Cemetery: LONGFORD - Taghshinny Churchyard Memorials
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Contributed by Celia Ewald 


Taghshinny Churchyard.

[Kindly contributed by the Rev. F. S. Stoney, 1903.]

Here lyeth the remains of John Payne late of Derry-
Cullim who lived Respected & died sincerely Regretd
August 1st 1812 Agd 68 yr also the Remains of his
Daughter Jane Jackson alis Payne depd this life April 
8th 1812 Agd 31 yr to perpetuate their memory  This monument was Erected by his son Alexander Payne.

        'The above stone is much worn.'
'Crest :--A demilion rampant, holding in his paws a battle-axe.
'Arms:  Three wreathed Moorsheads."
'Motto: "Virtute et valore."'

	Here Lyeth the Remains of Daniel Canning who
	Departed this life 17th Janry 1799 aged 72 years also his
	Daughtr Donother Canning 10th Septr 1794 ag'd 28 yrs
	& his son Duke Canning of Lisquill Augt 1807 ag'd 35

		[The Canning Coat-of-Arms]
	Here Lies the Body of Elizabth Canning alias Conner
	wife To James Canning of Carn Gent who Departed this
	Life the 13th day of Novembr In ye yr of Our Lord 1774.
	As also three of her sons viz Edward William &
	Frederick who all Departed this Life young.  Here Lyeth
	also the Body of the said James Canning who Departed
	this Life the 30th Day of September 1780.

	Here Lyeth the Body of John Hagarty who Departed
	this Life on the 19th Day of June 1776 In the 16th year
	of his Age.

'Crest :  A lion rampant, holding in his mouth a sinister hand.
'Arms :	Ermine, a millrind sable, a chief or.
'Motto :	"Labor omnia vincit.:"

	Underneath this Tomb are deposited the Remains of
	James Mills of Clooneen who Died in May 1784 aged 44
	years, his Beloved wife Anne alias Hill died in August
	1804 aged 60 yrs, also their children Elizabeth died in
	May 1806 aged 26 years James died in April 1808 aged
	20 yrs, and John died in May 1813 aged 44 years To
	all of whom this monument was founded as a Tribute 
	of Filial and  Brotherly affection by Wm. Mills of Edge-
	worth town the only surviving son of James & Anne
	A.D. 1821.

	This monument was Erected in memory of Elizabeth
	Shaw alias Hill who departed this Life the 6th day of
	April 1790 in the 42nd year of her age also her husband
	Robert Shaw of Ardandra who departd this Life the 25th
	day of June 1816 aged 72 years This Tomb was Erected
	by James & William Shaw Eldest sons of the above
	Robt & Elizabeth Shaw.

SOURCE: Journal of the Association for the Preservation of
the Memorials of the Dead in Ireland. Vol. 6. FHL# 1279252