St Mary's Graveyard, Clifden

Clifden's Old Graveyard

Roger Harrison / Forum Connemara

St Mary’s Graveyard

Clifdens oldest graveyard

The following table shows the list of visible graves and plots in St Marys graveyard with the inscriptions of those that are still readable.

No.NameInscription
19BurkeThis stone was erected by Thos Burke in memory of his wife Margaret Burke who depd this life July 9th 1839 aged 49 years
10ConeysTo the Memory of Mrs ML Coneys who died 4th July 1865 in her 51st year. Requiescant Oquam molito ossa quiescal
25ConnellyLord have mercy on the soul of Mary Connolly….
14ConnollyLord have mercy on the soul of ? Connoly ? ? who departed this life on the 26 of March 1854(?) aged ?
17ConnollyHere lies the remains of Catherine Connolly alias Joyce who departed this life the 27 August 1861 aged 80 years Requiescant in Peace. This tomb is erected to her by her beloved husband Andrew Connelly. She lived beloved and died recioted
11CorbittErected to the memory of Robert and Mary Corbitt of Clifden by their grandson John J Gibbons May they rest in peace Amen
29Corbitt (?)Lord have mercy on the soul of Catherine (?) Corbitt (?)……Unreadable….who (?) Departd life (?) aged 79 years.
26GorhamOf your charity pray for the soul of Anthony Gorham Merchant of Clifden who departed this life on the 5 March 1871 age 75 years  Also for the souls of his daughters Margaret Gorham who died on the 23 of  April 1857 age 4 years and Harriet Gorham who died on the 19 March 1858 aged 14 years. Pray also for the soul of his brother Patrick Gorham of Truska who died on the 20 of September 1868 aged 65 years
27HartErected by M R Hart in memory of my children John & Martin Raphall 1860
18JoyceOh Lord have mercy on the soul of Michael Joyce who departed this life on the 27 of Jan 1863 aged 76
13LeeThis Stone was erected by John Lee in memo of his daughters Mary Ann who dep this life A.D. 1835 and Bridget 1848(?)
20LeeThis tomb is erected by the widow Joyce oi(?) alias Bridged McDonough aged 66 (59?) years and Patrick Lee who departed life in November 1833(8?)
12LydenO Lord have mercy on the soul of Anne Lyden Alias King who departed this life on the 28th April 1849 aged 34 years. Erected by her beloved husband Tho Lyden
21McGuinnessO Lord have mercy on the soul of Patrick McGuinness who deptd this life on the 17th day of August 1833(8?) aged 22 years. Also on the soul of Joseph McGuinness who deptd this life on the 22nd day of August 1833(8?) ages 7 (?) years.   This monument erected to their memory by John McGuinness in tribute of all ?
1MullinRequiescant in Peace Amen Sacred to the memory of A T Mullin who deprted this life the 23 Aug 1870 aged 22 years
30MullinLord have mercy on the soul of Catherine Mullin who died on the 8 of October (?) 1867 aged 20 years. Erected by her parents …… unreadable   …..Requiescant in Pace  Amen  Also to the memory of Patrick Mullin and Edward Mullin.
9O’Dowd….James O’Dowd who departed this life on the 17 day ??
2UnknownApril 1842
3Unknown
5Unknown
6Unknown
7Unknown
8Unknown
14Unknown
15Unknown
16Unknown
22Unknown
24Unknown
28Unknown
4Unknown Plot
23Unknown Plot

 

 

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This page was added on 03/07/2019.

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