Headstones: ROSCOMMON, Strokestown (CoI) Cemetery, Roscommon, Ireland
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STROKESTOWN (COI) CEMETERY, ROSCOMMON, IRELAND

No. 0
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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.