Headstones: Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity (R.C.), Waterford
Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives
Waterford Index
Contributed to IGP Archives by Steve Rogers
Transcribed by Valerie Ackroyd


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

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

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.