Cemetery: LONGFORD - St. George's Church, Keenagh, Co. Longford, Ireland
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Location: ST. GEORGE'S CHURCH, KEENAGH, Co LONGFORD         

Num:    1 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of Margaret Lawrence of
Cartronawr who fell asleep in Jesus the 3rd day of
June 1902 aged 85 years. Erected by her son Samuel
Lawrence.

Num:    2 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

To the memory of Goodwin Long, Bronagh, Cahir, Co.
- , beloved husband of Margaret W. Long died 25th
November 1963 also his wife Margaret W. Long died
10th December 1988.

Num:    3 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In fondest memory of Marjorie beloved only
daughter of Thomas and Sara Hayes who died 17th
September 1928 aged 18 years. I will not leave you
comfortless. Erected by those who loved her.

Num:    4 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of Thomas J. Hayes ... who died
1843 and Sarah Montgomery Hayes who died 3rd June
1954. Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall
see God.

Num:    5 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In memory of Lily beloved wife of Percy White
Tenelick who died 1st October 1942 also her
husband Percy White died 30th June 1953.

Num:    6 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

The family burying ground of AMBROSE BOLE Esq.
Park Place Co. Longford

Num:    7 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

O Death where is thy sting O Grave where is thy
victory
Thanks to God which giveth us the victory through
our Lord Jesus Christ. Burial ground of ROBERT
JAMES CARD A.M. Rector of Kilcommick and
Archdeacon of Ardagh

In affectionate remembrance of ISABELLA ANGEL CARD
who died May 1872. ANNA CARD who died 3rd June
1876. FRANCES JANE CARD who died 17th November
1882. ROBERT JAMES CARD A.M. Archdeacon of Ardagh
who died 7th March 1888. BESSY CARD who died 25th
August 1887

Num:    8 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

Underneath this stone and beside those of his only
child GEORGIANA CHARLOTTE HENRY are deposited the
mortal remains of the Rev. GEORGE BRITANE who had
been Rector of the Parish for quarter of a
century. He fell asleep in Jesus on 28th March
1848. Beside this stone are the mortal remains of
his beloved wife ANNA MARIA BRITANE who departed
this life 15th February A.D. 1851 aged 71 years.

Num:    9 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

Here lie the mortal remains of GEORGIANA
CHARLOTTE, the beloved wife of Reverend THOMAS
HENRY. She fell asleep in Jesus on the 22nd of
September A.D. 1846.

Num:   10 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In memory of ROBERT CHRISTIE late of .... in this
County who died 11th December 1859 aged 75 years.

Num:   11 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

... ELIZABETH ... erected by her husband ROBERT
CHRISTIE

Num:   12 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

... JOSEPH HIGGINS of Ballymahon died December 5th
1851 ... and LIZZIE HIGGINS died 1868 aged 19
years.
Num:   13 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

Here lieth the remains of the beloved wife of
CALEB SHORT of Abbeyshrule who died in the triumph
of truth on July 20th 1868 aged 44 years

Num:   14 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

...WILLIAM HIGGINS... 1880...aged 96 years...

Num:   15 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In memory of
HARRIET WHILEMINA
beloved wife of the
Rev. WILLIAM CHRISTIE
and daughter of the late
WILLIAM HAMPTON
County surveyor Wicklow
died February 18th 1861  [corrected - sdem]
aged 28 years.
Also her beloved sister
MARY JANE HAMPTON
died March 28th 1887
aged 52 years

Num:   16 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

Here lieth the remains of ELIZA POYNTON who fell
asleep in Jesus on the 20th November 1854 aged 20
years. Also her dear mother ELIZA POYNTON who fell
asleep in Jesus 4th June 1880.

Num:   17 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

DAVID G. PETER Esq. M.D. died May 7th 1857. He is
not dead but sleepth

Num:   18 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of WILLIAM ROGERS, Ards who died
16th January 1970. Peace perfect peace.

Num:   19 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

To the memory of MARGARET HALL who died 10th of
June 1875 aged 17 years and her brother THOMAS who
died 11th February 1876 aged 11 years. Blessed are
the dead who die in the Lord
Num:   20 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In affectionate remembrance of the Rev. RICHARD
PHILLIPS Wesleyan Minister who died at Glenmore
the 24th of December 1845 in the 68th year of his
age and 40th of his Ministry. The Gospel which he
preached unto others. He found his support through
the Valley of the Shadow of Death

Num:   21 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

Here lieth the remains of MARY HALL alias McFARREN
who departed this life the 2nd day of August 1837
aged 38 years. Also her son GEORGE HALL who
departed this life the 15th day of March 1840 aged
23 years.

Num:   22 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

Here lieth the remains of JOSEPH HYNDS who
departed this life August 14th 1854 aged 3 years

Num:   23 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of JOHN MULDOON Bart., who went
to rest on 15th September 1886 aged 50 years. To
be with Christ...Also his dear daughter MARY ANNE
who went to rest on 14th October 1884 aged 8
years...

Num:   24 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of WALTER MITCHEL HIGGINS,
Farragh. Fell asleep 6th December 1968 aged 77
years. Also his wife SARAH LOUISA fell asleep 18th
August 1974 aged 83 years. Father in thy gracious
keeping leave we now thy loved ones sleeping.
Erected by his son KENNETH

Num:   25 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

Sacred to the memory of WILLIAM HALL of Cartron in
this Parish...84 years...died 1876. Erected by his
mother MARGARET HALL.

Num:   26 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

I am the Redeemer. He that believes in me though
he were dead shall be saved. Sacred to the memory
of JOHN BEATTY of Clough. He died the 9th of March
1880 aged 38 years. Erected by his loving wife
MARIA BEATTY as a small token of respect for her
loving husband

Num:   27 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In remembrance of ELIZABETH AUSTIN who died on the
14th of June 1871, aged 38 years. Youngest
daughter of the late ALEXANDER SENTER of Clough
and her parents ALEXANDER SENTER died 27th January
1855 aged 70 years. HANNAH SENTER died 16th
February 1878 aged 86 years. Her sisters and
brothers - GEORGE died 25th April 1892 aged 62
years. JANE died 28th November 1896 aged 75. ELLEN
died 6th May 1902 aged 78. ALEXANDER died 17th
January 1906 aged 76. HANNAH died 9th March 1911
aged 91. WILLIAM  died 19th June 1880 aged 62.
Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.
Erected by her sister HANNAH SENTER.

Num:   28 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In affectionate remembrance of Mrs KATHERINE
BEIRNE who died July 24th 1887 aged 31 years. She
sleeps in Jesus free from pain. Our loss though
great to her is gain. And her son ALEXANDER BEIRNE
who died 20th August 1938 aged 58 years. Both of
Ardnagrassa House. MARY J. ROLLINS late of Clough
died 15th January 1960. Erected by her loving
children 1911

Num:   29 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In memory of a loving
husband and father
GEORGE NOEL ROLLINS,
Clough.
Died 8th May 1960
aged 42 years.
Safe in the Arms of Jesus.

Num:   30 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

Sacred to the memory of MARY WOOD of Curry who
died February 20th 1906 aged 69 years also her son
THOMAS WOOD died August 10th 1889 aged 22 years. I
am the Resurrection and the Life.
This stone was erected by the daughter and sister
of the above ELIZA J. LEWIS

Num:   31 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of
EVELYN JANE PLANT
(BARRY)
entered into rest
20th April 1983, aged 84 years.
Her daughter KATHLEEN JEAN
died 20th December 1937 aged 2 years.
Her husband
JOHN PLANT
died 21st September 1985,
aged 94 years.

Num:   32 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In
Loving Memory of
WILLIAM MATHEWS,
Loughill
who died 13th may 1930.
His wife MARGARET
died 22nd September 1947
and their family
DAVID died 14th December 1918.
ELIZABETH died 15th March
1965. JOHN died 16th Dec. 1966.
WILLIAM 20th Oct. 1968.
MARY ANNE MATHEWS
died 20th July 1977.
And Husband ALEXANDER
died 2nd May 1988.
In thy gracious keeping leave
we now thy loved ones sleeping

Num:   33 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of WILLIAM MATHEWS died March
26th 1900 aged 77 years. Also his wife ELIZABETH
MATHEWS died December 22nd 1899 aged 75 years.
Also their son SAMUEL died December 19th 1896 aged
45 and daughter MARGARET died January 9th 1859
aged 9 years. Also ELIZABETH MATHEWS died 30th
June 1937 aged 81 years and ALEXANDER MATHEWS died
6th September 1938 aged 70 years. Also RICHARD
MATHEWS died 29th January 1939 aged 81 years. For
know that my Redeemer liveth

Num:   34 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In memory of WILLIAM FLOWER of Kenagh who departed
this life 10th September 1877 aged 70 years. Died
in the assured hope of a glorious resurrection.
Also his son ROBERT died 28th January 1937. Also
ROBERT's wife JAN died 17th September 1951 and
their daughter in law GEORGINA died 28th 1978. At
rest

Num:   35 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of ELIZABETH PHILLIPS who fell
asleep 14th March 1900. Be thou faithful unto
Death and I will give thee a crown of life

Num:   36 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of my sister ANNA MARIA McDOWELL
who died 3rd February 1913 aged 53 years. Erected
by her brother ALEXANDER McDOWELL. ALEXANDER died
19th November 1928. Thy  will be done

Num:   37 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In memory of JOHN McDOWELL who died 13th July 1895
aged 60 years. Also his son WILLIAM McDOWELL died
3rd February 1935 and children GRACE died 19th
December 1909. CHRISTINA SWIFT 22nd April 1942.
JOHN died April 1959. JOY died 19th February 1984

Num:   38 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In affectionate remembrance of Mrs CHARLOTTE
MOFFET died 28th October 1922 aged 71 years.

Num:   39 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

To the memory of Mrs MARGARET SWIFT alias MOFFETT
late of Rockfield in this Parish who departed this
life 9th of June 1872 aged 68 years. Also ELIZA
JANE SWIFT who departed this life 23rd of February
1868 aged 22 years. This memorial of affection
towards his mother and sister was placed over
their remains by SAMUEL MOFFETT SWIFT of Tumut
N.S. Wales. Mr RICHARD SWIFT late of Rockfield
departed this life 22nd day December 1877 aged 68
years. Mr. RICHARD JOHN SWIFT late of Rockfield
departed this life 20th day of July 1912 aged 65
years. Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord

Num:   40 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of RICHARD JOHN SWIFT, Rockfield
who died 20th July 1912 aged 65 years. Also his
2nd son SAMUEL died at Nelson British Columbia on
Xmas Day 1913 aged 33. DANIEL SWIFT died 30th
November 1920 aged 19 years. AGNES SWIFT died 29th
March 1927 aged 48 years. ISABELLA SWIFT wife of
RICHARD JOHN SWIFT died 12th February 1931 aged
75. THOMAS DAVID SWIFT died at Seattle 8th January
1932 aged 38. Thy will be done

Num:   41 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

Here lie the remains of Mr. SAMUEL MOFFETT late of
Rockfield in this Parish who departed this life
the 1st day of February 1844 aged 80 years. Also
the remains of MARY MOFFETT alias ADAMSON his wife
who departed this life the 13th day of November
1847 aged 83 years. Also the remains of JOHN
MOFFET late of Prospect Co. Cavan who departed
this life the 13th November 1834 aged 34 years.
Also the remains of SAMUEL MOFFETT who departed
this life the 6th day of June 1836 aged 10 years

Num:   42 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

The burial plot of the McCUTCHAN Family A.D. 1877

Num:   43 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of JOHN POYNTON Derryveigh,
September 1834 - November 1912 and of his daughter
HANNAH October 1865 - March 1901 and his daughter
MARION died August 14th 1923 aged 45 years and his
son JOHN died New York October 25th 1934 aged 83
years and his wife MARGARET died January 20th 1942
aged 85 years

Num:   44 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of JOHN TANNER, Island Kenagh,
died 13th July 1930. also his dear wife Elizabeth,
died 5th February 1961

Num:   45 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In memory of STEWART SWIFT died 6th December 1939
aged 61 years

Num:   46 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of SAMUEL RICHARD BURNETT,
Glenmore Kenagh died 13th October 1958 aged 64
years. His wife WILHELMINA ALICE died 24th March
1989 aged 87 and children FREDERICK CORRY died
1939 aged 6 weeks. ANNABEL FRANCES died 1945 aged
8 years

Num:   47 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

To the dear memory of JOHN O'FERRALL (JACK)
Ferrall Mount House, passed from this life
September 3rd 1948 aged 43 years. Beloved husband
of BEATRICE and devoted father of JOHN, VIVIENNE,
ROGER and MORGAN. Life is Eternal, love is
immortal, death is but the horizon

Num:   48 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of JAMES TANNER, Ards who died
22nd September 1962 and wife ANNIE 28th March
1973. Father on thy gracious keeping leave we now
thy loved ones sleeping

Num:   49 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of SAMUEL HALL, Ards died 28th
December 1928, wife ELIZABETH died 31st March
1916, son JOHN died 26th October 1969,
daughter-in-law Mrs KATHLEEN HALL died 14th
November 1942

Num:   50 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

Treasured memories of our dear son TREVOR
McCLOUGHRY died 8th April 1989 aged 8 years. Safe
in Jesus arms

Num:   51 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

LOUISA McCLOUGHRY 1875 - 1970

Num:   52 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of
JOHN HALL Kenagh
died 1st August 1976.
His sister MARY JANE
died 27th March 1979.
Father in thy gracious keeping
leave me now
thy loved ones sleeping

Num:   53 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of JOHN PLANT,
Loughill,
died 11th March 1930.
Wife SARAH
died 24th March 1945.
Daughter-in-law HILDA PLANT,
beloved wife of ROBERT
died October 30th 1979.
Forever with the Lord

Num:   54 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

Here lie the mortal remains of RICHARD HINES of
Mosstown. He died on the 3rd of September 1858
aged 55 years. Erected by his son Sergeant JOHN
HINES, 12th Regiment


Num:   55 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of my dear husband JOHN CORRY
FERRALL of Loughan House Kenagh who died 26th June
1925 aged 58 years. ANNIE ELIZABETH wife of the
above died 3rd June 1949 aged 75 years. Also ANNIE
FLORENCE MARGARET FERRALL died 10th October 1910
aged 14 months. WILLIAM ROBERT FERRALL died 14th
November 1952. THOMAS RICHARD FERRALL died 19th
May 1966. At rest

Num:   56 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

Here lieth the remains of MARGARET PEACOCK alias
KENNEDY who died 26th day of December in the year
of our Lord 1835 aged 56

Num:   57 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of JAMES HAYES who fell asleep in
Jesus May 20th 1887 and also of ELIZA his dearly
loved wife who entered into life March 29th 1908

Num:   58 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In memory of my beloved son Rev. JAMES JOSEPH
HAYES LLD who died 24th October 1890. Looking unto
Jesus

Num:   59 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving remembrance of my loving wife ELLIE
ARMSTRONG

Num:   60 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of the Rev. JOSEPH RUSSELL LITTLE
who entered into rest on the 7th November 1905
aged 68 years. For so he giveth his beloved sleep.
Erected by his sister

Num:   61 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In
Loving memory of
GEORGE CROOKE,
Clough
who died 7th October 1894
his wife MARTHA
who died 27th August 1929
and their family
THOMAS died 19th Dec. 1888,
ALBERT died 20th Nov. 1935,
SARAH J. died 28th Feb. 1937,
HENRY died 14th June 1948,
WILLIAM G. died 17th Oct. 1976,
RUTH wife of HENRY
died 29th July 1989
aged 98 years

Num:   62 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

Rev. WILLIAM DANIEL NORMAN Rector of this Parish
1956 - 65. Died 7th November 1972 aged 84 years.
His beloved wife JOAN MARY died 20th May 1986 aged
79 years

Num:   63 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of the venerable JOHN ARMSTRONG
B.A., Archdeacon of Elphin and Ardagh and Rector
of this Parish for thirty four years. Fell asllep
Trinity Sunday 20th May 1951 and his wife
ELIZABETH died 28th March 1957. In my father's
house are many mansions

Num:   64 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

To Sir THOMAS NEWCOMEN of Mosstown Bart., who died
the 27th day of April 1789 aged 49 years. This
memorial of his virtues was erected by Sir WILLIAM
GLEADOWE NEWCOMEN Carrickglass Bart., His executor
and friend.

[South wall on west side of south window]

Num:   65 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

This tablet is inscribed by a mourning flock. To
the memory of their beloved and faithful Pastor:
The Rev. HENRY WILLIAM COBBE late Rector of the
united Parishes of Moydow and Kilcommock. To those
who knew him an enumeration of his uncommon
endowments, both by nature and by Divine Grace is
needless: To the passing stranger, this voluntary
tribute of his Parishioners is the strongest and
most eloquent of all testimonies - that he was
honest in the sacred cause. He was suddenly
removed from the Church Militant to the Church
Triumphant. March 1823 aged 38. He being dead yet
speaketh.

[East side of south window]

Num:   66 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

To the glory of God and in loving memory of SOPHIA
VIOLET BARRETT, V.A.D. "Paddy". Torpedoed on S.S.
Leinster, 10th October 1918. This tablet is
erected by her friends and fellow workers of
B.E.F. France

[East wall]

Num:   67 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In loving memory of JAMES WATSON MURRAY who
entered into rest on Friday 17th December 1920
aged 70. Thou wilt keep him in perfect whose mind
is staved on thee. Because he trusteth in Thee.

[East wall]

Num:   68 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In memory of our beloved Father and Mother ROBERT
and CLARA JANE WILSON who for many years
worshipped in this church and taught in Kenagh
School 1875-1910.

[East wall]

Num:   69 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In memory of the POYNTON Family Knockatarry Kenagh
who worshipped in this Church. Safe in the Arms of
Jesus.

[West wall]

Num:   70 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

Sacred to the memory of JEMIMA MARIA HOOPS the
beloved wife of the Reverend SAMUEL EVANS HOOPS.
Vicar of this Parish who died November 2nd 1861
aged 37 years. This memorial of affection and
esteem is erected by her mourning relatives in
certain hope of a happy union hereafter. Removed
from St. Catherines Church Newtowncashel in 1959.

[North wall, west of doorway]

Num:   71 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

In memory of the Reverend FRANCIS T. GREGG D.D. of
Oldtown Rathallard. Born November 1804 died July
1890. Erected by his sons W.H. GREGG, H.G. GREGG.
Removed from St. Catherines Church Newtowncashel
in 1959.

[North wall, east of doorway]

Num:   72 Source: LIZ FITZPATRICK (1992)

Pray for the Soul of JAMES CAHILL, Vicar of Shrule
and Kilcommick, who erected these walls at his own
expense, A.D. 1649

[Two slabs of limestone built into the gateposts]