St. Canice Plaques, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
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Contributed by: Robert Leggett
Transcribed by: Marilynn Smeggil


Photo No.0
To the Glory of God | and | In Loving Memory of | PAT and MARY ANDERSON
| sisters, | of this parish, | with | Grateful Remembrance | of their |
Devoted Service and Generosity | to this | Cathedral Church | 2004 A.D.
| "My soul rests in God alone"

Photo No.1
In Loving Memory | of | JAMES GEORGE ANSON BUTLER | 5th Marquess of
Ormond | Born 17th April 1890. died 21st June 1949. | Also of his wife |
SYBIL INNA MILDRED | Born 24th Oct. 1888. died 18th May 1948. | And
their son | JAMES ANTHONY VISCOUNT THURLES | Born 18th Aug. 1916. died
8th May 1940.

Photo No.2
In Memory of | The Honourable OTWAY FREDERICK SEYMOUR CLUFFE | 3rd son
of Otway 3rd Earl of Desart | Born 11th January 1853 died at Fremantle
3rd January 1912 | Formerly Captain Rifle Brigade | Served in Ashanti
Expedition 1873 | Groom of the Privy Chamber to Her Majesty Queen
Victoria | Gentleman Usher to Their Majesties King Edward III and King
George V | was twice Mayor of Kilkenny and took a prominent and | active
part in the promotion of loral industries and in | social and charitable
work among his fellow citizens. | This tablet is placed here by his only
surviving brother | HAMILTON 5th Earl of Desart.

Photo No.3
In Memory of | ROBERT NORWOOD | John St. Kilkenny | Died 17th May 1951 |
and of SARAH NORWOOD | Died 15th June 1904 | At Rest

Photo No.4
Top left:
Here lie intered the Remains of | THOS PACK Esqr, eldest son | of the
Revd. Dean of Ossory. | He was the hope of his Friends, | And ornament
of his Family. | During two years continuance in | the University, he
acquired every honor | attainable in so short a Period. | and his Life,
tho� limited, was | mark�d with every virtue. | He died on the 13th day
of December 1786 Aged 17 years.

Top right:
Also the Remains of MISS ANNE PACK. | Second Daughter of the Dean of
Ossory. | She resigned her Life on the 6th Day | of August 1795 in the
22d Year of her Age. | Her disposition was mild and amible. | Her
manners gentle and engaging | Her morning of Life was soon overcast. |
And she Fell an early, but not | untimely Victim to the Grave. |
CATHERINE ANNE, eldest Daughter | of the Revd. THOMAS PACK Dean of
Ossory | departed this life, on the 20th of April 1844, | in the 72nd
Year of her Age. | Her Remains are deposited | in the Harrow Road
Cemetery, Middlesex, | "Now, the end of the Commandment is Charity | out
of a pure heart, and a good Conscience | and of Faith unfeigned 1 Tim 1
chap 5 Verse

Bottom left:
Here be deposited | the Remains | of | The Revd. THOS PACK | | DEAN of
Ossory | In whom was united | very Virtue | which could ornament | the
Christian | or dignify | the clerical Character | Having faithfully
discharged | the Duties | of his scared Function | for Fifty two Years |
He closed his ministry and Life | on the 26th of May | in the 76th year
of his Age | and of our Lord 1703

Bottom Right:
Within this Vault | rest the Remains | of MRS CATHERINE PACK | Relict of
the Revd. THOS. PACK, | Dean of Ossory | She resigned her Soul into her
creators hands | in the 10th of April 1801 | in the 68th Year of her
Age. | Her Life exhibited an uniform Scene | of unaffected Piety. | And
unbounded Charity. | She was a faithful Wife | an affectionate Parent, |
And a firm Friend, | And in the discharge | of every Christian Duty, |f
She was equall�d by few, | She was excell�d by none.

Photo No.5
In Memory of | WILLIAM RANALOW, | Organist of this Cathedral | for 43
years, | Died 25th May 1890, aged 73 years. | As a token of sincere
regard | this monument is erected by some | of his numerous friends who
| respect his memory. | Thou wilt keep him in | Perfect Peace | Whose
mind is stayed | on Thee

Photo No.6
The adjoining chapter house | has been panelled | and improved | in
grateful memory of | JAMES NOBLE ST. JOHN LL.D. | of this city | Who
besides other charitable | Bequests left a portion of his | property for
the support and | Improvement of this cathedral | its services and
ministry. | He died April 2nd 1873, | The memory of the just is blessed.

Photo No.7
of | JOHN WALKER B.A. | Headmaster | Kilkenny Model | and National
School | 1924 - 1946 | God called him | to higher life | 19th February
1946. | A Man Greatly Beloved. | Daniel X.11. | Blessed are the Pure in
Heart St. Matt V.8. | This tablet | is erected by his wife.

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