Headstones: WEXFORD, Hook Church aka St. Dubhans, Co. Wexford, Ireland
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HOOK CHURCH, ST. DUBHANS, CO. WEXFORD, IRELAND
(Monastery was called St. Saviours of Rinndeauan)

No. 0
Plaque St. Dubhans Church

No. 1
Sign for Hook Church

No. 2
Church ruin

No. 3
In Loving Memory | of | ELLEN BARRY nee CUSACK | Churchtown | Died 1st
June 2004. | Her beloved husband RICHARD | Died 24th Oct. 2005. | Rest
In Peace

No. 4
Erected by LAURENCE CAHILL | of Ross in | memory of his beloved wife |
MARY CAHILL alias COLFER of Slade who | died the 5th May 1848 in the |
35th year of her age.

No. 5
To the memory of the | Revd. GEORGE CHAPMAN | 16 years Roman Catholic
Curate of New Ross | who died of Fever, on the 15th day of 1848 (?) |
in the 40th year of his age. | This stone has been erected | by his
beloved and affected Brother E. W. | CHAPMAN of Ringwood in the Co.
Kilkenny

No. 6
Dean WILLIAM CHAPMAN P.P. | of New Ross | Founded the Carmelite
Convent | in New Ross 18th July 1817. | With gratitude. | The
Carmelite Sisters of New Ross. | R.I.P.

No. 7
In Loving Memory | Of | of my beloved mother | ANNIE COLFER, Lower
Churchtown | Died 19th April 1974 aged 90 yrs. | Her brother THOMAS
(Tom) FORTUNE | Slade Road | Died 26th Oct 1976 aged 88 yrs | Her
daughter SARAH (Sally) | Died 25th Sept 1999 aged 81 yrs | And her son
WILLIAM (Billy) | Died 18th Feb 1994 aged 79 yrs | May they rest in
peace | Erected by THOMAS and STATIA COLFER

No. 8
In loving memory of | my dear father | CHARLES COLFER, | Died 10th
Jan. 1949, aged 75 years. | His brother JOHN, | Died 18th Sep. 1936,
aged 70 years. | His wife ALICE, nee CRACKLING, | Died 9th July 1934,
aged 68 years. | And MATTHEW COLFER, | Died 31st Oct. 1944, aged 82
years. | Also their nephew CHARLES COLFER, | Died 23rd March 1957,
aged 69 years. | Also his son PATRICK COLFER | Died 5th June 1983 aged
69 years | x White Star.

No. 9
Erected by | JOHN COLFER | of Slade | in loving memory of his uncle |
PATRICK ROSSITER died March | 17th 1905 age 80 | his father WILLIAM
COLFER | died June 15th 1889 (?) aged 78 | his mother | ANNE COLFER
nee ROSSITER | died July 18th 1902 aged 84 | His uncle JOHN ROSSITER |
died Aug 24th 1877 aged 73 | His aunt BRIDGET ROSSITER | died Dec 12th
1896 aged 72. | & his niece ELLEN ELIZABETH | ... died young

No. 10
LILY COLFER | A dear friend | Died Nov. 1995 | Sadly missed

No. 11
Erected by | MATTHEW COLFER of Churchtown | in memory of his mother |
MARY COLFER who departed this life | 4th January 1864 aged 56 years. |
Also his father JOHN COLFER who | departed this life 1st March 1869 |
aged 87 years.

No. 12
WILLIAM COLFER | Died 15th Jan. 1979 | Aged 67 yrs | His wife JANE |
Died 17th July 1998 | Aged 87 yrs

No. 13
Erected by | JOHN COLVIN in memory of his | father JAMES COLVIN who
died | in July 1865 aged 72 years | Also his mother MARY COLVIN | who
died 26 April 1881 aged 72 | Also his beloved nephew EUGENE | CARROLL
who was drowned 6th Nov | 1883 aged 26 years.

No. 14
Of your charity pray | for the Soul of | MARGARET CONNOLLY of Herry
Lock who depd this | life October 23 1852 | aged 55 years Also her
daughter | CATHERINE CONNOLLY who | departed this life October 21 |
1861 aged 35 years... [rest illegible]

No. 15
Erected by | PATRICK CONNOLLY of Herrylock in memory of | his beloved
brother SIMON CONNOLLY who | died 2nd July 1896 aged 73 years. | And
his son JOHN CONNOLLY

No. 16
Erected by | MICHAEL CROWLEY | of Churchtown | in memory of his wife |
DORA CROWLEY | who died in January 1908 | aged 62 years. Also his
daughter | MARY COLFER nee CROWLEY | who died in November 1904 | aged
30 years | And her son MICHAEL COLFER | died 25th Feb 1986 aged 82
years.

No. 17
Erected | by PATRICK DUFFEN of Slade in | memory of his Father HUGH |
DUFFEN who departed this life | August 11 1860 aged 78 Years | also
his mother CATHERINE DUFFEN | who departed this life May 16 | 1863 (?)
aged 77 Years also his Daughter | CATHERINE DUFFEN aged 5 Years

No. 18
In loving memory of | MARGARET DUNNE, Templetown. | Who died 11th
April 1902 aged 60 yrs. | Also her sons | DAVID, who died 30th July
1907 | Aged 24 years | JAMES, who died 28th Sep. 1911 | Aged 39 yrs.

No. 19
In memory of | JAMES FORTUNE | Churchtown | Died 5th Feb 1965 (?)

No. 20
In Memory of | MICHAEL FORTUNE | Cliff House Slade | Died 15th Jan
1952 aged 74 | His wife MARY ANNE | Died 6th Aug 1946 aged 66. | Their
son MARTIN | Died 16th June 1976 aged 64. | Their son WILLIAM | Died
31st Jan 1983 aged 69. | Their son RICHARD | Died 30th July 1987 aged
70 | R.I.P.

No. 21
Erected by | JOHANNA KAVANAGH of Churchtown | in memory of her husband
| RICHARD KAVANAGH who died ... | May 1873 aged 87 (?) years. Also his
... | LUKE KAVANAGH who died ... | ... aged ... years.Also his ... |
ELLEN KAVANAGH (rest illegible)

No. 22
In | Loving | Memory | Of | JOHN KAVANAGH | of Churchtown | Died April
1944 | His wife MARY | Died ... 1944 | Their daughter | CATHERINE
FITZGERALD | died July 1948 | And her husband JOHN | died 19th July
1968 | Their son JOHN | Died 24th April 1978

No. 23
In Loving Memory | of my parents | PHILIP KENNEDY, Slade, | Died 11th
May 1941 | And MARY KENNEDY | Died 11th Dec. 1962. | Also their
children | TOM, drowned 10th Oct. 1910 | MICHAEL, died 25th Sept 1943
| JOEY, died 1946 | ELLEN, died 1st May 1956. | ANNIE, died 11th June
1962 | My husband THOMAS MASON | Died 10th Feb 1954 (?) | His wife
MARGARET MASON | Died 28th Nov 1975 aged 85 yrs

No. 24
Erected | by | CATHERINE LANE to the memory of | her father and mother
THOMAS and | ANASTATIA KENNEDY. Also her son | WILLIAM LANE | drowned
at sea 11th February 1881 | aged 18 years.

No. 25
Erected by | THOMAS MASON, Churchtown | in memory of his mother |
JULIA MASON, died 21st Jan. 1892 | aged 61 years. Also his sister |
ANNE MASON, died 16th Jan. 1887 | aged 21 years. Also his sister |
ELIZABETH MASON died 10th March | 1891 aged 19 years. | Also his
brother | WILLIAM MASON died 22nd Jan 1937 | aged 73 years and his
wife | MARY MASON died 31st Aug 1947 | aged 78 years. Also their son |
WILLIAM MASON died 6th Feb 1977 | aged 76 years and his wife |
MARGARET (Baby) MASON | died 16th Sept 1998 aged 96 years. | R.I.P.

No. 26
Erected | by | LAURENCE MORAN | In memory of | His beloved father |
MICHAEL MORAN | Died March 1896 aged 75 years | Also his mother |
JOHANNA MORAN | Died Sep 1899 aged 77 years | Also his brother MARTIN
| Died Nov 1910 aged 46 years

No. 27
Most Sacred Heart | of Jesus | Grant eternal rest | to the souls of |
PETER MORAN | JOHANNA MORAN and | ANNE & MICHAEL MORAN | And CATHERINE
COLFER | Who died in infancy | Their daughter ANASTASIA | Died 1st
March 1967 (?) | Also their daughter | MARGARET | Died 12th May 1980
(?) | Also NELLIE | Died 5th Nov 1987 aged 87

No. 28
In Loving Memory | of | SARAH MORAN | Died 26 April 1973 | And her
husband MARTIN | Died 21 Nov. 1910 [see No. 26] | Also two sons &
daughter | died young | And their daughter | BRIDGET MORAN | Died 13
May 1977 | Also her son JAMES, | Died 27th March 1983 aged 74. | Fr.
NORBERT HOLLAND, O.F.M. | Died 4th Feb. 1989 aged 72 yrs

No. 29
In Memory of | THOMAS and CATHERINE MORAN | And their daughters |
JOHANNA MORAN | Died 12th Jan 1976 | MARY ANN MORAN | Died 15th Mar.
1991 | Rest In Peace

No. 30
In | loving memory of | ANNIE MURPHY | nee KAVANAGH | Ballinruane, |
Died 21st July 1987 aged 94 | Also her parents & brothers.

No. 31
Erected by | PATRICK O'BRIEN Loftus Hall | In memory of his Mother |
CATHERINE O'BRIEN who died | March 21st 1894 aged 53 years | Also his
brother JOSEPH | Who died June 15th 1880 | Aged 21 years | Also his
father MARTIN O'BRIEN | 1824 - 1906 | Their son MARTIN O'BRIEN | 1868
- 1950 | Interred in Kilmokea | R.I.P.

No. 32
Erected by | ANASTASIA PARLE, Churchtown, | In loving memory of her
father | JAMES BREEN who died July 1st 1924 | Aged 86 years. Also her
mother | BRIDGET BREEN who died Feb. 6th 1917 | Aged 69 years and her
brothers | JAMES & NICHOLAS who died young | Also her husband JOHN
PARLE | Died 13th Dec. 1945 | The above ANASTASIA PARLE | Died 17th
Dec 1959 aged 85 years | And her brother | WILLIAM BREEN | Died 13th
Dec. 1937

No. 33
Erected by | MARGARET ROSSITER | in memory of her beloved husband |
JOHN ROSSITER | Who died 5th Dec 1879 | Aged 28 years

No. 34
Here lieth the Remains of | ANNISSTATIA TUTTLE | who took her leave of
this world in the | morning of the 9. of Nov. 1818 | in the 50 Year of
her Age. | This stone is Erected | to her memory by her | Faithfull
and loveing husband | THOMAS TUTTLE | who loved and Respected her
liveing | and regrets and laments her Death.

No. 35
Sacred | to the memory of | JOHN WALLACE | Late of Loftus Hall | Died
Nov. 20th 1857 | In the 92nd year | of his age. | Also his wife |
SARAH WALLACE | Died June 29th 1854 | Aged 70.

No. 36
[other side of No. 35, WALLACE] JOHN and JAMES POWER | Their sister |
M. E. FURLONG | And their mother | CATHERINE POWER | Died 18th June
1921. | Her husband NICHOLAS | Died 25th Jan. 1906. | JOHN, died 1928.
| JAMES, died 1932. | ELLEN, died 1943.

No. 37
CRISTOPHER | WHITE | Slade | 1890 - 1978 | R.I.P.

No. 38
In Loving Memory | of | PATRICK WHITE | Slade | Died 28th Oct. 1972, |
Aged 70 yrs. | And his wife MARY | Died 27th Nov. 1996, | Aged 81 yrs.
| R.I.P.