Headstones: Old Cemetery, Churchtown, Tagoat, Wexford
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Contributed by: Laurence Doyle orchardpark1@hotmail.com
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CHURCHTOWN, WEXFORD, IRELAND

Photo No.0
View of Cemetery from Gate

Photo No.1
Cemetery View

Photo No.2
Table Grave

Photo No.3
Sacred to the memory of | CHARLES JACOB Esq | Of Bushville | Who
departed this life the 6th April 1847 | Aged 70 leaving an afflicted
wife and | Children to deplore the loss of one of one of the | Most
affectionate of husbands and the kindest | And most indulgent of parents
| His demise will be long and deeply felt by | A large circle of friends
and ... by | The poor the fatherless and the | Widow to whose wants he
was ever ready | To administer with a liberal hand | This tribute of
affection is erected | By his bereaved Partner who mourns (?) | But not as
other no hope for | Is sustained the | That as Jesus died and rose again
| Even so them that sleep in Jesus will | God bring with him | I shall
go to him but he shall | not return to me | But now she has gone to him
and here (?) | Rest the mortal remains of MARY his beloved | Wife who died
3rd day of July 1862 aged | 82 years and here also lies the mortal
remains | Of ELLEN their daughter who died the 16th day of | April 1860
aged 12(or 42) years Also with him.....
[rest illegible]

Photo No.4
In | Loving Memory of | JOHN BARRETT | Rosslare | Who Died
(?) October 19 - 1924 | Aged 53 Years | Also His Son JOHN who
died ... | ... wife ELLEN (?) | [rest illegible]

Photo No.5
In This Churchyard | of Rosslare | Lie the Remains of | JOHN
and MARY | BARRY (nee KELY) | (Ref. W BELL CLARKE | U.S.
Historian) | Parents of | COMMODORE | JOHN BARRY | Father U.S.
Navy | 1745-1803.
*KELLY?

Photo No.6
IHS | Here liest the Body of GARRETT | BYRNE who Depd. this
life | Decr 15th 1791 Agd. 66 Yrs | Also PATRICK BYRNE Oct
12th | 1792 Age __ Yrs ... | Lord Have Mercy on their soules
(?)

Photo No.7
... Remembrance of | WILLIAM BYRNE | ... | who died ... 23
1894 | Aged 26 Years | Also His Mother | ELIZABETH BYRNE |
Boadway (?) | who died Sep 12th 1922 | Aged __? Years | [rest
illegible]

Photo No.8
Erected by JULIA DELANY | In memory of her sister ALICE who |
died April 26 1872 aged 16 Years | and her brother MICHAEL
DELANY who | died Aug 25th 1878 aged 39 Years | also her
sister MARGARET STACEY the | beloved wife of JAMES STACEY Who
died Decr 16th 1878 aged 80 years.

Photo No.9
Erected by NICHOLAS DUGAN | W... House Rosslare | ... memory
of his Father | ... DUGAN who died 2nd | Nove ... aged 74
years Also his | died 1816 aged 7 yrs | [rest illegible]

Photo No.10
Erected in memory of LAUR... | DUGGAN who departed this ... |
Dec. 19th 1846, aged 72 years | also his wife SALLY DUGGAN |
alias BOLGER who departed ... | life Nov, 1857 aged 75 years.

Photo No.11
Erected to the memory of | JAMES HORE of Bolly... who died |
September 22nd 1825 aged 76 years | Also his wife JUDITH HORE
| ... J___? 16th 18__ | ... aged 80 (?) Years | MARY HORE
alias (HOWES or HEYES?) who | ...life July 17th aged | ...
JOHN HORE who de (?) | 1870 (?) aged 73 years.

Photo No.12
... MARGARET __C_? in | memory of her husband | PATRICK ___?
who ... this | life ... | [rest illegible]

Photo No.13
In Memory of | RICHARD JOYCE | Ballymacushan | who departed this life |
Aug 28th 1865 aged 86 years | And of his son | ANDREW JOYCE | who
departed this life March 14th 1883 aged 56 years.

Photo No.14
Erected by JOHN McCOY | In memory of his Wife | ANNE McCOY Who
depart'd this life | Jan'ry 26th 1872 Aged 65 years | Also his
son RICHARD McCOY | who depart'd this life Nov'r 29th 1872 |
Also his son JAMES McCOY | who died Aug'st 15th | 1880 aged 40
years | Also the above JOHN McCOY | Who died Nov'r 1st 1893 |
Aged 96 Years | Dedicated by the JOHN McCOY & ANNE LA... |
descendants in Topeka, Kansas.

Photo No.15
In | Loving Memory of | THOMAS NOLAN | Drimagh | Rosslare
Strand | Who died 1927 | His Wife CATHERINE | Who died 193_?

Photo No.16
Here lies the Body of | PATRICK SCALLAN of Shilmane | who dept
this life June _? 18__? | Aged 52 yrs Also his wife | BRIDGET
SCALLAN alias STAFFORD (?) | Who departed this life October |
the __? 1863 (?) aged _0 years.

Photo No.17
Erected to the memory of | WILLIAM SCALLAN Jun. of |
Ballynesker who depd | this life 25th of May 1832 | Aged 29
(?) years.

Photo No.18
In | Loving Memory | of | JOSEPH SIGGINS, Ballyell | Who died
17th Dec 1930 | Aged 69 Years | Also his wife | ELLEN SIGGINS
| ... Died 2_th Oct 1940 | aged 77 (?) Years | Also thir niece
__RY SIGGINS | died 9th April 1966 (?) Aged 74? yrs.

Photo No.19
Here lies the Body of | REDMOND SINNOTT of Gart | ormick who
dept this life 16th | Jan 1830 aged 73 years | Also CATHERINE
SINNOTT alias | FRENCH who depd this life 31st | Oct
1851 aged 90 years | Also their Son JOHN SINNOTT who |
dept this life Novr 30th 1860 aged | 54 years and Also their
grandson | REDMOND SINNOTT who depd this | life March 14th
1861 aged 8 months | Also their son PATRICK SINNOTT Who |
departed this life Septr the 6th | aged 70 years.

Photo No.20
WICKHAM
Left side:
Here lieth ye body of MARY | WICKHAM who Dep this | life Jan
5th 1789 Age 21 Yrs | Also ANASTASIA WICKHAM | Alias ROSSITER
depd this | life | March 27th 1796 aged 63 yrs.
Middle:
Here lies the body of JAMES | WEEKHAM Depd this life March 4th
| 1808 aged 46 yrs also his | son WALTER WICKHAM who |
departed this life the 8th of | May 1828 aged 28 years | Also
his wife ANASTASIA WICKHAM alias WHITTY who depd this life |
August 25th 1844 aged 84 years | also his son NICHOLAS WICKHAM
who | depd this life October 21st 1848.
Right side:
Erected by ELENOR WICKHAM | To the Memory of Her Husband | GEORGE
WICKHAM who depd | this life March the 19th 1835 | aged .. yrs also the body of |
ELENOR WICKHAM alias | REIGH depd Jan 23rd 1844 | agd 34 yrs. 
*Wickham stones aided by transcription of "Cantwell's Memorials of the Dead".

Photo No.21
... Memory of | ... M... Of ... | ... age 80 (?) | ... MARGARET MURPHY (?) |
... age _t Yrs | ... | ... | ... ... 56 Yrs |
(Stone covered in lichen)

Photo No.22
[illegible] | SCALLAN | And his mother | MARGARET SCALLAN alias |
and his children | JAMES ... CATHERINE.

Photo No.23
Full view:
Erected By | MICHAEL WHELAN in Memory of | His Mother | ROSEANNA
WHELAN, Woodtown | Who Departed This Life June 11 | 1827 Aged 44
Years | Also Her Daughter | ANNE BENT  Who Departed | This Life
Feb 2 1840 | Aged 26 Years | Also WILLIAM WHELAN Husband | of the
above Who Departed | This Life Feb 25 1865 | Aged 86 Years | Also
MICHAEL WHELAN Son | Of The Above Who Departed | This Life June
30 1886 | Aged 87 Years.

Photo No.24
Close up view of No. 23
Erected By | MICHAEL WHELAN in Memory of | His Mother | ROSEANNA WHELAN,
Woodtown | Who Departed This Life June 11 | 1827 Aged 44 Years | Also
Her Daughter | ANNE BENT  Who Departed | This Life Feb 2 1840 | Aged 26
Years | Also WILLIAM WHELAN Husband | of the above Who Departed | This
Life Feb 25 1865 | Aged 86 Years | Also MICHAEL WHELAN Son | Of The
Above Who Departed | This Life June 30 1886 | Aged 87 Years.



*With permission from Ian Cantwell