Headstones: Merrion Graveyard (Belleview/Bellview), Co. Dublin
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MERRION GRAVEYARD (BELLEVIEW/BELLVIEW), COUNTY DUBLIN, IRELAND

Photo No.
0 Graveyard View

Photo No.1
"I H S" | Here Lyeth the remians of | MARY CAVENAGH | who
departed this life the 30th | of March 1809 aged 50 years [Top
missing]

Photo No.2
"Goria in Excelsis Deo I H S " | This stone is erected in memory
| of M'r SMYTH late of Clarendon | Street who departed this life
| the 17th March 1800 aged 50 years | also his daughter MARY
SMYTH | who departed this life August 30th | 1796 aged 10 years |
It was done by his son THO'S SMYTH [some overprinting/damage to
type]

Photo No.3
"I H S" Here lyeth the body | of MARY RENNIX who | departed life
in the | 14 year of her age | in 1799 | The Lord have mercy on
her [Fallen down, under a Tree]

Photo No.4
"Gloria in Excelsis Deo I H S " | This stone was erected by |
RICH'D DALY of Bow S't Dublin in | memory of his beloved wife
MARY | DALY who departed this life | 15th March 1818 aged 28 Y'rs
| Also 3 of their children Requiescant in Pace Amen

Photo No.5
Here lyeth the body | of WILLIAM MCCORMICK | of Georges Quay |
anchor smith who departed this | life September the | 18th 1774
aged 74 years  [lower part now obscured]

Photo No.6
"I H S" | This Stone and Burial place | Belongeth to Mr CLAUD
LACOSTE | of the city of Dublin Embroidere'r | Here Lieth the
body of JANE | LACOSTE his wife who Departed | This Life the 8th
of January 1762 | [A]ged 34 Years.

Photo No.10
"Gloris in Excelsius Deo I H S" | Here lies the body of ANDREW
HUGHES who departed this life on the 14th of Februar[y] 1826 in
the 77th year of his age and ... in the humble walk of life was
most highly respected by all who knew him. [table memorial]

Photo No.11
"I H S" Here lyeth the body of MARY MURPHY wife of ARTHUR
MURPHY of Kevans Street Dec'd May 3'd 1767 aged 43 years

Photo No.12
This belongeth to | CONNOR BYRNE | in memory of his daughr
CATHERIN | aged 3  | 1811

Photo No.13
Here Lyeth the body of Mr John COLFER who depar't this life
Septem'r the 17th 1766 aged 63 years and three of his children

Photo No.14
"I H S" | This stone was erected by GEORGE | CONNOLLY of Lazor's
Hill | in memory of 2 of his children who died in their infancy

Photo No.15
"Gloria in Excelsis Deo I H S Memento Mori " | Here lieth the
body of EDWARD MULLERY late of Baggot Lane who departed this life
22nd April 1815 aged 33 years Also two of his children

Photo No.16
"Gloria in Excelsis Deo Memento Mori I H S" | This stone
was erected by THOMAS CRABB of | Harolds Cross in the County of
Dublin to the | memory of his beloved wife ELIZABETH CRABB who
departed this life on the 22nd of June | A.D. 1807 and in the
43rd year of her age. | Requiescant in Pace Amen [flat on ground/
broken]

Photo No.18
"I H S" | This burial place belongs | to DENNIS O RORKE of
Dublin who | died April the 4th 1788 aged 26 years

Photo No.19
"I H S" | This stone and burial place | belongeth to Mr PATRICK
MAGUIRE | of Porters Row and his posterity | Here lieth JUDITH
his wife and | 6 of his children 1774

Photo No.21
Here Lyeth the remains | of STEPHEN WALSH who | departed this
life on the |10th day of June 1809 | Aged 40 years

Photo No.24
This stone was erected by | RICHARD DOLAN in memory of his wife |
MARY DOLAN who departed this life | the 12th day of May 1807 aged
37 | years

Photo No.26
"I H S" | Here lies the | body of WILL'M | GAILEY who died May
th'20 | 1774 aged | 53 years

Photo No.31
"I H S" | Here lieth the body of Mr PATRICK HADLEY of Aston Quay
Mariner who depart'd | this life the 11th of February 1781 aged
30 years. allso[sic] | Five of his children [top section badly
weathered]

Photo No.32
"Gloria in Excelsis Deo I H S" | This stone was erected by | MARY
BRADY and her son JOHN BRADY | to the memory of her husband |
PETER BRADY who died 21st August | 1813 aged 50 years Also his
son | PATRICK BRADY who died 15th | November 1802 aged 6 years |
May their souls rest in pace | Amen

Photo No.37
Sacred to the memory of | JOHN KELLY Esq'r | Revenue Officer: |
Late of Westport in Co Mayo | Who departed this life | May 15th
1824 aged 42 years | This stone was erected by his | beloved wife
in testimony of her | regard for him

Photo No.41
"Gloria in Excelsis Deo I H S" | This stone is erected to the |
memory of JOHN KEOUGH | by his wife BRIDGET KEOUGH | he departed
this life the 17th Dec'r | 1823 aged 34 years | Requiescant in
Pace Amen

Photo No.42
"I H S" | This buriall place place | belongs to THOMAS | RILEY,
PATRIK RILEY [&] | RICHARD RIALEY and | theyer posterety March
the 25 1711 [?] | Here lyeth the | body of FARGVS | RILEY who
departed | this life the 18 day | of March 1692 [erratic
spelliing]

Photo No.44
"Gloria in Excelsis Deo I H S" | This stone was erected by MARK
DEAN of | Upper Church Street in the City of Dublin | in memory
of his beloved wife MARY DEAN | who departed this Life Feb'y 14th
1822 | Aged 37 Years. | Also Two of his Children Beloved in Life
| and Lamented in Death.

Photo No.46
Memento Mori "IHS" | Here lies the Body of PATRICK MATHEWS | of
Fleet Street in the City of Dublin | after having lived esteemed
| by a numerous Acquaintances | And Belov'd by his Family | he
died Sincerely Regretted | August 9th 1787 Aged 47 | This Stone
was erected to his Memory | by his Son JOHN MATTHEWS | Here also
lies MARGARET MATHEWS Wife to | the above PATRICK who died Oct'r
29th 1766 aged 26 | and two of his Children FARRELL & PATRICK who
died Young And also his Father FARRELL MATHEWS who died the 30th
Jan'y 1741 aged 45 | Here also lieth JOHN Matthews beloved when
living and died Regretted the 27th Aug'st 1701 Aged 25 years
After having discharged the Important duties of a Son a Brother a
Husband and Affectionate Friend | Here also lieth the Body of
BRIDGETT MATHEWS Wife of the above PATRICK who died the 20th
Feb'ry 1793 Aged 45 Years | "Requiescant in Pace" [broken/ flat
on ground/part now missing]

Photo No.49
"Gloria in Excelsis Deo Mememto Mori I H S" | This stone was
erected by Mrs BRIDGET | MACGOWRAN of Old Merrion in memory of
her dearly beloved husband Michael MACGOWRAN who departed this
life on the 22nd of August 1824 aged 47 years | also two of his
beloved children who died young Here also lieth the remains of
his belov'd father | and mother Daniel and MARY And eleven
brothers and sisters

Photo No.61
This stone was placed here by ANDREW DOYLE the City of Dublin
merchant ..m.. Over the remains ..rs..and their posterity which
are interred her ... March 1779 ..2d October 1798...DOYLE..
[posible match - broken/parts missing/part buried]

Photo No.64
"I H S" | This stone erected by | WILLIAM FAGAN in memor'y | of
his wife Elizabeth | FAGAN who departed | this life the 9th | of
November 1804 | aged 39 years

Photo No.75
"Gloria in Excelsis Deo I H S Memento Mori" | June the 10th 1796
| This stone was erected by WILLIAM SHERIDAN of John Street in
the Liberty of the City Dublin Wollen manufacturer in memory of
his father and mother and four of his children Here also lieth
the body of his daughter SARAH HANLEY who departed this life
April 20th aged 19 years

Photo No.76
"Gloria in Excelsis Deo I H S Memento Mori" | This stone was
erected by | DAVID JOHNSTON of City Market in the | City of
Dublin for him and his posterity | A.D. 1809. Here lieth five of
his | children who died young. | Requiescant in Pace Amen

Photo No.78
"Gloria in Excelsis Deo I H S" Momento Mori | This stone was
erected by W'M PAGE | of the City of Dublin | to the memory of
his beloved son EDWARD PAGE who died May th' 24-1825 aged 3 years
and also his son W'M PAGE who died young [broken/parts now
missing]

Photo No.80
"I H S " | Here lieth the remains of M'r | JOHN HEYDEN who dep'd
this life | the 21st of April 1812 aged 77 yers [sic] | Also MARY
HEYDEN wife to above | JOHN HEYDEN who dep'd this life | Jan the
21st 1813 aged 66 yers.

Photo No.82
"Gloria in Excelsis Deo I H S Memento Mori" | Her[e] lieth
the body of | ROBERT PENSTAN who | departed this life the 6th |
of September 1816 aged | 58 years. Lord have mercy | on his soul
[damagaed/parts now missing]

Photo No.83
Sacred | to the memory of the soldiers | belonging to his
majesty's 18th Regiment | of Foot and a few belonging to other |
Corps who activated by a desire of more | active service nobly
Volunteered | from the South Mayo and different regiments of
Irish Militia into the line | and who were unfortunately
shipwrecked | on this coast in the Prince of Wales Packet | and
perished on the night of the 19th | November 1807. This tribute
in their | memory has been placed on their tomb by order of
General Earl of HARRINGTON | Commander of the forces in Ireland.

Photo No.87
Here lieth the body ... |  COGHLAN late of .... | Who departed
this life the ... of August 1796 aged 48 years [broken/parts
missing]

Photo No.89
"Gloria in Excelsis Deo I H S" |  This stone as erected by
| CHARLES DUNN of Bride S't in memory | of his beloved wife
CATHERINE DUNN | who departed this life July 5th 1816 | aged 35
years | Also three of his children who died young | Requiescant
in Pace