Headstones: ROSCOMMON, Strokestown (CoI) Cemetery, Roscommon, Ireland Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives Roscommon Index Copyright Contributed to the IGP archives by David Hall firstname.lastname@example.org Transcribed by Valerie Ackroyd Photos ----------------------------------------------- STROKESTOWN (COI) CEMETERY, ROSCOMMON, IRELAND No. 0 General view No. 1 GEORGE BLACK | 1878 - 1950 No. 2 Sacred to the memory of my | father JOHN BLAKNEY | Who died 13th January 1855 (?) | Aged 65 years and his sons | THOMAS who died 1st May | 1857 (?) aged 33 years and JOHN | Who died aged 7 years. | Erected by his loving daughter | Mrs. ANN BURNS No. 3 O Divine Heart | of Jesus have mercy | on the soul | of EDWARD BRADY | Who died at | Strokestown 13th May 1903 | Aged 40 years. | Erected in loving memory | by his wife | SARAH BRADY No. 4 In | loving memory of | ANNE CONLISK | The beloved wife of | PATRICK CONLISK | Courskeagh | Who died 1st January 1916 | Aged 74 years No. 5 Erected | by | Colr. Sgt. G. COX | Late 91st Regt. of Foot | In memory of | his beloved wife | KATE FANNY COX | Who died 13th May 1887 | Aged 60 years. No. 6 Erected by ... | in memory of | WILLIAM CRAIG Who | Died | October 1817 (?) Aged | 60 (?) years. No. 7 In | loving memory of | JOHN LLOYD DEVENISH | of Kilglass House | Who died 20th June 1926 | And his wife | MARY ARTHUR, nee FOX | Who died 18th October 1926 | And their only child | SUSAN EMMA FOX | Who died 17th February 1924 | God is love | St. John, Chap. IV. Verse 8. | Of such is the Kingdom | of God | St. Luke Chap. XVIII. Verse 6. No. 8 Sacred | to the memory of | JOHN DEVENISH Esq. J.P. | Who died February 2nd 1878 | Aged 63 years | Also his beloved wife | SUSAN ... | Who died March 20th 1884 | Aged 68 years No. 9 Sacred | to | the memory of | ROBERT DEVENISH | ... | Died June 4th 1880 | Aged 54 years No. 10 ALEXANDER DICK | Died March 20th 1885 | Aged 51 (?) years No. 11 WILLIAM ANDREW | Son of ALEXANDER DICK | Died September 22nd 1884 | Aged four months No. 12 In | loving memory of | WILLIAM JOHNSTON | of Cullagh | Who died 27th October 1901 | Aged 75 years | Also his beloved wife | HANNAH | Who died 30th May 1904 (?) | Aged 76 years No. 13 In | loving memory | of WILLIAM JOHNSTON | Who died February 2nd | 1909 | And SARAH JOHNSTON | His wife who died | April 26th 1907 | Also their son THOMAS | Who died April 1893 (?) | Erected by their | children and ... No. 14 Erected | by | P. KEENEHAN | Head Constable R.I.C. | In memory of | his beloved wife | MARGARET ANNE | Who died 1st May 1889 | Aged 34 years. No. 15 In Loving Memory of | MARY J. MAGUIRE | Who died Sept. 3. 1908. | Also her father, mother, three sisters | & brother. | Whom the Lord loveth He chasteneth. No. 16 And to | WILLIAM J. MAGUIRE | Who died ... March(?) 1916 | MARGARET MAGUIRE | Died | 29th September 1934. No. 17 ... rest the mortal remains of | M. RACHEL MASON | Born at Cleveley Oxfordshire | on the 18 (?) October 1819 | Died at Strokestown on the | 21st June 1856. [cont'd on No. 18] No. 18 [cont'd from No. 17, MASON] This monument is placed here in | remembrance of a ... wife and | affectionate mother by her | Husband ROBERT MASON | and her three sons | FRANCIS, ROBERT and JOHN MASON | June 15 ... | Here also rest the mortal remains of | ROBERT MASON, husband of the above | who died October ... 1875 (?) aged 82 (?) years No. 19 Erected by | TERENCE McMANUS in | memory of his wife | BRIDGET McMANUS who | died 17th January 1871 | Aged 60 years No. 20 In Loving Memory of | JOHN O'NEILL | Lettreen | Died 30th Aug. 1953 | his wife MARY KATE | Died 28th Nov. 1943 | their daughter ALICE | Died 27th Feb. 1941 | their grandson JOHN | Died 10th Jan. 1939 | R.I.P. | Erected by grandson No. 21 O'NEILL | Church Street | PATRICK O'NEILL | 1859 - 1936 | ELIZABETH O'NEILL | 1857 - 1943 | PHELIM O'NEILL | 1865 - 1957 | MARY KATE O'NEILL | 1863 - 1958 | AGNES O'NEILL | 1868 - 1959 No. 22 In Loving Memory Of | The SHIEL Family | Drinaun And Bunnamuca | PATRICK SHIEL, Drinaun | Died 8 nov 1922 Aged 80 | His Wife MARIA (Nee BRADY) | Died 26 July 1933 Aged 74 | Their Children MARGARET-MARY | Died 11 April 1920 Aged 30 | BERNARD, Died 20 Feb 1923 Aged 24 | KATE, Died 16 Oct 1929 Aged 34 | STEPHEN, Died 20 Nov 1954 Aged 69 | Also The Children Of | JOHN And MAI SHIEL, Bunnamuca | SEAN, Died 30 July 1926 Aged 4 | PAULINE, Died 9 Oct 1938 Aged 1 | May They Rest In Peace | Erected By The KAVANAGH Family - 1999 No. 23 In Loving Memory Of | GEORGE TANNER | Died Jan. 1925. | His wife ELLE | Died Aug. 1946. | R.I.P. | Erected by their son | EDWARD J. TANNER | TANNER No. 24 In | loving memory of | GEORGE TANNER | Who died 19 Feb 1873 | Aged 73 years | And his wife | MARIA TANNER | Who died 10th Nov 1894 | Aged 82 years | Erected by their son | GEORGE TANNER | Strokestown | R.I.P. No. 25 Affectionate remembrance | of | ABEL WIGGINS | Who departed this life 6th February ... | Aged 48 years No. 26 WILLIAM WILSON | Who died the ... April 1881 | Aged 74 years | This monument has been | erected by | His affectionate wife | CAROLINE WILSON | Who died ... May 1891 | Aged 81 years | ... JOHN REID | And his wife RUTH | ... No. 27 In | affectionate remembrance of | JAMES WOODS | Who died 25th February 1892 | Aged 5 years and 10 months | And of his sister | MARGRET | Who died ... March 1892 | Aged 1 year and ... months.