The following St. John’s, Athy gravestone transcriptions were compiled by the Athy Cemeteries Committee and given to From-Ireland, with permission to publish, by Michael Donovan, secretary of the Athy Cemeteries Committee.
Here Lies The Remains Of Thomas Hipwell Who Departed This Life The 29th April 1832 Aged 37 Years. Also His Youngest Son Thomas Hipwell Who Died In Mmelick The 20th Of December 1847 Aged 27 Years.
Erected By William Pender Of Kilcrow In Loving Memory of His Wife Arabella Who Entered Her Eternal Rest On The 25th Oct 1890 Aged 67 years. Also His Daughter Elizabeth Maria Who Fell Asleep In Jesus 2nd Oct 1874 Aged 16 years. Also The Above William Pender Who Died 16th Oct 1894 Aged 82 Years.
Here Lieth The Body Of Benjamin Readshaw Who Departed This Life 17th Nov 1801 Aged 42 Year. Here Lieth The Body Of Anistianna Readshaw Of The Town Of Athy Wife Of The Above Benjamin Who Departed This Life The 12th Day Of March 1819 Aged 36 Years.
To The Sacred Memory Of John Pender Of Kilcrow who Departed This life 13th September 1846 Aged 65 Years. Also His Daughter Maria Pender Who Departed This Life 6th January 1838 Aged 19 Years And Also His Beloved Wife Elizabeth Pender ………….This Life The 25th Day Of October 1859 Aged 80 Years…….Son Francis Pender Died……8th 1903 Aged 80 Years. When Christ Who Is Our Life Shall Appear Then Shall Ye Also Appear With Him In Glory Colos. 111 Cha 4V.
This Tomb Was Erected By Henry Hannon Of Athy To The Memory Of The Undermentioned Members Of His Family Viz His His Son Henry William Hannon Who Died 17th May 1851 Aged 2 Months. An Infant Daughter Who Died 4th March 1852. His Father John Who Died 28th March 1855 Aged 95 Years. Also His Son Henry Hannon who Died 1856 Aged 1 Year 5 Months. Emily Hannon Sister Of The Above Henry Hannon Died At Ballyroe Athy 5th March 1888 Aged 63 Years.
Erected By Their Children In Loving Memory Of Henry Hannon Who Died 5th Feb 1888 Aged 82 Years And His Wife Deborah Maria Hannon Who Died 7th Aug 1885 Aged 59 Years. LooKing Unto Jesus The Author And Finisher Of Our Faith. (Front)
In Loving Memory Of Thomas James Hannon Obit 15th March 1897 Aged 42 Years. The Memory Of The Just Is Blessed. Also His Brother Henry P. Hannon Ardreigh House Athy Who Entered Into Rest 13th July 1904 Aged 42 Years. The Souls Of The Righteous Are In The Hands Of God. Also Of Henry Percy Hannon 52nd Batt. Canadian Expeditionary Force Only Son Of The Above Henry P. Hannon Killed In Action 9th June 1916 Aged 24 Years. His Body Rests In Peace His Name Liveth For Evermore I Have Fought The Good Fight I Have Finished My Course I Have Kept The Faith. (Rear)
Also In Memory Of Thomas J. Hannon 2nd Lieut. K.S.L.I. Only Son Of Thomas James Hannon Milview House Died Of Wounds At Cambrai 1st Dec 1917 Aged 20 Yrs. Also In Memory Of Kathleen Thomasina Wife Of H. P. Hannon Ardreigh House Died 18th Jan. 1918 “Underneath Are The Everlasting Arms”
In Loving Memory Of Frederick Cross Ardmore Athy Who Died On 12th September 1890 Aged 52 Years And Mary His Wife Who Died March 27th 1899 Aged 50 Years. Thy Will Be Done
Sacred To The Memory Of George Robert Cross Who Died An Infant. Charles Robert Cross Who Died An Infant. Sarah Cross Who Died March 8th 1846 Aged 4 Years. Alfred Robert Cross Who Died June 9th 1852 Aged 6 Years.This Stone Is Erected By Their Father Mark Cross Who Died On The 9th Day Of Sept 1860. Also Mary Anne Cross His Wife Who Died 21st Dec 1874. Also Their Daughter Jane E. Cross Who Died 24th May 1913 Aged 76.
In Loving Memory Of Mabel Only And Dearly Loved Daughter Of William Clayton And Annie Cross Who Entered Into Rest 18th June 1887 Aged 12 Years And Of William Clayton Cross Who Entered Into Rest 25th March 1900 Aged 60 Years And Of Annie Cross Who Entered Into Rest 28th July 1917 Aged 72 Years.
Sacred To The Memory Of Robert Molloy Of Athy Merchant Who Departed This Life 1836 Aged 56 Years. Also The Remains Of His Wife Hannah Anna Who Departed This Life 15th Sept 1836 Aged 46 Years. And Of Thomas Eldest Son Of The Above Named R. And H.A. Molloy Who Depd This Life 10th Jany 1831 Aged 24 Years And Also Of Hannah Youngest Daughter Of The Above R. And H. Molloy Who Dep This Life 1st Dec 1839 Aged 12 Years and Of George Fourth Son Of The Above R. And H. Molloy Who Departed This Life 26th Sept 1818 Aged 30 Years And Of Joseph Geale Third Son Of The Above And R. And H. Molloy Who Dep This Life 12th Sep Aged 36 Years. Clornida A. Molloy May 6th 1901.
Erected By M. Robert Molloy In Memory Of His Three Children Viz. Hannah Anne Molloy Who Departed This Life The 5th Of Sept 1824 Aged 9 Months. Also Frederick Molloy Who Departed This Life The 12th Aug 1825 Aged 3 Months. Also William Molloy Who Departed This Life 30th Sept 1826 Aged 4 Months.
Here Lies The Remains Of Rob Mottley Son To Rob & Christina Mottley Of Athy Who Died April 30th 1789 Aged 7 Months And 13 Days.
I Shall Go To Him But He Will Not Return To Me 2nd Samual 12th Chapt 23rd Verse. The Above Expresses The Anticipation Of Her Who Raises This Stone To Mark The Spot Where Lie The Mortal Remains Of Her Much Loved Husband Robert Chapman Esq. Of Castlemitchell Who LooKing Unto Jesus Departed This Life On The 24th April A.D. 1836 Aged 45 Years.
Sacred To The Memory Of Our Beloved Mother Anna Emilia Chapman Who Fell Asleep In Jesus At Kingstown XXV11 March MDCCCLXXIV Aged 73 Years — It Is Well With Her
Beneath This Stone Is Deposited All That Was Mortal Of Samual Waller Esq. 2nd Son Of The Late Sir Robert Waller Esq. Bart. He Departed This Life August 19th 1793 Aged 23 Years. Adieu Blest Shade Alas Too….Fled, None Knew Thee Living But Lament Thee Dead, A Soul So Pure So Free From Every Stain, So Tried By Sickness And Proved By Pain, His Christian Patience Against …..Strove, Till Heaven Advanced Him To The Love. Mrs Catherine Chapman Sister Of The Above And Wife Of John Chapman Of Castlemitchell Who Departed This Life The 6th Of March 17.. Aged 26 Years.
Here Lies The Body Of Joseph Higginson Esq. Of Goulyduff Mary His Wife Who Died 17.. And Also Of Joseph Higginson Of ….Offaly And His Son Who Departed This Life Aged 10 January ……
Here Lyeth Ye Body Of Mr George Harman Who Died …….1720 Aged 57 And Of His Son Henry Harman Who Died 25th Of March 1728 Aged 30 Years. Of Hannah …….. George Harman Who Dept The 31st Of March 1725.
Here Lieth Ye Body Of Mrs Elizabeth Bennett Wife To Benjn. Who Departed This Life On 10th …..Domin 1736 Aged…
In Loving Memory Of William Long Who Died 8th Dec 1891 Aged 78 Years. Also His Beloved Wife Sarah Who Died 28th Nov 1875 Aged 43 Years. Erected By Their Son Rev. T. Stuart Long 29GC Brunswick St. Dublin
Here Lieth The Body Of Catherine Holland Who Departed This Life October The 9th 1791 Aged 35 Years
Erected By John Roberts Of Athy In Memory Of His Beloved Wife Anne Roberts Who Depd This Life February 7th 1839 Aged 19 Years. Also Henry Crawley Brother To The Said Anne Roberts Who Depd This lIfe November 8th 1847 Aged 25 Years. The Above John Roberts Died Nov 1886 Aged 78.
The Body Of James Maloney Departed
………………….Ellen Connolly Of Athy
Erected To The Memory Of Mrs Abagail Glover Who Died At Athy On The 11th April 1870 Aged 72 Years. Also James Glover Who Died Died 22nd Sept 1884 Aged 84 Yrs. Eleanor Glover Died Jan 22nd 1905 Aged 72 Years.
Erected By Jane Hamilton In Memory Of Her Beloved Husband Hugh Hamilton Died 2nd May 1882 Aged 59 Yrs And Of Her Sons Frederick Robert Who Died 28th May 1873 Aged 15 Yrs. William John Who Died 8th Nov 1890 Aged 28 Yrs And In The Morn Those Little Angel Faces Smile, Which Have Loved Long Since And Lost A While. Here Also Is Interred The Above Named Jane Hamilton Who Died Sept 23rd 1895 Aged 66 Years.
Erected By Jane Higginson Of Ballylean In Memory Of Her Beloved Husband Thomas Higginson Who Departed This Life April 9th 1855 Aged 62 Years.
Erected In Memory Of John Higginson Who Dep This Life The 10th Of October 1832 Aged 72 Years. Elizabeth Higginson Who Died May 16th 1843 Aged 48 years. Also Her Husband George Higginson Who Died Nov 20th 1851 Aged 62 Years. Also Their Son William Higginson Died April 18th 1852 Aged 18 Years.
Erected By Mary Ellen In Loving Memory Of Her Husband Edward Higginson Of Athy Who Died Sept 15th 1888 Aged 64 Years. The Above Mary Helen Higginson Died 6th April 1896 Aged 46 Years. He Is Not Dead But Sleepth
In Memory Of William Beauchamp Clayton Who Died March 25th 1873 Aged 55 Years.
To The Memory Of Mrs Short Relict Of The Late William Short Esq. Of Coolville Kings Co. Who Departed This Life 16th June 1858 At Cardenton Aged 85 Years In The Faith Of Her Saviour And Redeemer Jesus Christ This Monument Is Erected By Her Daughter Mrs Telford April 15th 1859 Who Also Died At Cardenton Oct. 4th 1861. Also Isabella Telford Wife Of Capt B.L. Lefroy Royal Artillery Who Died Septr 1st 1810 Also Mary Jane Lefroy Daughter Of Capt. B.L. Lefroy Died Novr 18th 1914. Also Richard Lefroy Esq. Son Of Capt. B.L. Lefroy Died Decr 21st 1914. Isabella Easy Sarah Anne Lefroy Died March 21st 1916
In Loving Memory Of Thomas Langlois Lefroy Died Dec 27th 1912. Mary Jane Lefroy Died Dec 18th 1914. Richard Telford Lefroy Died Dec 21st 1914. Isabella (Easy) Sarah Jane Lefroy Died March 21st 1916. The Above Are Sons And Daughters Of The Late Capt. B. L. Lefroy R.A.G.P. Of Cardenton House Athy.
To The Memory Of Mrs B.L. Lefroy Of Cardenton Who Died The 12th Of June 1830 Aged 35 Years And Also To That Of B.L. Lefroy Esq. Late Captain R.A. Died Sep 1st 1869 Aged 87. Also Frances Daughter Died April 8th 1874. Also Thomas L. Lefroy Son Of Captn B.L. Lefroy Died 27th Decr 1912. Blessed Are The dead Which Die In The Lord From Hence Forth Yea Saith The Spirit That May Rest Thou Labours.
Sacred To The Memory Of Sir Anthony Crosdill Weldon Baronet Kilmorony + Rahinderry Born 16th March 1827 Taken 14th Janry 1900 Fondly Beloved His Body rests Here With His Darling Child’s Adeline Louisa Given 6th Sept 1865 Taken 21st Janry 1869. Them Also Which Sleep In Jesus Will God Bring With Him Father In Thy Gracious Keeping Leave-Now Thy Servant Sleeping.
Winifred Bruce Blakeney Fitzgerald Widow Of Sir Anthony Weldon 6th BT -1951. Terence Gordon Mackworth Weldon 1902-1970. Sir Anthony Edward Wolseley Weldon 7th BT 1902-1971. Sir Thomas Brian Weldon 8th BT 1905-1979. Nothing Can Separate Us From The Love Of God
Here Lyes The Body Of Willm Clarke Who Departed This Life 12th Of June In The 96th Year Of His Age 1734. Here Lyes The Body Of Christian Clarke Who Departed This Life 17 Of July In The 64th Year Of Her Age Anno Domo 1743.
Mrs Mary Maloney The Widow Of James Maloney Esq. Is Agreeably To Her Own Desire Interred here She Died The 7th Of June 1800 Aged 68 Years.
Brevet Colonel Sir A.A. Weldon CVO DSO Leinster Regiment 29th June 1917 Age 54 His Name Livith Forevermore
In Affectionate Rememberance Erected By James H. Crampton Athy In Memory Of His Beloved Wife Elsie Who Died 21st Dec 1892 Aged 30 Years. Also The Above James H. Crampton Died The 30th June 1898 Aged 38 Years.
Erected By Their Sons In Loving Memory Of Their Beloved Father And Mother William Crampton Who Died 7th September 1894 Aged 77 Years Also His Affectionate Wife Martha Who Died 21st September 1894 Aged 75 Years.
Erected By His Loving Wife In Memory Of Abraham Hobson M.D. 35 Years Resident In Ballylinan Entered Into Rest 19th October 1887 Until The Day Dawn. His Wife Elinor Emma (Nel) Weldon Died Easter Sunday 23 March 1913. Their Third Daughter Elinor Weldon Hobson Died 18th July 1963.
Glory To The Memory Of William Dove Of Hunderclay In The County Of Norfolk Late A Private Soldier Of Captain Bunbury’s Company Of The 80th Regiment Who Departed This Life On The 15th November 1833 Aged 33 Years. This memorial Was Placed At The Joint Expense Of The Officers, Non Commissioned Officers And Privates Of His Company To Record Their Regard For The Loss Of A Good And Honest Soldier. Such Was The Deceased.
Erected In Loving memory Of Alexander Duncan Who Died At His Residence At Fortbarrington Athy On The 30th September 1887 Aged 68 Years. Husband, Father, Counsellor. Where I Am There Shall Also My Servant Be. Also His Wife Elizabeth Duncan Aged 86 4th December 1907. Dublin Bessie Duncan October 25th 1853 Maria P. Duncan April 13th 1907 Clemintine Duncan John Duncan 1832.
John Gregg Esq. Died 26th May 1837 Aged 55 Years.
Under This Stone Interred Here Lies One Who Was ……… Ovs ivs and W…………. Joseph P………… so …………….on of Athy who Died.
Memento Mori Erected By Mrs Nathaniel Bedshaw ……..In The City Of Dublin In Memory Of Her Dearly Beloved Husband Mr Nathaniel Bedshaw Who Dep This Life 30 Nov 1778 Aged 66 Years.
In Memory Of James Faulkner Late Sergeant Of The Ancient British Light Dragoons. Native Of The City Of Chester England Who Departed This Life Febry 8th 1799 Aged 25 Years.
Erected By The Brethren Of Lodge No. 356 In The Regt Of Drags In Memory Of The Late Dearly Beloved Brother Wm. Armstrong Who Died 22nd Of March 1792 Aged 20 Years.
Erected By John Holmes Of Athy In Memory Of His Loving Wife Elizabeth Holmes Who Dept This Life March The 12th 1826 Aged 32 Years.
Erected By Thomas Plewman Of Athy In Memory Of his Beloved Wife Anne Plewman Who Departed This Life On The 16th Novbr 1856 Aged 28 Years. Also The Remains Of His Oldest Son Wm James Plewman Who Departed This life 25th Novbr 1862 Aged 29 Years. And Beneath This Is Laid Thomas Plewman Who Died Sep 12th 1888 In His 86th Year Honoured And Beloved By His Large Family . Also His Wife Eliza A Plewman Who Died In Perfect Peace March 2nd 1892 Aged 83 Years. Also Martha Booth The Loving Wife Of E.O. Plewman Kilcoo House Athy Who Departed This Life In August 4th 1898 Aged 49 Years.Deeply Regretted. Also E.G. Plewman Youngest Son Of Thos. And Elizabeth O Plewman Died April 16th 1903 Aged 51 Years.
Erected By Mary Plewman Of Athy To The Memory Of Her Beloved Husband Thos. Plewman Who Departed This Life On The 12th Day Of November 1820 Aged 49 Years. Also Comfort Plewman Second Daughter Of The Who Deptd This Life April 20th 1824 Aged 16 Years. Mary Plewman Wife Of Thos. Plewman Who Depd This LIfe Nov 7th 1860 Aged 83 Years Also William Plewman Their Son Who Depd This Life On Jan 3rd 1866 Aged 67. Erected By Thomas And G Plewman 1897
Here Lieth The Body Of Thomas Maunsell White Who Depd This Life 19th January 1835 Aged 55 Years. This Tomb Is Erected To His Beloved Memory By His Widow. Here Also Lie The Remains Of Jonathan Maunsell White Who Depd This Life 20th October 1837 Aged 30 Years. Also Thomas Maunsell White Third Son Who Died The 26th Of December 1847 Aged 34 Years. Also His WIdow Alicia Frances White Who Departed This Life Deeply Regretted On 6th Day Of February AD 1847. Samual A. White Died 9th Jany 1899 Aged 69 Years. Most Regretted And Fondly Loved.
Erected By Harry And John Clover In Loving Remembrance Of Their Father John Clover Who Died 20th Febry 1879 Aged 44 Years. Also Their Mother Bessie T. Clover Who Died 18th May 1872 Aged 33 Years.Their Brother James Died 17th Dec 1869 Aged 2 1/4 Years And Their Sister Sarah Died 3rd Oct 1871 Aged 1 1/4 Years April 1882
Here Liath The Body Of Cap John Elwood Late Of The …….. Regiment Of Foot Who Departed This Life……
Near This Stone A Tender Infant Lies Who Left This World To Live Above The Skies John Smith Depd This Life Sept: Ye 30th 1798 Aged 10 Months.
………………………jr pd Late ………………..epd This life The 22nd 1799 Aged 59 Years
Here Lieth The Body Of Eliza Allen Of Cardington Who Departed This Life June The 18th 1794 Aged 6 Years. Also Robert Allen Who Dept This Life May 24th 1796 Aged … Years.
Sacred To The Memory Of JOHN SMITH Departed This Life January 12th 1901 Aged 48 Years. Also His Beloved Wife Harriet Mary Smith Who Died June 20th 1933 Aged 73 Years.
Sacred To The Memory Of Henry St. John Of Athy Who Died 22nd March 1879 Aged 76 Years. And Of Maria Plewman Wife The Above Henry St. John Who Died 23rd Dec. 1894 Aged 80 Years. Also Richard George St. John Youngest Son Of The Above Henry And Maria St. John Who Died 29th Dec. 1898 Aged 21 Years.
Thomas And Arabella Beard To The Memory Of Five Generations Of The Beard Family Buried Here And In Rememberance Of Their Father Richard Beard Born 1796 – Died 1887