Memorials
ARDNURCHER CHURCHYARD - Co., Westmeath
Compiled by Thomas U. Sadleir. 

Here lye the bodyes of Peter MARSH, of Moyalley, who departed this life August 9th 1736, aged 61 years, also of Warburten MARSH who departed March the 3rd 1761, aged 61 years, also of Mrs Ellen MARSH, alias HOMAN, wife of Peter MARSH, of Ballinaminton.

[Died, suddenly, as sitting on horseback at Athlone Races, Warburton MARSH, of the King's County, Esq. "Exshaw's Magazine. 29 Aug., 1761.]

Here lieth the body of Peter LUSK, who departed this life August 9th, aged 7 years, 1729.

This tomb was erected by Timothy FAHEY in memory of his father Owen FAHEY, who departed this life April 16, 1783, aged 61 years.

God have mercy on the Soul of Thomas HUGHES, who died 7 March 1799, aged 77 years.

Beneath this stone lye the remains of John HENDERSON, of Faheran, Esq. and Catherine HENDERSON, otherwise PYE, his wife, with their second and third sons John and Thomas, and other young children. Also Mary HENDERSON, otherwise DALTON, wife of Joseph HENDERSON, of Hollymount, eldest son of said John and daughter of Peter DALTON, of Ballinlough, in the County of Tipperary, Esq. and Thomazine JUDGE, of Ballysheil, otherwise DALTON, and Joseph HENDERSON, and some daughters, who all died young, with two grandchildren Mary MEDLICOTT and James MEDLICOTT, son and daughter of Hercules MEDLICOTT, and Thomazine HENDERSON, alias MEDLICOTT.

[It is remarkable that there should be no date on this stone. Joseph HENDERSON married Mary DALTON in 1764, so it was probably erected some years subsequently.]

O Lord have mercy on the Soul of John MAGENNIS, who departed this life July 1812, aged 27 years.

O Lord have mercy on the Soul of Owen KILMURRY, who departed this life Nov. 2nd 1796, aged 68 years. Erected by his son Bryan KILMURRY.

Altar tomb:

This monument was erected by John MOORE, in memory of his Father Samuel MOORE, who departed this life July 14th 1798, aged 95 years. Also his mother Catherine MOORE, alias KELLY, who departed January 19th, 1800, aged 80 years. May they rest in Peace.

Pray for the Soul of David McKOWEN, who departed this life Jan. 27th, 1787, aged 40 years.

Here lie the remains of William KERANS, eldest son of Lyons KERANS, who departed this life 10th day of October 1821, aged 24 years.

Pray for the Soul of Lawrence LUSK, who departed this life July 3rd 1735, and in the 56th year of his age.

Here lie the remains of William GRIFFITH, of Clonshanny, who departed this life January 15, 1825, aged 64 years. Erected by his wife Anne GRIFFITH.

Here lie the remains of William GRIFFITH who departed this life July 12, 1802, aged 75 years. Also his wife Mary GRIFFITH, alias FINNAMORE, departed this life Sept. 12, 1782, aged 45 years. Erected by their son Christopher GRIFFITH.

This tomb is erected by Matthias McMANUS in memory of his son James McMANUS, who departed this life August 1798, aged 22 years. Also his wife Jane McMANUS who departed this life, October 28, 1818, aged 67 years.

Altar tomb
Erected by Laughlin CLAVIN, of Lehinch, in memory of his beloved Brother James CLAVIN, who departed this life Oct. 27, 1853.

Here lieth the remains of Anne BREADY, who departed this life 23rd day of December 1802, aged 62 years. And also her husband Michael BREADY.

Pray for Soul of Margaret KEYS, who departed this life May the 3rd 1737, aged 48 years, also her daughter ___ KEYS.

Pray for the Soul of Michael GRINNAN, who died November 27, 1769, aged 23 years.

This tomb is erected to the memory of Malachy TRACY, of Meldrim, who departed this life 22nd day of June 1816, aged 74 years. May his Soul rest in Peace, Amen.

Altar tomb
This tomb is erected by Thomas MARTIN of Grieve, in memory of his son Patrick, who died on the 9 June 1830, aged 8 years.

Erected by Thomas DALY in memory of his beloved mother Ellen DALY, alias CRONLY who departed this life June 10, 1818, aged 68 years.

Erected by Malachy LYNAM, and brothers, of Donore, in memory of their beloved Father Malachy DALY, who died May 2nd 1858, aged 80 years. May he rest in Peace, Amen.

O Lord have mercy on the Soul of Anne CONWAY, who departed this life July 22nd 1847, Aged 38 years.

Erected by her affectionate husband Thomas CONWAY.

(Source FHL # 1279285)

 



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