St. Ninians (CoI) Graveyard, Convoy, County Donegal, Ireland
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ST. NINIANS (COI) GRAVEYARD, CONVOY, COUNTY DONEGAL, IRELAND

Photo No.0
[Sign] | Church of Ireland | St. Ninian's | Convoy | 1st
Sunday | 12 noon Morning Prayer | 2nd Sunday | 12 noon Holy
Communion | 3rd Sunday Morning Prayer | 4th Sunday 12 noon
Family Service | 5th Sunday Morning Prayer | Rector | The
Revd. W.T. LONG PH.D | The Rectory, Convoy, Tel. 074 9101817
| Church Property trespassers | Will be prosecuted

Photo No.1
Photograph of church

Photo No.2
Photograph of church with graveyard

Photo No.3
ASHE | In Loving Memory of | SAMUEL ASHE | Died 15th
February 1953. | Also his wife | MARY FRANCES ASHE | (Nee
MARTIN) | Died 28th April 1989. | Their son | SAMUEL EDWARD
DAVID | Died 5th Dec. 2000. | Their son | GEORGE ALEXANDER
MARTIN | Died 11th April 2016 [small plaque to left of main
stone] In Loving memory of | EDWARD ASHE | Died | 13th Oct.
1902 | Also his wife | REBECCA | Died | 14th Mar 1903 | And
MARY | ELIZABETH | Wife of SAMUEL ASHE | Died | 17th Mar
1923

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In Memory of | The BARCLAY Family | The Spout | [base stone]
The Lord is my Shepherd

Photo No.5
In | Loving Memory | of | WILLIAM BARCLAY | of Glassley, |
Died June 12, 1857, aged 56 years. | And his wife | ELIZA
BARCLAY | Died December  9, 1886, aged 80 years. | Also of
their children | ANNE died January 22. 1901. | JUDITH died
August 26. 1902. | WILLIAM JOHN died March 25. 1906. |
ROBERT BARCLAY, | Died January 29. 1912. Aged 77 years. |
JAMES BARCLAY died at Glascow | June 14, 1914 | [base stone]
Yea though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
| I will fear no evil for thou art with me.
[small marker in front of main stone] In Loving Memory of |
My mother | IDA BARCLAY | Died 3rd Mar 1999 | My Father |
SAM BARCLAY | died 18th April 2001 | The Lord is my Shepherd
[Small marker to right of main stone] In Loving Memory of |
Our Grandparents | JESSIE BARCLAY | Died 24-12-1987 | WILLIE
BARCLAY | Died 30-12-1997

Photo No.6
[closeup photograph of base of Photo No.5]

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BARCLAY | In Loving Memory of | A dear husband, father, and
grandfather | ANDREW MAURICE | Died 9th January 2009 aged 82
years | Also his wife TILLY | A loving mother and
grandmother | Died 18th May 2012 Aged 81 years | [base
stone] Abide with me
[small planter in front of main stone] ANDREW

Photo No.8
In Loving Memory of | Our dear daughter | DONNA BARCLAY |
Corradooey | Died 2nd November 1998 aged 9 years

Photo No.9
In | Loving Memory | of | EILEEN BARCLAY | Called Home | 6th
September 1978 | "The Lord is my Shepherd" | [base stone]
Erected by the Oliver family

Photo No.10
[Another view of Photo No. 5]

Photo No.11
In Memory of | A Loving Husband | Father and Grandfather |
GEORGE ALEXANDER BARCLAY | (LEXIE) | Died 8th February 2016
Aged 72 years | "What a Friend we have in Jesus"

Photo No.12
BARCLAY | Corradooey | In Loving Memory of | RACHEL | Died
22nd July 2000 Aged 57 years | And her dear Mother JEANNIE |
Died 14th May 2002 Aged 81 years | And her dear Father
BERTIE | Died 8th January 2004 Aged 84 years | Abide with me
| [Inscription on base stone blocked by flowers]

Photo No.13
BARCLAY | In Loving Memory of | A Dear husband | Father and
grandfather | ROBERT (BOB) | Died 25th February 2013 Aged 84
years | [base stone] The Lord is my Shepherd

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BARCLAY | In Loving Memory of | WILLIAM T. BARCLAY | Died
31st August 1986. | Also his wife, KATHLEEN | Died 31st
December 1991. | Thine be the Glory
[planter in front of main stone] BARCLAY

Photo No.15
BEATTIE

Photo No.16
In Loving Memory | of | My Dear EVE | EVIJA BIRSTINA | Died
10th August 2011 | Aged 38 years | Till We Meet Again
[small planter in front of main stone] EVIJA | DUSI MIERA

Photo No.17
In Loving Memory | of  | JAMES JOHNSTON BONAR | A devoted
husband, Father and Grandfather | Died 15th March 1971 Aged
69 years | His dear wife MARGARET REBECCA (ETTA) | A Loving
wife, mother and grandmother | Died 6th January 1983 Aged 71
years | Their beloved infant son LAIRD | Died 6th August
1939 | And their beloved son STEWART ALFRED | Died 3rd
December 1947 Aged 13 years | And his parents STEWART and
REBECCA | Aunts ELIZA and MARY and Sister AGNES |
.............est Lord is Ended [inscription blocked by
flowers] | [base stone] BONAR

Photo No.18
In Loving memory of | STEWART LAIRD BONAR | Died 25 ?
October 1960 | And his wife ELIZABETH | Died 4 ? November
1956
[small planter in front of main stone] BONAR

Photo No.19
ROBERT FRANCIS | BOYTON | Born Dec ........ | Died July 20
1875?? [extremely worn stone]

Photo No.20
BROWN | In Loving memory of | DAVID BROWN | Died 20th March
1981 | Aged 62 years | [base stone] Abide with me

Photo No.21
BROWN | In Loving Memory of | WILLIAM JOHN | Died 6th July
1995 aged 83 years | His Loving wife | MARTHA (formerly
TORRENS) | Died 21st May 2013 aged 92 years | "The Lord Is
My Shepherd"

Photo No.22
In | Loving memory of | JOHN INCH BRYSON | Born 26th May
1901 | Died 6th [or 9th?] Nov 1985 | [extremely worn stone]

Photo No.23
BUSTARD

Photo No.24
In Memory | of | ROBERT TYLER BUSTARD | Tyrcallen |
Stranoblar, County Donegal, | Died August 22, 1930 | Aged 68
years

Photo No.25
CAMPBELL | Esther died 1st March 1960 | ROBERT died 4th
April 1995 | Also their daughter | MAMIE | Died 12th October
1994 | Love's Last Gift Remembrance

Photo No.26
In Memory | of | ELIZABETH CAMPBELL | Second daughter of |
JOHN CAMPBELL Malin | who died at Greenhill | June 3rd 1....
[possibly 1956?? | Aged 28? Years | I wailed patiently for
the | Lord and He inclined unto me | Ps 40th | [Extremely
worn stone]

Photo No.27
In Loving Memory | of | MATILDA JANE (TILLIE) COLEBORN |
(Nee CLARKE) | Born 22nd March 1913 | Died 29th February
2000 | "In Heavenly Love Abiding" | [base stone] COLEBORN

Photo No.28
In Loving Memory | of | A Loving mother and grandmother |
MAGGIE CORSCADDEN | Died 15th Sept. 1958 Aged 63 years | A
Loving wife | Mother and grandmother | NORA CORSCADDEN |
Died 20th Dec. 2012 Aged 82 years | Sadly missed, Lovingly
Remembered | [base stone] CORSCADDEN

Photo No.29
In | Memory of | MARGARET, | The dearly beloved wife | of  |
DAVID CROMIE, | Who fell asleep | 12th December 1913. | And
of | DAVID CROMIE | Who died | 17th December 1953, | Safe in
the arms of Jesus.

Photo No.30
DEVENNEY | Kiltoal, Convoy | In Loving Memory of | A dear
wife | Mother and grandmother | GLADYS | 26rh February 1947
? 29th November 2012 | [base stone] The day Thou gavest |
Lord is ended

Photo No.31
DEVENNY | In | Loving Memory of | My dear wife | And our
Loving mother | EILEEN | Who died 3rd January 1996 | Aged 59
years. | Her husband JAMES | Who died 6th September 2013 |
Aged 76 years. | In Our hearts you will always stay | Loved
and Remembered Every day. | [base stone] 1937-1996

Photo No.32
ROBERT COLLINSWOOD FENWICK | Who died 12th  July 1... |
........... WILLIAM? FENWICK | ..... May.... | [extremely
worn stone]

Photo No.33
GALBRAITH | Milltown | In Loving Memory of | WILLIAM JAMES
GALBRAITH | Died 14th October 2007 | Aged 76 years | SARAH
JANE GALBRAITH | A dear wife and mother | Grandmother and
Great Grandmother | Died 19th May 2017 | Aged 80 years |
[base stone] The Lord is my Shepherd

Photo No.34
In | Loving Memory of | ARTHUR GIBSON | Died 4th January
1978 | Also his wife, BELLA GIBSON | Died 26th April 1980 |
And their daughter | MARGARET ISOBEL GIBSON | Died 5th April
2010 | [base stone] ......... abiding [inscription blocked
by flowers]

Photo No.35
In Loving Memory | of  | GEORGE GIBSON | Died 15th Sept.
1969 Aged 74 years | His grandson GEORGE ANDREW | Died 3rd
Dec. 2011 Aged 46 years | His granddaughter | MARY ELLEN
HILARY | Died 10th June 2016 Aged 48 years | The Lord is my
Shepherd | [base stone] GIBSON

Photo No.36
In Loving Memory of | JOHN GIBSON | Died 18th February 1976
Aged 70 years | His grandson RONALD | Died December 1968 |
His son HARRY GIBSON | Died 6th December 1984 aged 51 years
| Also ELLEN GIBSON | Died 18th July 2003 Aged 91 years

Photo No.37
In Loving Memory | of | A dear wife | Mother and grandmother
| JOYCE GIBSON | Died 6th January 2013 aged 71 years | The
Lord is my Shepherd | [base stone] GIBSON

Photo No.38
GIBSON | Mullinard Convoy | In Loving Memory of | SAMEUL
GIBSON | Died 13th Oct. 1937 | Also his wife, MARGARET |
Died 20th April 1972 | Their son, GEORGE | Died 5th Jan.
1956 | Their daughter, MARGARET | Died 6th Nov. 1958 | [base
stone] Peace perfect peace

Photo No.39
In Loving Memory | of | Our dear son | RILEY KRISJAN HARPUR
GILLESPIE | Born 08/05/2017 ? Past 23/05/2017 | If I could
have a lifetime Wish | A dream that would come true, | I'd
pray to God with all my heart | For me to be with you | Love
you always, Sleep tight little man | Mammy, Daddy & all the
family | [base stone] HARPUR-GILLESPIE

Photo No.40
Treasured Memories | of | ELVIN GORDON (Convoy) | Died 24th
October 2010 | Aged 33 years | Rest in peace | [base stone]
GORDON

Photo No.41
HALL | In memory of | A Loving wife and mother | ELIZABETH
(BESSIE) | 31/3/1923 ? 7/3/2002 | And a Loving husband and
father | WILLIAM (BILLY) | 18/7/1921 ? 19/11/2009

Photo No.42
HEATHERINGTON | Ballyboe | [base stone] The Lord is my
Shepherd [small planter in front of main stone] In Loving
Memory

Photo No.43
In Memory of | CLIVE HUMPHREYS | Died 12th June 2014 | Aged
62 years | Missed by family and friends | "Wish you were
here"

Photo No.44
KENNEDY | In | Loving memory of | MARY JANE HANNA KENNEDY |
Died 16th June 1983 aged 52 years | Her husband JOSEPH
KENNEDY | died 21st Oct. 1998 aged 72 years | [base stone]
And at... ... ... hand | There is ... ... ... ... Evermore
[inscription blocked by flowers]

Photo No.45
KILPATRICK | Londonderry | [small planter in front of main
stone] Mum & Dad

Photo No.46
KILPATRICK | Findrum, Convoy | In Loving Memory of | A dear
husband and father | JAMES | died 13th October 1987 Aged 65
years | [base stone] "Nearer My God to Thee"

Photo No.47
KILPATRICK | Magheranappin | In Loving Memory of | JOHN
VICTOR | Died 5th December 1998 aged 79 years | And his
beloved wife ELIZABETH ANN (N... [photograph cuts off this
word] | Died 21st November 2005 aged 86 years | "Near My God
to Thee"

Photo No.48
LINDSAY | In Loving memory of | A dear wife | Mother and
grandmother | DORIS | Died 21st April 2005 aged 74 years |
And a dear husband | Father and grandfather | JAMES | Died
2nd April 2008 aged 83 years | [short inscription on base
stone blocked by flowers]

Photo No.49
In Loving Memory | of | WILLIAM McCLURE, | Gobnascale, |
Died 29th December 1943, aged 83 years | Also his wife
ELIZABETH JANE, | Died 14th June 1953, aged 88 years. |
Their daughter ELIZABETH A. WITHEROW | Died 1st Dec. 1973. |
Also her husband DAVID WITHEROW | Died 22nd March 1984. |
Their grandson DAVID STERRIT WITHEROW | Died 1st August
1977, aged 6 weeks. | "Until the day break and the shadows
flee away"

Photo No.50
J. McDEVITT | 1877

Photo No.51
In Loving Memory of | WILLIAM McGRORTY | A distinguished
scholar | born A.D. 1777, Died 17th Aug 1870 | Also SARAH,
his beloved wife  | Who departed this life 20th Dec 1871. |
And of JAMES McCORTY | Their eldest son | Who died 21st Oct.
1836 aged 21 years | Also of their grand- children | SARAH
ANN LITTLE | Who died 25th Oct. 1871, aged 15 yrs. | And
MARY LITTLE | Who died 12th Dec. 1865, aged 18 months | May
they rest in peace.

Photo No.52
[closeup photo of Photo No.51]

Photo No.53
Treasured Memories | of | A dear husband | Father and
grandfather | THOMAS NESBITT | Died 19th December 2010 |
Aged 86 years

Photo No.54
Sacred | To the Memory of | HARRIETTE | wife of the late |
Revd FREDERIC NORRIS M.A. | Rector of Gransden | in the
county of CAMBRIDGE | Died 22nd October 1869. | Aged 70
years. | Also of their daughter | HARRIETT FREDRICA | wife
of | GEORGE SPENCE FENTON | who died on the | 1st December
1875, | Aged 55 years.

Photo No.55
OLIVER | Forever with the Lord

Photo No.56
CHRISTOPHER OLIVER | Born 18th December 1989 | Died 12th
August 1990. | "The light of your short life | Shines
forever in our hearts."

Photo No.57
OLIVER | In Loving memory of | SAMUEL, died 14th Nov. 19....
| Also his wife | MATILDA, died 20th Sept. 19... | And their
son | SAMUEL, died 27th July 198.. | And his wife | GRETTA,
died 11th July 200....

Photo No.58
In | Loving Memory of | ISABELLA JANE QUINN | died 18th
January 1969 | And her husband, JOHN QUINN |Died 22nd
February 1984 | Safe in the Arms of Jesus

Photo No.59
QUINN | In Loving Memory of | JOHN JAMES WATSON | Died 31st
August 1998 | And his wife | ANNA MARGARET | Died 1st
January 2016 | What a friend we have in Jesus.

Photo No.60
SCANLON | Findrum | In Loving Memory of | DAVID SCANLON |
Died 19th January 1987 | And his sister AGNES | Died 26th
April 1989 | [base stone] Safe in the Arms of Jesus

Photo No.61
SCANLON | In Loving Memory of | ELSIE | Died 2nd March 2009
aged 80 years | BILLY | Died 10th February 2017 aged 90
years | [base stone] "The Lord is my Shepherd"

Photo No.62
In Loving Memory | of | ROBERT | Died 27th August 2009 |
Aged 40 years | [base stone] SCOTT

Photo No.63
In Loving Memory of | Infant child of | JAMES & MARY STRAIN
| Died April 1976 | Also JAMES STRAIN | Born 2nd March 1929
| Died 19th June 2009

Photo No.64
In Loving Memory | of | A dear wife and mother | MAUD
ELIZABETH VANCE | Died 3rd August 2006 aged 83 years | Her
husband HARRY | Died 4th July 2009 aged 83 years | The Lord
is my Shepherd | [base stone] VANCE

Photo No.65
In | Loving Memory of | Our dear Sister and Parents | META
WALLACE | Died 10th August 1958 | JOHNNY WALLACE | Died 21st
July 1999 | TILLIE WALLACE | Died 6th July 2001 | [base
stone] The Lord is my Shepherd

Photo No.66
WATSON

Photo No.67
In | Loving Memory of | AGGIE WATSON | (Nee McCLURE) | Died
21st February 1992 | And Loving wife of BILLY | The Lord is
my Shepherd | [base stone] WATSON

Photo No.68
WATSON | In Loving Memory of | CHARLES BISSET FENWICK | Died
3rd August 1955. | ROBERT died 24th March 1965. | ARABELLA
died 4th December 1978. | ROBERT SAMUEL died 22nd January
1997. | HAMILTON died 3rd August 2005. | ALFRED died 25th
August 2005. | DOLLY died 30th January 2015.

Photo No.69
In Loving Memory | of a dear husband and father, | WILLIAM
WATSON | Died 18th June 1970 aged 57 yrs. | MARGARET WATSON
| Died 8th July 2011 aged 91 yrs. | Also SAMUEL WATSON |
Died 16th May 2000 aged 63 yrs. | Also MARGARET WATSON |
Died 24th Nov. 1956 aged 69 yrs. | Also CHARLES WATSON |
Died 18th Jan. 1957 aged 48 yrs. | Also KENNETH WATSON |
died 26t5h Nov. 1992 aged 53 yrs. | Also MINA WATSON | Died
25th Nov. 1998 aged 82 yrs. | [base stone] WATSON

Photo No.70
WHYTE | In Loving Memory of | THOMPSON WHYTE | Died 26th
April 1958 | His wife JEANIE | Died 7th December 1969 | And
their son JAMES | Died 7th June 2005 | "In Heavenly love
abiding..

Photo No.71
In Loving Memory of | The | WILKIE | Family | Abide with me.

Photo No.72
... Asleep | Jan __ 1890 (?) | LAUN... (?) GIBSON (?) | Aged
40 (?) Years [Mostly illegible]

Photo No.73
Church wall with several downed stones

Photo No.74
[Close-up of Two of the slab headstones from Photo Number 73]
Right side:
ROBERT MONTGOMERY | [illegible]
Left side:
... MONTGOMERY | ... 1875 (?)





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