DOWN, DOWNPATRICK CATHEDRAL MEMORIALS

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Contributed by M.J. Bradley
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COUNTY DOWN - DOWNPATRICK CATHEDRAL
(From Mr. Edward Parkinson, 1908)

Pg. 261

Below is given a tracing of “an inscription on a stone over the east window of
the abbey, on the inside, which was removed in 1790 at the repairing of the
cathedral.  The inscription is seven inches in length, and the letter are about
and inch high

	(drawing inserted her)

As far as is know the words have not yet been read.


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SEAPATRICK OLD CHURCHYARD
{From Mr. Richard LINN, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1903}

						J. B.
HERE LYETH THE BODY OF HANNA BARBER WHO DEPARTED YE LEIF YE 3 OF SEPT 1721 AGED
3 YEARS
Here Lyeth the Body of James BARBER ~ who depd This Life Mah ye 27 1728 agd 5 ye
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HERE * LYETH * THE * BODY * OF * ARCHABALD * BROWNE WHO * DEPARTED Ye LIFE * THE
* 20 * OF * JUNE * 1715 * AGED 80 * YEARS
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…………the Body of William ANDERSON of Kilpike Linen Draper who departed this life
March ye 8 1740 aged 32 years  also Elizabeth his daughter who departed this
life April 8th 1741 aged 10 months
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HERE LYETH THE BODY | OF SUSANA McCONV | ILL DAUGHTER TO PA | TRICK McCONVILL |
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE | MARCH 24 1784 | AGED 14 YEARS.
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HERE LIETH YE BODY OF LAWRENCE BURNS WHO DEP THIS LIFE YE 4 OF MAR 1745 AGED 39
YEARS
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Here Lyeth the Body of Margret ANDERSON Daughter of Samuel ANDERSON of Banbridge
who Depd this Life January 30 * 1783 aged 1 year.

Facing page is photo of:
Ancient Slab at Moville Abbey, Co. Down

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This Monument is Erected in Memory of Edmond BYRNE of Tullorey Who Departed this
Life June the 21st 1778 Aged 62 yrs.
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HERE LYETH | Ye BODY OF | JOHN TOMSON | WHO DEPARTED | Ye LEIFE Ye 3 OF JUNE |
1714: AS * ALSO: DAVID & | SAMUEL : AS : ALSO : JOSE | PH : TOMSON : WHO : DEP |
ARTED : Ye : LIFE : Ye 27 | OF : APRIL : AGED : 19 : YEARS : 1718
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In the Tomb Underneath are deposited the Remains of Ellinor LYONS HOLMES the
wife of Samuel HOLMES of Lenederg and Rose-Hall  She departed this mortal Life
the 9th of november 1796 aged 45 years  also their infant children the offspring
of said Samuel and Ellinor
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Sacred to the memory of the Revd. James STURROCK Vicar of Seapatrick whose
mortal remains are here deposited  Over which this stone was placed By his
fondly attached and sorrowing relict Annabella STURROCK In the prime of life.
Lamented by his friends and parishioners He was killed by a fall from his horse
on the 17th day of April 1803.
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Journal of the Association for the Preservation of the Memorials of the Dead in
Ireland Vol. 6. 1904, (FHL # 0258795)