Ballygurrim Gravestone Transcriptions, Co. Kilkenny

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Source: Danny Dowlings book AD 1962

Headstone #1
HIS I.H.S. / Gloria in Esculsis Deo. / Pray for the soul of John Grace who / depd tis life Augt ye 15th 1774 / Aged 80 years. Also Edmd Grace who / depd this life March the 10th 1798 aged 55 years / Erected by Robt and Thos Grace in memory / of their fathers

#2
HIS I.H.S. / Erected by Robert Grace in memory of his / father James Grace who departed this life / March the 15th 1789 Aged 73. Also the body / of his mother Margaret Grace Also Burke / who departed this life March the 29th 1792 / Aged 72 years

#3
I.H.S. / Gloria in Escelsis Deo. / God be merciful to the soul of Thomas Welsh / who depd this lefe 25th Sept 1818 Aged 70 yrs. / Also his Elenor Welsh alias Roche who / depd 8th Octr 1818 Aged 57 yrs. / Reqs in Pace

#4
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#5
Erected by Elenor Gorman alias Murphy / of Ballycroney in memory of her husband / Dennis Gorman who depd this life 1st / Jany 1798 Aged 50 yrs. Also his brother / William Gorman depd 12th March 1815 / Aged 71 years. And also his son Michael / Gorman depd 15th May 1837 Aged 38 yrs

#6
Erected by Mick Gahan in memory of his / beloved wife Mary Gahan alias Gorman who depd / this life Jan 28th 1846 Aged 27 years. Also / three of his children who died young.

#7
Erected by Richard Gorman in memory of his / beloved wife Elizabeth Gorman alias Aylard / who depd this life 16th Jany 1840. Aged 43 years / Also the above named Richard Gorman / who died Decr 19th 1866. Aged 79 years / And his son Peter Gorman died 23 April 1899 / Aged 70 yrs.

#8
Gloria in Esccelsis Deo. / Erected by James Dunphy in memory of his / father James Dunphy Aged 35 years. Also his / mother Alice Dunphy aged 50 years. Also two / of their children. Also John Dunphy died / Jany 29th 1815 Aged 80 years.

#9
Erected by Richard Dunphy of the city / of Waterford Victualler in memory of / his father Jams Dunphy of Listerline / Also 4 of his children who died young

#10
Erectd by Patrick Kneef in memory of his / two sons. Edward and Richard Kneef who / depd this life 15th and 22nd of Jan 1829 / Edward aged 22 years Richard aged 15 yrs

#11
Erected by John Grennan of Ballycurran / in loving memory of his father Patrick / Grennan who died Feby 2nd 1871 Aged / 64 years. Also his mother Ellen Grennan / who died March 18th 1886 Aged 84 years / Also his son John Grennan who died / Octr 20th 1890 Aged 20 years And the / above named John Grennan who died / 26th Jan 1917 Aged 87 years. Also his / wife Ellen Grennan who died 8th / Jan 1923 Aged 86 years and their / son Matthew who died 17th July / 1922 Aged 50 yrs. / RIP

#12
Erected by Luke Roche of Ballycurran in / memory of his father Matthew Roche who died / June 12th 1824 Aged 50 years. Also his / mother Margaret Roche who died August 15th / 1844 aged 70 years. Also his brother / Robert Roche who died 15th March 1872 / Aged 56 years. Also his son Matthew / Roche who died Novr 8th 1872 Aged 35 years

#13
Erected by James Morrissy in memory of / his father Laurence Morrissy who depd / this life Apr 17th 1813 Aged 74 years

#14
I.H.S. / Erected by Catherine Hogan in memory / of her husband John Hogan who depd / this life 21st July 1828 Aged 63 yrs.

#15
Gloria in Esccelsis Deo. / Erected by John Murphy in memory of his / father Laurence Murphy who died Feby 1775

#16
JGN / (The above inscription appears on a small stone of one foot in height at the east side of the church)

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