Churchtown Old Graveyard, Tagoat, Wexford, Ireland
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CHURCHTOWN OLD GRAVEYARD, TAGOAT, WEXFORD, IRELAND

Photo No.0
View of Cemetery from Gate

Photo No.1
Cemetery View

Photo No.2
Table Grave

Photo No.3
Sacred to the memory of | CHARLES JACOB Esq | Of Bushville
| Who departed this life the 6th April 1847 | Aged 70
leaving an afflicted wife and | Children to deplore the
loss of one of one of the | Most affectionate of husbands
and the kindest | And most indulgent of parents | His
demise will be long and deeply felt by | A large circle of
friends and ... by | The poor the fatherless and the |
Widow to whose wants he was ever ready | To administer with
a liberal hand | This tribute of affection is erected | By
his bereaved Partner who mourns (?) | But not as other no
hope for | Is sustained the | That as Jesus died and rose
again | Even so them that sleep in Jesus will | God bring
with him | I shall go to him but he shall | not return to
me | But now she has gone to him and here (?) | Rest the
mortal remains of MARY his beloved | Wife who died 3rd day
of July 1862 aged | 82 years and here also lies the mortal
remains | Of ELLEN their daughter who died the 16th day of
| April 1860 aged 12(or 42) years Also with him.....
[rest illegible]

Photo No.4
In | Loving Memory of | JOHN BARRETT | Rosslare | Who Died
(?) October 19 - 1924 | Aged 53 Years | Also His Son JOHN who
died ... | ... wife ELLEN (?) | [rest illegible]

Photo No.5
In This Churchyard | of Rosslare | Lie the Remains of | JOHN
and MARY | BARRY (nee KELY) | (Ref. W BELL CLARKE | U.S.
Historian) | Parents of | COMMODORE | JOHN BARRY | Father U.S.
Navy | 1745-1803.
*KELLY?

Photo No.6
IHS | Here liest the Body of GARRETT | BYRNE who Depd. this
life | Decr 15th 1791 Agd. 66 Yrs | Also PATRICK BYRNE Oct
12th | 1792 Age __ Yrs ... | Lord Have Mercy on their soules
(?)

Photo No.7
... Remembrance of | WILLIAM BYRNE | ... | who died ... 23
1894 | Aged 26 Years | Also His Mother | ELIZABETH BYRNE |
Boadway (?) | who died Sep 12th 1922 | Aged __? Years | [rest
illegible]

Photo No.8
Erected by JULIA DELANY | In memory of her sister ALICE who |
died April 26 1872 aged 16 Years | and her brother MICHAEL
DELANY who | died Aug 25th 1878 aged 39 Years | also her
sister MARGARET STACEY the | beloved wife of JAMES STACEY Who
died Decr 16th 1878 aged 80 years.

Photo No.9
Erected by NICHOLAS DUGAN | W... House Rosslare | ... memory
of his Father | ... DUGAN who died 2nd | Nove ... aged 74
years Also his | died 1816 aged 7 yrs | [rest illegible]

Photo No.10
Erected in memory of LAUR... | DUGGAN who departed this ... |
Dec. 19th 1846, aged 72 years | also his wife SALLY DUGGAN |
alias BOLGER who departed ... | life Nov, 1857 aged 75 years.

Photo No.11
Erected to the memory of | JAMES HORE of Bolly... who died
| September 22nd 1825 aged 76 years | Also his wife JUDITH
HORE | ... J___? 16th 18__ | ... aged 80 (?) Years | MARY
HORE alias (HOWES or HEYES?) who | ...life July 17th aged |
... JOHN HORE who de (?) | 1870 (?) aged 73 years.

Photo No.12
... MARGARET __C_? in | memory of her husband | PATRICK ___?
who ... this | life ... | [rest illegible]

Photo No.13
In Memory of | RICHARD JOYCE | Ballymacushan | who departed
this life | Aug 28th 1865 aged 86 years | And of his son |
ANDREW JOYCE | who departed this life March 14th 1883 aged
56 years.

Photo No.14
Erected by JOHN McCOY | In memory of his Wife | ANNE McCOY
Who depart'd this life | Jan'ry 26th 1872 Aged 65 years |
Also his son RICHARD McCOY | who depart'd this life Nov'r
29th 1872 | Also his son JAMES McCOY | who died Aug'st 15th
| 1880 aged 40 years | Also the above JOHN McCOY | Who died
Nov'r 1st 1893 | Aged 96 Years | Dedicated by the JOHN
McCOY & ANNE LA... | descendants in Topeka, Kansas.

Photo No.15
In | Loving Memory of | THOMAS NOLAN | Drimagh | Rosslare
Strand | Who died 1927 | His Wife CATHERINE | Who died 193_?

Photo No.16
Here lies the Body of | PATRICK SCALLAN of Shilmane | who
dept this life June _? 18__? | Aged 52 yrs Also his wife |
BRIDGET SCALLAN alias STAFFORD (?) | Who departed this life
October | the __? 1863 (?) aged _0 years.

Photo No.17
Erected to the memory of | WILLIAM SCALLAN Jun. of |
Ballynesker who depd | this life 25th of May 1832 | Aged 29
(?) years.

Photo No.18
In | Loving Memory | of | JOSEPH SIGGINS, Ballyell | Who
died 17th Dec 1930 | Aged 69 Years | Also his wife | ELLEN
SIGGINS | ... Died 2_th Oct 1940 | aged 77 (?) Years | Also
thir niece __RY SIGGINS | died 9th April 1966 (?) Aged 74?
yrs.

Photo No.19
Here lies the Body of | REDMOND SINNOTT of Gart | ormick who
dept this life 16th | Jan 1830 aged 73 years | Also CATHERINE
SINNOTT alias | FRENCH who depd this life 31st | Oct
1851 aged 90 years | Also their Son JOHN SINNOTT who |
dept this life Novr 30th 1860 aged | 54 years and Also their
grandson | REDMOND SINNOTT who depd this | life March 14th
1861 aged 8 months | Also their son PATRICK SINNOTT Who |
departed this life Septr the 6th | aged 70 years.

Photo No.20
WICKHAM
Left side:
Here lieth ye body of MARY | WICKHAM who Dep this | life
Jan 5th 1789 Age 21 Yrs | Also ANASTASIA WICKHAM | Alias
ROSSITER depd this | life | March 27th 1796 aged 63 yrs.
Middle:
Here lies the body of JAMES | WEEKHAM Depd this life March
4th | 1808 aged 46 yrs also his | son WALTER WICKHAM who |
departed this life the 8th of | May 1828 aged 28 years |
Also his wife ANASTASIA WICKHAM alias WHITTY who depd this
life | August 25th 1844 aged 84 years | also his son
NICHOLAS WICKHAM who | depd this life October 21st 1848.
Right side:
Erected by ELENOR WICKHAM | To the Memory of Her Husband |
GEORGE WICKHAM who depd | this life March the 19th 1835 |
aged .. yrs also the body of | ELENOR WICKHAM alias | REIGH
depd Jan 23rd 1844 | agd 34 yrs.
*Wickham stones aided by transcription of "Cantwell's
Memorials of the Dead".

Photo No.21
... Memory of | ... M... Of M??? | ... age 80 (?) | ...wife
MARGARET MURPHY (?) | ... age _5 Yrs | ... | ... son? ... |
... ... 56 Yrs
(Stone covered in lichen)

Photo No.22
[illegible] | SCALLAN | And his mother | MARGARET SCALLAN
alias | and his children | JAMES ... CATHERINE.

Photo No.23
Full view:
Erected By | MICHAEL WHELAN in Memory of | His Mother |
ROSEANNA WHELAN, Woodtown | Who Departed This Life June 11
| 1827 Aged 44 Years | Also Her Daughter | ANNE BENT  Who
Departed | This Life Feb 2 1840 | Aged 26 Years | Also
WILLIAM WHELAN Husband | of the above Who Departed | This
Life Feb 25 1865 | Aged 86 Years | Also MICHAEL WHELAN Son
| Of The Above Who Departed | This Life June 30 1886 | Aged
87 Years.

Photo No.24
Close up view of No. 23
Erected By | MICHAEL WHELAN in Memory of | His Mother |
ROSEANNA WHELAN, Woodtown | Who Departed This Life June 11
| 1827 Aged 44 Years | Also Her Daughter | ANNE BENT  Who
Departed | This Life Feb 2 1840 | Aged 26 Years | Also
WILLIAM WHELAN Husband | of the above Who Departed | This
Life Feb 25 1865 | Aged 86 Years | Also MICHAEL WHELAN Son
| Of The Above Who Departed | This Life June 30 1886 | Aged
87 Years.



*With permission from Ian Cantwell