Headstones: MEATH, St. Mary's Old (CoI) Graveyard, Bective, Co. Meath, Ireland
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ST. MARY'S OLD (COI) GRAVEYARD, BECTIVE, CO. MEATH, IRELAND

Photo No.0
Bective Church

Photo No.1
... | The Worship of God | RICHD. BOLTON Esqr. | of | Bective Abbey |
Erected this church | at his sole expense | For his tenants and
neighbours | in the year of our Lord | MDCCCLI | W. BYRNELL builder

Photo No.2
High cross

Photo No.3
JOHN DEIGHTON BARRET | 1889 - 1971 (?)

Photo No.4
In | Memory | of | CATHERINE SARAH BLANDFORD | Who died 26th October
1919 | "God is love"

Photo No.5
In | Loving Memory | Of | JOHN PIERREPONT BLANDFORD B.A. | Who was
called home suddenly | March 1899. | "Watch and pray for ye know not |
when the time is." | Also of his beloved mother | CATHERINE SARAH EDEN |
Entered into rest 30th Dec. 1907 | "God is love" | Also of his beloved
aunt | MARY DAVY | Who died 24th Feb 1912 | And his beloved father |
THOMAS WILLIAM BLANDFORD | Who died 27th Jan. 1914

Photo No.6
In Loving Memory of | SUSAN | Beloved wife of | ALEXANDER BOLES |
Churchtown, | Died 5th May 1942 | Aged 76 years | The above ALEXANDER |
Died 19th June 1957 | Aged 93 years | Their son | HERBERT BOLES | Died
23rd December 1994 | Aged 94 years

Photo No.7
Erected to the memory of | RICHARD BOLTON | of Bective House | Who had
this church built | Died 28th February1868 | Also his wife | FRANCES G.
BOLTON | Died 24th June 1884 | Also | JOHN CHARLES | MARTIN | Died 19th
July 1857

Photo No.8
Erected by | GEORGE BRISCOE | Craystown | In loving memory of | His dear
wife LOUISE | 1926 - 2001

Photo No.9
See Photo No. 10, BURTON

Photo No.10
In | Loving Memory of | HOWARD C. B. BURTON | Died 24th July 1888 | Aged
21 years

Photo No.11
Erected | by | RICHARD CHANDLER | Robinstown, | In memory of his beloved
wife | ANNE CHANDLER | Who died 22 April 1906 aged 85 years | Also their
son | RICHARD CHANDLER | Died 8th Oct. 1901 aged 43 years  [rest
illegible down to last line] | RICHARD ... aged 61

Photo No.12
In ever | loving memory of | ALICE GRANVILLE | CHARLTON wife of the |
late Lt. Colonel R. C. | CHARLTON of Granville Lodge | Weston Bath and
daughter of | The late W. SACHEVERELL COKE, | J.P.D.L. of Brookhill
Hall, | Derbyshire, Esq. who passed | away 4th May 1929

Photo No.13
Long view of Photo No. 12, CHARLTON

Photo No.14
In Loving Memory of | CECIL BERESFORD CLARKE | (Glenavon, Navan) | Born
January 1st 1914 | Died October 8th 1992. | Also his beloved wife |
EVELYN JANE | Born February 18th 1914 | Died August 7th 2000. | "Forever
with the Lord"

Photo No.15
In | Loving Memory | of | MARY ANNE | Beloved wife of DAVID L. CLIFFORD
| Died 6th June 1890. Aged 54 years | Also the above | DAVID LEYNE
CLIFFORD | Died 14th January 1894. Aged 72 years. | Also | FREDERICK
WILLIAM CLIFFORD | Second son of above | Who died at Seapoint Capetown
S.A. | 11th Dec 1922, aged 52 years

Photo No.16
In | loving memory of | NANCY COLQUHOUN | Died October 19th 1953 (?) |
Aged 63 years

Photo No.17
SAMUEL RANDAL SPROULE COLQUHOUN | Died July 9th 1961 aged 77 | Vicar of
St. John the Evangelist | Sandymount

Photo No.18
In | loving memory of | JANE COX | of Gilltown, Navan. | Died 7th May
1967. | "The Lord is my shepherd."

Photo No.19
CURELL | In Loving Memory | Of | MARJORIE CURELL | Knockmark | 1928 -
2006 (?)

Photo No.20
In | Loving Memory of | ADAM J. GRIFFITH | Haggard Street Trim | Who
died 22nd November 1970. | Erected by his loving wife & family

Photo No.21
BOB GRIFFITH | R.I.P.

Photo No.22
In loving memory of | FREDDIE GRIFFITH | Late of | Bective and
Ardsallagh | Who died 24th Dec. 1994 | Aged 57 years | Rest In Peace |
To his memory | from | His many friends

Photo No.23
In loving remembrance | of | EDWARD EMMANUEL LENNON F.R.C.P. | Late of
Newcastle House, Enfield | Born ... Feb. 1857. Died 10th Sept 1940 |
"Well done thou good and faithful servant" | And | EILEEN MARY COLE
LENNON nee METGE | Died 4th April 1963 aged 83 years | And their son |
EDWARD FREDERICK RICHARD LENNON | Born 16th March 1913 | Died 2nd Aug.
...

Photo No.24
Long view of Photo No. 23, LENNON

Photo No.25
Long view of Photo No. 26, LOCKE or LENOCKS (?) [illegible]

Photo No.26
LOCKE or LENOCKS (?) ... 1913 (?)

Photo No.27
In Loving Memory | of | DOREEN McDOWELL | nee ROBINSON | Ardbraccan |
Wife of CECIL McDOWELL | Died 5th October 1998

Photo No.28
... | RADOLPH COLE METGE | Late Capt. 5th Leinsters | Son of the late |
ROBERT HENRY METGE | of |  Athlumney House | Died 4th October 1919 | ...
| And his wife | MARY CLEMENTINE | Younger daughter of | Lt. Colonel and
| Mrs. GRAHAM-TOLER | of Beechwood Park | Nenagh, Co. Tipperary | Born
19.9. 1887 (?). Died ... 1951 | Also their son | PETER PONSONBY METGE |
Born Dec. 11 1918 (?) | Died April 27th 1954 age 37

Photo No.29
VIRGINIA METGE | of | Athlumney Navan | Died 1956.

Photo No.30
In loving memory of | RUPERT ARTHUR OLDCORN | Bective | Did 21st Jan.
1968 (?)

Photo No.31
PARSONS | Moyfeigher Ballivor

Photo No.32
In | loving memory | of | ELIZABETH PARSONS | Dearly beloved wife of |
ROBERT PARSONS | Galtrim | Who died 22nd July 1901 | Aged 22 years |
Also her sister | EMILY PARSONS | Robinstown | Who died 16th Oct. 1957,
| Aged 85 years | "Until the day dawn, and the | day-star arise." Hymn
399

Photo No.33
In | loving memory | of | RICHARD BOLTON PARSONS | Died Nov. 6th 1896 |
Aged 27 years

Photo No.34
Long view of Photo No. 33, PARSONS, RICHARD

Photo No.35
ROSALIE | Beloved wife of | Brigadier WILLIAM CARDEN ROE | Died 5th
March 1967, aged 72 years.

Photo No.36
WILLIAM HERBERT CARDEN ROE, C.B., D.S.O., M.C. | Brigadier Royal Irish
Fusiliers | Born 8th December, 1894 | Died 22nd March, 1977.

Photo No.37
In | Loving Memory of | JAMES ROUNDTREE | Died ... | Aged ... | His wife
EVA | Died ... Jan ... | Aged ... yrs | Their son THOMAS | Died 23rd Dec
... | Aged ... yrs

Photo No.38
Erected | by | THOMAS ROUNDTREE | ... | In memory of his beloved wife |
CHARLOTTE | Who died 30th Nov. 1943 | Aged 85 years | The above THOMAS |
Who died 3 Dec. 1948 | Aged 76 years | Their son JOSEPH | Died 21st Feb.
1986 (?)

Photo No.39
See Photo No. 38, ROUNDTREE

Photo No.40
In | loving memory | of | ELIZABETH | The beloved wife | of JAMES SHAW |
Who departed this life | Dec 9th 1902 aged 61 years | Also | JAMES SHAW
who died | 10th Feb. 1915 84 years | Also | JOHN ALEXANDER SHAW | Died
14th March 1948 | And his wife | LILLIE MAUD SHAW | Died 27th April 1952

Photo No.41
Erected | in memory of | Miss FRANCES ELIZABETH | TISDALL | Died 13th
Sept 1931 | Miss HENRIETTA TISDALL | And | Miss GEORGINA FLORENCE |
TISDALL | Died 22 March 1941

Photo No.42
In | loving memory | of | GEORGE A. TISDALL | of Balbray, | Who died
16th May 1922 | Aged 62 years | And of his daughter | WINIFRED M. E.
TISDALL | Who died 4th April 1957 | Aged 61 years

Photo No.43
See Photo No.44, part of TISDALL IZOD group

Photo No.44
TISDALL IZOD plot

Photo No.45
In | loving memory of | WILLIAM TISDALL Esqr. | of Balbray | Who died
Jany 1st 1892 | Aged 74 years | Also | FRANCES IZOD | His wife died Nov
17. 1915 aged 96 | And of | ELIZABETH TISDALL | Died April 15 1903 |
Also of | ISABELLA C. TISDALL | Died June 15 1922

Photo No.46
In memory of | MAEB VIRGINIA WACHMAN | Bective House Nee DALY |
Russborough House Nee LENNON | 29th April 1918 - 18th January 1980 |
Mother of ANN & AVIS (?)

Photo No.47
WATKINS plot

Photo No.48
In memory | of | HELEN ZOE | Beloved daughter of | C. F. and ETHEL
WATKINS | of Boyne View, Navan | Died 24th May 1926 aged 15 years

Photo No.49
In | Loving Memory | of | CHARLES FITZGERALD WATKINS | Died 19th
December 1943 | Aged 92 | of Navan, Co. Meath | And | Badry House,
Northamptonshire

Photo No.50
CHARLES WILLIAM FITZGERALD WATKINS | son of | C. F. and ETHEL WATKINS |
of Boyne View Navan | Died 17th May 1910 aged 5 years | Suffer little
children to come unto me

Photo No.51
Long view of Photo No.50, WATKINS