Headstones: Selskar Abbey, Ferrybank South
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SELSKAR ABBEY, FERRYBANK SOUTH, CO. WEXFORD, IRELAND

Photo No. 0
Views of Abbey

Photo No. 1
Westgate Tower

Photo No. 2
Plaque with History of the Selskar Abbey Cemetery

Photo No. 3
Cemetery Plan map

Photo No. 4
View of the Cemetery

Photo No. 5
View of the Cemetery

Photo No. 6
View of the Cemetery

Photo No. 7
Unknown crest

Photo No. 8
Medieval sarcophagus

Photo No. 9
Graves

Photo No. 10
plaque illegible, perhaps in Latin?

Photo No. 11
JOHN ANGLIN | died 15th of January | 1846 | Also his two
Sisters | SARAH STEVENSON who died June 12th 1879 | aged 77
years.  And MARY ANGLIN who | died Feb 16th 1886 aged 74
years | The latter bequeathed a large sum of | money to
(remainder covered)

Photo No. 12
View of Anglin-Stevenson plot

Photo No. 13
This stone | marks the place where the | remains of | MR.
FRANCIS ATKIN _? | are deposited | who departed this life on
the | 30th day of June 1883 | (remainder covered)

Photo No. 14
Sacred | to the memory of | THOMAS BARKER RIC | Constabulary
| who died January 7th 187_? | aged 50 years | this monument
is erected | by his sorrowing mother | C. BARKER ... |
affectionate ... ... of The | ... Constabulary.

Photo No. 15
To the memory of | THOMAS BENNETT | who departed this life |
February 27th 1861.

Photo No. 16
In | loving memory | of | PETER CONNOR | who departed this
life | May 17th 180?5.

Photo No. 17
Sacred | To the memory of WILLIAM DANIEL | one of the
unfortunate Ninety eight | who suffered on Wexford Bridge
20th of _? | 1798 aged 44 years | Father forgive them for
they know not what they do | Mrs. SARAH DANIEL relict? of the
above? | ... 17th of Jan 1830 aged 78 _?

Photo No. 18
... | ELIZABETH DONNELLY |who died _? | _?  age 5 _? | ... |
JAMES DONNELLY | husband of the above | who departed this
life | May _? 183_? 60 years?

Photo No. 19
..| of | ELIZABETH DONNELLY |who died __? | __? age 55 _? |
also | JAMES DONNELLY | husband of the above | who depd this
life | May 24 __? Age 60 vears? No.20 In loving memory | of |
EVA | widow of JOHN DUGGAN | formerly of | Mullinascorthy? |
... | ... | __ year.

Photo No. 20
In loving memory | of | EVA | widow of JOHN DUGGAN | formerly
of | Mullinascorthy? | ... | ... | __ year.

Photo No. 21
Here lieth the body of | CATHERINE FOX | who departed this
life __? | Feb __?

Photo No. 22
Sacred to the memory | of CATHERINE TALBOT FRENCH | who
departed this life | March 17th 1865 | aged 70.

Photo No. 23
A tribute | of filial affection | to the memory of ELIZABETH
FRENCH | who departed this life 13th of October __? | in the
49th year of her age | Also the remains of | ANNE FRENCHAM
(?) who departed this life __?1864 age __? | Blessed are
those __? | ... | She is not dead but sleepeth.

Photo No. 24
Beneath this __? | are interred the remains of | JOHN, JOHN
EVANS and ELLEN HADDEN | children of MR. JOHN E. HADDEN | who
all died under __? | three __? | also the __? | __? HADDEN
__? | ... | nine lines unreadable.

Photo No. 25
Plot view of GEORGE, JOHN and FRANCES HADDEN

Photo No. 26
Sacred | to the memory of | GEORGE HADDEN | who died October
12th 1856 | aged 33 years | also his sons | JOHN E. HADDEN |
who died June 6th 1849 | and | GEORGE HADDEN | who died
December 6th 1852 | also | FRANCES JANE | widow of the above
GEORGE HADDEN | who died July 10th 1911 | in her 50th year |
Death where is thy sting | Grave where is thy victory | ... |
... | 1 Corinthians.

Photo No. 27
...Also his wife ANN | who died Sept 6th 18?7 aged 77 years |
and his niece ELLEN HAYES wife of | ROLAND HAYES __? | died
June 20th __? aged 82 (?) years.

Photo No. 28
In | loving memory | of | JAMES HENRY HIGGINS | son of  | THE
REVEREND JOHN HIGGINS | Methodist Minister | died 30 June
1869 aged 20 years.

Photo No. 29
Sacred | to the memory | of | EDWARD HOPKINS JUN who departed
| this life Sept 20th 1847 aged 30 years | This stone has
been erected by | his brothers and sisters as the | last
tribute of their love | Earthly cavern to the keeping | We
commit our brothers dust | Keep it safely softly sleeping |
Till our Lord demands thy trust | He that believeth in me
though | He were dead yet shall he live | ... |

Photo No. 30
In memory of | FRANCIS HORE | who departed this life April
13th 1864 | aged 17 years | He was a loving husband fond
father | generous friend and independent Irishman | and a
good Roman Catholic. His death was | deeply regretted by all
who knew him | His father | EDWARD HORE is also interred here
| also his brother JOHN and sister ALICIA | Her husband
MICHAEL FRENCH and their son | FRANCIS.

Photo No. 31
Here lie the remains | of | WILLIAM HORE | RIP.

Photo No. 32
16 lines unreadable
...And the remains of | MARY ANNE JOHNS | February 17th 1894
aged __? | and | MAGDALENE JOHNS | July 4th 1894 aged 28 (?)
|  __? and grand daughter | __? of the __?

Photo No. 33
as No 32 above

Photo No. 34
Plot view of JOHN and HENRY KELLETT

Photo No. 35
In loving memory of | HARRIETTE LOUISA L?AMIE | wife of
FREDERICK L?AMIE who died | 8th Feb 1887 aged 55 years | also
the said FREDERICK L?AMIE | who died 19th Oct 1891 aged 63
years | and also their four children | ST CLAIR, EDITH,
LAVINIA, JOHN MOORE AND GEORGE OLIVER | who died young | Also
| their daughter | HARRIETTE LOUIS L?AMIE | who died | 23rd
April 1895 aged 25 years.

Photo No. 36
In memory of | GEORGE LUMSDEN | who died Jan 13th 1811 | aged
17 years | ELIZABETH LUMSDEN | his daughter who died Oct 9th
1812 | aged 22 years | JANE LUMSDEN | his wife who died June
27th 1875.

Photo No. 37
Erected | in affectionate remembrance | of | ALEXANDER MACKAY
| who died on the __? January 1882 | aged 54 yeas | also of
his children | ANNIE | who died  on the __? 1869 | aged 6
years 2 months | MINA (?) CATHERINE | who died on the 2nd
August 1869 | aged __? 9 months | and | __? GORDON | who died
on the 24th October 1874 | aged 4 years __? months | ... |

Photo No. 38
Sacred | to the memory of | WILLIAM MALONEY | who died June
17th 1878 | aged 61 years | __? children | JANE and WILLIAM
(?) | who died young | his wife SARAH died | Sep 12th 1892
aged 61 (?) years.

Photo No. 39
To the memory of | MRS. DORCAS CATHERINE MCGEE | who died in
Wexford | August 22nd 1833 aged 41 years | This tomb is
erected by | her sons in Ireland | America (?) and Australia
| A woman perfect in every office of life | as a daughter
sister __? mother | with talents unusual __? sex | she
combined all these gentle and | gracious gifts which are the
| peculiar endowments of her own | also | to the memory of
her children | MARY MCGEE | died May 31st 1839 aged 24 years
| BESSY MCGEE | died March 14th 1841 aged 24 years | LAURENCE
MCGEE | died Dec 29th 1846 aged 27 years | also her husband |
JAMES MCGEE | died April 4th 1864 aged 82 years | another of
her children | THOMAS DARCY MCGEE | who became a founding
father of Canada | and was assassinated in Ottawa | on April
7th 1869 aged 43 years.

Photo No. 40
As No. 39 above

Photo No. 41
As No. 39 above

Photo No. 42
As No. 39 above

Photo No. 43
Erected by ELLEN NEWLIN | in memory of her son | JAMES NEWLIN
who departed | this life the 13th of Nov 1849 | aged 36 years
| also the above named | ELLEN NEWLIN who departed | this
life the 8th of March 1859 aged 75 years.

Photo No. 44
Here lieth the body | of | ROBERT RENWICK  M D | who departed
this life | the | 10th of June 1816 | aged 55 years | and |
of his daughter | ISABEL RENWICK | who died October 13th 1833
| also | the body of his niece | MARGARET HATCHELL | who died
October 7th 1838.

Photo No. 45
Beneath | this stone is deposited | the mortal remains | of |
FRANCIS ROBERTS | the | affectionate and beloved | and |
deeply lamented wife | of | JOHN ROBERTS ESQ | aged 65 years
| ... | ... | ... | on the | 2nd day of January 1830 | Here
also lies the body of | JOHN ROBERTS ESQ the affectionate |
husband of the above who departed | this life on the 23rd day
of March 1834 (?) | aged 70 years | also of ALICEA WADDY
sister of the above | who died Nov 30th 1839 aged 86 |  __?
lie buried the remains of MARY __? PHELAN daughter of the
above and | __? GORDON PHELAN ESQ (?) | __? Waterford | She
__? 12th day of April 1832 in the 59th year of her age.

Photo No. 46
as No. 45 above

Photo No. 47
In memory of MATTHEW | KEATING SCRAGGS, A.M. | who departed
this life | April 15th 1859, aged 83 (?) | in the certain
hope of a | resurrection to life eternal | Also | of his
beloved grandson | JOHN M. SPARROW | who fell asleep in Jesus
| Sept 23rd 1849 | aged 3 years 7 months | Them that keep in
__? | will God bring with Him.

Photo No. 48
... | MARGARETT SPRATT who died | __? aged__? | __? who died
__? | __? JAMES SPRATT | ... | ... | ... | __? 1883 __?

Photo No. 49
Erected by | JAMES C. VICARY | of Queensland Australia | in
loving memory of his father | JAMES MICHAEL VICARY | of __?
Street Wexford |who fell asleep May 23 1895 | aged 26 years |
also of his dearly beloved | brother NATHANIEL VICARY | __?
who fell asleep | __? 1897 aged 59 years | also | ... | JAMES
(?) VICARY | __? son | __?

Photo No. 50
Erected by CARRO _? THO WHITE | in memory of | MICHAEL
CARR__? | who departed this life 22nd __? | ... | ... | __?
1788 | ...| __? memory of __? their children.

Photo No. 51
Plot view of HENRY JAMES WHITE

Photo No. 52
MARY WHITE third eldest daughter | of JOHN WHITE OF Castle
Hill Wexford | born May 26th 1794 died May 2nd 1865.

Photo No. 53
Plaque of WILLIAM WHITE ESQ.

Photo No. 54
In | loving memory | of | GEORGE WINDROSS | who died |
November 10th 1886 aged 78 | "He walked with God" Gen 58, 22
| also FRANCES his beloved wife | who died August 22nd 1892
aged 74 | Forever with the Lord.

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