | March the ... 1838 Aged 78 Years | also his Brother ROBERT
SHEARMAN | died July the 26 1843 Aged 80 Years | Also JANE [rest
illegible]

No. 35
Sacred | to the memory of | ELIZABETH, | Wife of JOHN SUTCLIFFE of
Castlecomer | Whose mortal remains lie here interred | March 21st 1885
in the 68th year of her age | Anticipating a glorious resurrection |
[rest difficult to read]

No. 36
On the east side of this monument | are also interred | with those of
his wife the mortal remains of | JOHN SUTCLIFFE | who departed this
life Oct 17th 1873 (?) | aged 75 yrs | ... | Here also lie the remains
of | MARGARET SUTCLIFFE alias BROWN | his daughter-in-law | who died
Nov 6th 1899 aged 64 years | Also in the adjoining grave to the north
| lie the remains of | WILLIAM COOPER SUTCLIFFE | ... husband of the
above | and son of the above JOHN SUTCLIFFE | ... Castlecomer | who
departed this life May 18th 1916 | aged 86 years