Headstones: Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity (R.C.), Waterford Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives Waterford Index Copyright Contributed to IGP Archives by Steve Rogers Transcribed by Valerie Ackroyd Photos -------------------------------- CATHEDRAL OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY (R.C.), WATERFORD, IRELAND Photo No.1 Pray for the soul of | Very Rev. Fr. TOM AHEARNE P.P. | Dunmore East, Co. Waterford. | Who spent the greater part of his priestly life | as a curate of this Cathedral parish | Died 23rd December 1973, aged 70 years. | Erected by his friends. | May he rest in peace. Photo No.2 This monument is erected to the | memory of the Right Revd. | Doctor BARRON BISHOP of Liberria | In him religion bewails the loss of | an ardent friend and charity | has lost a devoted advocate. | He dedicated his fortune and life | to the good of mankind without | distinction of race or sect or | country. He originated a mission | to Africa to convert the heathen | Out of twenty one zealous men | who accompanied him he and | another alone survived the | effects of a pestilential climate. | He then with shattered frame | directed his steps to the wilds | of America and finally | fell a sacrifice to fever at Savannah | in the discharge of his duty | on 12th September 1854. | Beati mortui qui in Domino moriuntur. Photo No.3 Close up of Number 2, BISHOP Photo No.4 In memory | of the | Reverend EDWARD J. BROWNE | Late of the Cathedral | Who died 1st July 1872 aged 38 years | R.I.P. Photo No.5 Another view of Number 4, BROWNE Photo No.6 Pray for the repose of the soul of | The Most Reverend DANIEL COHALAN J.U.D. | Bishop of Waterford and Lismore | Born at Kilmichael Co. Cork 28th January 1884 | Ordained priest in Rome 9th June 1906. | Consecrated Bishop in Waterford Cathedral | 4th April 1943. | Died 27th January 1965. | Jesus, Good Shepherd, have mercy on him. Photo No.7 Pray for the soul of | The Revd. GEORGE COMMINS, C.C. St. Patrick's Parish | Who died 23rd November 1877, the anniversary of his ordination as priest | Aged 46 years | During the twenty one years of his sacred ministry devoted to | earnest, unceasing, and fruitful labour for the spiritual and temporal | well being of his fellow citizens of all classes, the young, the poor, and | the suffering were the special objects of his care and love. | A true hearted man, a sincere friend, a zealous, enlightened, self- sacrificing priest | he was called to his reward in the midst of his days and his works. | This monument is dedicated to his memory by his many friends | priests and people, who loved him in life, who mourned him in death, | and who hope to meet him in a happy eternity. | May he rest in peace, Amen. Photo No.8 Of your charity pray for the soul of the | Rev. JAMES PATRICK COOKE D.D. | President of St. Johns College Waterford | Who departed this life | February 11th 1854. | His zeal for the glory of God | his love of the Blessed Virgin | his efforts to extend her devotion | his affectionate tenderness to the | poor, the practice of every virtue | made him the model of a | holy and exemplary Priest. | May he rest in peace Amen. Photo No.9 [This is a monument, written in Latin to two brothers, priests in Waterford and Lismore, THOMAS HEARN and FRANCIS HEARN and their nephew Revd. THOMAS FLYNN] Photo No.10 Pray for the soul of | Very Rev. WILLIAM HALLINAN, Adm. | Who served this parish from | 1944 - 1971. | Died 13th January 1971. | May he rest in peace. Photo No.11 D.O.M. | Hic jacent sepultae exuviae mortales | Reverendis. & Illustris: Dom. | THOMAS HUSSEY L.L.D. | Qui per septem annos | Ecclesiam Waterfordiens et Lismorens rexit | Obiit anno 1803 Die Julii 11 mo. | Aetatis 62. | Requiescat in Pace. Photo No.12 THOMAS HUSSEY | Bishop of | Waterford & Lismore | 1794 - 1803 | Diplomat and first | President of Maynooth | is buried in these | Cathedral | Grounds Photo No.13 Pray for the Soul of | Very Rev JOHN O'CONNOR | Parish Priest of Cappoquin | Who spent the greater part | of his priestly life | as Curate 1919 - 1936 | And as administrator 1936 - 1946 | of this Cathedral parish | And to whose revered memory this tablet | has been erected by his Waterford friends | R.I.P. Photo No.14 Beneath this Slab are deposited the | mortal Remains of the Right Revd. JOHN POWER | D.D. He was consecreated R.C. Bishop of the | United Diocesses of Waterford and Lismore | on the 25th of April 1804 and died on the 27th | of January 1816, being 51 Years of Age. | He was a man of varied and profound literary | acquirements. His piety was sincere and | unaffected, and the numerous Institutions | established by him to effect the moral | improvement of his People afford undoubted | evidence of the Zeal and fidelity with | which he discharged the dutied of his | High Office. | During his Life he possessed the respect of All: and for his death there was an | universal manifestation of regret by his | fellow Citizens of every class | and denomination. | May He Rest in Peace, Amen. Photo No.15 Sacred to the memory of | CHRISTIAN MARGRET QUAN | In whom Religion overcame this worlds adversity | And holy perseverance in the laudable but laborious | Instruction of Youth | as well as by untiring mercy Spiritual and corporal | To those who needed it | Won for herself deep affection and wider admiration | Than her ancient and honoured Parentage | Could command | Strong in Faith and full of good works | Of holy suffering and of peace | She died on the 9th of April 1845 | Do thou likewise, and of thy charity | Pray for her soul. Photo No.16 Pray for | Most Rev. MICHAEL RUSSELL D.D. | Bishop of Waterford and Lismore | Died 12th January 2009 | Ar dheis de go raibh a anam Photo No.17 Continued from Number 16, MICHAEL RUSSELL, Born 10th Decemebr 1920 | Ordained priest 17th June 1945 | Ordained Bishop 19th December 1965 | Retired 25th May 1993 | "As one who serves" Photo No.18 To the | revered memory of the | Very Reverend PATRICK RYAN D.D. | Who departed this life | August 8th 1884 in the 62nd year | of his age and the 36th of his | sacred ministry | R.I.P. Photo No.19 Mementote praepositorum vestrorum | qui vobis locuti sunt verbum dei | Hoc monumentum posuerunt episcopus clerusque | In piam memoriam | Rmi et Illustriss. RICARDI ALPHONSI SHEEHAN Std | Qui per viginit quatuour fere annos | ecclesiam Waterfordien et Lismoren feliciter rexit | Obiit die 14 Octobris 1915 | Annos natus septuaginta | R.I.P.