Headstones: WEXFORD, Templetown Graveyard, County Wexford, Ireland
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TEMPLETOWN GRAVEYARD, COUNTY WEXFORD, IRELAND

No. 0
Church ruins and cemetery

No. 1
Sli Charman | Wexford Coastal Path | Templetown | The Knights Templars
were founded by the Crusaders in | Jerusalem, early in the twelfth
century. In 1172, King | Henry II granted extensive lands to the
Templars along | the eastern shore of Waterford Harbour. They set up |
their headquarters here at Templetown, which is named | after them, and
at nearby Kilcloggan. The Templars were | disbanded in 1307 and their
lands were given to their | great rivals the Knights Hospitallers who
built the fortified | church at Templetown and the castle at Kilcloggan.

No. 2
In Memory Of | MARY BARRY, | WILLIAM BARRY, | and their sons | WILLIAM &
MICHAEL | Killoggan. | and PADDY BARRY

No. 3
In Loving Memory | of | CHARLES BIRD, of Inyard, | Died 22nd Jan 1927
aged 81 | And his wife MARY | Died 1st Dec. 1928 aged 80. | Also their
children | MARY died young | CHRISTOPHER died | died 26th Nov. 1959 aged
76 | R.I.P.

No. 4
Erected by | MORRIS BREEN of Ferry (?) Lock | in memory of his wife MARY
BREEN | who died ... 1860 ... aged 65

No. 5
In Loving Memory | of | EDWARD BUTLER | Littlegraigue | Died 4th April
1945 aged 68 years | His wife ANASTATIA | Died 1st July 1955 aged 70
years | And their son JOHN | Died 20th April 1970 aged 57 years | Also
their daughter BRIDGET FURLONG | Died 9th August 1984 aged 74 years |
And their two grandchildren | Died in infancy. | Rest In Peace.

No. 6
In memory of | LAURENCE BYRNE | Born May 10th 1868 Died Mar 24th 1944 |
Also his brother | MICHAEL BYRNE | Born Jan. 3rd 1871 Died Feb. 16th
1940. | Also his wife MARGARET BYRNE, | Died 2nd Oct. 1954 aged 77 years
| Their son THOMAS BYRNE | Died 26th Feb. 1986 aged 79 yrs. | R.I.P.

No. 7
Erected by | MARGARET CHAPMAN | Lambstown in memory of her | husband
JOHN CHAPMAN who | died 14th ... 1887 | Aged 84 years | Also her son
GEORGE CHAPMAN who | ... ... March 1882 | Aged ... years | The above
MARGARET CHAPMAN | Died Nov. 8 1914 aged 84 | Also MARY, STASIA,
MARGARET | ... PETER MURPHY Lambstown | ... Dec. 1992 aged 86 (?) years

No. 8
Erected by | NICHOLAS CHAPMAN | of Carnivan in memory of | his wife
ELLEN CHAPMAN | Who died on the 30th December | 1881 aged 59 years |
Also the above NICHOLAS CHAPMAN who | died ... Jan. 1899 aged 76 years

No. 9
Erected by | NICHOLAS CHAPMAN of Carnivan | in memory of his Father |
NICHOLAS CHAPMAN | who depd. this life May 8 1857 | aged 84 Years | Also
his mother MARY CHAPMAN | who depd. this life February 21 1864 (?) |
aged 84 years

No. 10
In | Loving Memory | Of | PATRICK COLCLOUGH | Killoggan | Died 1st June
1966 aged 85 yrs. | Rest In Peace

No. 11
Erected by | MARY CONNOLLY, | Templetown, | In loving memory of her
husband | PETER CONNOLLY, | Who died 5th July 1908, | Aged 62 years. |
Also two of their children who died young | The above MARY CONNOLLY |
Died 28th March 1923 aged 72 | And CATHERINE CONNOLLY | Died 2nd May
1924 aged 54.

No. 12
Erected | by | SIMON CONNOLLY | Templetown, | ... ... memory of his
father | SIMON who died 30th April 1914 aged 74 | Also his mother | KATE
CONNOLLY (Nee O'LOUGHLIN) | Died 3rd Dec. 1895 aged 57. | And his
brother FELIX | Died 10th July 1896 aged 24. | Also his wife ANASTASIA |
Died 21st June 1934 aged 52. | And his sister KATE COLFER | Died 3rd
July 1934 aged 58. | Also her son JOHN died 15th Mar. 1956 | Aged 43.
The above SIMON CONNOLLY | Died 14th July 1962 aged 83. | R.I.P.

No. 13
In Loving Memory | of | WILLIAM DUFFIN Littlegraigue | Died 6th May 1935
aged 70 yrs. | Also his son WILLIAM | Died 16th May 1935 aged 13 yrs. |
Also his wife ANNIE | Died 24th April 1965 aged 79 yrs. | And his son
THOMAS (TOM) | Died 3rd July 2011 aged 85 yrs. | R.I.P.

No. 14
Erected | by | PETER FITZPATRICK, Ramstown | In memory of his loving
mother | ANNIE FITZPATRICK (nee STAFFORD) | Templetown | Who died
8-9-1901 aged 80 yrs. | Also his loving father | TIMOTHY FITZPATRICK, |
Died 19-3-1904 aged 84. | Also his loving sister MARGARET, | Died
14-11-1926 aged 70. | TIMOTHY FITZPATRICK | "Bore A Trae," Templetown |
Died 13-1-1942 aged 82 years. | Rest In Peace.

No. 15
Erected by | ELIZABETH FOLEY | The Hotel Fethard | In fond memory of |
her dearly beloved husband | PETER FOLEY | who departed this life 15th
March | 1907 age 41 years. | Also his mother | BRIDGET FOLEY | Who
departed this life 5th Feb. 1903 age 80 years | And the above ELIZABETH
FOLEY | Who died 1st April 1922 aged 63.

No. 16
In | Loving Memory of | GARRETT HANDRICK | The Quay Fethard | Died 20th
July 1938 aged 74. | Also BRIDGET HANDRICK | Died 14th Jan 1945 aged 69.
| Also JAMES ROCHE | Died 21st April 1987 aged 84 | Also his wife MARY
BRIDGET | Died 13th April 1989 aged 87. | R.I.P. | Erected by MARY
BRIDGET HANDRICK | The Quay Fethard

No. 17
In | memory of | MICHAEL HANDRICK | Drowned | in Fethard Lifeboat
Disaster | 20th February 1914 | Aged 37 years. | R.I.P.

No. 18
In | memory of | THOMAS HANDRICK | Drowned | in Fethard Lifeboat
Disaster | 20th February 1914 | Aged ... years | R.I.P.

No. 19
Erected by | KATHERINE HOURIHAN, New Ross | In loving memory of her
mother | KATE FARADAY Nee WALLACE, Booley. | Who died on the 21st Sept.
1921 (?) aged 74 years. | And her brother JOHN FARADAY who died in
Sydney | on the 24th Sept. 1927 aged 40 years. Also her | grandmother
ANNE WALLACE, Templetown | Who died on the 8th Dec. 1902, aged 86 years.
| And her cousin PATRICK WALLACE, Templetown | Who died at Dairen, China
| on the 26th Oct. 1936, aged 28 years | And her cousin WILLIAM WALLACE
| Templetown, | Who died on the 8th Mar. 1975 aged 69 yrs | Also her
cousin JOSEPH WALLACE | Late of Templetown & Belfast | Who died on the
23rd Apr. 2001 aged 81 yrs

No. 20
In Loving Memory | of | MARY KING | Boderan, Ramsgrange | Died 9th Nov.
1936 aged 58 yrs. | R.I.P.

No. 21
Erected by ANNE LAUGHLIN in memory | of her Husband EDWARD ... | who
departed this life Nov. 26th ... | Their son EDWARD | ... EDWARD O.
LAUGHLIN 1827 - 1916 | And wife MARY (Nee ... ...) | ... ... | Their
daughter CATHERINE O'SHEA | 1879-1933, Lewistown | Her son EDWARD 1914 -
1916 | And her daughter ANNE ...  Kilbride, | 1917 - 2001. MARY KATE
O'SHEA 1920 - 2005

No. 22
Erected by JAMES LOUGHLAN in | memory of his Wife MARY LOUGHLAN | who
depd. this life June 7th 1815 Agd. 52 | Also his Son JAMES LOUGHLAN |
who depd. this life Decr. 25th 1806 Agd. | 17 Yrs.

No. 23
Erected by | JOHN MURPHY Lewistown | in memory of his mother | CATHERINE
MURPHY who died 4th | April 1858 aged 44 years. Also his | wife
CATHERINE MURPHY who died | 31st July 1890 aged 41 years | The above
JOHN MURPHY, his children | CATHERINE, MATTHEW, AIDEN, PATRICK, | And
brother JAMES. Also father MOSES | His daughter ALICE | Died 28th June
... aged 58 years | His son JOHN (JACK) Ex Royal Navy | Died 22nd Jan.
1933 (?) in his ... year.

No. 24
Erected by MARTIN MURPHY | of Spring in memory of his father | PHILIP
MURPHY who departed | this life June 8th 1830 aged 63 yrs. | Also his
sister ANASTATIA BYRNE | alias MURPHY, who depd. this life | Dec. 23rd
1835 aged 35 yrs. Also | his mother CATHERINE MURPHY | who depd. this
life Jany 15th 1860 | aged ... years

No. 25
In | loving memory of | PATRICK MURPHY | Lewistown | Died June 8th 1941.
| His sisters MARY K. | & MARGARET POWER, | and his brother EDWARD. |
Also his wife MARY MURPHY | (Nee WALSHE) | Died 13th March 1984 aged 89.

No. 26
Erecd. by RICHARD PARLE | in memory of his Wife MARGARET PARLE | who
depd. this life Novr. 12th ... | Aged 57 Years

No. 27
Erecd. by PETER STAFFORD of | Tempeltown in memory of his Father |
NICHOLAS STAFFORD who depd. this life | May 12 1843 Aged 52 Years. |
also his Sister CATHERINE STAFFORD | Who dep. this life Augt. 12 1842 |
Aged 24 Years.

No. 28
In Loving Memory | of | EDWARD WALLACE | Templetown | Died 28th Dec.
1950 aged 84 yrs. | Also his sons PHILIP | Died 4th Oct. 1946 aged 34
yrs. | EDWARD | Died 12th April 1871 [sic] aged 64 yrs. | ANTHONY died
in England | 23rd June 1956 aged 46 yrs. | KEVIN | Died 26th Oct 1996
aged 75 yrs | And KEVIN's son BERNARD | Died 21st June 2012 aged 53 yrs.
| R.I.P.

No. 29
[see also No. 30] In Memorium | Gnr. MICHAEL WALSH | 9th Royal Artillery
Coast Regt. | Who died in captivity as a Japanese | Prisoner of War |
5th March 1943 | Singapore | Lest we forget | Erected by the Wexford
Branch of the Royal British | Legion with grateful public and private
donations | 2013

No. 30
[see also No. 29] In Loving Memory | Of | PHILIP WALSH | Died 26th Dec.
1956 | Aged 76 years. | Also His Wife | ANNIE WALSH | Died 17th Feb 1962
| Aged 80 years. | Also Their Son | MICHAEL WALSH | Killed In Last War |
Between 1939 - 1945. | Also Their Son | JOHN WALSH | Died 25th March
1997 | Aged 79 Years. | Also Their Daughter | CATHLEEN WALSH | Died 10th
Aug 2005 | Aged 85 years. | ... MARY O'SHEA (nee WALSH) ... ...

No. 31
MARY WHITTY | Died 31-10-1969 | Aged 79 | Also | Daughter | NELLIE |
Died 1933 | Aged 19 | Rest In Peace