Killermogh Gravestone Transcriptions, Co. Laois

Notes from Laois Archaoelogical Survey : Not too sure that this is same place because protestant church I saw wasn’t in that bad condition
OS 29:6;6 (407,362) ‘Killermogh Church (in Ruins), grave Yard.’ OD 200-30 23905,18077
Church: The Patron Saint of Killermogh was St. Muicin (Carrrigan 1905, vol.2, 65). Church (L. c. 13.7m, Wth c. 5.7m, Wall T. c. 0.8m) built roughly of coursed limestone and rubble, and now in very poor condition. The E gable contains a single light ope, otherwise featureless. There are some uninscribed grave makers in the surrounding roughly triangular graveyard.

Bailey: In/Loving memory/of/John Bailey/of Grantstown/died April 1876/and 45 years/And his wife Jane/died August 1902/aged 66 ears/Margaret Bailey /wife of Richard Bailey/died March 23rd 1939/aged 63 years/Her husband Richard Bailey/died 27th April 1951 aged 80 years/Their son John Harold Bailey/died 18th Oct 1942 aged 37 years/They rest from their labours/and their work do follow them

Bailey/Hilton: In loving memory of/our dear parents/Richard Samuel Bailey/late of Grantstown, Ballacolla/departed this life 8th May 1990 /aged 73 years/and his wife/Jessica Mary (nee Hilton)/departed this life 22nd Dec 1990 /aged 71 years/With Christ which is far better

Thompson: Sacred/to/the memory of/Victoria Helena/beloved wife of/John Thompson Esq JP/of Deck…/died April 8th 1806 (1906) Stone made by Coffey Ballyragget.

Fitzgerald: In/loving memoryof/ Geraldine Fitzgerald/who fell asleep in Jesus/19th December 1896,/with Christ which is far better./phil.I.23/Succoure of many/Romans XVI.2

Fitzgerald/Seton: Marble monument. In/loving memory of/my beloved husband/John Fitzgerald of Levalley/late Captain 87th Regt./ Royal Irish Fusiliers/son of /Robert Fitzgerald Esq./born 20th June 1821/entered into rest 24th May 1897./Looking for that blessed hope/also of his wife /Henrietta Seton /Fitzgerald/died 17th Jan 1912/For so he giveth his beloved sleep/I know/That they who are not lost but come before/are only waiting till I come for death has only parted us a little while.

St. George: In memory of/Capel Lucas St. George/died Dec 6th 1896/aged 77 years.

St. George: In memory of/Anna Maria St. George/wife of Arthur St. George/died Dec 15th 1897/aged 74 years/Also of the above/Arthur St. George/who died 29th July 1904/aged 84 years.

Neville/St. George: In memory of/Essie Neville/ the adopted child of/Arthur and Anna Maria St. George/she died June 1st 1863/ aged 8 years/Jesus said suffer little children /and forbid them not to come /unto me. For such is the kingdom of heaven made

Neville: In memory of/Gareth Tarnell Neville/who died 18th April 1878(5)/aged 22 years/Forever believe that Jesus died/and rose again even so them also/which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him

Brownrigg: In loving memory/of/Arthur Henry Brownrigg/Esq. JP/of Durrow in the Queen’s County/born September 17th 1865 died Nov 23rd 1904.

Dods/Davidson: Family Plot:Can’t read top./In /loving memory/of/Sarah Dods/(nee Davidson/dearly beloved wife of/William Dods, Dunmore/ who died 26 Dec 1903/aged 69 years/And the above/William Dods/who died 2 Sep 1920/aged 91 years/Also their son/Thomas/who died 25 April 1931/aged 60/Also their daughter/Margaret/died 17 Jan 1943/Blessed are the dead/which die in the Lord Can’t read next one.

Table tomb: Can’t read

Newman: Francis Sylvester/Frankie/Newman/1946-1997

Harvey: In loving memory of/Arthur George Harvey/Bloomville, Cloneygowan/died 17th March 1986 aged 69 years/his brother Robert Sidney/died 14th Feb 1993/aged 74 years/The day thou gavest/Lord is ended

Bailey: Robert S. Baliey, Ballylogue/departed this life Sept 6th 1982/aged 54 years/his infant daughter Louise/died June 1967/For now we shall see through a glass darkly/but then face to face/ Erected/by his wife and son/Alexander/ in loving : can’t read

Roe: To the memory of /Thos. & Eliza Roe/of Coolfin/the former of whom died Aug 1880/in his 89th year/ the latter Oct 1884/in her 85th year/Their children shall rise up/and call them blessed/Proverbs

Percy/Smyth: In/loving memory/of/Helena Percy/Castletown, Ballybrophy/died January 16th 1919/aged 82 years/Her daughter Margaret Anne/wife of Albert E. Smyth/born Jan 30th 1873 died Oct 25th 1982/Helen Alberta/born Sept 7th 1901 died Feb 18th 1990/The dead in Christ/shall rise first. Same plot: Smyth: In/loving memory/of/Albert Ernest Smyth/Castletown, Rathdowney/born July 31st 1869(8)/died May 8th 1932/William Percy Smyth/born March 10th 1900/died Feb 3rd 1978/Father in thy gracious keepnig/leave we now thy servants sleeping

Next stone can’t be read.

Harvey: In loving memory of/Joseph Harvey/died 24th Oct 1962 aged 77 years/His wife Charlotte/died 25th Dec 1963 aged 79 years/Abide with me

Bailey: In loving memory of/Margaret Louisa (Pearl) Bailey/Ballygogue/who departed this life/ on 19th November 1979/aged 52 years/Safe in the arms of Jesus

Bailey: In loving memory of/Samuel Bailey/Ballygogue/died 15th July 1962/his wife Louisa died 21st March 1987/Forever with the Lord

Bailey: In loving memory of/My dearly beloved husband/Samuel Bailey/died 15th March 1961/aged 28 years/I am the resurrection and the life sayeth the Lord.

Bailey: In loving memory of/Albert Bailey/who departed this life on Good Friday/12th April 1974/aged 75 years/Also his wife Francis/departed this life January 10th 1977/aged 74 years./Forever with the Lord

Bailey: In/ever/loving memory of/Maria Bailey/of Shanavaughy House/who departed this life/on October 22nd 1929/aged 63 years/and of her husband/Samuel Hugh Bailey/died Feb 9th 1934/Blessed are the pure in heart/for they shall see God

Stone broken: In/ever loving memory of/Harriet Adelaide/ wife of Rev. ?? ?who departed this life interred into rest in ?? Art church on Sunday/can’t be read

Switzer: In loving memory/of/Thomas Switzer/of Edmundsbury/born 18th May 1851/died 8th March 1913/Also /his beloved wife/Emily/born 20th Oct 1802/died 10th Aug 1924/ Can’t be right!!!? Thou wilt keep him/ in perfect peace whose mind/is stayed on thee/because he trusted in thee

Clarke/Switzer: In/loving memory of/Elizabeth Clarke/Dairyhill/born April 20 1821, died March 18 1917/Also her grandson John Harrison Clarke/born March 12 1888, died January 17 1913/And her son /George Harrison Clarke/born April 29 1852 died MArch 15 1932/Also his beloved wife/Emma/born October ?? 1882, died November 12 1932/Irene Margarie Clarke (nee Switzer)/died 6 Oct 1972/her husband George Harrison Clarke/died 16 Aug 1975/His aunt Jane Emma Clarke died Sept 193?4/Botom can’t be read.

McWilliam: Broken stone: In/loving memory/of/William McWilliam/died 7th Dec 1931/aged 66 years

Montgomery: In memory/of/The Rev. W. S. Montgomery BD/??four years the beloved Minister of this Parish Can’t read rest.

Thomson/Stuart: In loving memory of/William Thomson/of Rathdowney/died 3rd February 1943 /aged 74 years/Also his daughter/Margaret Stuart/died 23rd August 1935/aged 33 years/His wife Elizabeth/died 13th January, 1953 aged 90 years/And in Gods house forevermore my: can’t read

Grant: In /loving memory of/Charlotte Elizabeth/beloved wife of/William Henry Grant, Johnston/tenure: