Category Archives: Laois (Queen’s County)

Raheensheera Gravestone Transcriptions, Co. Laois

Graveyard in Church grounds across the road from a school:


Bennett/Phelan: Sacred/to the memory of/Kyran Bennett (Garron)/died 26th May 1885, aged 70 years/Also his wife/Bridget Bennett (nee Phelan)/died 28th April 1896 Aged 75 years/And their daughter Mary /died 8th Nov 1927 aged 68 years/And their daughter Anne Bennett/died 22nd Sept 1934 aged 70 years/Their son Peter Bennett died 12th Feb 1937/aged 74 years/Also their daughter Margaret died 18th Dec 1947/Aged 95 years/RIP/Thy will be done

Davin: Erected by/Mrs. Mary Davin from Garron/In memory of he beloved son/John Davin/who died 19th of April 1882/aged 30 years/Weep not dear mother don’t lament/for unto you I ?? ?? my years ?? ?? and they were but few….can’t read properly.

Breen: Family Plot: Three big stones: Erected/by/Patk Breen/of Kyledotha/in memory of his daughter /Johanna Breen/who died 24th April 1890/Aged 8 years/Also his son Michael Breen/died 8th August 1919/And his daughter Bridie Breen/died in USA 21st July 1934/His son Martin Breen/died 3rd September 1949/John Breen DerkSth. Dakota USA/died 9th July 1959/Mary Agnes Breen /died 3rd Feb 1962/RIP
Base of stone: Katie Breen died 11 Ap 19?50

Breen/Fogarty: Stone beside this: IHS/Erected by/Mrs. Catherine Breen of/Garron,/in memory of/Her beloved Husband Michael Breen/ who departed this life/November 6th 1866, aged 72 years/Also her son Denis who died /December 28th 1817, aged 19 years/Her son John/died Sept 26th 1876, aged 39 years/The above named/Mrs. Breen/died Aug 4 1879, aged 81 years/Her son Patrick/died May 3 1918/His wife Johanna Breen/ nee Fogarty/died 12 Dec 1933/and Bridget Breen died Jan/1920

Breen: Third Stone: In loving memory of/Thomas Breen/Garron House, Ballybrophy/who died 8th Feb 1913, aged 85 years/Also his wife Kate Breen/who died 5th oct 1916, aged 78 years/Also his daughter Nora Breen/who died 19th Feb 1928/And Annie O’Brien /who died 1st Sep 1931/RIP

Lowry/Ryan: Celtic Cross: In memory of/Michael Lowry, Killismeestia,/who died on April 20th 1880,/aged 80 years./And his wife/Catherine Lowry (nee Ryan)/who died on 6th January 1892/Aged 76 years./Also his children Joseph, died an infant/William, Michael, Peter/Thomas, Justice of the Peace/ Joseph, Peace Commissioner/Margaret John, Barrister at Law/Mary Gertrude died 26th Dec 1943/RIP

Breen/Fitzpatrick: Plot behind the Breen plots: Erected by/James Breen (Garron) /In loving memory of his/brother Michael Breen/died 12th March 1934/His sister Mary Breen/died 28th March 1949/and his brothers/Denis Breen died 22nd May 1952/James Breen died 15th June 1955/His sister Margaret Breen /died 8th Nov 1962/RIP/His brother Denis J. Breen /died 22nd May 1952/His wife Margaret (nee Fitzpatrick) died 5th Nov 1977/

Fitzpatrick: Smaller stone Same plot: In loving memory of/Katie Fitzpatrick/died 23 April 1984/Annie Fitzpatrick /died 8 July 1991/William Fitzpatrick /died 12 June 1992/Kyledellig, Clough and Dublin/RIP

Delaney: Erected by/John Delaney of Garron/In memory of his daughter/Margaret/who died 1st of Octr 1880/aged 21 years

Gorman: Erected by Bridget Gorman in memory/of /Can’t see rest of this stone under the ground.

Delaney: In/loving memory of/The Delaney Family Killadooley

Bannon/Cummins: : Family plot: three stones: Erected/by/Elizabeth Cummins, Skeirk/In memory of her father/James Bannon/died 15th April 1893 aged 65 years/her brother /James Bannon/died 12th Sept 1901 aged 27 years/And her mother /Bridget Bannon/ died 11th March 1903 aged 72 years/Also her husband/John Cummins/died 17th Dec 1930 aged 82 years/The above Elizabeth wife of John/died 25th March 1946 aged 82 years/And her Daughter Ann/died 3rd Nov 1954 aged 58 years/On whose souls Jesus have mercy

Cummins: Sweet Jesus/Have mercy on the soul of/Margaret Cummins (Skeirk)/died Jan 29th 1970/aged 67 years/her sister Elizabeth died ?8th May 197?8 aged 72/7 years/

Cummins: Sacred Heart of Jesus/Have mercy on the souls of/James Cummins Skeirk/died May15th 1966 /aged 68 years.

Fitzpatrick: Erected by/Charles and Wm Fitzpatrick/In /loving memory of/their father Kieran Fitzpatrick/died May 1896 aged 68 years/Also their mother /Mary/died Jany 1927 aged 84 years/Also their brother Daniel/died 29th March 1901 aged 34 years/Also their niece Norah /died 12th march 1936/And of Charles son of above Charles /aged 4 years. Mary Fitzpatrick/Garron, Ballybrophy/died 13th Oct 1950/Also her husband Michael/ died 19th Feb 1967 aged 87 years/Also their son Kieran/died 27 Oct 1976

Hyland: IHS/In loving memory of/Patrick Hyland/Ballaghmore/did 5th Oct 1899 aged 96 years/His wife Elizabeth Hyland/died 1852/Their daughter Annie Hyland/died 8th Jun 1897 aged 26 years/Her niece Christina Hyland/died 1st Oct 1910 aged 8 years/her fatehr Timothy Hyland/died 31st Dec 1940 aged 80 years/his wife Kate Hyland/died 3rd March 1951 aged 88 years/RIP/Erected by/Timothy Hyland Ballaghmore

Hyland: Erected by/Patk Hyland Ballaghmore/in memory of his daughter/Mary/died Aug 2 1889 aged 26/And of his father Michl Hyland/Also his wife/Mary Hyland /died 17 April 1899/aged 76 years /Mary Hyland/ wife of William Hyland/carriein,/died June 14 1932 aged 59 years/RIP/her husband William Hyland died 22nd/Jan 1935 aged 74 years

Loughman/Bergin: Erected by/Patrick Loughman of Killadarron/in memory of his wife Bridget/Loughman alias bergin who /depd this life Septr the 14th 1836/ aged 43 years and Bridget in Apar? Lies children who died young.

Kavanagh: Erected by Patk Kavanagh of /Coolowley in memory of his/father Edwd Kavanagh who depd this life April 30th 1830/aged 76 years/Remember man as you pass by/so you are and once was I /but I am now ?? be/ Can’t read rest.

Loughman: Lord have mercy/on the soul of/Michael Loughman/of Skeirke/ who departed this life 5th May 1866/ aged 72 years/Erected to his memory by his wiidow/His wife Margaret Loughman who died/Feb 6th 1873 aged 70 years/

Loughnan: Stone beside that: Erected by/ Julia Loughnan/In memory of her beloved husband/Michael Loughnan/ who died 2nd March 1876 /aged 45 years/And of her dear son Michael/ who died July 1875 aged 17 years/

Loughman: Erected by/John Loughman/Errill/In memory of his wife/Mary Loughman/wh0 died Jan 30th 1907 aged 72 years

Nolan: Erected by/William Nolan/Newtown/In memory of his parents/James who died ? Sept 1836/and Margaret 22nd of ?/ 1886/and also of his brothers/James, Michael and Daniel /who died ? to 1891/24th April 1905/3

Loughman: Erected by/Maria Loughman Knockeil/in memory of her husband/John Loughman/who died 9th Feb 1911/aged /85 years/Also her sons/John died 10th March 1949 /aged 5/60 years/Fred died 8th Feb 1950 /aged 48 years/The above Maria Loughman /died 4th May 1964/aged 88 years/Patrick Loughman/died 4 Nov 1977/RIP

Fitzpatrick/Brophy: Erected by Denis Fitzpa/trick of Rossmore in memor/y of his bel;oved wife/ Catherine Fitzpatrick alias /Brophy who depd this/life May 5th 1833 aged 3? Years

Sweeney: big Family Plot:In/memory of/Daniel Sweeney /Ballytarsna/died 17 Dec 1913 age 47 years/his nieces/Josephine, Died 1915/Margaret, died 2 March 1927/Their mother Ann/died 6 Oct 1947 aged 69 years/Her husband John /died 17 May 1955 aged 85 years/Their sons, Daniel/died 24 Feb 1970 age 47 years/John, died 7 Oct 1972 aged 58 years/Joseph, died 25th Sept 1986 age 69 years/Their daughter May /died 8 June 1995 aged 87 years/

Sweeney/Carroll: Stone in middle Erected by Martin Sweeney/in memory of his mother /Mary Sweeney alias Carroll/of Gourthnalea who depd /this life October 4th 1833/aged 64 years

Sweeney: Third stone: In/loving memory of/John Sweeney/Rathmore, Ballkybrophy/ died 25 Feb 1922 aged 20 years/His father, Daniel Sweeney/died 17 Aug 1931 aged 54 years/His mother Elizabeth/died 1 Nov 1961 aged 85 years/Their sons Matthew/died 7 Feb 1966 aged 56 years/Patrick Sweeney/died 15 Sept 1983 /Daniel Sweeney /died 12 Nov 1994 aged 80 years/James Sweeney /died 24 Dec 1996 aged 89 years/RIP

Raheen New Gravestone Transcriptions, Co. Laois

Boylan: In/loving memory/of/Patrick Boylan/Cruddin./died 24th Aug 1895/His wife Julia /died 14th Nov 1950./His daughter/Sister Eudoxia Boylan/died 31st Jan 1924./His son Patrick/died 25th Oct 1953./Julia died 21st August 1968/Aged 80 yrs./RIP/ Walshe Carlow made stone.


Guilfoyle: In loving memory/of/Sarah Guilfoyle/Bawnree/died Feb 1953/erected by/her granddaughter and husband/Ann and Gerard Plack/USA

Phelan: In loving memory of/William & Bridget Phelan/Roskelton/Their daughter Mary/died 5th March 1955./Their son Patrick died 5th May 1956./Also their daughter Annie/died 12th Nov 1983./Erected by Annie Phelan/RIP

Bergin: In loving memory of/Matilda Bergin Roskelton/died 21st Nov 1979. Aged 88 years./her husband Daniel/died 29th May 1929. Aged 49 yrs/Their son Patrick/died Oct 1927 Aged 6 yrs/Both interred in old cemetery/And/Patrick Bergin/died 21st Dec 1955/Aged /Also their daughter Ellen Bergin Derrylusk/died 3rd April 1989 aged 86 yrs./RIP

Lalor: In loving memory/of /peter Lalor/Corbally,/died 265th Feb 1965./his son, Patrick./died 25th June 1978./John, died 7th march 1988./RIP

Walsh/Rogers/Dowling: In loving memory of/Peter Walsh /died 7th May 1960./His wife Maria died 27th Sept 1956/Their sons Joseph died Oct /1966./Peter died in Mayo 22-July 1967./Fintan died 1958 in USA/Their daughter Annie Rogers /died 1942. /Their daughters-in-law /Sadie and May died 1971/Maura died 1985/Their daughter Kathleen Dowling died 26th July 1993/Erected by the family /RIP/My Jesus mercy.

Lalor/Dooley: Erected by Elizabeth Lalor/Mount Eagle/In loving memory of her husband/Michael Lalor/died 31st Oct 1944 Aged 83 yrs./The above Elizabeth Lalor/died 28th July 1967 Aged 90 yrs./her brother Joseph Ternan /Cloonavloolan/died 3rd July 1960 aged 78 yrs./Robert Dooley, Colt/died 19th Dec 1991 aged 83 yrs./RIP

Dalton: In/Loving memory/of/Mary Dalton/Colt Ballyroan/died 1st Oct, 1986./Aged 80 years./her mother /Bridget Teehan/died 2nd march 1947./Aged 78 years./Michael Dalton/husband of the above /Mary/died 14th Feb, 1991. Aged 84 years./RIP

Phelan/Coleman: In/Loving memory of/Thomas Phelan/Tullamoy./died 9 Aug 1950./Also his wife Bridget/died 10th Feb 1976./Denis Coleman/Tullomoy/died 11th Aug. 1985/RIP Erected by his wife and niece.

Conroy/Phelan: In loving memory/of/Margaret Conroy/Clonboyne/who died 9th July 1960./Also her brothers/William Phelan/died 21st Nov 1949./James Phelan Clonard/died 8th June 1976/RIP

Turner: In loving memory of/John Turner and/his wife Johanna/also their sons/Patrick who died/23rd May 1950 aged /57 years. His wife/Julia who died/22nd September 1966/aged 72 years And /Joseph who died/ 24th January 1985 aged 68 years./RIP

O’Connor: In loving memory/of/Denis O’Conner/Raheen/died 16th Jan 1962/his wife Esther/died 26th Feb 1961/RIP

Dooley: In loving memory/of/Joseph Dooley/who died 15th Sept 1947 aged 48 yrs./Seamus Dooley/who died 2nd March 1956 aged 69 yrs/Their brother Michael /died 24th August 1981 aged 82 yrs/RIP/Erected by their brother Michael Dooley Colt/Stradbally.

Keegan: In loving memory/of/Martin Keegan/Raheen/died 17th Jan 1949, aged 83 yrs./His wife Norah S. Keegan/died 20th Sept 1956, aged 76 yrs./Their son /Ernest Martin Keegan/died 5th Sept 1997, aged 79 yrs./May they rest in peace.

O’Leary: In loving memory of /Simon O’Leary/Doon, Kilbricken/died 6th Oct 1957/aged 83 years./his wife Hanoria/died 5th may 1959/aged 78 years./Their son Michael/died 30th Nov, 1990. Aged 79 years./RIP/Erected by their family

Lalor/Phelan: In loving memory/of/Martin Lalor/Cromogue/died 29th Sept 1992/Aged 66yrs./his mother Mary/died June 1935/(interred in Clough)/his father Fintan/died 12th July 1958/his aunt Margaret Phelan /died 16th July 1964/his step mother Elizabeth /died 9th Sept 1983/RIP?Erected by his loving wife and family.

Butler: In loving memory/of/Julia Butler, Raheen/who died 28 April 1966 aged 91 yrs/her grandson/Patrick Joseph butler/died in infancy/her husband Patrick Butler/died 7 Aug, 1925. Aged 54 years./RIP

Cripps: In loving memory of/Catherine Cripps/Rathkelton, Kilbrickan/died 14th June 1993 aged 90/her husband James/died 15 May 1974 aged 84/Interred in old cemetery Cripps/RIP/Erected by their loving family

Tynan: In loving memory of/Mary Tynan/Clonkeen/died 4th May 1978/Aged 82 yrs/Also her husband Daniel/died 9th Aug 1980. Aged 79/

Parkinson: Erected by/Sarah Parkinson/Rathkelton./In memory of her parents/William & Mary Parkinson/Also her brother and sister/also the above named /Sarah Parkinson/died 22nd May 1967

Hosey: In loving memory of/Patrick Hosey/Trumera/who died 27th May 1985/aged 94 yrs./Also his wife, Mary/who died 16th March 1991/ aged 86 yrs./RIP/Erected by his loving wife and family

Callaghan: Erected /by/John Callaghan (Rathkelton) in memory of his father/John Callaghan/died 15th June 1905 aged 57 years./His mother Mary Callaghan/died 21st Nov 1921 aged 75 years./Also his wife/Annie Callaghan died 1st Nov 1931./Also the above named/John Callaghan/died 11 – Aug 1976/aged 92/RIP

Walsh: In loving memory of/Michael Walsh Rathkelton/who died 1st Sept 1961 aged 30 yrs/Also his father James Walsh/died 12th July 1972 aged 88 yrs./RIP

Bergin: Erected by/Joseph Bergin (Fairfield) /in loving memory of/his father Joseph Bergin died 25th Sept 1895/and his mother Catherine Bergin/died 12th June 1936./(Interred in old cemetery)/his brother Daniel died 9th May 1955./The above Joseph Bergin died 8-Dec 1959/His son Joseph died 27-June –70/His wife Catherine/died 19th Dec 1989./RIP

Whelan: Erected/in loving memory/of/Thomas Whelan (Clonad)/died 5th July 1933 aged 61 years./Also his son Fintan/died 29th May 1960 aged 40 yrs./His wife Mary died 22-dec 1971/aged 92 yrs./Also his son/James/died 10th Oct 1981 aged 60/his wife Maureen /died 18th Nov 1993 aged 72 years/RIP

Dunne: In loving memory of/Mary Bridget Dunne/Burnwood, Clonad/who died 18th March 1967/her nephew Edward burke died 26th November 1980/RIP

Phelan: Erected by/Julia Phelan, Coole/in loving memory of her husband/Michael Phelan/died 17th March 1940 aged 69 years./his son Edward died aged 1 year./The above Julia/died 16 Feb 1968 aged 66 yrs./Also her sons /Michael Phelan/died 29th May 1981. Aged 54 yrs/And Thomas Phelan/died 9th Feb 1982/Aged 66 yrs./

Rafter: In loving memory of/Joseph Rafter/Coolnagart, Mountrath/who died 2nd Feb 1947/aged 56 years/Also his son James /died 14th Dec 1957/aged 31 years./his wife Mary/died 22nd March 1977/aged 73 years/Also his son Patrick/died 10th Nov 1981 aged 50 years/John /died 25th July 1989. Aged 61 yearss./RIP

Lalor: Sacred heart of Jesus/have mercy on the soul of /John J. Lalor/Clonbar/Died July 19th 1961/Aged 74 years/His mother, Mary Lalor/died Sept 14th 1942, Aged 84years./His wife, Mary Lalor/died March 12th 1976 aged 70 years./his daughter Mary/died 18th March 1995/Aged 69 yrs./RIP

Phelan: In loving memory/of/Julia Phelan/Rathkelton/died 3rd Dec 1954, aged 43 years/her mother Margaret McEvoy/died 8th Jan 1952, aged 75 years./her husband/James Phelan/died 4th May 1995, Aged 88 years

Drennan: Sacred heart of Jesus /have mercy on the Soul of/John Drennan,Clonban/died 15th Dec 1952, aged 76 yrs./his wife Elizabeth/died 16th May 1970, aged 84 yrs./Their son Tim, died 30th Nov 1995, aged 72 yrs./Rest in Peace

Whelan: In loving memory of/Mrs. Mary Whelan/Burnwood/Clonad/who died 19th November 1954/and her sons/Patrick died 2nd April 1955/Edward died 8th March 1971/Andrew died 20th December 1985/and her daughter in law Agnes Whelan (Andrews wife) died 22nd July 1973/RIP

Brophy: In loving memory of/Catherine Brophy/died 14th May 1952/her husband Martin/died 22nd Aug 1957/RIP/Erected by their loving family.

Doogue: In loving memory of/Mrs. Mary Doogue/Cappanaclough/died 12th August 1935/aged 37 years/Also her husband/Andrew Doogue/died 9th Dec 1983. Aged 87 yrs/My Jesus mercy

Hennessy: In loving memory of/Arthur Hennessy,/died Aug 19th 1947, aged 45 yrs./Also his wife Norah/died Dec 29th 1989, aged 89 yrs./RIP

Bennett: In memory of/My beloved husband/James Bennett/Boston, Boston, Clonard, Mountrath/died 8th June 1969./His wife Theresa/died 3rd July 1951./His sister Molly Bennett/died 14th Feb 1958./Also Genevieve/second wife of /James Bennett/died 30th July 1984/RIP

Shiel: In loving memory of/Jeremiah Shiel, Rosskelton/died 16-5-1962/His wife Margaret/died 8-2-1979/His brothers/Timothy/died 8-12-1951./Patrick, died 6-2-1963./And son Patrick Shiel died 12-8-1980./RIP

Tynan: In loving memory of/Daniel Tynan/Ardlee/who died Feb 17th 1955./Also his wife Nora/died April 19th 1964/RIP/Erected by their loving family.

Lalor: In loving memory of/Agnes Lalor/(Cappanaclough)N.T., Raheen/24-5-27 to 30-6-66 /died 1 – May 1977 aged 73 yrs./And her husband Thomas /died 17th Sept 1977 aged 82 yrs./RIP/LALOR

Fitzpatrick: In loving memory of/James Fitzpatrick/who died 9-Dec 1951./Aged 68 yrs/his wife Kate/died 30th Jan 1981/aged 70 yrs./RIP/Fitzpatrick/Mount Eagle

Dowling: Sacred/heart of Jesus/have mercy on the souls of/Martin Dowling Colt/died 3rd Oct 1940./And his wife Bridget/died 9th Nov 1952.

Parkinson: In/loving memory of/Catherine Parkinson/who died 17th April 1946/also her husband James/died 24th Oct 1967. /RIP /Erected by their family

Dowling/Whelan: In loving memory of/Thomas Dowling Cappanaclough/died 13-March 1929/also his daughters/Mary/died 14-July 1934/Margaret Mary Whelan/Abbeyleix/did 4-july 1950/Also his wife /Annie Dowling Ballycoolin/died 10-February 1966/Also their sons/Kieran died 26 Feb 1981 /William died 23 Oct 1955/Thomas died 14th March 1990/John J Phelan /Abbeyleix/died 28-Sept 1995/Rip/Sacred heart of Jesus have mercy on them

Kyle: In loving memory of/Andrew Kyle Colt/ died 5-April 1949/Aged 77 years/his wife margaret/died 24-June 1931/ aged 48 years/This son John /died 4th Dec1983. Aged 72/his wife Julia/died 4th Dec 1988/aged 65 years/RIP/Erected by John and Julia Carroll/

O’Connor: In loving memory of /Mary O’Connor/Rosskelton/died 29th March 1947/Also daughter in law/ Sarah O’Connor/died 10th March 1959./ her husband Patrick O’Connor/ died 2nd Feb 1994. Aged 71 yrs/RIP

Grace: In /loving memory of/Francis Grace/Bandra Colt/died 9- April 1957/aged 79 yrs. His wife Catherine/5-Dec 1979 aged 80 yrs/Their son Frances/died 17-May 1982. Aged 40 yrs/RIP

Grant: In loving memory of/Martin Grant (Bondra)/who died 24th July 1962./Aged 77 yrs/Also his wife Jane/who died 13th June 1967/aged 82 yrs./Their son Peter/who died 10th Nov 1979/aged 63 yrs/Their son John /who died 21st July 1992 aged 71 yrs./RIP/Erected by his wife & Family

Nolan: In/loving memory of/Michael Nolan/Rathbride Curragh /died 10th April 1980/aged 81 years./RIP

Bergin: In loving memory /of/Margaret Bergin/Cromogue, Mountrath/died 28th June 1966/her sons/James, died 9th March 1974/Patrick, died 26th Oct 1984/Also her husband Matthew /and son John who are buried in the old cemetery/RIP/Erected by her daughters

Galvin: In/loving memory of/Elizabeth Galvin/Cloned/who died 5- august 1955 aged 81 yrs./her husband Michael Galvin/died 29-Nov 1967 aged 90 years/Their son Michael/died 29-Jan 1984 /aged 71 years/Their son Andrew (Andy) /died 14-Nov 1993 /aged 77 years./Their son Richard (Dick) died 27-December 1996/ aged 82 years./RIP

O’Neill: In loving memory of/John O’Neill/Patrick St., Mountrath/died 12th March 1953/his wife Catherine/died 4th July 1945/And their son Patrick /who died 6th September 1952./RIp

Bennett: In loving memory of Patrick Bennett/Tarbert/who died 29th Jan 1915./also his wife/ Catherine Bennett/who died 25th May 1932/Their sons Very Rev. Peter Bennett. /Pastor of St. Peters Church /San Francisco/who died 10th Aug 1946/James Bennett Tarbert/who died 10th Sept 1946 /his wife Elizabeth/ died7th Dec 1977

Carter/Keys: Sacred heart of Jesus/have mercy on the souls of/ Mary Carter/Kylegrove, Portlaoighise, who died Jan 10th 1931/Also her loving husband Edward Carter/ who died Nov 13th 1935/Also Thomas Carter/ 6th 1941 /Also Joseph carter /who died march 22nd 1947/Also Martin Keys March 28th 1965/And John Keys/ who died April 5th 1973/also Andrew Joseph carter son of Edward Carter/who died Feb 27th 1975/Annie May Carter sister of Andrew/died 29th Nov 1982/RIP

Lalor-Fitzpatrick: Sacred heart of Jesus have/mercy on the souls of /Richard Lalor-Fitzpatrick/Tenakill/who died 26th Feb 1940/His wife Mary Lalor-Fitzpatrick/died 3rd July 1957./Their son /James Lalor-Fitzpatrick/died 23rd feb, 1986./Their daughter/Anne Lalor-Fitzpatrick/died 31st March 1992./RIP/Eected by their loving family.

Lalor: In loving memory/of/Michael Lalor, Coole/who died 13th Nov 1961, aged 91 yrs/His wife Mary/who died 5th Oct 1962 aged 85 yrs./Their son Michael /who died 14th Oct 1988 aged 70 yrs./Their son Peter/died 17th Feb, 1991./Aged 70 years./RIP

Galvin: In loving memory/of/John Galvin/Corbally/died 26th May 1953//Aged 76 years. /His son Andrew/died 5th April 1963/Aged 45 years./Patrick/died 11th April 1981 aged 76 years./Daughter in Law/Josephine Galvin/Colnad/ died 10th Sept 1965/Aged 38 years/Also her granddaughter /Aislinn Galvin/died 7th Sept 1983/Aged 11 months/her husband Michael Galvin/died 10th Sept 1994 Aged 80 years/RIP

Elleford: In loving memory of/Elizabeth Elleford/Clonad/died 6th Dec 1951/her husband John/died 11th Feb 1956/RIP/Erected by /Annie & Maureen

Murphy: Catherine Murphy/Coormacarle/who died 3rd June 1951/Also her husband James/and their son Henry

McNamara: In/Loving memory /of/Nora McNamara/died 26th July 1945./her husband James/died 28th Nov, 1910./Interred in Portlaoise/Noreen McNamara/died 28th Jan ,1981./her husband John/died 15th Aug 1985/Their daughter/Nora McNamara/died 8th February 1996./RIP

Mulhall: In/loving memory/of/Elizabeth (Lil) Mulhall/Rosskelton/who died 2nd June 1944/aged 14 years/Also her Uncle Thomas Mulhall/died 17th June 1966 aged 75 yrs./her father Richard Mulhall/died 17th Dec 1976 aged 98 yrs./his wife Mary/died 13th Feb 1985. Aged 82 yrs./

Whelan: In loving memory/of/John Whelan/Clonad-Adoira/died 28th April 1945/Aged 70years/his wife Mary/died 7th March 1965/aged 82 years./RIP

Boylan: In loving memory/of/Elizabeth Boylan /died 18th Feb 1950 Aged 78 years./her son John/died 20th May 1995 aged 93 yrs/his wife Mary /died 27th Feb 1968 aged 66 yrs./Also his two children/john & Mary who died young.

Delaney: In loving memory/of/Ann Delaney, Clonad/who died 19th March 1950 aged 75 yrs./her husband Richard Delaney/died 26th Oct 1951 aged 88 yrs./Their son Richard/died 5th Sept 1980 aged 72yrs/Their son Paddy/died 8th July 1993 aged 89 yrs./RIP/on their souls sweet Jesus have mercy/Erected by their sons Richard & Paddy

Dunne: Erected in loving memory of/Joseph Dunne died Sept 1st, 1960/Aged 70 years.

Phelan: Erected by/James Phelan/Coole (and) Doo??e House/In loving memory of his mother/Elizabeth Phelan/died 14th June 1927 aged 42 years./her husband James Phelan/died 24th April 1952/aged 80years./Also his wife Annie Phelan/died 19th Dec 1982. Aged 56 yrs./Also his son, Sean Phelan died April 1985./Aged 24 yrs./RIP

Flanagan: In loving memory/of/Eamon Flanagan/Dunamaise/died 25th July 1945/Aged 18 yrs/his father Joseph Flanagan/died 22nd Dec 1978 aged 92 yrs./Also his mother/Margaret Flanagan/died 19th June 1979 aged 78 yrs./RIP/Erected by his loving family.

Murphy/Buggy/Ranaekers: In loving memory of/William Murphy, Shanahoe/died 15 March 1963/And his wife/Mary Murphy (nee Buggy)/died 24th Apri 1953/RIP/Erected by/Mrs. Margaret Ranaekers/(nee Buggy)

Walsh/Rafter: In loving memory of/Martin Walsh/died 11th July 1965/aged 71 yrs./Dan Walsh/died 9th May 1970/Aged 80 yrs/Baundra/Also his nephew/Joe. Rafter Coormacart/died 9th Feb 1992, aged 60 yrs.

Whelan: In loving memory/of/Kathleen Whelan/Derrykearn/died 26th Oct 1936/also her brother Laurence/died 27th Feb 1940/also her sister/Annie/died 18th May 1961/Gretta/ died 12th June 1963/RIP

Phelan: In loving memory of/Joseph Phelan/Upper Coole,/Died 7th Dec 1958 aged 88 yrs./His wife Elizabeth/died 22nd June 1973 aged 88 yrs/Their daughter-in-law Eileen Cuffsboro,/died 20th Dec 1996 aged 66 yrs./RIP/Erected by his family/PHELAN

Conna: In loving memory/of/Andrew Conna/died 21st October 1933/his wife Nora/died 24th October 1937/both buried in Clonenagh/also their daughter Mary/died 8th March 1985/Their daughter Margaret /died 8th June 1988/aged 77 years/Their son Joseph/died 30th May 1992 aged 87 years./RIP

Rohan/McHugh: In loving memory of Martin Rohan/Corbally,/died 24th May 1966/aged 78 yrs/Also his daughter Regina/died 2nd Aug 1971 aged 33 yrs./john McHugh/died 5th Sept 1972 aged 72 yrs/RIP /

Grace/Carroll: In /Loving memory of/Gerard Grace/(Colt) died 14th Jan 1968 aged 56 yrs/His aunt Bridget Carroll /died Dec 1941./his wife Mary/died 26th June 1984 aged 68 yrs/Erected by his wife & Family

Keegan: Erected by/John Keegan Ballyroan/in memory of his parents/John Keegan died March 1915/Annie Keegan died 3rd July 1935/his sister Christina/died ?June 1940/His wife Katie died 27th or 21st Aug 1948/Also his daughter Annie/died 8th March 1980/The above John Keegan /died 7th Dec 1989./His wife Sarah /died 11th Nov 1989

McDonald: In loving memory of/Patrick McDonald Corbally/died 2nd May 1939./His wife Bridget, died 1st Aug 1969./His daughter Elizabeth, died 29th May 1960./His son Laurence, died 11th May 1962./his brother /James McDonald, Mount Eagle/died 21st Dec 1947/His sister Ellen, died 9th July 1968/His daughter Nora died 1980/RIP

Heffernan/McInerney: In loving memory of/James and Catherine Heffernan/Clonburren/who died 14th March 1939/their son James/died in Lincoln 15th Oct 1973/Also Jeremiah. Thomas./ And Bridget Heffernan/and James McInerney/Their son John died 15th Jan 1979 aged 70 yrs./also their daughter/Nora Heffernan/died 7th April 1995,/Aged 78 yrs./RIP/Erected by John and Nora Heffernan

Deere: In/Loving memory/of Catherine Deere/Clonkeen/died 10th June 1943/Aged 64 years./her husband George/ died 27th Sept 1963/Aged 90 years./Their daughter in law/Kathleen/died 10th Aug 1971 aged 48 yrs./RIP

Beere/Lambe: Erected by Ellen Beere/(Clonkeen)/in loving memory of her husband/John Beere who died 2nd oct 1960/aged 62 yrs./her daughter Mary/died 26th Dec 1939 aged 11 yrs./And her mother Ellen Lambe/died 8 Aug 1941 aged 84 yrs./her brother Laurs Lambe died 24th Feb/1971 aged 71 yrs./Above Ellen Beere/died 5th May 1973 aged 77 yrs./RIP

Bergin: Erected in memory of/Michael Bergin /Cromogue/died 7th June 1942./his wife Anne/died 13th Jan 1958./Their daughter Margaret/died 7th Feb ,1945./Sons Michael and James/ interred in old cemetery.

Mooney: In loving memory of/Bridget Mooney Colt/died 9th Dec 1942 aged 67 yrs./her husband James Mooney died 7th June 1948 aged 69 yrs./And their son Joseph /died 6th Jan 1982 aged 69 yrs/Their daughter Annie/died 16th Feb 1989 aged 75 yrs./Their son Finton/died 29th Sept 1993 aged 84 yrs./Interred in /St. Lukes cemetery Kent England/RIP/Erected by Fint. & Minnie

Mulhall: In loving memory of/Annie Mulhall/Cappanaclough/died 18th June 1941/Also her husband, James,/died 4th Aug 1954/ Also her son james/died 4th Aug 1954And their grandson, James/died 27th March 1962 aged 4 months

McDonald: In loving memory of/Michael McDonald/Mary St., Mountrath./died 14th Nov 1964./His wife Bridget, died 15th Jan 1951/Their daughter Nora. Died 11th July 1927./Their son Timothy/died 22nd June 1962/Also their daughters Mary/died 14th March 1968/and Kathleen died 15th March 1976./RIP

Honnor: Erected by/Teresa Honnor/Roskelton/In loving memory of her/brothers/John Honnor/died 18th Dec 1955 aged 89 yrs./and Richard Honnor/died 12th Feb 1958 aged 87 yrs./The above Teresa Honnor/died 12th April 1960 aged 84 yrs./RIP

Brophy: In loving memory of/John Brophy/died 1st April 1955./his wife Bridget /died 4th March 1971/Also his brother James/died 4th May 1964/RIP

Turner: In loving memory of/William Turner/Clooscullen/who died 19th March 1955/his wife Lil/who died 11th Nov 1976/RIP

Rohan: In loving memory/of/ James Rohan/who died 6th Nov 1950/aged 76 years/his sister Mary Rohan/died 14th Sept 1953 aged 79 years./Their brother William Rohan/died 22nd Oct 1955 aged

Grant: In loving memory of/Bridget Grant/Colt/died 11 Aug 1972/aged 69 /her husband Martin died 17 May 1947 aged 42./her father in law/Martin/died 27-Oct 1945 aged 87 //her second husband/Patrick Grant/died 2-Jan 1980 aged 78 /Rest in peace

Rafter: In loving memory/of/Thomas Rafter Cromogue/who died 25th April 1936/his wife Julia /who died 25th July 1960/Their son Patrick/ died 10th Feb 1973/Their son William/died 8th April 1975/Their daughter Elizabeth/died 13th Nov 1981/Erected by their family

Dowling: Erected/in loving memory of/Thomas Dowling Corbally/who died 22nd March 1949/Aged 88 yrs/his wife Kate Dowling/who died 13th Feb 1964 /aged 94 yrs./Mary Dowling died 20th Jan 1990/RIP

O’Connor: In/loving memory of/Andrew O’Connor/Rosskelton/died March 29 1946,/aged 82 yrs/Elizabeth O’Connor/died June 13 1955./Aged 78 yrs./RIP/Erected by Andrew O’Connor /And family.

Delaney/O’Connor: Family Plot: 2 stones: In loving memory of/Fintan Delaney/Mount Fade/who died 6th January 1971. Aged 98 yrs./his wife Bridget /died 7th august 1956. Aged 62 years./his brother Patrick. Died 28th march 1968. Aged 93 years./Also his daughter /Sr. Mary Kevin/died 11th Dec 1981/RIP

In loving memory of/Patrick Delaney/Tarbert/died 5th May 1944/Also his wife/Catherine/died 15thJune 1978/aged 84 yrs./sacred heart of Jesus /Have mercy on their souls/ Heart Plaque in middle of plot: in loving memory of /Yvonne O’Connor/died 23rd Aug 1985/Aged 11 weeks./Paula O’Connor/died 28th Jan 1973/Aged 4 ? years./RIP

Donovan: In loving memory /of/John Donovan, Colt/died 18th Dec 1958. Aged 65 yrs./his mother Mary Donovan/died 12-March 1945 . aged 81 yrs/His son Thomas/died 28-Feb 1944. Aged 21 yrs. /His wife Margaret. /Died 31-May 1977. Aged 81 yrs./His daughter/Mary Donovan/died 16 Oct 1996 aged 69 yrs./RIP

Moffitt: Erected by/James Moffitt (Raheen)/In loving memory of his father/Joseph Moffitt/died 8th Feb 1950 aged 84 years./also his mother/Sarah Moffitt/died 17th Nov 1966 aged 73 years/And his brother/Patrick Moffitt/died 15th Oct 1942 aged 21 years./

Dunne: In loving memory of/Thomas Dunne, Conna Clonard./who died Dec 14th 1974./Also his father Patrick Dunne who died 1945./His son John Dunne, who died 1942/his mother/ Ann Dunne, who died 1958/ RIP Erected by his loving wife Kathleen.

O’Sullivan/Sinnott: In /loving memory of/Elizabeth O’Sullivan/died 27th Nov, 1982. Aged 92 years./Her daughter/Sheila Sinnott /nee Sullivan/died 13th April 1985./Aged 58 years.

Delaney: In/memory of/John Delaney, Clonbar/died 22nd Aug, 1954. Aged 69 yrs./Also his brothers/William died 10th April 1956/ aged 83 yrs./Patrick died 24th Dec 1958 /aged 71 yrs./Joseph, son of the above William/died 25th Sept 1980. Aged 74 yrs./RIP

Sheeran: In loving memory/of/John Sheeran, Colt/died 27th October 1972./aged 79 years/His wife Julia /died 18th March 1986 /aged 75 years./RIP

Grace/Grant: In loving memory of/John Grace/5 Turvey Ave, Inchicore, Dublin/died 26th Nov 1959 Aged 83 yrs/His wife Anastasia grace/died 17th April 1964 aged 84 yrs/Their son Michael/died 22nd Sept 1952 aged 36 yrs./Their daughter Bridie /died 3rd June 1986 aged 71 yrs/Also James Grant/Colt, Ballyroan/died 28th April 1965 aged 84 yrs./”Erected by the family”/RIP

Fitzpatrick: Erected/In/loving memory of/John Fitzpatrick/late of Rosskelton/died 26th Nov 1949/aged 63 ears/RIP/Also his sister Mary/died 8th 1971.

Parkinson/Grant: In loving/ memory of/the Parkinson family/also Martin Grant/Baundra/died 17th Dec 1980/Aged 58 yrs/Kathleen Grant/Baundra/died 5th Dec 1987/RIP

Lalor: In loving memory of/David Lalor Colt/who died 19th August 1900/his wife Mary/died 24th April 1952/Their son James/died 14th August 1961/Their daughters Kate/died 16th April 1970/Agnes died 7th Dec 1977/Aged 84 yrs./RIP

Dooley: In/memory/of/Fintan Dooley, Colt/died 20th Jan 1972/Aged 77 years./his wife Mary/died 6th Feb 1994./Aged 92 years./RIP /Erected by his loving wife and family

Phelan: In loving memory of/William Phelan /Rosskelton/died 16th April 1954, aged 83 yrs/his wife Mary/died 12th February 1956, aged 74 years/Their sons/James/died 5th February 1988, aged 75 years/William/died 3rd March 1988, aged 83 years./RIP/Erected by their family

Doyle: In/loving memory of/James Doyle/Sergeant Garda Siochana/ who died 28th May 1940/aged 45 years/His wife Katherine/died 3rd Dec 1945. /Aged 53 years./RIP/Erected by his wife and family.

Whitewall: In loving memory /of/John Whitewell,(not sure on spelling of this could be Hitwell Oldtown, Portlaoise/ died 1965/His son John died 1955/his sister Bridget died 1962.

Fitzpatrick/McMurray: In/loving memory of/Mrs. Mary Fitzpatrick/died 28-November 1943/aged 84 yrs/Also her daughter Bridget/died 20-August 1952/aged 51 yrs./Also her daughter/Elizabeth McMurray/died 25th Nov 1965 in USA /aged 68 years./RIP/Erected by their family

Drennan: Sacred heart of Jesus/Have Mercy on/the souls of/Martin Drennan/Boughlone, Portaloise/died Dec 6-1966/Aged 75 years/His wife Brigid/died Aug 20-1952/aged 51 years/RIP/Erected by their family

Hearns: In loving memory of/Julia Hearns/Ardlea/who died 28th March 1974/aged 85 years/RIP

Crawford: In/loving memory of/Elizabeth Crawford/Rosskelton/died 5th Dec 1960 aged 21 yrs./her brother Richard /died 13th Sept 1952 aged 5 yrs/Also their Uncle William/died 17th May 1942 aged 42 yrs./Their father Richard/died 25th April 1991 aged 95 yrs./Their mother Bridget /died Jan 1992 aged 81 yrs./Rip/Erected by the Crawford family

Holland: In loving memory of/Michael Holland/Coolmacarten/died 20th June 1979/aged 59 years/his sister Elizabeth/Also his parents/James and Anne/RIP/Erected by his wife Margaret

Mulhall/Mullhall: In loving memory of/Emily Mulhall, Burnlea./died Aug 17th 1943./her husband John,/died June 30th 1952./Their daughter Mary, /died March 17th 1951./Their son Tom Mullhall/died 17th May 1989. Aged 70 yrs./RIP/Erected by their family.

Fitzpatrick/Flanagan: In loving memory of/Our dear parents/Peter Fitzpatrick, /Boley/died 1-Sept 1953 aged 88 yrs./Ellen Fitzpatrick/died 31-March 1941, aged 59 yrs./Our Aunt Bridget Flanagan/died 30-Jan 1953 aged 80 yrs./RIP

McEvoy: In/loving memory of/joseph McEvoy Clonboyne/who died 14th Dec 1957/aged 73 yrs./Also his wife Sarah /who died 11th Feb 1959. Aged 82 yrs.

Oxley: In loving memory/of/ William (Willo) Oxley, /died Mar 21st 1959, aged 65 yrs./his wife Alice/died May 17th 1997, aged 90 yrs./RIP

O’Connor: In loving memory/of/Fintan O’Connor/Rskelton/who died 9th July 1973/Aged 84 yrs./RIP/Erected by his family

Osborne: In memory of /Matthew Osborne, Derrycairn, Abbeyleix/died 11th July 1975./Aged 83 years./Also his wife Elizabeth/died 1st July 1977. Aged 79 years./RIP/Erected by his loving wife

Walsh: Erected by/Finton Walsh/in loving memory of/his father Michael/His mother Winifred/his brothers/Thomas and Michael/Joseph and John/his sisters /Ellen and Elizabeth /Catherine and Mary/RIP

Grant/Hynes: In/loving memory of/Margaret Grant (nee Hynes) /Derrykairn, Abbeyleix/died 20th May 1943 aged 32 yrs./Her husband William/died 20th March 1977 aged 80 yrs./(O Holy Cross, under thy /shadow I will rest) /Erected by their daughter Mary.

Hearns: In loving /memory of /Mary Hearns, Cloosecullen/died 3rd June 1944./her son/Patrick/died 6th Sept, 1955./Also her son James/died 15th Sept, 1959/her son Edward/died 11th April 1982/RIP/Erected by her son Edward /& his wife Kathleen

Walsh: In/loving memory of/Fintan Walsh/died 19th July 1942/Aged 67 yrs./his wife Katherine/died 30th Nov 1955/aged 77 yrs./Their son Fintan/died 25th April 1994/Aged 80 yrs./And his wife Mary/died 12th Dec 1994/aged 74 yrs./RIP/Erected by their loving family

Flanagan: Bridget Flanagan/Boley/died 30-1-1953/Aged 80/RIP

Phelan: In/loving memory of/Michael Phelan, Mountrath./died 27 Jan 1952. Aged 65 yrs./RIP

McEvoy/McDonald: In loving memory of/Kate McEvoy, Coolnacart, /died 9th April 1947/her husband John/died 16th April 1958/Their daughter/Mrs. Mary McDonald/died 4th March 1946/RIP

Holland: In loving memory/of/ Margaret Holland/Ardlea/died 16th Nov 1940, aged 47 yrs./her husband William/died 9th Sept 1962, aged 83 years./Their son William/died 25th Dec 1982, aged 66 yrs/Their son Patrick/died 2nd Dec 1983, aged 69 yrs. (Note this Holland stone is located right in front of stone of family of Michael Holland, but not in same row –

McDonald: In loving memory/of/Kate McDonald/Colt/died 10th Feb 1940/also her husband Matthew/died 20th June 1941/Their son Thomas/died 1st march 1970 aged 67 yrs/RIP

Lalor: In loving memory/of/James Lalor/Parkavilla/died 29th Oct 1933/aged 78 yrs./his wife Mary died 15th Nov 1946./ Aged 85 yrs./His son Joseph/died 18th March 1943./aged 40 yrs. /and his son James/died 18th March 1964/aged 72 yrs./Their daughter Kathleen/died 3rd March 1976./Aged 81 yrs/Their daughter Annie/died 6th oct 1976, aged 74 yrs./Their son Fintan/died 15th March 1977. Aged 80 yrs./RIP/Erected by Fintan and Annie

Brophy: Erected by/Michael Brophy, Rathkelton/In memory of/his beloved wife/Francis Brophy/died 29th Jan 1940/36 yrs/his daughter Mary/died 18th June 1966/aged 24 years/Also his wife/Helena Imelda sister of Francis/died 12th October 1980 aged 74 years./The above Michael Brophy./1898-1981/RIP/Brophy/Rosskelton, Co. Laois and Blanchardstown, Co Dublin

Tynan/O’Rourke: In loving memory/of/Martin Tynan Rosskelton/who died 12th Jan 1951./Also his wife/Mary O’Rourke (Tynan) /died 7th November 1986/RIP

Sinnott/Mayberry: In loving memory of/Patrick Sinnott/died 23rd April 1957 . Aged 84 years./His wife Catherine/died 28th April 1967. Aged 81 years./Mrs. Julia Mayberry /died 6th April 1953. Aged 75 years./Their son Patrick/died 18th Dec, 1982. /Their son Daniel, Ardlea/died 28th Nov 1994 aged 69 yrs./RIP

Mayberry: In loving memory of/George Mayberry Raheen/died 22nd July 1962, aged 69 yrs. /His wife Elizabeth died 2nd Feb 1967 /aged 69 yrs./his sister Frances died 26th Nov 1980/Son John died 17th April 1983.

Phelan/Malone: In loving memory of/John Phelan Cappaghnaclough/died 20th June 1959 aged 7 9 yrs./Also his wife Bridget/died 8 April 1965 aged 84 yrs./RIP/Erected by their niece Anna Murtagh Malone

Grant: In/loving memory of/Patrick Grant died 1st Dec, 1934./His wife Mary died 1st Nov 1948./Daughters Maria died 30th June 1945./Catherine died 15th June 1978./Elizabeth died 23rd Sept 1977./Agnes died 6th Dec, 1978./Their son Michael died 5th Aug 1981./Their daughter Bridie /died 10th March 1988./RIP

Hurley: In/loving memory/of/Michael Hurley/Cloosecullen,/died 20th March 1945./his wife Mary/died 21st Feb 1967./RIP/Erected by his wife and family

Byrne: In loving memory of/Willy Byrne/Clonkeen/died 4th May 1949 aged 78 yrs./Also his wife Elizabeth/died 15th nov 1963 aged 84 yrs./And their Grandaughter/Mary Byrne/died 18th Nov 1959 aged 3 mths/RIP/Erected by Nan, Bridie,/Molly, Jack and Patrick

Holohan/Barnes: In loving memory of/David Holohan/Clonkeen/who died 19th November 1943/his brother /Edward Holahan/died 5th March 1946/Also Mrs. M.E. Mamie Barnes/died 11th December 1980 aged 69 years/Also her husband/David Barnes/died 29th July 1989/aged 84 years/RIP

Finlay: In/loving memory of/Michael Finlay/Clonkeen/died 30th May 1954/aged 72 years./his wife Catherine/died 20th oct 1969 aged 74 years./Their daughter Elizabeth (Leila) Finlay /died 1st Feb 1994 aged 64 years./RIP

Malone: In loving memory of/Margaret Malone/Shanahoe/died 31 Jan 1950 aged 67 yrs./her husband Michael Malone/died 30 Dec 1963 aged 80 yrs./and their son James died 25th July /1966 aged 59 yrs./And their granddaughter/Mary Malone/died 7th Feb 1971/Their grandson Gerard/died 17th May 1981. Aged 23 yrs./RIP/Malone

Lawlor/Coogan: In loving memory/of/Thomas Lawlor/Clonkeen/died 9th May 1940/Aged 62 yrs./his wife Margaret/died 25th Dec 1956/aged 79 yrs./his uncle Michael Coogan/died 5th July 1943. aged 87 yrs./Their daughter/Bridget Lawlor died 21st July 1989/Aged 72 yrs./RIP

Carroll: In memory of/James Carroll/Kileany/died 1929/His wife Bridget /died 941/Their sons/ James died 1963 /Thomas died 1966/RIP

Lalor: In/loving memory of/John Lalor/Ring, Colt/who died 15th May 1972/aged 79 years./his wife Mary/died 27th August 1975. Aged 77years./RIP/Erected by his loving wife and family.

Kilbride/Kavanagh: In loving memory of/Thomas Kilbride, Clontyglass/died 14- Dec 1939 aged 70 yrs/his brother John/died 1- March 1965 aged 87 yrs./his niece Julia Kavanagh/died 27 Aug 1967. Aged 72 yrs/his brother Lawrence/Derryarragh, Castletown/died 24-Dec 1958 aged 75 yrs./RIP

Keating: Erected by/Bridget Keating/Dysartdeigh Mountrath/In loving memory of her/ husband Michael Keating/ who died 5th Nov 1945,/ aged 55 years/The above Bridget Keating/ died 15th Jan 1990/Aged 92 years.

Whelan/Barrington: Pray for/Mary Whelan/ Clonad/died 1942/William Barrington/died 1954/RIP

Grant: In loving memory/of/Joseph Grant/died 22nd Jan 1940/also his wife/Julie/died 10th April 1937/and their sons/John/died 3rd July 1945/Edward/died 10th May 1961/james grant, Colt/died 15th April 1982/RIP

Fox/Hargroves: In loving memory of/Mary Fox, Colt/died 26th Oct 1950 aged 52 years/her husband Thomas/died 3rd Feb 1975. Aged 79 years./Her Mother Margaret Hargroves/died 8-1-1942/her brother/Patrick Hargrove/died 10-12-1968/Also their son/Thomas Fox/died 27-Oct 1994. Aged 61 years./RIP/Erected by her son Thomas/and his wife Mary.

Duff: In loving memory of/Fintan Duff, Coolnacart/died 19th March 1980 aged 81 years/His wife Mary/died 6th July 1985./Aged 81 years/His brother Ned/died 30th Jan, 1964./Their son Fintan died young/RIP

Phelan: In loving memory/of/John Phelan/?Forest Rd., Mountrath/died 6th Sept 1943/his wife Elizabeth/died 10th March 1969/Their Grandaughter/Michelle Phelan/died 23rd March 1979/Their son John/died 17th May 1966./RIP/Erected by their family.

Cahill: In loving memory of/Matthew Cahill/died August 1923/his wife Katie/died August 1924/and their sons/Edward died July/1954 and Denis/died April 1969/RIP/Also their Daughters/Katie died June 1947 Mary/died October 1963 and their /son Michael died July 1973/RIP

Brennan: Pray for the soul of /John Brennan/Clontyglass/died 23rd Aug 1940./Also his wife/Alice Brennan/died 24th June 1940./and their son/William Brennan/died 20th Oct 1957./Peter Brennan/died 21st Jan 1947/Their son Christopher died 7th Feb 1990/Their son Thomas/died 18th Feb 1995/Erected by their loving children/RIP

Byrne/Connors: In loving memory/of/Joseph Byrne, Clonburren/who died 15-Feb 1958 aged 80 yrs./His wife Mary/died 10 April 1924 aged 44 yrs./Their son Joseph/died 15-March 1939 aged 24 yrs/Their daughters/Alice died 11-nov 1920 aged 11 yrs/Nora died 4-Aug 1970 aged 69 yrs./Their son in law James Connors/died 19-Feb 1978 aged 78 yrs/Their son Thomas/died 12-Feb 1981 aged 78 yrs./RIP

Wood/Conroy/Phelan: Two stones same plot: In loving memory/of/Anne Wood (nee Conroy)/Clonad and Middlesex/died 19th October 1982/her husband Robert (Bob) /Wealdstone Harrow/died 28th august 1964./RIP/Erected by their loving sons and daughters

Erected by teresa Phelan/Blanchardstown, Co. Dublin/In loving memory of/her husband/Patrick Phelan/late of clonard/died 21st March 1944/Aged 51 years./The above Teresa Phelan/died 9th May 1988/aged 75 years./RIP

Shiels: Sacred heart of Jesus/have mercy on the souls/ of/William Shiels /(Boley House) died 21st March 1939./His wife Margaret Shiels/died 20th August 1943./Also Agnes Shiels /died 14th Nov 1977./Her husband William Shiels/died 1st Nov 1983./Elizabeth M. Shiels died 23rd April 1995./RIP

Morgan/Parkinson: In loving memory of/James Morgan, Colt/died 9th June 1930/his daughter Julia Morgan/died 28th Feb 1937/His wife Mary Morgan /died 7th March 1980/Also her brother John Parkinson/died 21st jan 1971/Their sister bridget Parkinson/died 13th March 1979/And her brother Edward Parkinson/died 25th July 1989/RIP

Cahill: In loving memory of/Patrick Cahill/Clonad./died 7th Sept 1938/aged 78 years./Also his wife/Annie/died 26th Oct 1959/aged 84 years./RIP

Dunne: In memory of/Marie Dunne, Coolnacarte./died 22-4-42./Thomas Dunne died 6-12-60/RIP

Lalor: In/loving memory/of/Mary Lalor, /Mount Eagle, Abbeyleix./who died 31st December 1965/Aged 80 years./And her aunt/Bridget Lalor,/who died 24th March 1944/Aged 99 years./Sweet Jesus have mercy/on their souls/RIP

Behan: Erected in memory of/James Behan, (Foxboro)/died 20th February 1920./also his wife/Mary Behan/died 15th September 1941./And their son James Behan /died 15th May 1951./His brothers Walter Behan/died 15th Dec 1956./And John died 7th Dec 1957/And Norah /wife of the above /James Behan/died 28th June 1981 /RIP

Brennan/O’Toole: Two stones same plot: In loving memory of/Michael Brennan (Cappaghnaclough)/died 14th May 1945 aged 67 yrs. /his wife Bridget died 1st Jan 1961/Aged 72 yrs./Their daughter Bridget/died 16th March 1942/ Aged 25 yrs./And their son John died young/Daughter Mary O’Toole, Dublin/died 18th May 1979./Aged 65 years./RIP/Erected by the family

Little heart: In loving memory of/Fintan Brennan/died 3 Dec 1986 Aged 52 yrs./Erected by his /wife and family/RIP

Bergin: In loving memory of/Michael Bergin/Abbeyleix Rd., Portlaoise/who died 11th June 1968 /Aged 77/Also their parents/Tim and Ellen/RIP

Rahanavannagh Gravestone Transcriptions, Co. Laois

Rahanavanagh: Outside Ballyroan: Graveyard on hill in field. First typed up August 1999.
Rahanavannagh; Cullenagh barony; Ballyroan Parish; Abbeyleix Poor Law Union/Registration District


Notes from Laois Archaeological Survey:
OS 24:6:5 (321,308) ‘Church (Site of)’ OD 500 24784,18669
Church (Site): Possibly a religious establishment founded by the O’Moores (O’Byrne 1856, 52). No visible surface traces of church. Uninscribed gravemarkers in NE quadrant of graveyard.
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Kelly: Ecce Agnus Dei/Erected by /William Kelly of Dwary/In memory of his belovd Father/William Kelly/who died 24th Decr 1846 aged 60 yrs./Also his mother Elizabeth Kelly/who died 12 Dec 1868 aged 84 yrs/And also his two sisters/Elizabeth,/died 21 May 1863 aged 40/Honoria/died 25 – July 1848 , aged 14/Also the above William Kelly/died 21 – Jan – 1887/aged 57 years./And three children who died young/Requiscant in Pace/ John Kelly, Dooary/died 11th June 1962. Aged 80 years./Anne Kelly Dooary/died 15th June 1921 Aged 79 yrs./She was wife of above/William Kelly who died in 1887

Dowling: Here Lieth Ye Body of John /Dowling Depd this Life ye 20th/May 1775 Aged 8 yrs. Ye Lord/have Mercy on his Soul. Amen

McDonnol: Here Lyeth the Body of Mrs/A Mary Dannol Wife of Mr./Will McDannol who Died Sept/8th 176?7 Aged 55 Years./She was /Remarkable for extraordinary/good principles. Requiscant/in Pace Amen. Also the Body of her/Mother Mrs. Mary Noble Who died Janry 12th 1761, aged 78 Years.

Phelan: Erected to the memory/of Edward Phelan, of Redhill/died 3rd March 1859,aged 66 years./Also his wife MaRy Phelan/died 23rd December 1868, /aged 70 years./Also two of their Sons Laurence /died 19th February 1859,/ aged 36 years and John died 8th November 1866 aged 27 years/Also two of their children who died young./Also EDWARD PHELAN/died 14th May 1935 aged 74 yrs./ & his wife BRIDGET /died 5th April 1945 aged 77 yrs/Requiscant in Pace.

Costigan: In memory of William/the beloved husband of/Judith Costigan/Graigunahoun/died Sep 11th 1838/aged 42 years./Also their Son Samuel/died Augst 27th 1881/aged 45 years.

Gahan: In Loving memory of/The Gahan Family/Cloncullane, Ballyroan/R.I.P. Mar comhartha Buiochas/Erected by Sean Larkin

Gaffney: IHS/Here Lieth the Body of/John Gaffany who depd/this Life the 21st of /April 1779 Aged ?51 Yrs./Lord have mercy on /his Soul. Amen

Dillon: Flat Stone: Sacred to the memory of Thomas/Dillan of Ballhall who departed /this life in December 179? Aged ?/Yrs. Also his wife Catherine/Dillon who died ?4th March 1837/ Aged ?99 yrs/Also his son Richard Dillon who died/June 20th 18?1. Aged 66 Years/Bessie daughter of James Mulhall/can’t read/June 1888

Mulhall: Sacred/to/the memory of/ Bessie Mulhall/who died June 14th 1886/aged 21years/Also her sister/Annie/ who died April 6th 1911/Aged 44 years/Daughters of /James Mulhall Ballyrielly./Also their sister Gertrude Mary/who died June 22nd 1952./Erected by James Mulhall/PA/ Lord have mercy on their souls

Quigly: Broken Stone (Jam)es Quigly/departed life/Oct 29 1779/Aged 6?2 Yrs. Lord/have mercy on/his Soul Amen

Delany: Here Lieth ye Body of Eli/zabeth Delany alias D/alon died January 13th 1767/Aged 24/Erected by Darby Delany/Lord Have mercy on/her soul

MacMahon/McMahon: Ecce Agnus Dei/In memory of/JOHN MACMAHON, /Mount Eagle, /who died 25th October 1934./Aged 74 years./And his wife/ELIZABETH MACMAHON, /died 26th June 1934./Aged 66 years/Also their baby May, /died 7th February 1905./Owen McMahon/died 17th Aug, 1974/RIP

McMahon: Broken Flat Stone: Erected by Brian McMahon……..can’t read.

Mulhall/Mahon: This/Monument is erected by /John Mulhall/Ballyboile/in memory of his beloved wife/Sarah Mulhall/who died 27th Nov 1870/Aged ?66 years./Also his Sister-in-Law Catherine Mahon/who died 5th September 187?3/Aged 72 years.

Martin: Erected by/Margaret Martin/in memory of /her beloved husband /Serot (?Sergt)Martin R.I.C./ who died at ballyroan/1st June 1891/

Byrne: In/Loving Memory/of/Patrick Byrne ex-SESCE R.I.C./ who departed this life 11th Dec 1907./Aged 56 years./Also his daughter Mary Ellen/who died 6th June 1893 aged 13 years/And his wife Ellen Byrne/died 22nd April 1925. Aged 74 years/Also their son John J./died 1st Dec 1937. Aged 3/56/ years. On whose souls sweet Jesus have mercy/Erected y his sorrowing wife and family

McMahon: Erected/by/James & Ellen MacMahon/in loving memory of their children/Revd. Bernard M. MacMahon, B.A./Ballyroan/who died 3rd September 1907/Aged 24 years./Also Patrick Joseph /and John Aloysius/who died young/Thomas Frances died 13th Sept 1945/Patrick Joseph died 23rd Dec 1957/RIP Side of Stone: Also his wife/Mary Ann McMahon/died 1st November 1977/Aged 89 years

Spellen: Damaged stone: Gloria in Excelsius Deo/Erected by Wm Spillen/ Ballyroan in memory/?son John Spellen/? Depd this life Septr/ ?1844 Aged 22 Years/May he rest in peace Amen.

McEvoy: Erected by Michael McEvoy of/Graignahown in memory of his/? Mother Cecilia McEvoy/who depd this life May 31st 1835/Aged 52 years./Also his wife Catherine McEvoy/who depd this life Octr 24th 1852/Aged 35 years./Requiscant in Pace Amen.

Carroll: In Loving memory Of/Dan Carroll/died 30th April 1921./Aged 78 years. His wife Bridget/died 11th Feb, 1933. Aged 71 years./Their son Dan/died 19th Jan, 1967. Aged 77 years./Daughter Josey/died 21st Dec, 1972. Aged 75 years./& son Jerry/died 7th Sept, 1976. Aged 75 years./Daughter Annie died 29th May 1981./Aged 89 years./Mary Carroll died 9th May 1983, aged 85 years./RIP

Myllans: Flat Broken stone: IHS/Here Lyeth the Body /of Patrick Myllans/ of ?? November in ? 6 years of his age

Connell:In memory of/Mr. John Connell/of Stradbally/who died 16th Octr 1848./ aged 50 years./Also his beloved wife./Mrs. Mary Connell, /who died 20th Decr 1878,/aged 75 years./RIP/This monument was erected/ in loving remembrance/ by their only child, /Mrs. Mary Timmins

Gloria in Excelsius Deo/Pray for the souls of John & Mary/Edwl died 9th of can’t read.

McCarthy: Erected/by/ Michael McCarthy/of Pill Lane, Dublin/In memory of his beloved Father/William McCarthy/who died 3rd September 1879/Aged 48 years./His mother Catherine McCarthy/died 31st March 1944 (??!!)/William died16th Dec 1968/Kathleen died 18th July 19?63/Eleanor died 4th May 1966/Michael died 27th Feb 1907/Edward died 14th May 1941

McGrath: Metal Marker, cross shape with heart in middle: Side one: Born 1875 Side two: Died 1955 Down middle: memory Heart: James McGrath/ Cashel/Age 78: Down bottom: RIP

Day/Drake: Erected by/William Day/in memory of his parents/Edward day/died ? day 1824 aged 48/Margaret Day/died 15thAugt 1853/8 aged 7?5/And their children/Garet 1832 aged ?15/Edward Day died 20th Jan 1852 Aged?/Ann Drake died April 1891 Aged ?/James Day died 8 June 1895/8 Aged ?/Also my ?son James…..can’t read rest of names on that stone

Delaney: IHS/Here Lies the Body /of Joseph Delaney/who depd this Life /Jany 10th 177? Aged/46 years/Lord Have mercy on his Soul

Buggey: IHS/D.O.M./Here Lies the Body of Richd. Buggey who Departed/this Life the 17th of April 1769/In the 75th year of his age. May /his Soul rest in peace Amen.

McEvoy: Erected by Edward McEvoy of/Graiguenahown/ in memory of his /Beloved father Laughlin McEvoy/who depd this life August 15th 1808/Aged 76 years. Also his mother /Mary McEvoy who depd this life /August 20th 1814 . Aged 70 years./And also his Son Pierce McEvoy/who depd this life June 24th 18?48 Aged 26 years.

McDonnell: In Hoc Signo Vinces/Erected by/William McDonnell/Ralish, Queens County./In memory of his father/Walter McDonnell/died Nov 20th 1893 Aged 72 years./Also his Grandfather/James McDonnell died June 12th 1867/Aged 80 years. And his Grandmother /Anne McDonnel died Sep 24th 1848/Aged 50 Years. Also his mother /Bridget McDonnell /died July 7th 1904. Aged 72/RIP

Quinn: Pray for the soul of /John Joseph Quinn/ who died at Abbeyleix/ Jany 29th 1890 aged 31 years.

Taylor: In memory of//Bridget Taylor/died 21st Jan 1902/Also her sister /Bridget/ died 9th April 1910 aged 4 years./ Also their mother/Mary Taylor/died 26th May 1921. Aged 52 years/her husband Arthur /died 9th May 1943./Their daughter Maggie/died 18th April 1935/Their son Arthur/died 30th Jan, 1947./His wife Elizabeth/died 17th March 1937/RIP Back of Stone: Their son Patrick/died 16th July 1994.

Byrne: In Loving Memory of/Bridget Byrne died 10th May 1909./Aged 39 years. /Her husband James/died 8th May 1942. Aged 83 years./Their daughter Bridget/died 7th Sept , 1943. Aged 36 years.

Dunne: Erected/By/Fenton Dunne/In memory of his father/Patrick Dunne.of Aughoney/died 26th Feb 1896 aged 74 years./His brother John./Died 21st July 1888 aged 25 years./Also his brother William/died 22nd Feby 1897 aged 26 years./RIP

McEvoy: In Loving memory/of/Thomas McEvoy/died 10th Dec 1898 aged 76./Andrew McEvoy./died 2nd Jan 1901aged 77/Deirdre McEvoy/died 27th Sept 1927 aged 84/Patrick McEvoy/died 16th Oct 1933 aged 30 /Mary McEvoy/died 14th May 1943 aged 64/Thomas McEvoy /died in USA/Their sons, Andrew, died 7th Dec 1987. William died 25th May 1988/RIP

McEvoy: In Loving Memory of/Michael McEvoy/Blandsfort Ballyroan /died 4th March 1935/his wife Mary/died 12th Oct 1963/Their son Daniel /died 14th Feb 1978/Their daughter Mary /died 16th Sept 1991/RIP

McEvoy: Here Lieth ye Body of/Sadie McEvoy depd/May ye 14th 1776 Aged/88 years/Ye Lord have /Mercy on his Soul Amen.

McEvoy: In Loving Memory of/John McEvoy/Blandsfort /died 26th August 1966/Aged 89 years./His wife Catherine/died 26th June 1959 aged 72 years./His son Gerard/died 21st April 1994 aged 66 years. /His parents/Willie McEvoy, died 1920/Kate McEvoy died 1931/his infant daughter Mary/May they rest in peace Amen/Erected by his daughter Kathleen

McDonald/McEvoy: IHS/Inscribed by/Margaret McDonald/And her son Michael died/9th Nov 1913. Aged 67 yrs. (Insccribed above original inscription)/Gloria in Excelsiu Deo/Erected by Mary McDonald /alias McEvoy/of Ballyeagle/in memory of her beloved husband Michael McDonald/Who depd this life June 23rd 1849./aged 36 years/The above Mary McDonald died /5th Sepr 1894. Aged 79 years./Requiscant in Pace Amen.

McDonald: Here Lies the Body of Michl McDonl/ad depd Septr ye 29th 1796 Aged 56/Rest of stone can’t be read

Here Lies ye Body of Danl Wh(ode)…….. Can’’t read

Devoy: In memory of/Kathleen Devoy /died 28th Jan 1985/Aged 73 yrs./RIP

Devoy/Kenna: IHS/Here Lieth ye Body of (broken stone) Catherine Devoy Wife of /James Kenna Departed this /life Septr ye 8th 1765. Aged 72 /years. Also their children /Lord Have Mercy on their/ Souls Amen

Cashin: Erected by/Nora Delaney/Crubbin, Ballyroan/In loving memory of her father/Michael Cashin/died 12th Dec 1950 Aged 95 yrs/And her mother Judith/died 9th Jan 19?54 aged 82 yrs/and her Uncles & Aunts.

McDonald: In/Memory of /Winnifred McDonald/who died 22nd April 1860/Aged 46 years./Also her husband/John/died 16th Sept 1892./Aged 83 years. /Their son William./died 12th Dec 1889./aged 33 years/And their Grandson/Timothy McDonald/USA died 28 Feb 1906/Aged 33 years/By whom this monument was erected/RIP

Carroll: Julia John Carroll died in 1941 & 1965

Carroll: In/Loving memory of/Joseph Carroll./Redhill, Ballyroan./died 1923./His wife Rose Carroll/died 14th March 1951 aged 80 yrs./Their son Andrew /died 1933/Patrick died 9th Feb 1980 aged 72 years./John died 17th Feb 1986/ and his brother/Matthew Carroll./RIP /Anne & Edward died in 1933 and 1927/Carroll

Cushen/Nolan: D.O.M./God be merciful on the/soul of Richd Cushen/who died the 24th ?? 1771 Aged 6?3 years. Also/his wife Honor Cather. Als Nolan who died/? July 1771 Aged 70 yrs.

Lalor/Quigly: This stone is erected in memory/of Bridget Lalor of Boley who depd/this life March 5th 1828 aged 30 years./Also her husband Michael Lalor who/ depd this life Feb 5th 1832. Aged 90 yrs. Also his /can’t read – M. Quigly who depd Jan 183?/Aged 7/ yrs/Also two grandchildren /Thomas & Maria Lalor/Requiscant in Pace.

Lawlor: IHS/Bridget Lawlor depd/this life Decbr 21st/ 1774 Aged 19 Yrs.

McDaniel: Here Lies the Body of/Lawrence McDaniel of Cool/who depd /this life on the 10th day of November/ 1799. Aged ?48 Yrs/ Also his son James/who died November 26th 18? . Aged 28/And his ? who died August 14th 18? – can’t read rest of stone

Doran: Here Lies the Body of/Catherine Doran who departed this life the ? day of November in the years 1737. Aged 88 years. – can’t read any more

Doran: Flat stone: Top of stone can’t be read, then: Also the Body of Tim Doran who died March ? 17?3

Doran: Flat Stone: Here Lieth the Body of ?Redmond Doran who departed this life 17?66/

Keenan: In Loving Memory /of/Elizabeth Keenan, Cullenagh, died Dec 1894, aged 33 years,/Her husband Patrick,/died June, 1913, aged 67 years,/his twin brother John,/died Sept 1912, aged 66 yrs./Their sons, Denis Keenan, /died June, 1916. Aged 33 yrs,/and Terence Keenan, /died Feb 1960, aged 76 yrs/RIP

Carroll: Erected by/Anthony Carroll/Ballyroan, In loving memory of his father/Anthony Carroll/died 16th March 1903/Aged 70 yrs./ His Uncle Denis Keenan/died 26th June 1921 aged 85 yrs./His mother Kate Carroll/died 9th Sept 1925 aged 85 years./His sister Mary Anne Carroll/died 16th April 1947 aged 63 years./ Anthony (Tone) The Forge/ died 17th Sept 195. Aged 74 yrs./RIP

Malloy/Mulloy/Delany: Here Lieth ye Body of Ed/mond Malloy departed this /Life ye 12th of October 1769/Aged 55 years. With ?? his wife Eleanor Mulloy alias Del/any departed this life Nove/mber ye 29th 1775 Aged 57 years/Also their daughter Onor Mul/loy departed this Life Decem/ber ye 6th 1775 Aged 21 years./Lord have Mercy on their Souls Amen (C/G M looks like it’sengraved into this stone as well after names)

Fitzgerald: Erected by/Patrick Fitzgerald/Mountrath/In memory of his mother/Martha/died 7th June 1877 aged 50 years./Also her daughter Annie Brophy/died 28th Sep 1896/her sister Mary /died Sep 1912 Aged 70 years./And her son John died Stradbally /May 1913 Aged 57 years.

Dunne/Dooley: Erected by/Patrick Dunne of Tullore/In memory of his beloved wife/Catherine Dunne alias Dooley /who died July 24th 1856 Aged 60 years./Also his son Patrick /who died August 15th 1850 Aged 18 years.

McDonnell/McGrath: In Loving memory of/Patrick McDonnell/Ballyroan/who died 24th Feb 1957/His wife Mary/died 6th May 1938/Their daughter /Julia McGrath/died 19th July 1963/&/ her son Patrick Joseph/who died young./Her husband McGrath/died 11th Jan 1975 Aged 72 years/Rita McDonnell Tullore/died 10th Jan 1979 aged 77 yrs.

Dooley: Erected by/James Dooley/of Glarbarigun/in memory of his beld father James Dooley/died Septr 30th 1886 . Aged 88 years./Also his mother Mary Dooley/died Decr 6th 1889 aged 76 yrs./And his sister Bridget Dooley/died Janry 16th 1890 Aged 35 yrs.

Kehoe/Dooly/Brennan/Grace: Erected to the memory of/Thomas Kehoe of C/Glenagh/who died Janry 1st 1817. Agd 64 Yrs./Also his wife /Mary Kehoe alias Dooly /who died Augt 26th 1826 Aged 67 yrs./Also their son Martin,/who died Febry 28th 1862 Aged 67 yrs./Edward Kehoe died Dec 12th 1884/Aged 73 . Mrs. Bridget Kehoe died/Dec 12th 1888. Aged 70./Mrs. Mary Brennan died May 5th /1895. Aged 36. Martin Kehoe died/May 5th 1897 aged 53. Thomas Kehoe/died June 21st 1904, aged 57./Mrs. Grace died Dec 8th 1910 aged 46 /Requiscant in Pace/James Kehoe died June 8th ??? aged 60.

Mulhall: Erected by /John Mulhall of Graiguenahown/in memory of his brother/Denis Mulhall/who died on the 20th Novr 1867/Aged 49 years.

Dunne/Harrison: Our Prayers are requested /for the happy repose of/ the souls of/Thomas Edward Dunne M.D./who died on the 9th of May 1926./Mary Catherine Harrison Dunne/who died on the 10th of February 1952./And Also Josephine Mary Harrison

Farrell/Fox: Here Lieth ye Body of Edwd Farrell who depd Febry ye 7th 1755 (33) Aged 65 Yrs. /Also his Grandchild Mary Fox/Depd Sepr ye 27th 1756 Aged 6 Yrs.

Corcoran/Byrne/Hennessy: Erected by Patrick Corcoran of Ballanakill/In memory of his Father Mr. Michael Corcoran/who died March 1st 1820 Aged 74 years./Also his mother Catherine Corcoran alias /Byrne who died Nov 21 183? Aged ?? /Also his Wife Bridget Corcoran alias Hennessy/who died Septr /6th 18?0 Aged ?? Also his?/ Also his??

Phelan/?Myhany: Here Lieth ye Body of/?Fintan Phelan depd ye 12th/of March 1772 Aged 38 Yrs./Also his Father Mirro? /Phelan and his Mother Honour Phelan alias/Myhany Lord have Mercy on their Souls/Erected by Sarah /Phelan his sister.

Maher: Erected /by/Patrick Maher./Booleybeg,/In loving memory of his father/John Maher. who died 7th Nov 1894. Aged 72 yrs. /Also his Uncles/Michael & Laurence../And his Aunts Catherine & Bridget/Also his mother Mary Maher/who died 26th Dec 1915. Aged 79 yrs./RIP

Doughan: Sweet Jesus Have Mercy/On the Soul of/John Doughan./Ballyroan, /who died 21st Feb 1916./Aged 55 yrs./RIP

Farrell/Ryan: Beneath this tomb are the remains of/Mrs. Mary Farrell alias Ryan late of /Ballyroan who died on the 14th day of /June 1833 aged 70 yrs. Also her son /Birchal(??Burckll??)Tyrell who died on the 4th day of /October 1827 in the ?36th years of his age. /Also her daughter Elizabeth who died on/the 21st day of August 1817 Aged 18 years./And Mabel Francis also of her children who died young. /This stone has been placed ?? ?? In Memory of the Revd. Thomas Kinell Taush Parish /Priest of Tinyland, Staplestown and Urglnn and Carlow

Flat Stone: Erected/To the Memory of/Mr. John ?? of ?? Also his only daughter Bessie Mulhall??

Flat Stone: Erected by /Mrs. Kate

Mulhall/Burling?: In/Loving memory of/Denis Mulhall Graigue/died 17th March 1927/his sister Bridget ?Burling/ died 4th Feb 1940./Her husband James/died 30th Nov, 1942./His son Frances died 15th Dec 1942./His wife Nora died 20th Nov 1943/RIP

Dooley: Here Lies the Body of John Dooley/who departed this Life March 2nd/1779. Aged 57 years. Also his wife/Honora Dooly alias Linegar who depd this Life January the 3rd 1795. Agd /71 yrs. Lord Have mercy on their /Souls. Amen

Moore: In/Loving Memory Of/Mary Moore/Dooary Ballyroan/died 1927 Aged 47 years./John died 17th March 1950./Aged 70 years./Bridget /died April 1951./Patrick/ died 14th Feb 1966./Aged 55 years./Margaret died 18th Dec 1973./aged 45 years./Gerard/died 15th Jan 1978./Aged 60 years./Kathleen wife of Patrick/died 4th Feb 1991. Aged 93 years.

Bland: In memory of/Thomas Dalrymple Bland/Coronet 4th Hussars/(Son of Loftus Hinch Bland Esqr. O.O. and Annie his wife) who died 19th Octr 1868/Aged 22 years.

Bland/Birch: Here Lies the Body of John Bland Esq. Who /departed this life the 28th of Octr 1790 aged 70/ And five of his grandchildren Also /Sarah Bland otherwise Birch his wife who departed this life on the ? day of June 1810/Aged 75 (3) /On the 11th Novr 1810 his eldest Son John Bland whose death will ever be lamented by his family and friends Can’t fully read this stone – might be able to when wet.

Fitzpatrick: In loving memory of/Michael Fitzpatrick/Doary, Ballyroan/died 10th Jan 1962 Aged 74 years./His wife Elizabeth/died 27th Sept 1971 Aged 71 years./Their son Edward/died 28th Oct 1979 Aged 58 years/And their infant children/ Also his brother Joseph Fitzpatrick/died 15th May 1939 Aged 58 years./RIP/Erected byb denis McEvoy

McEvoy: In Loving Memory /of/Peg McEvoy/Thornberry,Abbeyleix/died 1st Feb 197 Aged 71 years/RIP /Erected by Denis McEvoy.

Delaney/Barry/Blaney: In Loving Memory of/John Delaney / and Margaret Delaney /Clontico/Their daughter /Margaret Barry/died 19th Aug 1954/Her husband Edward/died 27th April 1953/Also their Grandchild/Margaret Blaney/RIP

Morrin: William Morrin of Ballylehane

Butler: Erected by Michael Butler /of Mihora In memory of his/ wife Mary Butler who /departed this life August the 25th 1837 Aged 55years./Also her son Thomas Butler/who departed this life/January the 22nd 1834. Aged 25/Years.

Pike of Rushall Gravestone Transcriptions, Co. Laois

Rahanavanagh: Outside Ballyroan: Graveyard on hill in field. First typed up August 1999.
Rahanavannagh; Cullenagh barony; Ballyroan Parish; Abbeyleix Poor Law Union/Registration District


Notes from Laois Archaeological Survey:
OS 24:6:5 (321,308) ‘Church (Site of)’ OD 500 24784,18669
Church (Site): Possibly a religious establishment founded by the O’Moores (O’Byrne 1856, 52). No visible surface traces of church. Uninscribed gravemarkers in NE quadrant of graveyard.
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Kelly: Ecce Agnus Dei/Erected by /William Kelly of Dwary/In memory of his belovd Father/William Kelly/who died 24th Decr 1846 aged 60 yrs./Also his mother Elizabeth Kelly/who died 12 Dec 1868 aged 84 yrs/And also his two sisters/Elizabeth,/died 21 May 1863 aged 40/Honoria/died 25 – July 1848 , aged 14/Also the above William Kelly/died 21 – Jan – 1887/aged 57 years./And three children who died young/Requiscant in Pace/ John Kelly, Dooary/died 11th June 1962. Aged 80 years./Anne Kelly Dooary/died 15th June 1921 Aged 79 yrs./She was wife of above/William Kelly who died in 1887

Dowling: Here Lieth Ye Body of John /Dowling Depd this Life ye 20th/May 1775 Aged 8 yrs. Ye Lord/have Mercy on his Soul. Amen

McDonnol: Here Lyeth the Body of Mrs/A Mary Dannol Wife of Mr./Will McDannol who Died Sept/8th 176?7 Aged 55 Years./She was /Remarkable for extraordinary/good principles. Requiscant/in Pace Amen. Also the Body of her/Mother Mrs. Mary Noble Who died Janry 12th 1761, aged 78 Years.

Phelan: Erected to the memory/of Edward Phelan, of Redhill/died 3rd March 1859,aged 66 years./Also his wife MaRy Phelan/died 23rd December 1868, /aged 70 years./Also two of their Sons Laurence /died 19th February 1859,/ aged 36 years and John died 8th November 1866 aged 27 years/Also two of their children who died young./Also EDWARD PHELAN/died 14th May 1935 aged 74 yrs./ & his wife BRIDGET /died 5th April 1945 aged 77 yrs/Requiscant in Pace.

Costigan: In memory of William/the beloved husband of/Judith Costigan/Graigunahoun/died Sep 11th 1838/aged 42 years./Also their Son Samuel/died Augst 27th 1881/aged 45 years.

Gahan: In Loving memory of/The Gahan Family/Cloncullane, Ballyroan/R.I.P. Mar comhartha Buiochas/Erected by Sean Larkin

Gaffney: IHS/Here Lieth the Body of/John Gaffany who depd/this Life the 21st of /April 1779 Aged ?51 Yrs./Lord have mercy on /his Soul. Amen

Dillon: Flat Stone: Sacred to the memory of Thomas/Dillan of Ballhall who departed /this life in December 179? Aged ?/Yrs. Also his wife Catherine/Dillon who died ?4th March 1837/ Aged ?99 yrs/Also his son Richard Dillon who died/June 20th 18?1. Aged 66 Years/Bessie daughter of James Mulhall/can’t read/June 1888

Mulhall: Sacred/to/the memory of/ Bessie Mulhall/who died June 14th 1886/aged 21years/Also her sister/Annie/ who died April 6th 1911/Aged 44 years/Daughters of /James Mulhall Ballyrielly./Also their sister Gertrude Mary/who died June 22nd 1952./Erected by James Mulhall/PA/ Lord have mercy on their souls

Quigly: Broken Stone (Jam)es Quigly/departed life/Oct 29 1779/Aged 6?2 Yrs. Lord/have mercy on/his Soul Amen

Delany: Here Lieth ye Body of Eli/zabeth Delany alias D/alon died January 13th 1767/Aged 24/Erected by Darby Delany/Lord Have mercy on/her soul

MacMahon/McMahon: Ecce Agnus Dei/In memory of/JOHN MACMAHON, /Mount Eagle, /who died 25th October 1934./Aged 74 years./And his wife/ELIZABETH MACMAHON, /died 26th June 1934./Aged 66 years/Also their baby May, /died 7th February 1905./Owen McMahon/died 17th Aug, 1974/RIP

McMahon: Broken Flat Stone: Erected by Brian McMahon……..can’t read.

Mulhall/Mahon: This/Monument is erected by /John Mulhall/Ballyboile/in memory of his beloved wife/Sarah Mulhall/who died 27th Nov 1870/Aged ?66 years./Also his Sister-in-Law Catherine Mahon/who died 5th September 187?3/Aged 72 years.

Martin: Erected by/Margaret Martin/in memory of /her beloved husband /Serot (?Sergt)Martin R.I.C./ who died at ballyroan/1st June 1891/

Byrne: In/Loving Memory/of/Patrick Byrne ex-SESCE R.I.C./ who departed this life 11th Dec 1907./Aged 56 years./Also his daughter Mary Ellen/who died 6th June 1893 aged 13 years/And his wife Ellen Byrne/died 22nd April 1925. Aged 74 years/Also their son John J./died 1st Dec 1937. Aged 3/56/ years. On whose souls sweet Jesus have mercy/Erected y his sorrowing wife and family

McMahon: Erected/by/James & Ellen MacMahon/in loving memory of their children/Revd. Bernard M. MacMahon, B.A./Ballyroan/who died 3rd September 1907/Aged 24 years./Also Patrick Joseph /and John Aloysius/who died young/Thomas Frances died 13th Sept 1945/Patrick Joseph died 23rd Dec 1957/RIP Side of Stone: Also his wife/Mary Ann McMahon/died 1st November 1977/Aged 89 years

Spellen: Damaged stone: Gloria in Excelsius Deo/Erected by Wm Spillen/ Ballyroan in memory/?son John Spellen/? Depd this life Septr/ ?1844 Aged 22 Years/May he rest in peace Amen.

McEvoy: Erected by Michael McEvoy of/Graignahown in memory of his/? Mother Cecilia McEvoy/who depd this life May 31st 1835/Aged 52 years./Also his wife Catherine McEvoy/who depd this life Octr 24th 1852/Aged 35 years./Requiscant in Pace Amen.

Carroll: In Loving memory Of/Dan Carroll/died 30th April 1921./Aged 78 years. His wife Bridget/died 11th Feb, 1933. Aged 71 years./Their son Dan/died 19th Jan, 1967. Aged 77 years./Daughter Josey/died 21st Dec, 1972. Aged 75 years./& son Jerry/died 7th Sept, 1976. Aged 75 years./Daughter Annie died 29th May 1981./Aged 89 years./Mary Carroll died 9th May 1983, aged 85 years./RIP

Myllans: Flat Broken stone: IHS/Here Lyeth the Body /of Patrick Myllans/ of ?? November in ? 6 years of his age

Connell:In memory of/Mr. John Connell/of Stradbally/who died 16th Octr 1848./ aged 50 years./Also his beloved wife./Mrs. Mary Connell, /who died 20th Decr 1878,/aged 75 years./RIP/This monument was erected/ in loving remembrance/ by their only child, /Mrs. Mary Timmins

Gloria in Excelsius Deo/Pray for the souls of John & Mary/Edwl died 9th of can’t read.

McCarthy: Erected/by/ Michael McCarthy/of Pill Lane, Dublin/In memory of his beloved Father/William McCarthy/who died 3rd September 1879/Aged 48 years./His mother Catherine McCarthy/died 31st March 1944 (??!!)/William died16th Dec 1968/Kathleen died 18th July 19?63/Eleanor died 4th May 1966/Michael died 27th Feb 1907/Edward died 14th May 1941

McGrath: Metal Marker, cross shape with heart in middle: Side one: Born 1875 Side two: Died 1955 Down middle: memory Heart: James McGrath/ Cashel/Age 78: Down bottom: RIP

Day/Drake: Erected by/William Day/in memory of his parents/Edward day/died ? day 1824 aged 48/Margaret Day/died 15thAugt 1853/8 aged 7?5/And their children/Garet 1832 aged ?15/Edward Day died 20th Jan 1852 Aged?/Ann Drake died April 1891 Aged ?/James Day died 8 June 1895/8 Aged ?/Also my ?son James…..can’t read rest of names on that stone

Delaney: IHS/Here Lies the Body /of Joseph Delaney/who depd this Life /Jany 10th 177? Aged/46 years/Lord Have mercy on his Soul

Buggey: IHS/D.O.M./Here Lies the Body of Richd. Buggey who Departed/this Life the 17th of April 1769/In the 75th year of his age. May /his Soul rest in peace Amen.

McEvoy: Erected by Edward McEvoy of/Graiguenahown/ in memory of his /Beloved father Laughlin McEvoy/who depd this life August 15th 1808/Aged 76 years. Also his mother /Mary McEvoy who depd this life /August 20th 1814 . Aged 70 years./And also his Son Pierce McEvoy/who depd this life June 24th 18?48 Aged 26 years.

McDonnell: In Hoc Signo Vinces/Erected by/William McDonnell/Ralish, Queens County./In memory of his father/Walter McDonnell/died Nov 20th 1893 Aged 72 years./Also his Grandfather/James McDonnell died June 12th 1867/Aged 80 years. And his Grandmother /Anne McDonnel died Sep 24th 1848/Aged 50 Years. Also his mother /Bridget McDonnell /died July 7th 1904. Aged 72/RIP

Quinn: Pray for the soul of /John Joseph Quinn/ who died at Abbeyleix/ Jany 29th 1890 aged 31 years.

Taylor: In memory of//Bridget Taylor/died 21st Jan 1902/Also her sister /Bridget/ died 9th April 1910 aged 4 years./ Also their mother/Mary Taylor/died 26th May 1921. Aged 52 years/her husband Arthur /died 9th May 1943./Their daughter Maggie/died 18th April 1935/Their son Arthur/died 30th Jan, 1947./His wife Elizabeth/died 17th March 1937/RIP Back of Stone: Their son Patrick/died 16th July 1994.

Byrne: In Loving Memory of/Bridget Byrne died 10th May 1909./Aged 39 years. /Her husband James/died 8th May 1942. Aged 83 years./Their daughter Bridget/died 7th Sept , 1943. Aged 36 years.

Dunne: Erected/By/Fenton Dunne/In memory of his father/Patrick Dunne.of Aughoney/died 26th Feb 1896 aged 74 years./His brother John./Died 21st July 1888 aged 25 years./Also his brother William/died 22nd Feby 1897 aged 26 years./RIP

McEvoy: In Loving memory/of/Thomas McEvoy/died 10th Dec 1898 aged 76./Andrew McEvoy./died 2nd Jan 1901aged 77/Deirdre McEvoy/died 27th Sept 1927 aged 84/Patrick McEvoy/died 16th Oct 1933 aged 30 /Mary McEvoy/died 14th May 1943 aged 64/Thomas McEvoy /died in USA/Their sons, Andrew, died 7th Dec 1987. William died 25th May 1988/RIP

McEvoy: In Loving Memory of/Michael McEvoy/Blandsfort Ballyroan /died 4th March 1935/his wife Mary/died 12th Oct 1963/Their son Daniel /died 14th Feb 1978/Their daughter Mary /died 16th Sept 1991/RIP

McEvoy: Here Lieth ye Body of/Sadie McEvoy depd/May ye 14th 1776 Aged/88 years/Ye Lord have /Mercy on his Soul Amen.

McEvoy: In Loving Memory of/John McEvoy/Blandsfort /died 26th August 1966/Aged 89 years./His wife Catherine/died 26th June 1959 aged 72 years./His son Gerard/died 21st April 1994 aged 66 years. /His parents/Willie McEvoy, died 1920/Kate McEvoy died 1931/his infant daughter Mary/May they rest in peace Amen/Erected by his daughter Kathleen

McDonald/McEvoy: IHS/Inscribed by/Margaret McDonald/And her son Michael died/9th Nov 1913. Aged 67 yrs. (Insccribed above original inscription)/Gloria in Excelsiu Deo/Erected by Mary McDonald /alias McEvoy/of Ballyeagle/in memory of her beloved husband Michael McDonald/Who depd this life June 23rd 1849./aged 36 years/The above Mary McDonald died /5th Sepr 1894. Aged 79 years./Requiscant in Pace Amen.

McDonald: Here Lies the Body of Michl McDonl/ad depd Septr ye 29th 1796 Aged 56/Rest of stone can’t be read

Here Lies ye Body of Danl Wh(ode)…….. Can’’t read

Devoy: In memory of/Kathleen Devoy /died 28th Jan 1985/Aged 73 yrs./RIP

Devoy/Kenna: IHS/Here Lieth ye Body of (broken stone) Catherine Devoy Wife of /James Kenna Departed this /life Septr ye 8th 1765. Aged 72 /years. Also their children /Lord Have Mercy on their/ Souls Amen

Cashin: Erected by/Nora Delaney/Crubbin, Ballyroan/In loving memory of her father/Michael Cashin/died 12th Dec 1950 Aged 95 yrs/And her mother Judith/died 9th Jan 19?54 aged 82 yrs/and her Uncles & Aunts.

McDonald: In/Memory of /Winnifred McDonald/who died 22nd April 1860/Aged 46 years./Also her husband/John/died 16th Sept 1892./Aged 83 years. /Their son William./died 12th Dec 1889./aged 33 years/And their Grandson/Timothy McDonald/USA died 28 Feb 1906/Aged 33 years/By whom this monument was erected/RIP

Carroll: Julia John Carroll died in 1941 & 1965

Carroll: In/Loving memory of/Joseph Carroll./Redhill, Ballyroan./died 1923./His wife Rose Carroll/died 14th March 1951 aged 80 yrs./Their son Andrew /died 1933/Patrick died 9th Feb 1980 aged 72 years./John died 17th Feb 1986/ and his brother/Matthew Carroll./RIP /Anne & Edward died in 1933 and 1927/Carroll

Cushen/Nolan: D.O.M./God be merciful on the/soul of Richd Cushen/who died the 24th ?? 1771 Aged 6?3 years. Also/his wife Honor Cather. Als Nolan who died/? July 1771 Aged 70 yrs.

Lalor/Quigly: This stone is erected in memory/of Bridget Lalor of Boley who depd/this life March 5th 1828 aged 30 years./Also her husband Michael Lalor who/ depd this life Feb 5th 1832. Aged 90 yrs. Also his /can’t read – M. Quigly who depd Jan 183?/Aged 7/ yrs/Also two grandchildren /Thomas & Maria Lalor/Requiscant in Pace.

Lawlor: IHS/Bridget Lawlor depd/this life Decbr 21st/ 1774 Aged 19 Yrs.

McDaniel: Here Lies the Body of/Lawrence McDaniel of Cool/who depd /this life on the 10th day of November/ 1799. Aged ?48 Yrs/ Also his son James/who died November 26th 18? . Aged 28/And his ? who died August 14th 18? – can’t read rest of stone

Doran: Here Lies the Body of/Catherine Doran who departed this life the ? day of November in the years 1737. Aged 88 years. – can’t read any more

Doran: Flat stone: Top of stone can’t be read, then: Also the Body of Tim Doran who died March ? 17?3

Doran: Flat Stone: Here Lieth the Body of ?Redmond Doran who departed this life 17?66/

Keenan: In Loving Memory /of/Elizabeth Keenan, Cullenagh, died Dec 1894, aged 33 years,/Her husband Patrick,/died June, 1913, aged 67 years,/his twin brother John,/died Sept 1912, aged 66 yrs./Their sons, Denis Keenan, /died June, 1916. Aged 33 yrs,/and Terence Keenan, /died Feb 1960, aged 76 yrs/RIP

Carroll: Erected by/Anthony Carroll/Ballyroan, In loving memory of his father/Anthony Carroll/died 16th March 1903/Aged 70 yrs./ His Uncle Denis Keenan/died 26th June 1921 aged 85 yrs./His mother Kate Carroll/died 9th Sept 1925 aged 85 years./His sister Mary Anne Carroll/died 16th April 1947 aged 63 years./ Anthony (Tone) The Forge/ died 17th Sept 195. Aged 74 yrs./RIP

Malloy/Mulloy/Delany: Here Lieth ye Body of Ed/mond Malloy departed this /Life ye 12th of October 1769/Aged 55 years. With ?? his wife Eleanor Mulloy alias Del/any departed this life Nove/mber ye 29th 1775 Aged 57 years/Also their daughter Onor Mul/loy departed this Life Decem/ber ye 6th 1775 Aged 21 years./Lord have Mercy on their Souls Amen (C/G M looks like it’sengraved into this stone as well after names)

Fitzgerald: Erected by/Patrick Fitzgerald/Mountrath/In memory of his mother/Martha/died 7th June 1877 aged 50 years./Also her daughter Annie Brophy/died 28th Sep 1896/her sister Mary /died Sep 1912 Aged 70 years./And her son John died Stradbally /May 1913 Aged 57 years.

Dunne/Dooley: Erected by/Patrick Dunne of Tullore/In memory of his beloved wife/Catherine Dunne alias Dooley /who died July 24th 1856 Aged 60 years./Also his son Patrick /who died August 15th 1850 Aged 18 years.

McDonnell/McGrath: In Loving memory of/Patrick McDonnell/Ballyroan/who died 24th Feb 1957/His wife Mary/died 6th May 1938/Their daughter /Julia McGrath/died 19th July 1963/&/ her son Patrick Joseph/who died young./Her husband McGrath/died 11th Jan 1975 Aged 72 years/Rita McDonnell Tullore/died 10th Jan 1979 aged 77 yrs.

Dooley: Erected by/James Dooley/of Glarbarigun/in memory of his beld father James Dooley/died Septr 30th 1886 . Aged 88 years./Also his mother Mary Dooley/died Decr 6th 1889 aged 76 yrs./And his sister Bridget Dooley/died Janry 16th 1890 Aged 35 yrs.

Kehoe/Dooly/Brennan/Grace: Erected to the memory of/Thomas Kehoe of C/Glenagh/who died Janry 1st 1817. Agd 64 Yrs./Also his wife /Mary Kehoe alias Dooly /who died Augt 26th 1826 Aged 67 yrs./Also their son Martin,/who died Febry 28th 1862 Aged 67 yrs./Edward Kehoe died Dec 12th 1884/Aged 73 . Mrs. Bridget Kehoe died/Dec 12th 1888. Aged 70./Mrs. Mary Brennan died May 5th /1895. Aged 36. Martin Kehoe died/May 5th 1897 aged 53. Thomas Kehoe/died June 21st 1904, aged 57./Mrs. Grace died Dec 8th 1910 aged 46 /Requiscant in Pace/James Kehoe died June 8th ??? aged 60.

Mulhall: Erected by /John Mulhall of Graiguenahown/in memory of his brother/Denis Mulhall/who died on the 20th Novr 1867/Aged 49 years.

Dunne/Harrison: Our Prayers are requested /for the happy repose of/ the souls of/Thomas Edward Dunne M.D./who died on the 9th of May 1926./Mary Catherine Harrison Dunne/who died on the 10th of February 1952./And Also Josephine Mary Harrison

Farrell/Fox: Here Lieth ye Body of Edwd Farrell who depd Febry ye 7th 1755 (33) Aged 65 Yrs. /Also his Grandchild Mary Fox/Depd Sepr ye 27th 1756 Aged 6 Yrs.

Corcoran/Byrne/Hennessy: Erected by Patrick Corcoran of Ballanakill/In memory of his Father Mr. Michael Corcoran/who died March 1st 1820 Aged 74 years./Also his mother Catherine Corcoran alias /Byrne who died Nov 21 183? Aged ?? /Also his Wife Bridget Corcoran alias Hennessy/who died Septr /6th 18?0 Aged ?? Also his?/ Also his??

Phelan/?Myhany: Here Lieth ye Body of/?Fintan Phelan depd ye 12th/of March 1772 Aged 38 Yrs./Also his Father Mirro? /Phelan and his Mother Honour Phelan alias/Myhany Lord have Mercy on their Souls/Erected by Sarah /Phelan his sister.

Maher: Erected /by/Patrick Maher./Booleybeg,/In loving memory of his father/John Maher. who died 7th Nov 1894. Aged 72 yrs. /Also his Uncles/Michael & Laurence../And his Aunts Catherine & Bridget/Also his mother Mary Maher/who died 26th Dec 1915. Aged 79 yrs./RIP

Doughan: Sweet Jesus Have Mercy/On the Soul of/John Doughan./Ballyroan, /who died 21st Feb 1916./Aged 55 yrs./RIP

Farrell/Ryan: Beneath this tomb are the remains of/Mrs. Mary Farrell alias Ryan late of /Ballyroan who died on the 14th day of /June 1833 aged 70 yrs. Also her son /Birchal(??Burckll??)Tyrell who died on the 4th day of /October 1827 in the ?36th years of his age. /Also her daughter Elizabeth who died on/the 21st day of August 1817 Aged 18 years./And Mabel Francis also of her children who died young. /This stone has been placed ?? ?? In Memory of the Revd. Thomas Kinell Taush Parish /Priest of Tinyland, Staplestown and Urglnn and Carlow

Flat Stone: Erected/To the Memory of/Mr. John ?? of ?? Also his only daughter Bessie Mulhall??

Flat Stone: Erected by /Mrs. Kate

Mulhall/Burling?: In/Loving memory of/Denis Mulhall Graigue/died 17th March 1927/his sister Bridget ?Burling/ died 4th Feb 1940./Her husband James/died 30th Nov, 1942./His son Frances died 15th Dec 1942./His wife Nora died 20th Nov 1943/RIP

Dooley: Here Lies the Body of John Dooley/who departed this Life March 2nd/1779. Aged 57 years. Also his wife/Honora Dooly alias Linegar who depd this Life January the 3rd 1795. Agd /71 yrs. Lord Have mercy on their /Souls. Amen

Moore: In/Loving Memory Of/Mary Moore/Dooary Ballyroan/died 1927 Aged 47 years./John died 17th March 1950./Aged 70 years./Bridget /died April 1951./Patrick/ died 14th Feb 1966./Aged 55 years./Margaret died 18th Dec 1973./aged 45 years./Gerard/died 15th Jan 1978./Aged 60 years./Kathleen wife of Patrick/died 4th Feb 1991. Aged 93 years.

Bland: In memory of/Thomas Dalrymple Bland/Coronet 4th Hussars/(Son of Loftus Hinch Bland Esqr. O.O. and Annie his wife) who died 19th Octr 1868/Aged 22 years.

Bland/Birch: Here Lies the Body of John Bland Esq. Who /departed this life the 28th of Octr 1790 aged 70/ And five of his grandchildren Also /Sarah Bland otherwise Birch his wife who departed this life on the ? day of June 1810/Aged 75 (3) /On the 11th Novr 1810 his eldest Son John Bland whose death will ever be lamented by his family and friends Can’t fully read this stone – might be able to when wet.

Fitzpatrick: In loving memory of/Michael Fitzpatrick/Doary, Ballyroan/died 10th Jan 1962 Aged 74 years./His wife Elizabeth/died 27th Sept 1971 Aged 71 years./Their son Edward/died 28th Oct 1979 Aged 58 years/And their infant children/ Also his brother Joseph Fitzpatrick/died 15th May 1939 Aged 58 years./RIP/Erected byb denis McEvoy

McEvoy: In Loving Memory /of/Peg McEvoy/Thornberry,Abbeyleix/died 1st Feb 197 Aged 71 years/RIP /Erected by Denis McEvoy.

Delaney/Barry/Blaney: In Loving Memory of/John Delaney / and Margaret Delaney /Clontico/Their daughter /Margaret Barry/died 19th Aug 1954/Her husband Edward/died 27th April 1953/Also their Grandchild/Margaret Blaney/RIP

Morrin: William Morrin of Ballylehane

Butler: Erected by Michael Butler /of Mihora In memory of his/ wife Mary Butler who /departed this life August the 25th 1837 Aged 55years./Also her son Thomas Butler/who departed this life/January the 22nd 1834. Aged 25/Years.

Mountrath Gravestone Transcriptions, Co. Laois

Hyland: Gloria in Excelsius Doe/Erected by Patrick Hyland in/Memory of his wife Eleanor/Hyland who departed this life/Oct. 15th 1811 aged 36 years/Also his son Patrick/departed Jan 20th 1812./Aged 8 years. Also his son Jas died/may 11th 1824 aged 15 years. And his /son Charles who died young.


Grace: Small metal stone – one of the round crosses:/In loving memory of/Robert Grace/Died 17th July ’15/aged 32 years Plaque: Also his brothers and/sisters may their /souls through the mercy of God/RIP.

McCarthy: Family plot:Plaque at end of plot: In/Loving memory of/Eugeen McCarthy who /died 13th Dec 1994 Also/his brother Sean died/7th April 1995/RIP

McCarthy: First stone on plot:/In memory /of/Julia McCarthy/beloved wife of/Thos McCarthy/died 16th Nov. 1922/aged 29 years/RIP/Stone on bottom/J.M.J./Sarah McCarthey/the wife of /John McCarthy died 2-12-21/aged 80 years/and their son/Fintan McCarthy /died 14-10-1913 aged 33 years/RIP

McCarthy: Middle Plaque:/In loving memory /of/Thomas McCarthy/Mountrath/son of John /& Sarah McCarthy who/dide 8th Dec.1944/aged 67 years and his/ brother John who died/24th Sept 1951 aged/70 years/RIP

McCarthy: Third stone same plot: Both these stones have celtic crosses on top with Thy will be done written on them: In loving memory of /John McCarthy/who died March/14th 1891, aged 52/years. Also his/daughter mary/who died July 10th/1903 aged 23 years. /RIP

Conroy: Thy will be done – cross/In/loving memory of/Joseph Conroy/Mountrath/who died 2nd March 1932/aged 79 years/RIP

Conroy: In loving memory of/Bridget Conroy/Clonbarrow/did 8-6-1930, aged 52/her husband, William/died 23-9-1943. ag 73/Their daughter, Ellen/did 14-3-1991. Aged 77/her brother /Patrick Conroy/11-6-1992, aged 83/RIP

Heffernan/Whelan/Berry: Large stone & Plot: In loving memory/of/John Heffernan/Clonkeen, Portlaoise/died 1916/his parents/ Michale & Mary (Nee Whelan)/Also Fintan Whelan/Johns wife Mary died 1st march 1936/their/daughters /mary died 1897, aged 14 years//Margaret Berry died 16th Dec 1964/Their son Micheal /died 12th May 1976, aged 76 years/and his wife Anne/dide 27th march 1991/RIP / Erected by Michael and Annes family

Kenny: Another metal Cross:In loving/memory /of/ Patrick J. Kenny/who died at Mountrath/the 13th June 1920 aged 1 year.

Wall/O’Neill: Next: metal cross/.sacred heart of Jesus have mercy on us/In Loving memory of/Thomas Wall/his wife Elizabeth/and their daughter/Lillie O’Neill/RIP/Erected by Mary O’Neill.

Farrell: In memory of/john Joseph Farrell/Maryboro Rd./who died 7th June 1965/aged 47 years his wife/Annie who died 22nd/Jan 1969, aged 62 years/ and his mother /Annie Farrell who/died 29th may 1948/RIP Erected by his family

Burke: Another metal/Sacred Heart of Jecus have mercy on us/In memory of/JohnBurke/Dysarybeigh/died 19-5-1938/aged 30 years /RIP

O’Brien: Another metal cross/In loving memory of/Norah O’Brien. died 16th Dec. 1915/aged 21 years/Erected by her brother Daniel O’Brien

Barlow: Erected by/Bessie Barlow in memory /of her dearly beloved Uncle/Jospeh Barlow/who departed this life/June 9th 1875 aged 40 years/Thou art gone but not forgotten.

Cullen: Family Plot: Two stones/In/Loving Memory of/Patrick Cullen/Redcastle/died 7th Aug, 1937/his wife Catherine/died 12th Jan 1974/thier daughter/Teresa/died 24th may 1933

Fogarty: In loving memory of/Kieran Fogarty/Clooncourse/died 13th Dec. 1923/his wife Bridget/died 1st Feb 1946

Unknown: Another metal/sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on us/In memory of/my grandparents./parents brothers and sisters,/nell

Whelan: Erected to the memory of/Willliam Whelan Mountrath/who departed this life 23-Nov 1854 aged 35 years./Also of his wife Mary Whelan who/departed this life the /1st day of Jan 1862/aged 38 years Also his father John Whelan/who departed this life the/2nd day of Feb 1861/aged 70 years/Another name on this stone I can’t read.

McDermott/Lalor/Kennedy: In loving memory of/Charles McDermott/Woodbrook/died June 1883 aged 49 years/ his son Charlie /died May 1882 aged 9 years/His wife Mary (nee Lalor)/died June 1927 aged 84 years/His son William /died 6th Dec 1943 aged 70 years/and his wife Catherine Agnes (nee Kennedy)/died 26th March 1940 aged 44 years

Millar/O’Donoghue: In memory of/James Millar Mountrath/who died 23rd May 1888/aged 75 years/and his children /margaret and Elizabeth /who died young/Also his grandaughter/Kate Mary Millar/who died 9th July 1896 aged 11 months/abd his wife Anne Miller/who died 29th Oct. 1900/aged 76 years/also his/daughter/Anne Mary O’Donoghue/who died 14th dec. 1905 aged 51 years./RIP Stone made by T. H.Dennahy Glasenevin

Lowry: Small metal Cross:/Erected by/Martin Lowry/In Memory of/his father/Edward Lowry/died 25th Aug. 09/aged 70 years/RIP/Plaques at bottom:/And/his mother/Mary Lowry/died 25th May 1918/aged 75/years/RIP

Kelly: Sacred/to the memory of/Andrew Kelly of Mountrath/who departed this life on the 18th day of August/1853/aged 69 years

Ryan: Here lieth the remains of Mary/Ryan the beloved wife of/ Thomas Ryan of Mountrath who/departed this life 13th June 1850 aged 30 years.

Ryan: Erected/by/A. M Ryan, Mountrath/In memory of/her beloved father /Thomas Ryan/who died 5th Sept 1878 aged 70 years./and of her dear mother Mary Ryan who died/13th June 1850 aged 30 years/of her sister Anastasia who died/8th Oct. 1863 aged 13 years/and of their brother James who died/15th Jan 1871 aged 24 years

Egan: In loving memory of/John Egan Mountrath/died 6th Jan 1915/aged 71 years/and his wife/Catherine died 15th /July 1944 aged 75 years

Patterson: Erected by/John Patterson in /memory of his father/John who died 2nd Feb/1892 aged 72 years and his mother Margaret /died 10th Feb 1904 aged /78 years and his daughter /Ellen died 21st Dec. 1909/aged 25 years. And his/wife Susan died 6th march/1914 aged 62 years/RIP

Thompson: Another round metal cross:/In loving memory of/John Thompson, Mountrath/died 19th March 1913/aged 78 years/RIP

Kavanagh: Erected by/Michael Kavanagh/In memory of his father/Maurice Kavanagh/of Clonenagh/who died 8th Aug 1873/aged 54 years

Dunne: In /Memory/of/Thomas Dunne/Fountain House Mountrath/who died 3rd July 1916/aged 82 years/Erected by his wife Julia Dunne

Dunne: Metal Cross:/In loving memory of/John Dunne who died 2-6-1929/aged 45 years./RIP/Shamrock at bottom saying/Erected by his loving wife and children

Delaney: In/Loving memory /of/Mary Delaney/Derryconn/died 1st July 1900/their son Anthony/died 14th April 1929/aged 22 years/Her husband Patrick/died 9th Feb 1946/aged 70 years/His wife Annie/died 21st Sept 1971 aged 92 years/Their son Anthony/died 15th |Jan. 1976 aged 69 years/and their daughter /Margaret/died 26th Jan 1978 aged 65 years

Conroy: Pray for/Ellen Conroy/Dann/died 2nd may 1954

Guyatt: Here lieth the body of/?…mas Guyatt of Maryboro/who departed this life Aug 31st 1837 aged 32 years

Mulhall: Here lieth the body of Hesther Mulhall/who departed this life March/1st 1778 and in the 30th year of her/age. Wife of John Mulhall/Lord have mercy on her soul.

Lalor: Here lieth the body of/Patrick Lalor who departed/this life May 3rd 1779 /aged 48 years. Lord have mercy on his soul/Also here lieth the body of his son/Mathew Lalor who departedt his life March 11th/1799 aged 27 years

Brophy: In loving memory of/Mary Brophy/Woodbrook Mountrath/died 7th Nov. 1988 aged 77 years her son Joseph/who died 7th Nov. 1958 aged 21 years/her husband Martin/who died 6th July 1982/aged 82 years/RIP/Erected by the family.

Farrell: A few metal crosses & other on the one plot: Thy will be done/Erected by /Peter Farrell/In memory of his /beloved wife /Margaret who died 17th Dec. 1916/aged 69 years/RIP

Farrell: In memory of /Joseph Farrell/Shannon Rd /Mountrath/who died 10th march 1966/aged 76 years/and his wife Margaret/died 20th April 1977/aged 76 years

Farrell: Small stone in square:Erected by /Joe Farrell in/memory of his brother /James Also his father and Mother/and followers?

Phelan: Another metal cross:/Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on us/In memory of/Michael Phelan/Shannon Rd. Mountrath/died 25th Feb 1947 aged 33/and his wife Ellen/died 29th Oct. 1956 /aged 81 years/RIP

Hughes: Another metal stone:/Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on us/In /loving/memory of my father/William Hughes/Grattan St/Maryboro/died 10th Aug. 1939/aged 78 years/RIP

Lawler: Erected by/Mrs. Catherine Lawler/of Mountrath/in memory of her beloved husband/John Lawler/who departed this life 25th April 1873/aged 70 years

Phelan: In/Loving memory of/Mary Phelan/4 Woodbrrok Mountrath/died 9th Nov. 1967/Catherine Phelan died 8th Aug 1969/Francis Phelan died 23rd Dec. 1973/RIP/Erected by family

Farrell: In loving memory/of/our dear parents/Thomas Farrell /died 9th Sept 196?/Mary Farrell died 16th Nov. 1969/late of Portlaois Rd Mountrath/Sacred heart of Jesus have mercy on us/RIP/Erected by loving family.

Russell: Another metal stone:/In loving memory of Fintan Russell/Shannon St, /Mountrath/who died/13th march 1951/aged 80 years/and his /wife Kate who died/25th Nov. 1959/aged 83 years/RIP

Russell: Another metal stone: In Memory of/Fintan Russell/Mountrath/died 20th Jan 27 aged 23 years/My Jesus Mercy

Russell: In Loving memory of/Patrick Russell/Maryboro Rd/Mountrath/who died/26th Jan 1957/aged 80 years/RIP

Doheny: Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on us/Another metal plaque:/In/Loving memory of/Daniel Doheny/Derryhay/who died 18th Mayy 1944 aged 76 years/and his wife Martha died /23rd March 1963 aged 94 years/RIP

King: Another litle metal Plaque/In loving memory of/Susan King/died 3rd July 1910/aged 76 years Plaque stuck to this:/And her daughter /Elizabeth King/Derryhay who died /6th Jan 1936/aged 67 years/RIP

The KIng and the Doheny stone are both in side the sameplot

Lalor: Flat stone:/Here lieth the body of Tim Lalor who departed this life/Nov. ??

Deegan/Deagan: Erected by/John Deegan/Mountrath/In memory of his father/William Deagan/who died 26th April 1872/aged 84 years/Also his mother mary /died 20th Nov. 1862/aged 65 years

Fitzpatrick/Lalor: Erected by /Mrs. Fitzpatrick/Cappinaclare/In memory of her beloved /parents Martin Lalor/died April 4th 1872 aged 73/Margaret died Feb. 1st 1879 /aged 83/Also their s on Patrick/died Aug 20th 1866/aged 28/Also the above names /Mrs. Fitzpatrick who died 25th day of Feb 1902 aged 54/years also her dearly beloved/ husband Thomas Fitzpatrick/who died 16th April 1912 aged 71 years/Also their daughter in law/Mary Fitzpatrick/died 19th Dec. 1971 aged 79 years/Also her husband Thomas/died 26th Feb 1976 aged 91 years/and their son Peter/died 17th Nov. 1989 aged 72 years/RIP

O’Rourke: In loving memory /of/Winnifred O’Rourke/died 9th Oct. 1975 /aged 82 years/RIP /erected by her loving daughter Ina & Family

Collier: In loving memory of/Denis Collier/Shanavour/died 2nd -7-1927 aged 89 years/his wife Mary/died 20th-4-1935 aged 83 /Their daughter in law Mary/died 25th 7- 1935 aged 59 /Their son Thomas /died 20-6-1936 aged 61/Their daughters Elizabeth/died 21-8-1943 aged 65/Margaret died 1-8-1966 aged 86/Their sons Denis/died 15-12-1967 aged 83/Patrick /died 23-11-1969 aged 87 /their daughter Julia/died 12-3-1974 aged 84/Thomas Collier/son of the above /Thomas and Mary Collier/died 13-8-95 aged 76 years/RIP

Daly: Erected by/Rosanna Nugent of California/in memory of her beloved/parents of Cloncourse/Rosanna Daly died/11th April 1841 aged 45 years/Michael Daly died 14th Oct, 1844 aged 50 years

Lawlor: In memory/of the Lawlor family/late of the Knocksbal

Henessy/Condren: Erected by John Condren of Clon/meenagh in memory of his father in/law Daniel Henessy who deaprted this life/26th? if June 1833 aged ?6 years/also his son John Condren who /departed this life July 1st 1853 aged/18 years

Smith: Sacred /to the memory of/William Smith/of Mountrath/who died 20th July 1890/aged 70 years/Also his wife /Anne Smith/who died 13th Sept 1891/Aged 70 years This stone was made by T.H. dennany Glaseneven.

Wallis: Fanily Plot:/In memory of /Mary Wallis/beloved wife of/Fintan Wallis Mountrath/who died on 25th Sept 1923/and their child/Mary Josephine Wallis/who died on 9th June 1923/also her husband/Fintan Wallis/died 21st Nov. 1946/RIP

Wallis: Erected in memory of/john Wallis Mountrath/who died 12h Jan 1897/aged 75 years/Also his wife Ellen/who died 4th June 1867/aged 29 years/and their daughter /Margaret who died /11th April 1900 aged 35 years/Also three children /who died young./RIP

Wallis: Pray for/James Walllis/Mountrath/died 6th May 1821 aged?/his wife Catherine/died 21st Jan 1822 aged 61 years/Their son James/died 23rd may 1835 aged 33 years

O’Rourke: In/loving memory of/John O’Rourke/Paddock/died 24-3-1935 aged 28 years/William O’Rourke /died 9-2-1939 aged 91 years/Michael O’Rourke /died 6-1-1944 aged 80 years/Maria O’Rourke /died 12-2-1954 aged 85 years/RIP.

O’Rourke/Kilmartin: In loving memory of/Thomas O’Rourke/Bridge St. Mountrath/died 18th Jan 1924 aged 72 years/also his wife /Mary (nee Kilmartin) /and members of their family all now departed.

Rourke/O’Rourke/Farrell: Erected by/Willaim Rourke/in memory of his beloved parents/Thomas and Esther Rourke/his father died 15th March 1856/In the 107th year of his life/his mother on the 25th Aug 1835 in the 60th years of her age/His son John who died young 1866/Also his beloved daughter/Mary Farrell/who died at Roscrea on the 25th June 1868 in the 25th year of her age. Also his sons Martin/died 12th Aug. 1894/William died 22nd month?? 1939 aged 86 years/Also his wife Ellen O’Rourke who died 5th Feb 1947 aged 77 years/Also her son Martin J. O’Rourke Rushin who died 3rd March 1965 aged 72 years/and his wife Winifred O’Rourke/who died 9th Oct. 1976 aged 82 years

O’Rourke: In loving memory of/Winifred O’Rouke/died 9th Oct. 1976 aged 82 years

Holton: Erected by/Julia Holton/to the memory of her beloved husband/Edward Holton RIC/who died 19th Dec 1885/aged 38 years

Delaney: In loving memory of/Bridget Delaney/Shannon St. Mountrath/died 13th march 1946 aged 52/Also her husand John died 26th Feb 1955 aged 84/Also their daughter Philomena Teresa/died 28th Sept 1955 aged 7 years/And their daughter Elizabeth (Lil) 1923-1990/Their son Andrew Delaney 1924-1994/RIP/Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on their souls/Erected by their loving family

Moore: Erected by/Mrs. Anne Moore Maryborough/In memory of her beloved husband/Patrick Moore/who departed this life 5th Dec.1862, aged 56 years/Also her beloved daughters/Lizzy/who died 24th Jan 1872 aged 18 years/and Margaret/who died 6th Feb 1872 aged 20 years

Moore: In loving memory /of/John/husband of Margaret Moore Cloneen.who died 21st Feb 1906 aged 71 years. Also their daughter /Mary E. Moore./died 2nd July 1907 aged 33 years. And Peter who died young/Also the above/Margaret Moore/who died 19th Jan 1918 aged 76 years/and their son/Luke Moore Castletown/who died 19th Feb 1934 aged 60 years

Connor: Small Cross/In memory of/John Connor/who died 7th Aug. 1923 aged 43 years Small attached to it:/also his father and mother/William & Catherine/his sister and /brother Ellen & Fintan/RIP

Dunne: In memory of/my dear husband/Joseph Dunne/Cloncourse Mountrath/who died 2nd March 1989/his father Joseph/died 1st Feb 1936/His other Nora/died 2nd Sept 1966/his sister Agnes/died 22nd April 1972/RIP /erected by his loving wife and family.

Seale: In loving memory of/William Seale, the Oak/who died 17th Sept 1956 a/aged 84 years/His wife Mary Seale/died 21st Aug 1976/aged 91 years

Kyle: Sacred Heart of Jesus/have Mercy on the soul of/my dear husband/Patrick Kyle/Cappagh south, Mountrath/who died 31s may 1995/aged 63 years/Jesus Mary And Joseph /have mercy of him/Erected by his loving wife and family.

Glennon: 2nd stone same plot: In/loving memory of/Bridget Glennon.Cappagh.died 26th may 1902. Also her husband Thomas

Lea COI Gravestone Transcriptions, Co. Laois

Lea Church of Ireland Church and Graveyard, Kildare Diocese.


Close to Portarlington, though the townland is called Rathmiles

Smythe: In honoured memory/Ed. Skeffington Smythe /of/ Mount Henry/ Dec 25 1897/Aged 66 /I have fought the good fight I have finished my course I have kept the faith.

Trench: Four sides: Big Family plot: Side 1: In loving /memory of/Henry Trench/of Clenmalyre/born May 29th 1806/ded Feb 28 1888/simply to /thy cross hol?ing??? Side 2: Elizabeth Jane/daughter of/henry Trench/died April 16th 1919/Love-Joy-Peace/Thomas Sandes Trench of Glenalyre/born March 29th 1840/Ded November 25th 1921/Just and True/ Side 3: (opposite side of stone to Henry Trench) And of Elizabeth Anne Caroline/His wife/born August 10th 1817/Ded April 24 1898/Blessed are the pure in heart/ Side 4:Also his daughter/Maria Georgina/Died August 21st 1909/In God /Have I/Put my Trust/Also Frances Lydia Trench/of Glaneamyre/Born 20th January 1852/Died ??November 1936.

Willis/Clarendon: In/loving memory/of/James Willis/who died Sep 10th 1892/Aged 67/Also his son /William Galbraith/who died July 14 1886/aged 23/Bleassed are the bead /which die in the Lord/Also his daughter/Anne Clarendon/Who died Sep 10th 1900/aged 36/And Matilda/wife of Above/ James Willis/aged 73 years

Alloway: Flat Stone: In memory of/Isabella M. Alloway/wife of Rpbert M. Alloway of the Derries/died 24th April 1876.

Hetherington: In loving memory of/Till he come/Thy will be done/ (two sides of part of ornamentation before full script begins/Robert Hetherington/died 3rd Spet 1907 aged 35/Also of Caroline wife of/ George Hetherington died 12th Jany 1909 aged 70/Also of/George Hetherington/Jamestown House/died 25th Feb 1913 aged 74

Hetherington: In/memory of/Robert Hetherinton/of Jamestown House /who died 28th Oct 1894 aged 98/And his wife/Anne Hetherington/died 22nd Nov 1863 aged 56/Also their Grandson G.H. Hetheringon/died 9th Decr 1880, aged 3 years.

Kenny: In/loving memory/of/Richard Kenny/died 18th March 1880, aged 63 years/Also his wife Maria/died 9th February 1885 aged 58 years/And their son George/died 9th November 1925 aged 63 years/Also their son Thomas/died 13th August 1943, aged 83 years/Also their son Robert/died 13th July 1948 aged 90 years/All of Fisherstown/Peace, Perfect Peace.

Manders: This tomb erected by Richard Manders 81 Das ??? to the memory of his beloved wife /Martha Mander/who departed this life/the ? day of August 1866/Aged 60 years/cant read rest.

Grange: In memory/of/ John Grange/who died 22nd March 1883/aged 92 years/And also Mary his wife/died 2nd May 1876/aged 83 years/their son John/died 30th Jany 1881/aged 64 years/their daughter/Elizabeth Grange/died 13th Decr 1884/aged 69 years

Flat Tombstone:All covered in white lichen. Can’t read

Long/Vernon: Corner of graveyard: Sacred/to the memory/of/Mary/wife of Oliver J. Long/of Portarlington/and eldest daughter of late/Captain Vernon Co. Sligo/who died on 27th Feby 1875/Als/Oliver Joseph Long/died 16th December 1880.

Flat stone: Erected/in memory of/ two infant children/can’t read

Dundas: Erected to the memory/of/William John Dundas/eldest son of the /Rev William Dundas D.D./St. Germains, Portarlington/who fell asleep in Jesus/31st October 1863/Aged 18 years and seven months/If we believe that Jesus died/and rose again even so then/also which sleep in Jesus will god bring with him/also to /Caroline Grace/wife of/Rev. W.J. Dundas/who departed this life/17th ?? 1872

Champ: In/loving memory/of/William H. Champ/Deerpark/died 7th June 1890/Aged 38 years/Also infant daughter/Adeleine/died August 1882/And his son/Edwin Victor/died 12 Dec 1912, aged 23 years/Also /Jane/beloved wife of/W.H. Champ/died 22nd April 1929, aged 69 years

Caliby(Galiby)/Horrell: In loving memory/of/Charles Caliby (Galiby) of Titles Hall, Norfolk, who died at Mount Henry 2nd July 1900/aged 73 years/erected by his children/we have no biding city here/Also of his loving daughter Annie, wife of George Horrell, Mount Henry/who died 24th February 1903/ROck of ages cleft for me/let me hide myself in thee.

Horrell: To the memory of/George Horrell/who died 23 Sept 1909/erected by the /Skeffington Smyth Family/In loving and grateful recognition /of faithful and devoted service.

Bowen Family Tomb ; NO names

Milling: In/memory of/Harriett/the beloved wife of/Oliver Milling/who died 23rd March 1875/aged 64 years/Also the above/Oliver Milling/who died 5th June 1887/aged 77 years/With Christ which is far better/Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord/

Neynoe Routh: In loving memory of/Eric Neynoe Routh/who died Feb 6th 1888/aged 1 year and four months/Jesus called a little child unto him/ Stone besdie this can’t read anything on it – all broken off – family plot 2 stones.

Stannus: Sacred/to the loved memory of/Captain Robert Trevor Stannus/of Carlingford, Co.Louth and Portarlington, Queens County/who died March 31 1888/perfect in Christ Jesus/for ye are all the children of God/By faith in Christ Jesus

Armstrong: In memory of/John Armstrong, Esq. of Cloonca, Co. GAlway /and late of Graigueavern/who died 8th Nov 1888/aged 85 years/Also in memory/ his son /Harvey R.S. Armstrong/Rathlaoise, Portarlington/Captain Kings Own Scottish Borders/who died 3rd April 1931/aged 84 years

Next Plot: 1912 plot

Killen: In/loving memory/of/Jane Olivia/wife of Mark Killen/of Portarlington/who departed this life/9th May 1893 aged 60 years/Not lost to memory not lost to love/but gone to the Fathers home above

Robbins/Croasdaile: In/loving memory/of/Montgomery Robbins Esq/of Garryvacun/who died July 19th 1885/Aged 78 years/Susan Jane RObbins/died June 20th 1897/aged 74 years/wife of the above/Also of/Margaret/duaghter of the late/Captain John Croasdaile/ 5th Fusiliers/whose remains lie in the adjoining /grave

Moore: Flat Tombstone. Side 1: Erected by P.C. Moore/in fond memory of his brother/John Moore/who died at Portarlington ?8 April 1880 aged 75 years Second side: P.C.Moore/died 29th January 1892/aged 89 years.

Champ: In memory/of/G.O.Wm Champ/died march 23rd 1888/aged 44 years/Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord/Also his brother/Benj. J. Champ/born March 28th 1846/died NOv 7th 1896/I am the Resurrection and the life/and their sister/Margaret Caroline/wife of George Champ/Ballymorris/who died 4th January 1928/aged 90 years/God is love.

Champ: Memory/of/George Champ/Ballymorris/died 14th March 1918, aged 73/Also his brother/Richard/died 8 Feb 1918 aged 60/and their brother /Michael/died 21 Nov.1933/aged 85/and his daughter Evelyn F. Champ/died 22 July 1945 aged 74/They rest from their labours.

Coote: Sacred to the memory /of/Lieutenant Colonel Chidley Coote/(formerly of the Fusilier Guards)/born 10th

Odlum: In/loving memory/of/William Perry Odlum/of Huntington, Portarlington/who died November 23rd 1922/In his 79th year/Blessed are the dead which died in the Lord/that they may rest from/their labours and their works do follow them.

Johnston: In/loving memory/of/Thomas Johnston/of Doolagh/who died May the 10th 1885/aged 68 years

Johnston: In/memory/of/Charles Johnston/Deerpark/who died 15th February 1884/aged 55 years/Forever with the Lord

Dignam: In memory of/James Dignam//who died March 11th 1887/aged 75 years/Also his wife/ Catherine/who died May 27th 1904/aged 86 years

Johnston: In loving memory/of/ my dear father/Isaac Johnston/died 19th July 1898 aged 84 /My brother /Isaac Johnston/died 28th Sep 1921 age 47/ My dear mother Jane/died 1 Oct 1921 age 80/Emily Johnston died 3 March 1948

Cobbe occurs on stones

Grange/Dempsey: In/Loving memory/of William Grange/died 12 Feb 1892 aged 63/Also his wife/Margaret Grange/died ?? July 1910 age 78/Also their son/John Henry Grange/died May 1925 age 30/Susan Dempsey/sister of Margaret Grange/died March 1913 aged 80/and their eldest son/George Frederick William Grange/died 16 January 1932 aged 68 or 82 years.

Church of Ireland Diocese of Kildare Lea Church – end

Spink Gravestone Transcriptions, Co. Laois

Near Bowes/Chapel Crossroads near main Abbeyleix to Swan Road.


McCue: Erected by/Mrs. Bridget Le Rewe USA/In memory of her fond parents/John and Margaret McCue/Knockbawn/John died Octr 12th 1890/aged 78 years/Margaret died Jany 9th 1893 aged 76 years/Also Mary McCue /died March 13th 1889 aged 38 years/Thomas McCue/died Feb 24th 1922 aged 84 years/his wife Hanorah McCue/died 22nd oct 1942 aged94 years/Margaret McCue/died 24th March 1962 aged 70 yeaars/her husband Thomas McCue/died 13th July 1977 aged 84 years/

Moran: In loving memory /of Mrs. Mary Moran/Bride Street, Ballinakill/who died 18th Nov 1911/aged 63 years/and her husband James/who died 25th December 1925/aged 92 years

Geoghegan/Moran: Erected by Thomas Geoghegan and/his wife Catherine of/Knock/to the memory of their beloved niece/Kate Moran who died May 17th 1884/Sacred heart of Jesus have mercy on her /and on the souls of/Hugh Geoghegan/who died Aug 1877 aged 63/and his wife who died in Feb 1895/aged 80/ and their beloved son Thomas/who died 6th May 1899 aged 58 years/also his wife Catherine / died 27th Aug 1912

Walsh: Erected by/John Walsh, Moate/in memory of his beloved wife /Mary Kathleen/who died 18th of June 1888/aged 31 years/Also his daughter Mary/who died 1st July 1888/aged 2 years/Also his daughter Winifred and his son Thomas who died young

McEvoy: Sacred/to the memory of/Michael McEvoy/Ballinakill/died 24th Dec 1882/also his wife/Catherine/died 11th May 1884/At an advanced age/Their Children/Ellen died young and Michael/died in America 15th June 1913/// Those souls meet Jesus have me

Mulhall: Of your charity/pray for the repose /of the soul of/John Mulhall /Graguenahown/who died March 7th 1890/aged 78 years/also his brother/James Mulhall, Boleybeg/Also Margaret wife of /the above James Mulhall/and their son Nicholas died 23rd Jan 1907

Bowe: Erected in memory of/James Bowe/Boleybeg/died 10th May 1920 aged 81 years/also his wife /Lucy Bowe/died August 1891 aged 48 years

Walsh/Dwyer/Brophy: Of your charity/Pray for the repose/ of the soul of/Patrick Walsh/Knockbawn/who died October 20th 1889/aged 79 years/Also the Dwyer Family who are interred here/Restored by Maureen Brophy

Bowe: Mary Bowe/of Graignahoun/in memory of her husband/Thomas Bowe/died Jan 29th 1886/aged 52 years/Also Mary Bowe/died Jan 16th 1919 aged 88 years

Moore: Erected/by/ Patrick Moore/of Aughnacross/in memory of his beloved wife /Bridget Moore/who died September 3rd 1887/aged 55 years/The above Patrick/died Oct 22nd 1888 aged ?85/Also his son Patick/died March 3? 192?4/aged 70 years and his wife Ellen/died Feb 20th 1940/aged 70 years

Sallyford Gravestone Transcriptions, Co. Laois

Church near Sallyford bridge and Sallyford Crosroads: three graves in the church – Possible Ross Church – beside Ross National School


Marriott: In loving memory of/Violet Marriott/who died July 9th 19?57/widow of Alfred S. Marriott/Rest in Peace.

Dease/Grattan: In loving memory/of/Charlotte Dease/youngest daughter of/Edmond Dease/Mary Grattan/died may 5th 1953/RIP

Celtic Cross

Dease/Grattan: I.H.S./Big monument – difficult to read:

Pray/for the soul of/Edmund Gerald Dease/ born 6-1829, died July 17th 1904 RIP/ Thou hath loved Justice and/ hated ??

Side 1: Mabel/Wife of /Edmund J. Dease/died 27 Nov 1960/ Also for his wife Mary Grattan/died /Marion Brand/daughter of Edmund J. Dease & Mael Dease died April 20th 1969;

Other side: Their eldest son/Edmund J. Dease/b. 1851 d. Oct 1945.

 

Rossmacowen Gravestone Transcriptions, Co. Laois

In memory of/Margaret Hampston/who died February 7th 1880 aged 66 years/May she rest in peace /Amen.


Beside this; Patrick Hampston/died 19th Aug 1921/aged 72 years

Gerald Sheehan, Thornhill November 1972

Eugene Sullivan, Carrig Jan 1944. His wife Mary 1933 & Family

Jeremiah Sullivan (Owen), Dooungoure, Jan 1921. His wife Katie Jan 1954. Their son jeremaih July 1979, their son Timothy, Park September 1984, their daughter Nora august 1988.

In loving memory of the Quill family of Lower Park. 3-4 graves no dates given.

Broken headstone lying in grave: Dora Susanna Wallis died April 11th 1866/youngest daughter /of Lieutenant henry Wallis 37th Regd.

Michael P. Sullivan, Carrig December 1968. Nora Sullivan died 1917, Ellen Sullivan Feb 1976. Mortimer O’Sullivan, Ahabeg July 1975, his wife Mary February 1982. His brothers Michael Jan 1970. Timothy

In/Loving memory of/John T. O’Sullivan/Ahabeg/his wife Maria/their sons/ Teddy & herbert. No dates.

Cornelius O’Sullivan, Ahabeg August 1969. His wife Mary October 1992. His sister Julia November 1981.

William O’Sullivan, Knockane, his wife Mary and their family. Eileen, December 1933; Kathleen June 1934; Bethaline July 1952; John Jo June 1980

John Power,, Curryglass December 1981. His parents Maurice & Katie and Grandparents Maurice & Ellen

Edward Power June 1963

Erected/to the memory of/Michael McArthy /who died April 21 or 24 1863 aged 18/may he rest in peace/amen

David Power, Bank, Waterfall May 1974. His parents William Jan 1945, Mary Jan 24 1950. His son Edward August 1983

Hannah Harrington November 1933

Quirks of Park Joseph February 1974 . his wife Margaret May 1994. His mother Mary 1927

Patrick Doyle, Bohernoe May 1979. His wife Agnes May 1995

Michael Doyle (Boher) April 1985. His parent Michael & Bridget. Their son Patrick & daughter Mary J.

Back Row beside wall: Catherine Harrington, october 1951. Her sister Mary E. August 1971. Their parents Mary Harrington Hollyhill, August 1956. John Harrington November 1983

Next plot: James P. Harrington, Curraduff October 1958. His wife Margaret A. May 1984. Their family: Joseph June 1931. Birdie November 1943. And Sister Mary Clementinia C.P. died July 28th 1965. Interred in London.

Next plot: Cornelius Harrington, January 1939. His wife Sarah September 1962. Their son Edward November 1946.

Plot Behind That: Margareth Harrington January 1920.

Flat Stone: Reverent James Hampston/For many years…../born Ad 1800 died 1861/at peace. Requiscant in pace/Amen…..of Kerry on it. He served in this parish anyway. All these were graves from left hand side of church.

Back of church. O’Sullivan Family: The Hermitage, Waterfall. Mark – February 1956; Bridget June 1977. Their daughters Lillian March 1940 and Birdie Jan 1970.

Cornelius O’Sullivan, Filane June 1915. His wife Julia Jan 1931; his son Michael Jan 1955; his wife Hanora Jan 1960.

Patrick J. Madden Feb 1913.

Timothy Lowney Feb 1961 his wife Annie December 1943.

In/loving memory of/Patrick O’leary/his wife Mary/their children/John, Timothy Patrick, /Daniel and Minnie/RIP/erected by Cornelius and family: No date and I’m not sure here whether the name is Timothy Patrick or Timothy and Patrick. To be checked.

Daniel Sullivan, Filane East ,Waterfall. July 1973. His wife Mary December 1969. Their grandaughter Elizabeth Sullivan July 1972.

Stone right beside this: Jeremiah Sullivan, April 1930. His wife Mary May 1931

One big old family plot: The Lyne Family. RIP Enclosed plot.

Behind this: Patrick O’Sullivan, Gurtsalagh, Rossmacowen, October 1984. His wife Katie, February 1994. Right beside this: same plot maybe on same cement> Mortimer O’Sullivan, Gurtsalagh, August 1951 and daughter Margaret August 1942. His wife Mary November 1964.

Michael O’Leary, Lyre Feb 1941. His wife Bridget 1960. Their daughter Cecilia. June 1935. Their son James April 1973.

Julia O’Regan/Lyre march 1958. Her husband Pat April 1966.

HIS/In /loving memory/of/Margaret Sullivan/who dedparted this life 16th May 1885/Aged 30 years/May she rest in peace.

Patrick Sullivan, Lyre died September 1928. His wife Catherine August 1935. Their son William September 1915.

Stone up against wall: I.H.S./Erected to the memory of/Johana (sic)O’New who died May 18th aged 25 years, 1883/RIP

Family Plot: Onew? Catherine: July 1943. Patrick: April 1944. Colleen, Christopher, Gary Murphy new one at bottom: Alice, 1946; Clare Gordon Jan 1975.

Side of Church: Edward Murphy, Hollyhill January 1960. His wife Mary 1956.

Erected by/Thomas & Michael Lyne/In loving memory of their father/John Lyne, died 29 July 1889, aged 74 years/Of their mother Mary Lyne,/died 12 Nov 1903, aged 86 years/Of their brothers Christopher Lyne,/died 28 March 1892, aged 28 years./And John Lyne died 20 Jany 1912./RIP.

Sacred/to the memory of/Vry Rev. Michael Enright, for many yrs the faithful/ and untiring pastor of this parish/ who died 23rd May 1863 aged 38 yrs/By his death the Parishoners have/ lost a generous friend and father/ and holy church a brilliant strenuous and successful champion/RIP.

In loving memory of/John Lyne/The Square, Castletownbere, Died Jan 20 1912. His wife Anne died Dec 1934.

Back towards wall: Annie Lowney, May 1952 and her husband Jeremiah Larney(?)) March 1963.

Erected/By/Daniel O’Brien/in loving memory of his father/Daniel O’Brien/who departed this life/January 12th 1879/aged 46 years/and his mother/Julia O’Brien/who died June 26th 1894/aged 58 years/RIP

In loving memory of/Thomas Quirke/Park, Waterfall, died Aug 28 1920../His wife Mary/died 3 June 1900/Their sons/Timothy died 27 Sept 1903/James died 30 March 1906/Daniel died 28 Jan 1929/ichael, Con, John & Thomas died in USA/RIP

John Quirke, Fillane west March 1917. His wife Margaret February 1963. Their son Michael dec 1988. Also Mike Quirke and his wife Julia.

O’Neill of Pooreenbeg plot. Johnnie O’Neill, 1953. His wife Johanna, 1934. Their daughter Hannah 1991. Her husband Jack O’Neill 1987. William Lowney 1967.

Daniel Sheehan, Filane middle March 1962. His wife Margaret April 1972.

Family Plot: Timothy O’Sullivan Boher House August 1932. His wife Mary September 1951 & their family. Erected by their daughter, Margaret McMillan.

John McMillan. Ireland Private US Army World War 2. August 29 1898-December 1966 His wife Margaret died Oct 25 1973

Difficult to read: John Murphy died 20 June 1845 ?46) aged 39 years. Possibly In memory of at top.

In/loving memory of/Mary Buckley/Filane/died Nov 29th 1985?/Her son Desmond, died July 1946/her father Cornelius O’Brien died Feb 26 1944.

Denis Murphy June 1936. His wife Margaret April 1943.

Nora Murphy, Thornhill, July 1959. Her husband Timothy April 1967.

Thy will be done/Erected/by/Jeremiah Sullivan/In memory of his father/Timothy/who died Feb 4th 1885/aged 30 years and his mother/Maria/who died Feb 2nd 1879(0)/aged 36 years/and his wife/Mary/who died May 13th 1912(?)/aged 56 years?RIP

Family Plot: Stone beside this above

In loving memory of/Michael O’Sullivan, Bank/died September 1953/his parents/ jeremiah & Mary/his sister Margaret.

I.H.S./Sacred to the memory of/Mary Mulcahy the beloved wife of/John Mulcahy Coastguard, /Whitegate, Co. Cork/who depd this life 14th March 1868/aged 54 years/May her soul rest in peace

Sacred to the memory/of Edward Meehan/who departed this life/4th August 1868/aged 62 years/May his soul rest in peace

Erected by/Mary/ the beloved wife of/Thomas Cochrane/in memory of him /who departed this life/on 12th day of June 1878/aged 51/RIP

In loving memory of the O’Sullivans of Lyre: no date

Side of Church: Spencer Family plot. James Spencer March 1945

Erected/in memory of/James Spencer/died 13 March 1945/his wife Catherine /died 17 March 1898/and their son John/died June 1921/Mary wife of James/ died October 1960/RIP Base of stone new plaque: Son Richard 1890-1964/wife Margaret 1900-1983 Plaque beside this: In/loving memory of/son James 1895-1960/wife Bridget 1909 -1994/Baby 1947 Stone on other side: In/loving memory of/son Robert 1891-1969/wife Agnes 1898-1983

Richard Spencer of Curryglass, Jan 1958. His wife Margaret April 1958

Daniel Sullivan May 1`904. Hanora March 1924. Their sons: Danieil April 1920. Jeremiaih March 1946. His wife Margaret March 1964. John O’Mahony Carrig May 1990

Daniel D. Sullivan, Curryglass born August 25th 1901 died November 1974. His wife Elizabeth born October 1902 died July 1976. His son Liam died August 1948

Stone beside this> Margaret Sullivan died Jan 1916. Her husband Daniel P. died Novemeber 1956

Plot behind: Michael Harrington, Shanavallyleigh April 1955, his wife Margaret May 1983

Stone against wall. John J Sullivan, Aghabeg December 1952. His wife Margaret January 1929.

Front of church – Michael Hanley Aghabeg, january 1977 his wife Mary 1989

Eileen Esson , Castletownbere, December 1967

Christopher ???, Aghabeg, January 1989

Patrick O’Shea, Carrig December 1955. His wife Margaret January 1963. Their son Ernest March 1985. Their son dan november 1966

Anthony Murphy thronhill, October 1955, his grandparents Cornelius & Jane Sullivan and their sons Gerqard and Con

Rathsaran COI Gravestone Transcriptions, Co. Laois

LARKS: Erected by William Mitchell /In Memory of /Richard Larks/Oldtown/died 21st. March 1903/aged 81 years


CORNWALL: (enclosed FISHER plot) Sacred to the memory of/Emma F. Cornwall/Third daughter of Robert Cornwall M.D./Born 29 April 1845/Died 1 May 1904/Waiting for the coming of the Lord. Stone made by ….Brans. Dublin

CORNWALL (enclosed FISHER plot) Sacred to the memory of/Muriella?N Cornwall/Second daughter of the late Robert Cornwall MD/Killv?an, Co. Westmeath/and niece of the late Co. ? Fisher, Castle Grogan/Born Dec. 12th 1842/Died June 12th 1890/God is good.

CORNWALL/FISHER: (enclosed FISHER plot) In memory of/Martha/Widow of Robert R. Cornwall MD/and second first daughter of M.W. Fisher/of Castle Grogan/died 20th June 1891/aged 78 years/We love him because he loved us

FISHER: (enclosed FISHER plot) Sacred to the memory of /Colonel Robert Roe Fisher/Royal Artillery/of Castle Grogan/who departed this life/20 April 1880/in his 71st year./Deeply and deservedly regretted./The memory of the just is blessed Stone made by : Harrison, Dublin

FISHER: Flat tomb: (enclosed FISHER plot) Here lieth the body of/…… Fisher Esq. of Castlegrogan/who departed this life the……

FISHER: (enclosed FISHER plot) In Memory of /Muriella F. Fisher /of Castle Grogan/Eldest daughter of Maddison W. Fisher/Died 7th Nov. 1884/Aged 83 years/We shall be like him for we shall see him as he is.

MITCHELL: Erected in memory /of William Mitchell/Castlefleming/Died 4th Sept 1890. Aged 68 years/and of his wife/Ellen Mitchell/died 10th March 1906 aged 80 years./Also, of their daughters/Henrietta Mitchell/died 16th April 1930 aged 74 years/Ellen Mitchell died 7th April 1932, aged 74 years

MITCHELL: In loving memory/Robert Richard Mitchell/Rathdowney/Born 13th Jan 1855/Died 18th May 1931/His wife Henrietta/Born 26th July 1863/Died 5th Dec. 1947/and their family/Robert/Richard: 1899-1901/Anna 1890-1901/Ellen Frances: 1888-1959/Henrietta Olivia: 1893-1963/Edith Geraldine: 1901-1963

STUART/DUNHAM: In loving memory of/Margery Dorothy Stuart/(nee Dunham)/died 2nd May 1928/She shall not grow old as we that are left grow old./Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God. Matt. V8

STUART: Thomas Dormer Stuart/died 6th August 1952/Rector of Rathdowney Union from 1926-1952/Thelma F. Stuart 1899-1993/died 26th Oct. 1993

GREENE: In loving memory of /Godfrey George Greene/who served in this Diocese for 45 years/and entered into rest /May 20th 1929/and of Anna Florence/his first wife/who died Jan 13th 1909/Also of /Denis George Newcombe/his son who died in infancy March 1914/and Lucy Lilla /his second wife/died Dec. 22nd 1972.

EMPREY/SYMONS: Erected by his wife and daughters/In loving memory of/Henry Newcombe Emprey/Lisduff/who died 3rd November 1929/his wife Mary Elizabeth (Lil) died 15th March 1970/and their daughter/Harriet Jane (Haddie)/died 5th July 1989/widow of Horace Symons/“Severed only till he come”

NEWMAN: In loving memory of /John Thomas Newman/Grogan/who died Nov. 20th 1945/aged 78 years/Also his wife/Frances Jane Newman/died May 15th 1946/aged 68 years

PEARSEN/SEYMOUR: In loving memory /of/my dear husband/Henry Pearsen/Rathdowney/died Sept. 23rd. 1930/aged 81 years/Also Elizabeth Anne nee Seymour/Wife of the above/died 13th July 1938/aged 83 years

SEYMOUR: In loving memory of/our dear father/Jermiah Seymour/who died 28th April 1900/Also our dear sisters/Charlotte Alicia/who died 11th March 1929/and Margaret Jane/who died 12th Oct. 1935/also Frances Helena/who died 5th March 1948

MEAGHER/CROUCH In loving memory of Eliza Meagher nee Crouch/Lisduff/died 7th Jan 1912/aged 93 years/and her husband/Edward Meagher/died 23rd Feb 1885/buried in Churchtown, Mountrath./Peace/Erected by her great-grandchildren the Campion families.

KINGH: In loving memory of /Michael Kingh /born at Arklow Sep. 1794/died at Rathsarran April 1 1867/Also his wife/Maria Kingh/Can’t read rest of inscription!

THOMPSON: In loving memory /of/Robert John Thompson/Park/who died 3rd Sept. 1976/aged 85 years/his wife Margaret died/6th March 1983

WINTER: Elizabeth Winter late of Ashford Co. Limerick/who died 27th Nov. 1965

WELLWOOD: In loving memory of/Robert Alfred/Beloved elder son of/Joseph and Annie Wellwood of Clonburren/who died/3rd. Feb 1946 aged 37 years

PERCY: In loving memory of/LETITIA MAY PERCY/Liocard, Portlaoise/died 26th June 1993/aged 78 years/Safe in the arms of Jesus/‘erected by her loving husband George and family’

COLLIER: In loving memory /of/Thomas Collier/died 25th Feb 1934, aged 74 years/Also his wife Annie Collier/died 10th May 1959, Aged 80 years/Their daughter Nora died 7th Nov. 1972, aged 67 years/Their son Austin, died 11th October 1976, aged 72 years/His wife Kathleen died 15th Aug 1987/Vera Collier died 28th July 1991 Aged 77 years./At rest.

MOYNAN/RICE: In/Loving Memory of/Henry P. Moynan, jnr/4th child of Henry P and Elizabeth Moynan/Barrahill, Grogan/Who died Aug 27th 1937 aged 18 ½ years./Henry P. Moynan, who died Feb 27th 1965 aged 85 years/Elizabeth Moynan who died Feb 2nd 1968, Aged 82 yrs/The ashes of their daughter/Kitty Rice Wales,/died 26th July 1992, aged 78 years/Also their son /Thomas F. Moynan, Barney/died 4th Aug 1993, aged 70 years/Jesus one day was gathering flowers and on his way he gathered ours.

MITCHELL: William Henry Echlin Mitchell/born 18th Oct 1896/died 7th April 1977

FAIRBROTHER: In /Loving Memory of /John Henry Fairbrother/Lisduff/died 7th July 1970/aged 81 yrs

STANLEY: In loving memory of/Alice Violet Stanley/died 28th Feb 1968/Aged 55 years/Her husband/Albert J. Stanley/died 17th July 1973/Aged 74 years/Forever with the Lord

STANLEY: In memory of/James S. Stanley Oldtown/died 9th April 1947,/Aged 11 months/Robert W. Stanley /died 11th August 1954 /Aged 14 months/Safe in the Arms of Jesus

PEARSON: In memory of/Robert Pearson/died 14th Oct 1912/aged 79 years/also his wife/Maria Pearson/died 28th June 1927/aged 75 years/also their son/Henry Fairbrother Pearson/died 24th April 1956/Aged 72 years/also his wife Phoebe Anne/died 27th Feb 1970/Aged 76 years/Their son Robert Pearson /died 23rdth Feb 1995/Aged 78 years/Thy will be done/Pearson Clonmore

Big plot with only one stone: Edges of plot have names spaced: Rebecca, Robert, Ann, John, Eliza

STANLEY/MASON/WALLACE: In loving memory/of/HANNAH S. STANLEY nee MASON/died 15th Dec 1895/aged 33 years/her husband/JAMES STANLEY/died 29th Sept 1922/aged 57 years/also his second wife/ELIZABETH STANLEY nee WALLACE/died 5th march 1949/Aged 79 years/Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord. Rev. 14.13 End of plot on edging: STANLEY of Garrison.

ARMITAGE: Book Tablet Side 1:In loving memory of/Thomas /Armitage/died/6-4-1960/aged 83 years Side 2: Rebecca Jane/Armitage/died/31-8-1969/Aged 76/Thy will be done

PERCY: In loving memory of/HENRY PERCY, Oldtown/who died 25th Sept 1965/Aged 59 years/FLORENCE HANNAH PERCY/died 26th Jan 1991/Aged 80 years/The Lord is my Shepherd Stone made by McDonnell, Templemore

HAYES: HAYES/In loving memory /of/WILLIAM JOHN HAYES, /Rossmore, Grogan/who died 12th Oct 1953/Aged 79 years/His loving wife/HARRIET ANN HAYES/died 15th June 1967/Aged 76 years/Their son, WILLIAM JOHN/died 18th Jan 1995//Aged 78 years/“Safe in the arms of Jesus” (bottom of stone)/(Grey surrounding stone )”With the Lord which is far better”

HUNT: Erected /to the memory of/JOHN HUNT/late of/Fethard, Co. Tipperary/who died 4th April 1978 /Aged 83/Also his wife SARAH/Died 26th Aug 1987 Aged 97 years/Safe in the arms of Jesus

MITCHELL/OGLE: MITCHELL/E.S. Stewart/July 1905-October 1969/his wife/Margaret Ellen (nee Ogle)/August 1904-April 1977/Resting in Peace

DE CURIE BURGESS: Plaque on ground/In loving memory of/Joy De Curie Burgess/died 4-11-83, aged 76/Her son James/De Curie Burgess/died 12-8-93 Aged, 65/RIP/The end of the road/erected by his wife/Bella

WALSH: Loving remembrance of/Gertrude Walsh/who died 12th July 1969/aged 83 years/Sarah Frances Walsh/died 31st Aug 1970/Aged 85 years/Henrietta Walsh/died 21st Sept 1970/Aged 82 years/Daughters of /William and Annie Walsh/of Mount Oliver/Come unto me all ye that Labour

WALSH: In loving memory/of/William Henry Walsh/Killesmeestia/died 23rd Nov. 1978/Aged 55 years/His mother Mary Jane/died 2nd Jan 1983/Aged 85 years/His wife/Eileen E. Walsh/died 13th January 1997/Aged 57 years/Peace perfect Peace Side of base: Midland Memorials, Ballyroan

WELLWOOD: In /loving memory of/Joseph Wellwood/Clonburren/Beloved husband of/ Annie Wellwood/died Dec 3rd 1960, /aged 75 years/The above/ Annie Wellwood/died June 14th 1977/Aged 90 years/“Forever with the Lord”

METCALFE: In loving memory/of/Robert Metcalfe /1907-1993 /Also his wife/Susan Margaret/1913-1990/late of Garryhinch, Portarlington/“At rest” Midland Memorials, Ballyroan side of base.

WELLWOOD: In /loving memory /of/Robert Alfred/Beloved elder son of/Joseph and Annie Wellwood /of Clonburren/who died 3rd Feb 1946/aged 37 years/Them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him

BARTON/PRATT: In/Loving memory/of/our dear mother Susan Barton/died 19th Sept 1914, aged 35 years/Forever with the Lord/also her mother Susan Pratt/Beloved wife of the late/ John Pratt, Templequain/died 16th Nov 1923, Aged 77 years/“Thy will be done”/Our sister Eva Helen Daughter/of Richard and the late /Susan Barton/died 6th Dec 1927, aged 19 years/“Asleep in the Lord” End of Stone: Remembrance/Erected by the Barton Family /New Zealand./Stone made by O’Brien: Durrow

PRATT/TALBOT: Erected/by/J and R Pratt /of New Zealand and Australia/in memory of /their father/William Pratt/of Templequain/who died July 26th 1880/Aged 82 years/Their mother Anne Pratt /who died July 10th 1899/Aged 92 years/Also their brothers/William, died Jan 19th 1854, /aged 10 years/George died July 1st 1874/Aged 41 years/John died Nov 6th 1893/aged 46 years /and their sister /Aphra Talbot /of Clonburn/who died May 1st 1894/aged 43 years/Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord./ Base of this stone: Robert Talbot, Clonburn/.died March 26th, 1913/aged 74 years. Stone made by McNamara: Roscrea

LLEWELLYN: Sacred/to the memoryof/Benjamin Llewellyn/Clonmore/died 30th June 1884, aged 88 years/and of his wife/Frances Armitage Llewllyn died 11th Sept 1890, aged 72 years/Also of their son/Henry Armitage Llewllyn died 9th July 1911 aged 58 years/and his son/William John Llewllyn/R.D.S./died 9th July 1934/Aged 35 years

ARMITAGE: Erected/by/her husband and children/in loving memory of/Ellen Armitage/died Oct 17th 1901, aged 56/Remember the Ressurection and the life/John 11.2/In they presence ……… …….. of…../and at thy …….. hand. There are pleasures …………

COLE/ARMITAGE: Ellen Cole died 8th Sept 1920 Aged 38?years/John Armitage died 19th May 1943 Aged 80 years/Joseph Armitage died 12th June 1950, aged 64 years/Never Forgotten

MAHER: In loving memory/of /Margaret Maher Clonmore/who died 4th Dec 1905 aged 72 years/Also her husband/Peter Maher/died 2nd Dec 1925, Aged 80 years/His brother/Thomas/died 26th May 1925, aged 80 years/Also/Eliza Maher/died Oct 1937/Joseph Maher died July 1938/Richard Maher died Feb 1947/Forever with the dead

WATSON/WALSH: In loving memory of Annie M Watson/elser daughter of William and Annie Walsh died 7th July 1944/and of William H. Watson/her husband/died 10th May 1933/interred in Kiltegan Churchyard/and of Ethel Watson/their daughter/died 25th Dec 1941/and of Letitia G. Walsh second daughter of William and Annie Walsh/died 27th May 1908/interred in Mount Jerome/When thou passeth through the waters I will be with thee/Isiah XLIII-2

WALSH: In /Loving memory /of/William Walsh, Mount Oliver/died May 20th 1934 aged 84 years/Also his son/John Ringwood Walsh died May 3rd 1932 aged 4 years/And his wife Annie M Walsh/died 2nd March 1940 Aged 84 years/Proverb XXXI.10-31/Also their son /Reginald Walsh died 6th June 1938 aged 46 years/Royal Engineers France 1915-1918/Their third son Charles Walsh/died 1st July 1960 aged 76 years/His wife Prudence Maria died 11th Jan 1970, aged 79 years/Blessed are the dead which lie in the Lord

WALSH: In loving memory/of/my dear husband Edward Walsh, Coolbally/eldest son of the late Willliam Walsh, Mount Oliver/passed to his rest 17th Sept 1954, aged 74 years/and of his wife Susan/called home 6th June 1962, aged 76 years/Also their beloved second son John Archibald Rasur killed on active service/died 13th Dec 1944, interred in Italy./Safe in the Arms of Jesus

STANLEY: In loving remembrance of Ellen Jemima, dearly beloved wife of John H. Stanley, Eglish/died Jan18th 1975/In heavenly love abiding

WALSH: In loving memory of/my dear husband William Walsh, Castlegrogan/fourth son of the late William Walsh, Mount Oliver/passed peacefully away Aug 8th 1957, aged 67 years/And his wife Ellen Jemima died 18th Jan 1976, aged 64 years/Blessed are the poor in heart for they shall see God.