Clonmelsh Church of Ireland Cemetery
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Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)


Richard Corrigan Papers

Clonmelsh Church of Ireland

Headstone Inscriptions

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1.

Inscription erased by weather.

2.

MARGARET SMYTH, one
of Christs little ones.

3.

Erected by ELIZA WORTHINGTON of Powerstown
in memory of her husband CHARLES
WORTHINGTON who depd this life Augt
18th 1845, aged 63 years.
Also the above ELIZA COLCLOUGH
Alias WORTHINGTON who depd this
life Decr 8th 1863 aged 62 years.

4.

Here Rests
the mortal part of
THOMAS BERNARD
late of Gavville
in the County of
Carlow Esqr
died 11th July
1807 aged 49.

5.

In
Loving Memory
of
MARGARET JANE CEARY
Late of
Powerstown House
who departed this life
24th. November 1912
Aged 64 years
Also her Husband
SAMUEL CEARY
died 8th. April 1919 aged 67 years.  

6.

In memory of
CATHER[I]NE O’N[EI]LL
late of Garry Hill
daughter of the late
EDWARD DILLON
and grand daughter of
Wm STEW[A]RD Esqr
of
Leighlin Bridge
She died 30th April 1975
aged 76 years

7.

JAMES BUTLER Esqr of Broomville
died 1st February 1865 aged 77 years
CHARLES RIGHARD BUTLER Lieut 20 Regt
died 21st January 1860 aged 37 years
WILLIAM PAUL BUTLER Captn Carlow Rifles
died 5th September 1861 aged 44 years.

8.

No Tombstone

9.

This final resting place enclosed
by EDWARD BUTLER of
Burrin Street House Carlow June 1838
Near this stone are deposited the Mortal
Remains of JAMES, Eldest Son of the above
named EDWARD BUTLER on thursday July 19th
1838 in the eleventh year of his age.
he entered into the rest that Remaineth
for the people of God.

10.

in this family vault
are deposited the mortal remains of
Sir THOMAS BUTLER of
Ballintemple and Garryhundon County Carlow
Eight Baronet
of the ancient family of BUTLER
He departed this life
8th day of November 1861
in the 78th year of his age
Deservedly Lamented.

10.A.

No inscription or marker [BUTLER Vault]

11.

Erected by
 ANNE PEARSON of Powerstown
in memory of her belove[d] Husband
WILLIAM PEARSON
who depd this life Febry 24th 1863
Aged 27 years
Also their son CHARLES
who depd this life Janry 28th 1863
Aged 2 yrs
® 8 months

12.

No inscription

13.

In
Loving Memory of
My Dear Husband
WILLIAM COLE
who died 19th June 1928
aged 68 years
also my dear son JOHN
who died 5th Octbr 1923

Aged 22 years
and my dear daughter FLORENCE
who died 19th Feb. 1931
aged 24 years
and in memory of our dear mother
HANNAH COLE
who died 7th Nov, 1944
aged 79 years
Lovingly remembered as the years unfold
Until we meet beyond lifes sunlit gold.

14.

Rev’d Thos Roberts
1783
Also the Remains of Mrs MARY
BEEVOR who departed this life
the 6th day of February 1822

15.

Beneath this Tomb
Lie intered the Mortal Remains [of]
Major OLIVER MOORE
who died on the 23rd March 1814
Aged 37 years
Twenty one of which he devoted
To the Service
of
his King and Country
[illeg.]
in Germany, Holland, the West Indies
and in Egypt
He encountered all the dangers of the Field
[again(?) / also(?) [very illeg.]
as Brigade Major of the Yeomanry
of

the County of Carlow
for nearly 11 years
He discharged the duties of his Station
with the most unearthing zeal, activity, and exertion
and having in Public and Private
maintained the high Reputation [of]
the Soldier and the Gentleman
He lived
Admired, Respected, and Beloved
and died
Universally, deeply and deservedly lamented.

16.

Here lies entombed the remains of
THOMAS EUSTACE Esqr son of HARDY
EUSTACE Esqr who departed this life the
9th day of June 1819.
Also the remains of HARDY EUSTACE Esqr
who departed this life the 22nd day August
1820. Ans of Mrs SUSANNA EUSTACE
otherwise BERNARD, his wife who died
6th April 1835.

17.

Here lies entombed the remains of
ELIZABETH BEAUCHAMP BUTLER Wife
of JAMES BUTLER of Ballybar Esqr
who depard this life 27th day of Novr
1827 aged 32 years.
She was a dutiful child, and affectionate
Wife, a devoted Mother and a Kind
friend to [the] Poor.
This last sad tribute of Paternal affection
to the memory of true worth is paid by
her afflicted and disconsolate Parents
who with her Husband and seven
children are left to deplore her
Irreperable loss.

18.

Here is entombed the remains of
FRANCIS BUTLER
Daughter of Sir RICHARD BUTLER
All who knew her when living
Will lament her death.

19.

Here Lieth the Body of HAMLET OBINS
Esqr who Departed this Life the 24th of
February 17[88], Aged 40 years.

20.

Beneath this Stone lie the
Mortal remains of HAMLET
OBINS. Son of HAMLET and
ANNIE OBINS who departed
this life at Kilbride the
20th day of July 1829
Aged 1 year and 6 Months.

21.

Here lyes the Body of JOSEPH
BERNARD Esqr who Departed this
Life ye 24th Octr 1704 Aged 70 years.
Likewise near this place Lyes his
Son JOSEPH and Many of his Grand
Children, also MARY his wife
who Departed this life Novr the
16th 1778 aged 46 years.

22.

Here Lieth the Body of THOMAS
BENNETT Esqr who Depd this Life January
the 2nd 1778 aged 46 years.

also Mrs MARY HUMFREY died 6th Janry 1804
aged 70.
also SARAH BENNETT died february 1798 aged
 *31 years. Also JOHN BENNETT died 5th March 1837
aged 59 years. Also Mrs JEMA STOYTE (relict
of JOHN STOYTE Esqr of the Royal Hospital
Dublin) died 4th March 1861 aged 90 years
daughters of the above THOS BENNETT Esqr
and MARY his wife

[* Poss 51]

23.

Here lyeth the Body of BARTHW
BARNES of Park Esqr who departed this
life the 23rd of January 1793 aged 75 years.
Also the Body  Son CALEB BARNES
HARMAN Esqr, late Knight of the Shire
for the County of Longford who was
basely assassinated in his own House on
the 2nd Day of January 1796 in the 50th year
of his age. Altho in the arms of Death he
bravely opposed, wounded, and repulsed
the inhuman villians, and, by the execution
of eight of them, his Country has received
some small atonement for the loss of a wor-
thy member of society and a faithful Re-
presentative. In memory of his living and
dying conduct, his mourning Widow has or-
dered this stone to be erected.
Also his Son BARTHOLOMEW BARNES Jun. who
Depd this life July 1793 aged 10 years.

24.

Inscription erased by weather.

25.

Beneath this Stone rest the mortal
Remains of JOHN BENNETT Esqr of
Viewmount in this County who
depd this life on the 4th of May
1827 aged 63 years.
Truly regretted
An honest Man
And
A sincere friend.

26.

Sacred to the memory of MATILDA
Wife of Lieut JOHN STOYTE Roya; Regt
who departed this life May 5th 1824 in
the 25th year of her age. This Stone is
erected by her afflicted husband.
Also near this place is interred their
infant son JOHN, died 18th Novr 1823*      [*or Poss 1825]

27.

Here lieth the Body
of ABIGAL PAIN Alias
DISNEY who departed
this life the 29th of Nobr
1746 aged 28 years.
Erected by her husband JOSEPH PAIN.

28.

This tomb stone is Erected [by]
MARY DISNEY in memory of her
Husband ROBERT DISNEY who [departed]
this life the 28th day of August …… [1808]
Aged 62 Years.

29.

Here lieth the Bo
dy of GEORGE DISNEY of
the City of Dublin
Baker who depart
ed this life the
Ninth Day of
May 1736 Aged
53.

30.

Erected to the memory of CATHERINE
HILL by her Brother Colonel Sir DUD-
LEY St LEGER HILL. Kt C B, whose Poignant
grief for her irreparable loss, but equals
the love and fraternal affection he b[ore] her
when alive.
She died in Carlow on the 23rd Octr
1817 in the 26th year of her age, univer-
sally regretted by a numerous acquaintaince.

31.

Under here Lieth the Body of Mr
EDWARD BUTLER who Departed
this life 25th May 1770 Aged 64
Years.
----------
Underneath are deposited the remains
of the late JAMES BUTLER Esqr of Carlow
whom it pleased Providence to remove
from this Earthy state of Mortality on the
29th day of October 1807 aged 67 years
----------
Mrs D. BUTLER Widow of the above named
JAMES, was interred here on the 22nd of Feby 1821.

32.

This Stone was Erected by
JOHN KEASBERRY of Ln: Bridge
in Memory of his Father HUM-
PHRY KEASBERRY who departed
this life July the 6th 1801, Aged
77 years. Also his wife MARY
KEASBERRY departed this life
October the 28th 1803, Aged 66
years.

33.

[Er]ected by Mr THOMS CARTER in Memory of his
Wife Mrs ANNE CARTER, she Depd March the 3d
1783 Aged 28, also ANNE CARTER Depd Augt the 28th
…. 60 Aged 21. PETER CARTER Depd June the 14th
Aged 24.

34.

Erected by JOHN RICHARD LONG of
Clonmilch in memory of his Father, JOHN
LONG, who departed this life 11th Oct
1812, aged 55 years.
Also MARY LONG wife of JOHN LONG
who depd this life June 22nd 1842
aged 82 years. JOHN RICHD LONG, Son
of JOHN and MARY LONG who depd this
life Feby 5th 1861 aged 73 years. And
…..  MARY LONG wife of JOHN LONG J [??]
who depd this life    March 14th 1861
age …..

35.

Here lies the body of Sam[uel]
MC MURTRY who Died Decr
the 24th 1815 aged 11 years.

36.

Beneath this tomb lie the mortal remains
of JOHN MC MURTRY who for many years filled

the situation of master miller at Milford with
great zeal and high integrity, he died on the
19th of April 1838 aged 68 years.
This monument was placed here by
Mr. ALEXANDER in testimony of his great es-
teem and regard for his faithful service
during the long space of 45 years.
Here lie also the remains of two of his Children
who died young

37.

Erected by
ELIZABETH COLE Clowater
in memory of her husband
JOHN COLE
who departed this life
26th. April 1897
aged 48 years.

38.

In
loving memory
of
MARGARET JANE ROWE
Powerstown
who died November 27th 1914
also her husband
JAMES ROWE
who died November 5th 1927
aged 75 years.

39.

Sacred
to the memory of
RICHARD
the beloved husband of
ANNE COLCLOUGH
who depd this life Jany 21st 1899
Aged 86 years
also the above
ANNE COLCLOUGH
Died Decr 31st 1916 aged 90 years.

40.

….. CARTER, Late Major in the Army
….. y of the 20th Foot, with   which Regmt
….. n  Holland, Egypt, and the Mediterranean
…… d  on the 17th of March 1854 Aged 78 years.

41.

Erected
by
HENRY BULTER Esq
of the town of Carlow
To the Memory of his Beloved Wife
MARY BUTLER
Who departed this life on Sunday the 10th March*   [*Poss 18th Mar.]
1838
As a truly sincere Christian
Wife, Sister and friend
She has left fair her Equal
* [?] ……..  her Superior   
May she enjoy eternal Bliss,
        Amen
*[Poss … ‘none’ or to join]

42.

Beneath
This Stone are deposited the remains of
LEIUTENANT ROBERT BUTLER
of
His Majesty’s 17th Regiment
who after enduring severe bodily suffering
with that Christian patience and resignation
which nothing, but the full assurance of Pardon
.

Through the blood of the Saviour can impart
Fell asleep in Jesus
At Charlotte Field in the Queens County
on the 13th of June 183[5] aged 44 years.
This Stone was erected by his widow
 as a small testimony of her affection
 for a kind and attached husband.
Transcribed by Maribeth Nolan Oct 2012
Source: Turtle Bunbury

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