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Banagher Presbyterian

GRAVESTONE INSCRIPTIONS

BANAGHER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

COUNTY LONDONDERRY

Transcribed by Terry Eakin, 21st and 25th November 1997.

Updated 17 October 2001

 

Commenced from row closest Church and on the Ballyhanedin Road side from the hall end working towards Glenshane Road. OS Map reference:

 

Row 1 on sketch.

 

[Black granite with gold lettering]

RITCHIE, Ballymaclenaghan          In loving memory of a dear husband George, died 7th September 1999aged 87 years. Also his dear wife Martha, died 24th October 2000, aged 71 years. George and Meta. “Forever with the Lord”        

 

                            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering]

ROSBOROUGH                In Loving Memory of Margaret Joanne Rosborough, who died 13th October 1978. Her grandmother Margaret Jane who died 17th December 1994. “The Lord is my Shepherd”.

ROSBOROUGH

On the same grave a granite flower vase inscribed “In loving memory of my dear wife from Joe”.

 

 

[White granite headstone with lawn.]

McCONNELL   In Loving Memory of Maria McConnell died 16th Feb. 1971, aged 87 years. Her husband George died 27th Oct. 1971 aged 89 years. “Rest in Peace”.

 

 

                            [Grey granite headstone].

HAMILTON     Hamilton, “Killycorr”. In Memory of William John died Dec. 21, 1966. And his wife Jeannie died Oct. 19, 1969.

 

inscription).

 

 

                            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering].

JERVIS                               In Loving Memory of Robert Jervis, 32 Scroggy Road, Limavady died 9th February 1981 aged 82 years. Also his wife Ellen Jervis died 9th December 1985.

 

 

                            [Grey granite headstone with galvanised piping surrounds].

HOOD                                Captain James Hood, U.D.R., Tirglasson, killed on duty 4th January 1973. “Peace, Perfect Peace”.                                                                                                             {Ward}

[Granite flower vase inscribed]. Always Remembered, 20th Anniversary.

 

 

                            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering, and concrete edging around grave].

DUDDY             Treasured Memories of a loving wife, mother and grandmother, Helen O’DESSA, born 17th May 1918, died 1st Feb. 1989. Also her loving husband, a dear father and grandfather John Thomas (Jack) born 22nd Feb. 1911, died 26th Dec. 1996. “Always in our thoughts”. [Granite flower vase mounted on grave inscribed in gold lettering]. DUDDY.

 

 

O’DESSA          See DUDDY.

 

                            [Sandstone headstone with etched rose bushes and flowers]

 

SEAWRIGHT   In memory of Margaret FERGUSON, beloved wife of Robert Seawright, Straid, died 7th March 1925, aged 77 years.

 

FERGUSON       See SEAWRIGHT.

 

(End of front row. Start of the third row starting at the back end). Row 2 on the sketch.

 

                            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering].

WHITESIDE     In Loving Memory of James Whiteside, died 16th May 1982, aged 75 years. “Peace, Perfect Peace”’

 

 

                            [Grey granite headstone with concrete edging around grave filled with granite chips].

ROSBOROUGH                In Memory of George Rosborough, Aughlish, died 5th March 1963. And his wife Sarah Jane died 28th May 1968.

 

 

                            [Sandstone headstone].

HASLETT         In Memory of John Haslett, died 6th Aug. 1929, his sons James H. and John S. killed in the Great War, 1914-1918.                                                                                      {Haslett - Derry}.

 

 

                            [Grey granite headstone].

McSPARRON   In Memory of Archibald McSparron, Umrican, and Mary OLIVER, his wife. Also their daughter Annie, who died 11th Sept. 1912 and her husband Thomas HUNTER who died 23rd Feb. 1913, also their children Archibald, Henry, and Anna Hunter who died young. “The Lord knoweth them that are his”.                                                                                                                            {Haslett - Derry}.

 

 

OLIVER              See McSPARRON

 

HUNTER           See McSPARRON

 

 

                            [Engraved on a flat slab of granite lying on the ground with a small headstone, having once stood mounted but vandalised].

ROSBOROUGH                Erected to The Memory of Robert Rosborough and his brother William, also his father and mother, Archibald and Margaret Ann and his grandparents William and Jane SHORTT also their daughters Matilda Jane DOHERTY died Feb. 1920, Margaret Ann Rosborough died Jan. 1921, Mary Rosborough died 17th May 1925 aged 69 years. Also Elizabeth Rosborough died 7th April 1930, and James Rosborough died 15 April 1931. “Death took them we loved to a better world above”.

 

 

DOHERTY         See ROSBOROUGH

 

SHORTT            See McSPARRON

 

 

 

                            [Grey granite headstone].

ROSBOROUGH                Erected by George Rosborough in memory of his father William, who died 10th May 1870, And his mother Sarah, who died 5th April 1885, Also his son Matthew, who died 5th April 1880 aged 5 years. And his wife Ellen who died 5th March 1915. Also the above George Rosborough who died 16th February 1925. And his sons Samuel who died 21st November 1935, Matthew George, who died 14th April 1957. [On reverse side] Also his daughter Mary SCOTT who died 9th January 1963. In Loving Memory of Florrie Rosborough who died 25th November 1995. “Rock of Ages”.

 

 

SCOTT                               See ROSBOROUGH

 

 

                            [Small granite flower cairn on a grassed grave inscribed].

WITHEROW    In Loving Memory of Witherow, Auglish Feeny.

 

 

                            [Black granite headstone on a double concrete grave].

WITHEROW    In Loving Memory of John Witherow, Aughlish, died 10th July 1929 aged 65 years. Also his wife Emily died 23rd Sept. 1952, aged 71 years. Always remembered by their family Australia and New Zealand.

WITHEROW

[Inscribed on the reverse side]. Erected by Alexander Witherow in memory of his beloved wife Isabella died 2nd Sept. 1871 aged 41 years. Also the above Alex. Witherow died 1st April 1892 aged 66 years. Also his second wife Mary died 17th May 1908 aged 71 years.

 

 

                            [Pink granite spire].

RITCHIE            William James Ritchie, died 6th February 1885 aged 51 years. George Ritchie who died 27th  August 1909 aged 60 years. Also Sarah, the wife of the above George Ritchie died 28th Sept. 1943 aged 82 years. [Next side] Martha Ritchie died 28th May 1924. Margaret Ritchie died 28th May 1924. [Next side] William Ritchie died 5th May 1894 aged 74 years. Martha Ritchie, his wife died 15th March 1890. Also their infant grandson William Ritchie died 16th Feb. 1897. [Fourth side blank].

 

 

                            [Granite spire].

SHERRARD      Erected by Rachael Sherrard to the memory of her father William Sherrard of Ballaughanedin (sic) died July 1st 1849, also his mother Rachael died October 6th 1856, also his wife Mary died Febry 3rd 1886, also his son George died April 10th 1851. [Next side] Also his son William died April 30th 1885, also his son Alexander died May 11th 1907, also his son David died March 13th 1909. “Until the day break and the shadows flee away”.

 

 

                            [Granite spire].

SHERRARD      In Memory of Rachael Sherrard who died at Dungiven Road, Londonderry on 19th Feb. 1923 aged 73 years.

 

 

                            [Grey granite Headstone].

PAUL                 Paul, Aughlish.                                                                                     {Ward}.

 

 

                            [Granite, gold letters, with piping surrounds and flower vase inscribed “DUDDY”].

DUDDY             In Loving Memory of a dear husband and father Samuel J. Duddy, Cool, died 17th June 1981, aged 64 years. Also his loving wife and a dear mother, Rachel died 22nd Dec. 1988, aged 66 years. “In heavenly love abiding”.

 

 

Start of a short row closest to the footpath leading to the church front doors. Row 1A on sketch.

 

                            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering].

REILLY                              Treasured memories of a dear son and brother William Mark, died as the result of an accident on 8th November 1987 aged 20 years. [Granite flower vase inscribed] In Loving Memory of Mark. [Black granite plaque on the grave inscribed with a rose flower] In Remembrance of Mark with love from Joan. [There were cards and fresh flowers on the grave with the messages on the two cards]. Love from Mum, Dad and Bryan. Love from Joan after 10 years. “In heavenly love abiding”.

 

                            [Black granite headstine and grave surrounds filled with white granite chips and gold lettering].

RITCHIE            In loving memory of George Smyth Ritchie, Justice of the Peace, Feeny born 12th March 1898, died 20tyh March 1972. Also his wife Charlotte Elizabeth Duncan Ritchie, born 2nd December 1915, died 1st November 1998. Erected by their daughters Virginia and Carol. Granite flower vase inscribed In Loving Memory filled with sunflowers.

 

 

                            [Grey granite]

CONNELL         In Loving Memory of my dear husband George Victor Connell, died 1st July 1983. Also his loving wife Martha, died 17th February 1995. “The Lord is my shepherd”.

 

 

                            [Granite flower vase on the grave with inscription].

MILLER             Miller.

 

                            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering]

BAIRD               In loving memory of a dear husband and father, Samuel, died 27th August 1996  aged 76 years. “Ïn Heavenly Love Abiding” Black granite flower vase inscribed BAIRD.

 

 

 

                            [Granite flower vase with gold lettering containing fresh flowers 25th Nov. 1997].

No Name            In loving memory of (no further

                            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering].

ROSBOROUGH                Rosborough. “At rest”. [Granite flower vase inscribed]. Rosborough.

 

 

                            Black granite headstone with gold lettering].

MURPHY          In Loving Memory of Elizabeth Murphy, died 18th June 1980, aged 76 years. Also her son Joseph Albert died in infancy. Her beloved husband Joseph, died 29th January 1994 aged 91 years. “Safe in the arms of Jesus”.

 

 

                            [Grey granite headstone].

DUNN                                In Loving Memory of Robert Dunn, Tamnagh, died 15th Oct. 1891. Also his wife Eliza Jane, died 1st March 1893. Their son John died 13th June 1928 and his wife Annabella died 16th Dec. 1926 and their son Thomas A. died 7th Dec. 1959. Also Rebecca Dunn, wife of Robert Dunn, died 23rd November 1968. Erected by their son Robert Dunn, Newport U.S.A. (Note: Inscription after “1893” is recent and in gold lettering. Erected by etc. is in the same engraving as all before down to 1893.).

 

 

                            [Sandstone, weathered and nearly illegible].

ROSBOROUGH                Erected by Robert Rosborough in memory of his brother William John who died 16th March 1883, aged 37 years.

 

 

                            [Granite with etchings and an urn on top].

HOPKINS          In Loving Memory of William Hopkins, Altinure, died 4th July 1901, his wife Ellen died 20th Nov. 1906. Their son George died 28th April 1890. Their son James died 23rd Dec. 1919. Their daughter Margaret Hopkins born 13th April 1852, died 11th Feb. 1923. Also their son John Hopkins died 20th June 1933 aged 70 years. “Thy will be done”.

 

 

                            [Sandstone with an urn on top].

SHIELS                              Erected by John Shiels of ….uill, In Memory of his wife Martha who died 27th February 1886, aged 61 years. Also the above John Shiels who died 27th March 1912 aged 88 years. Also their son Joseph A. Shiels died 27th Nov. 1923, aged 67 years. [Inscription on the reverse side] John Shiels Junr. Died June 7th 1893 aged 27 years.

 

 

                            [Sandstone and granite headstone weathered and near illegible].

MONTGOMERY Erected by James Montgomery of Ballaughineden (sic) in Memory of his beloved wife Annie who died 20th Dec. 1895 aged 70 years.

 

 

End of row two. Start row 3. Row 3 on sketch.

 

MILLER             In loving remembrance of  Frances wife of William John, who died 2nd October 2001 aged …. (Very recent burial, only wreaths and cards)

 

                           

                            [Black polished granite headstone with gold lettering plus a black granite vase inscribed In Loving Memory Robert Miller.]

MILLER             In loving memory of a dear husband Robert Irwin Rosborough, died 21st September 2000 aged 41 years. “Safe in the Arms of Jesus”

 

                                                [Polished black granite headstone with gold lettering]

                MURPHY              Precious memories of Darren Thomas (aged 19) whom God called home 19th May 1997. “Forever in our Thoughts” plus the following from 1997.            

                            [Granite flower cairn engraved].

                            In Loving Memory Darren. (Note: There were fresh flowers and a card “from the McSPARRON family”.

 

 

                            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering, and a black granite flower vase].

MURPHY          In Loving Memory of David Murphy, died 16th June 1980. “The Lord is my shepherd”.

 

 

                            [Grey granite headstone with gold lettering].

HASLETT         In Loving Memory of Andrewena Joycelyn died 13th Feb. 1991, aged 83 yrs. Also her beloved husband George, died 18th August 1991, aged 86 years. “The Lord is my shepherd”.

 

 

 

                            [Pink granite headstone].

ROBINSON       In Loving Memory of Alexander Robinson, Gallony, died 16th July 1954. Aged 78. His son Herbert Martin died (result of accident) 21st August 1956, aged 20. His wife Margaret Matilda, died 2nd April 1988, aged 93. “Worthy of Remembrance”        {Haslett}

(Note: There were three cards and flowers all from “Isobel and Family”).

 

 

                            [Black granite headstone with silver lettering].

SHERRARD      In Loving Memory of Joseph Sherrard, died 5th February 1979. Also William HAMILTON died 18th December 1985. And his sister Catherine Jane, wife of Joseph Sherrard, died 7th Feb. 1989.                                                                                                     {C. McCooke - Antrim}.

 

 

HAMILTON     See SHERRARD.

 

                            [Grey granite headstone with granite coping around grave filled with chippings].

DUDDY             Frances Annie Duddy, (sister), 20th April 1920, aged 17 years. Annie Jane Duddy, (mother), 27th Dec. 1925, aged 42 years. William Duddy, (father), 9th Nov. 1945, aged 71 years. Robert Matthew died in infancy. Their daughter, Elizabeth Jane COCHRANE, 20th Oct. 1987, aged 82 years. “Thy will be done”. {A granite flower vase on the same grave inscribed.] In loving memory from Sam and Jean, New Zealand.

 

 

COCHRANE     See DUDDY

 

 

                            [Granite headstone with gold lettering].

EAKIN                               In Loving Memory of George Eakin, Loughtilube, his wife Margaret. Their son Robert. And their daughter Margaret. And their son Samuel Warnock died 20th April 1989.

 

 

                            [Granite headstone with etchings and urn on top].

EAKIN                               In Loving Memory of Margaret Eliza, the beloved wife of John Eakin, Umrican, died 25th August 1910, aged 75 years. Also the above John Eakin died 16th August 1925, aged 85 years. Also their son-in-law Samuel EVANS, died 14th Jan. 1926, aged 48 years, and his wife Ann Jane, died 4th Oct. 1978 in her 103rd year.            EAKIN                                                   {Ward & Son - Derry}.

 

 

EVANS                              See EAKIN

 

 

                            [White granite headstone].

JERVIS                               In Loving Memory of John Jervis, Gortilea, who died 16th Jan. 1923, aged 84 years. Also his wife Mary Eliza, died 22nd May 1928, aged 84 years. Also their daughter-in-law, Mary Eliza DUNN, wife of John Jervis, died 30th August 1946, aged 73 years. Also the above John Jervis, died 14th July 1964, aged 92 years. Also Kathleen Jervis, died 25th April 1976, aged 68 years. And her husband William Jervis, died 9th Oct. 1995, aged 92 years.

 

 

DUNN                                See JERVIS.

 

 

The end of row three. Start of row 4. Row 4 on sketch.

 

 

                            [Black granite headstone with a built in granite cairn for flowers].

REILLY                              In Loving Memory of Robert Reilly, died 18th July 1984, aged 83 years. His daughter Mary Elizabeth died 14th July 1966, aged 41 years. His wife Sarah Elizabeth died 28th August 1999 aged 94 years.  REILLY. “Rest after suffering”.

 

 

                            [Grey granite headstone].

TAGGART        In Loving Memory of Andrew, died 13th June 1953, and his wife Martha died 24th Feb. 1977.

 

 

                            [Grey granite headstone].

BAIRD                               Baird. “Thy will be done”.                                                                  {Ward}.

 

 

                            [Black granite headstone].

EAKIN                               In Loving Memory of John Lindsay Eakin, died 2nd June 1979, aged 82 years. His second wife Elizabeth J. Eakin died 28 February 1982. “Peace, Perfect Peace”.          {Ward}.

 

 

                            [White granite (stained)].

EAKIN                               Florence D. Eakin, Aughlish, 1876-1900. Also her mother Dorothea M. Eakin, Drumcovitt, 1850-1877. James Horner Eakin, Drumcovitt, 1847-1917. Also his sister Maria WITHEROW, (nee Eakin), Aughlish, died at Cloughmills, Co. Antrim on 9th February 1918.

                                                                                                                            {J. Haslett, Derry}.

 

WITHEROW    See EAKIN.

 

End of top side (Ballyhanedin Road) of graveyard.

 

Start the lower side of graveyard, row one next to footpath leading to front church doors.

Row W1 on sketch.

 

                            [Granite headstone].

CANNING         In Loving Memory of John Canning, died 10th June 1968, and his wife Evelyn Maud, died 23rd Feb. 1969, and his sisters Levina, died 22nd Nov. 1973 and Isobella, died 7th July 1979. “Present with the Lord”.

 

 

                            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering].

CRAIG                               In Loving Memory of Margaret (Peggy) died 4th Dec. 1970, aged 50 years. “Peace, Perfect Peace”.

 

 

                            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering].

GREGG                               In Loving Memory of William Gregg, who died 23rd June 1972, aged 79 years [of] (Mulderg). His wife Margaret who died 8th April 1993, aged 90 years. “The Lord is my Shepherd”.                                                                                                                    {Ward}.

 

 

                            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering].

JERVIS               In Loving Memory of Margaret Isolbel died 2nd February 1976 aged 57 years. Wife of Alexander. Also his second wife Elizabeth Jean died 4th December 1989 aged 79 years. Also the above Alexander Jervis, died 11th January 1999 aged 88 years.  JERVIS. “Always Remembered”.

 

 

            [Grey Granite Headstone]

CRAIG                                             In Loving Memory of Albert John Craig, J.P., died 23rd June 1978. “In heavenly love abiding”. [Includes a granite flower vase].

 

 

 

 

            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering].

EAKIN                                             In Loving Memory of a devoted wife and mother, Matilda Florence Eakin, died 9th February 1982, aged 74 years. Also her husband Andrew, a devoted father, died 26th September 1995 aged 94 years. [Granite flower vase inscribed] EAKIN. “In heavenly love abiding”.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone with gold lettering].

EAKIN                                             In Loving Memory of a dear husband, father and grandfather, Samuel Joseph, died 6th August 1984, aged 74 years. Also his son William W. died 23rd March 1989, aged 33 years. And a dear wife, mother and grandmother, Martha (Meta) died 29th September 1996 aged 75 years.“The Lord is my shepherd”.                                                                                                  {G. Simms}

 

End of row one and start of row two. Row W2 on sketch.

 

 

            [Black granite headstone].

SCOTT                                             In Loving Memory of John Scott, a dear husband and father, died 10th August 1964. Also his wife, Mary Rachael Scott, a beloved mother, died 26th January 1991. A black granite vase inscribed In Memory of Daddy.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone with granite coping around grave filled with chippings].

HENEY                                             In Loving Memory of James Thompson Heney, B.A. who was ordained Minister of this Congregation 3rd October 1905 and continued in faithful service until his retirement 1st June 1946. Died 17th April 1956, aged 78 years. Also his wife Mabel GILMORE, died 12th September 1974, aged 83 years. “I am the Resurrection and the Life”.     {Restored by Haslett 1995, Ballymoney}.

 

 

GILMORE                                        See HENEY.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone].

HAMILTON                                   In Loving Memory of James Hamilton, Straid, died 30th May 1959, aged 67 years. His son Arthur Alexander accidentally killed 1st Oct. 1960, aged 32 years. His daughter Gertrude Audrey JOHNSTON, died 3rd April 1970, aged 27 years. Her infant son. His loving wife Rachael Elizabeth, died 2nd April 1976, aged 75 years. His son Robert William (Bertie), died 12th Dec. 1993, aged 63 years. “The Lord is my shepherd”.                                                                          {Haslett}.

 

 

JOHNSTON                                    See HAMILTON.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone with gold lettering].

RITCHIE                                          Ritchie, Ballymaclenaghan. In Loving Memory of our dear parents, William died 6th Feb. 1955, aged 85 years, and Annie, died 30th March 1964, aged 85 years. “Peace, Perfect Peace”.

 

 

            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering].

MONTGOMERY In Loving Memory of John Montgomery, Tenaught, died 11th Sept. 1970, aged 86 years. And his wife Minnie, died 15th June3 1962, aged 79 years, and their son William Craig died 26th December 1992, aged 70 years. MONTGOMERY. “The Lord bless thee and keep thee”.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone with gold lettering as an open book, right side blank]

EVANS                                            In Loving Memory of Matthew George died 27th Feb. 1991 age 73 years. “Ät Rest”

 

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone with gold lettering].

BUCHANAN                                  In Loving Memory of a dear husband and father, George Thompson Buchanan, died 1st April 1983, aged 55 years. [Granite vase inscribed] In loving memory of Daddy. “The Lord is my shepherd”.                                                                                                                         {G. Simms}.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone with gold lettering].

HAMER                                           In Loving Memory of a dear husband and father, George Henry Hamer, died 16th Nov. 1980, aged 61 years.

 

 

End of second row at front. Start of short row from the church hall end. Start row NW2 on sketch.

 

 

            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering, granite enclosed filled with chippings]

EAKIN                                             In Affectionate Remembrance of Edith R. Eakin, a devoted wife and mother, died 24th April 1979, aged 51 years. Also her dear husband, John W. Eakin, a devoted father, died 1st Oct. 1986, aged 80 years. “In God’s keeping”. [Black granite flower vase inscribed] EAKIN.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone and surrounds, filled with granite chippings].

CRAIG                                             To the memory of Mary A. Craig, M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O., Drumcovitt House, born 24th Oct. 1900, died 29th May 1978. A life dedicated to healing the sick. And to her husband, S. G. Mervyn Craig, J.P., born 5th Oct. 1910, died 19th March 1993. “Loved and respected”.

 

 

            [Double grave with the one above].

CRAIG                                             Samuel Horner Craig, L.R.C.P. & S., born at Drumcovitt House 8th May 1860. Practised in London 1890-1920. Died at Drumcovitt House 27th Aug. 1952. Also his nephew, David Carson Graham Craig, B.A., born at Clermont 9th May 1914, died 5th July 1991.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone with gold lettering].

MAGOWAN                                  In Loving Memory of Martha Magowan, died 29th July 1962. Also her husband Joseph Magowan, died 24th January 1965.                                                          {Haslett}.

 

            [Polished black granite headstone with gold lettering]

MILLER                                           In loving memory of Barbara Isabella Miller (nee Stevenson), born 24th February 1905, died 27 March 1961 and her beloved husband Alexander Knox Miller of Millbrook, born 21 November 1906, died 23 December 1995. “The Time of the Singing Birds is Come”

 

 

End of row NW2 west end (see photos for layout). Start row W3 on sketch.

 

 

            [Red speckled granite vault with ‘burning bush’ on the end “Ardens sed virens”].

THOMPSON                                   In memory of Martha Thompson, Fincairn, Feeny, died 2nd July 1938, aged 92 years. She was a generous supporter of the Church and a Loyal Friend. In Memory of Dr. David Thompson, B.A., L.R.C.S., J.P., Fincairn, Feeny. Died 9th February 1936, aged 87 years. He was a lifelong generous supporter of Banagher Presbyterian Church, and by his will left the endowments which perpetuate his memory. “The Memory of the Just is Blessed”.

 

 

            [Granite with a cross above the headstone].

CRAIG                                             In Memory of George Craig, J.P., Drumcovitt House, died 4th May 1929, and his wife Ellanor Elizabeth GRAHAM, who died at Claremont, Londonderry, 25th March 1968. Their son John Lyle McCrea, died at Claremont 23rd Jan.1990. A much loved son and brother.

 

 

GRAHAM                                       See CRAIG.

 

            [Grey granite surrounds the grave with a small headstone, filled with chippings].

EAKIN                                             In Loving Memory of Barbara Eakin, born 1935, died 1937. [One side of the granite surrounds is inscribed] Martha IRWIN died 21st June 1971.

 

 

IRWIN                                             See EAKIN.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone with etched doves, flowers and decorations and grave topped       with granite chippings].

EAKIN                                             In Loving Memory of Emma Eakin, who died 4th June 1924 and her husband, Robert Eakin who died 27th April 1927. Also their grand-daughter who died in infancy. “Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord”.

 

 

            [Black granite headstone and granite surrounds the grave filled with chippings].

MILLER                                           In Loving Memory of Katherine Chambers Miller who passed away on 20th December 1923, also William McCutcheon Miller of Millbrook, who passed away on the 3rd Jan. 1938, aged 90 years. Also his wife Alice Evelyn who passed away on the 17th March 1954. Jessie, wife of the above W. McC. Miller, who passed away on 18th Nov. 1960. “Until the day break and the shadows flee away”.

 

 

            [Red granite spire and white granite surrounds the grave, filled with chippings].   

CRAIG                                             In Loving Memory of R. J. Craig, J.P. of Craigdarragh who died 19th November 1917, and his wife Annie Maria who died 24th January 1935, their son Robert Edwin Lee who died 25th January 1977 and his wife Lena Lilias who died 27th April 1998, aged 101 years. [on side of spire] Beatrice Elizabeth Craig born 3rd April 1929, devoted wife and mother and grandmother who brought sunshine and happiness into so many lives, died on 24th January 2000. “I know that my Redeemer liveth”.

 

 

            [Sandstone spire (weathered)].

IRWIN                                             Erected in loving memory of Martha Irwin, Letterlougher, who died 3rd Jan. 1916. Also Samuel Irwin, her youngest brother who died 3rd Dec. 1916. Also her brother James Irwin died 26th March 1924 aged 86 years.

 

 

            [Granite spire and urn on top with gold lettering].

WARNOCK                                    In Loving Memory of Robert Warnock, Cleggan, born May 1843, died October 1904. Also his wife Mary Jane Warnock born 22nd January 1846, died 8th March 1919. Also their son, Samuel C. Warnock, born 24th January 1887, died 24th April 1947, and his beloved wife Rebecca, born 5th September 1886, died 13th March 1967. [Next side] Also their son, Robert Montgomery, born 12th December 1929, died 12th December 1979 and his wife Frances Ann, born 3rd October 1936, died 31st May 2000. “For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again even so them that sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him”. Thess. 4:14 [Granite vase inscribed] WARNOCK.

 

 

            [Grey granite spire with urn on top].

LYONS                                             In Loving Memory of John Lyons of Ballaughineden (sic), who died 15th July 1894, aged 49 years. Also his wife Hannah who died 17th Feb. 1924 aged 82 years. And their nephew Robert Lyons, son of William and Elizabeth Lyons of Loughermore, died 7th August 1953, in his 79th year. “Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God”. Matt. 5:3 .

 

 

            [Dark grey granite headstone and gold lettering with steel surrounds anchored in                 concrete posts].

WILLIAMSON                               To the dear memory of Rev. William J. Dalrymple Williamson, M.A., Minister of the Banagher Presbyterian Church. Installed 3rd Sept. 1880, Died 16TH Oct. 1904. Formerly Minister of Irvinestown, and of Buncrana, also in Stalybridge, England, where he was ordained 7th June 1870. Also his wife, Annette G. Williamson, died 28 August 1928. And their grandson, Rev. Wm. James D. W. CRAIG, M.A., died 10th March 1970, aged 57 years, Rector of Killodernan, Co. Tipperary. Also his wife, Roma Alice HEMMING, died 5th April 1986. “He was a boire that spoke, and has now become silent”. “In the rich dawn of an Ampler day”. “Before the throne”.

 

 

CRAIG                                             See WILLIAMSON.

 

HEMMING                                      See WILLIAMSON.

 

 

            [White granite joined on to the previous Williamson headstone].

WILLIAMSON                               In Loving Memory of a dear child Annette Williamson born 6 Feb. 1883. Died 18 June 1894. "And Jesus called a little4 child” Zech. 8:5 . “Christ’s own look through the darkness suddenly increased to the grey secret lingering in the East” Rev. 7:17 .

 

 

            [Sandstone with a white granite insert, headstone only].

IRWIN                                             Erected to the memory of Robert James and George, children of Joseph and Anne Irwin. Also Joseph Irwin who died 12th February 1905, aged 70 years. And his wife Anne Irwin who died 1st April 1926, aged 78 years. And their daughters, Eileen Elizabeth, who died 16th September 1928, aged 32 years, Georgina who died 21st March 1950 aged 69 years, Anna who died 31st May 1957 aged 78 years, Margaret who died 1st December 1960 aged 68 years.

 

 

            [Sandstone spire with white granite inserts].

WARNOCK                                    Erected to the memory of Robert Warnock of Cleggan who died 10th February 1852. Also his wife Jane Warnock who died 20th February 1894, aged 82 years, also their son George died 28th July 1912, aged 62. [Next face]. Also in memory of Samuel Warnock died 27th June 1914, aged 68 and his wife Margaret died 13th June 1919 aged 57, and their children Mabel Gilmore and Samuel who died in infancy. [Next face}. Also in memory of George Warnock died 12th March 1943, aged 49 years. And his wife Sarah died 31st October 1982, aged 75 years.

 

 

            [Sandstone with granite insert].

HASLETT                                       Erected by George Haslett in memory of his two children, Elisabeth died 12th Feb. 1874, Margaret died 17th March 1875. Also the above named George Haslett died 17th Feby. 1910 aged 83 years. Also his wife Jane, died 2nd Feb. 1917 aged 84 years. Also their son Joseph died 2nd May 1943, aged 71 years. And his wife Mary Ann died 4th Nov. 1953. Also Jane JEFFERSON, daughter of the above George and Jane Haslett died 4th Nov. 1935 and her husband Robert J. Jefferson died 29th October 1933. “Thy will be done”.

 

 

JEFFERSON                                    See HASLETT.

 

 

            [Large sandstone spire with granite inserts].

MOORE                                           Erected by William MOORE, Tyrglasson, 1881. In Memory of his father, David Moore, who died 29th April 1869, aged 63 years. Also the above William Moore who died 26th October 1905. Also his wife Jane who died 26th April 1921, and their son William Moore who died 25th March 1934, their daughter Jane Ann CRAIG who died 2nd April 1913 and their sons, David John who died 29th July 1957, Thomas James who died 12th May 1971. [Next side] In memory of his beloved wife Rachel, who died Decr. 28th 1876, aged 26 years. Annie Mary, wife of Thomas James who died 11th Sept. 1970.

 

 

CRAIG                                             See MOORE.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone and steel surrounds in granite posts].

ROGERS                                          Erected by his wife. In Memory of the Rev. Robert L. Rogers, Minister of the Presbyterian Church, Banagher, died October 1879, aged 63 years. In 1844 he succeeded his father as Minister at Carndonagh and in 1848 he was called to Banagher. Also of his daughter Sarah, died in 1870 aged 18 and buried at Carndonagh. Also in memory of Margaret, wife of the Revd. R. L. Rogers who died 25th January 1890 at Mount Hybla, Castleknock, Co. Dublin, aged 60 years. “To depart and be with Christ is far better” Phil. 1.23.

 

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone with gold lettering and steel surrounds in granite posts].

CRAIG                                             In loving memory of Martha, dearly beloved wife of George Craig, Gilkey Hill, who died 21st November 1946 and her husband George who died 17th January 1976, also his brother, William, who died 1st March 1962. “At Rest”. CRAIG: Gilkey Hill.

 

 

            [Sandstone headstone with white granite inserts].

CRAIG                                             Erected to the memory of Robert Craig of Tenaught, who died 1st July 1884, aged 56 years, also his daughter Catherine who died 22nd November 1885 aged 15 years. Also his wife Eliza who died 16th August 1930, and his daughter-in-law Annie J. Craig who died 22nd May 1946. Also his son John who died 12th Jan. 1961. Also grandson Herbert James ANDERSON died 7th November 1980.

 

 

ANDERSON                                   See CRAIG.

 

 

            [Black granite headstone and gold lettering].

EAKIN                                             In Loving Memory of my dear uncle Matthew George, died 22nd Jan. 1982, aged 78 years. “Worthy of Remembrance”.

 

 

            [Black granite headstone].

REID   In Memory of the Reid family of Coolanmonen. “Thy will be done”.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone with gold lettering (very weathered, near illegible)].

THOMPSON                                   In Loving Memory of Robert Thompson, Fincairn, died 28th May 1929, and his wife Elizabeth died 26th March 1903, also their son Oliver died 28 Dec. 1896, also their daughter Annie MILLER died 11th March 1966.

 

 

MILLER                                           See THOMPSON.

 

 

            [Black granite spire with urn on top and ornate etchings].

CROOKS                                         In Memory of Joseph Crooks of Cleggan, died 25th Feb. 1903. His wife Jane, died 27th August 1908. Their daughters Mary died 24th Jan. 1919, and Martha Jane, died 17th April 1931. Their son Joseph died 23rd Jan. 1923.

 

 

            [Black granite headstone with granite edgings around the double grave filled with                white granite chippings. A red crown and harp engraved over the inscription].

HAMER                                           Erected by Emily S. Hamer in memory of her only son  Victor, R. Constable R.U.C. Killed by terrorists 12th February 1976, aged 30 years. Also her father William J. EAKIN died 27th November 1968, and her mother Annie Eakin died 20th May 1920. [Black granite flower vase inscribed] In Loving Memory of Victor. [White granite flower cairn inscribed]. In Loving Memory from Aunt Meg and Jean.

 

 

EAKIN                                             See HAMER.

 

 

            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering].

ROSBOROUGH                              In Loving Memory of George Rosborough, Kincull, died 9th Nov. 1961, aged 53 years. Also his beloved wife Isobel, died 25th Sept. 1989, aged 73 years. Sadly missed by their devoted family and their son, George Woodford Rosborough, died 3rd February 1999, aged 60 years. “In heavenly love abiding”. [Black granite flower vase, no inscription. Black granite flower cairn inscribed in gold lettering] ROSBOROUGH.

 

 

 

            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering].

MILLER                                           In Loving Memory of the Miller Family, Cleggan. “At Rest”.

 

 

            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering]..

MILLER                                           In Loving Memory of William, died March 1939. Also his wife Martha Jane nee SMYTH, died August 1931. “At Rest”’

 

 

SMYTH                                           See MILLER.

 

End of third row (W3). This is the first row running the full length of the churchyard on the Western side. Start at back end of the fourth row. Start row W4 on sketch.

 

 

            [Grey pink granite headstone with raised etched letters].

CRAIG                                             In Loving Memory of a devoted wife and mother Violet, died 12th November 1977. Also her dear husband John, a devoted father, died 30th May 1989. “In heavenly love abiding”.

 

 

            [Aged white weathered granite headstone]..

RITCHIE                                          In Loving Memory of William Alexander Ritchie who died 14 December 1931, aged 48 years. “Redeemed with the precious blood of Christ”.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone with gold lettering].

HOUSTON                                      In Loving Memory of David Houston, died 24th February 1981, aged 84 years. Also his brother Robert, died 22nd November 1969, aged 75 years. And his brother William died 28th December 1983, aged 85 years. “The Lord is my shepherd”. [Granite flower cairn inscribed]. HOUSTON.

 

 

            [Pink granite headstone with concrete edging around double grave filled with speckled       granite chippings].

QUIGLEY                                         In Loving Memory of John Quigley, Park, died 3rd August 1928, aged 64 years. His wife, Ellen, died 19th January 1929, aged 58 years. Also their son Albert Joseph Quigley, J.P. died 18th August 1960, aged 57 years. And his wife Annie Elizabeth died 8th December 1981, aged 77 years. “Peace, Perfect Peace”.

 

 

            [Grey and white speckled granite headstone with etchings and gold lettering].

EAKIN                                             In Loving Memory of John Eakin, Killycorr, who died 25th March 1940, aged 70 years. “Thy will be done”.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone ornately etched with an urn on top and gold lettering].

EAKIN                                             In Loving Memory of Joseph Eakin, Tirglasson, died 23rd September 1916, aged 86 years. And his wife Jane, died 7th April 1919, aged 84. Also their infant daughter Jane, died 23rd December 1875. Also Sarah Jane, wife of Rosborough Eakin, died 21st August 1950, aged 72 years. Also the above Rosborough Eakin, died 5th August 1961, aged 89. Also Annie, daughter of the above Joseph and Jane Eakin, died 22nd March 1964. Joseph Eakin, son of Rosborough and Sarah Jane Eakin died 25th February 1989, aged 75 years. “Ye shall be gathered one by one”. Isiah 27:12 .{Ward & Son}.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone with etchings and an urn on top and gold lettering].

HASSEN                                          In Loving Memory of Elizabeth, the beloved wife of Matthew Hassen, who died 4th Nov. 1907. Also the above Matthew Hassen who died 18th Oct. 1930. Also their sons Joseph B. Hassen who died 1st Jan. 1927, Robert F. Hassen who died 13th Aug. 1945. And their daughters Sara A. Hassen who died 3rd July 1946, Elizabeth EVANS who died 25th Nov. 1954. “Peace, Perfect Peace”. {Ward}.

 

 

EVANS                                            See HASSEN.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone ornately etched with a crown on top and gold lettering].

EAKIN                                             Erected by Matthew Eakin of Tirglasson in loving memory of his wife Isabella, who died 19th Octr. 1906, aged 37 years. Also his sister Lavinia Eakin who died 29th January 1926 aged 58 years. Also the above Matthew Eakin who died 28th December 1928, aged 80 years. And his brother Joseph Eakin who died 9th April 1954 aged 89 years. Also their niece Lavinia who died 28th November 1971 aged 67 years, daughter of George and Matilda Eakin.

EAKIN

 

 

            [Black granite headstone with etched lettering].

WARNOCK                                    In Loving Memory of the Warnock family, Tyrglasson and Ballyrory. “Memories sweetly linger as time goes on its way”.

 

 

            [White granite headstone with metal letters (weathered)].

CROOKS                                         Erected by W. & J. Crooks in the memory of Edward Crooks, Killycor, died 1st May 1851. Also his wife Mary, died 17th August 1879. And their daughter Mary, died 16th March 1904. Also their son John died 4th October 1915, aged 77 years, and his wife Mary Jane, who died 25th December 1923. Also their niece Sarah BLACKBURN who died 12th February 1922.

 

 

BLACKBURN                                 See CROOKS.

 

 

            [Double grave with piping surrounds and concrete coping filled with white granite               chippings. Small headstone with granite face inscribed].

WHITESIDE                                   Whiteside. “Worthy of Remembrance”.

 

 

            [Sandstone headstone with a white granite face inserted].

SCOTT                                             Erected by his children in loving remembrance of their father, John Scott, died 24th January 1880, aged 63 years. Also their beloved mother Eliza Scott, who died 7th March 1885 aged 65 years. And their sister Elizabeth Scott, who died 24th April 1920 aged 64 years. Also their brother John Scott who died 5th August 1929 aged 80 years and their brother Samuel Scott, who died 8th June 1930, aged 84 years. Also his three children who died in infancy. Also Jane Scott, wife of the above Samuel Scott, who died 28th Feb. 1948, aged 82 years. “If we believe that Jesus died and rose again even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him”  Matthew 14:

 

 

            [Speckled grey granite headstone with ornate pink granite support columns each side         of headstone].

CONNELL                                       Erected to the loving memory of John and James Connell, Ballyrory, who died respectively, 30th March 1883 aged 67 years and 4th December 1892 aged 63 years. “If we suffer, we shall also reign with him”.                                         2 Tim. 2:12

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone].

WHYTE                                           In Loving Memory of John Whyte died 30th Dec. 1927, aged 72 years, and his wife Margaret E. Whyte died 1st September 1936. Also their daughter Matilda Jane died 27th March 1937. “The Righteous hath hope in His death”.

 

 

            [White granite headstone].

MONTGOMERY In memory of David Montgomery who died July 11th 1928, aged 88 and Herbert James, Tenaught, who died 1st March 1999, aged 82 years. “Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord”.

 

 

            [Speckled light grey granite headstone].

EAKIN                                             Erected by their sons in memory of their father Andrew Eakin of Tirglasson who died 14th October 1898, aged 74 years. Also their mother Jane who died 10th October 1890 aged 64 years. And their brothers William Ritchie and Robert. Also George Eakin who died 25th August 1935 and his daughters Elizabeth who died 26th August 1945, Ethel Isabella who died in infancy. Also his wife Matilda who died 5th January 1956. “Thy will be done”.

EAKIN

 

 

            [Speckled grey granite with pink granite supports each side identical to the Connell             headstone {four before this entry) with iron fence surrounding a double grave].

WARNOCK                                    In Memory of John Warnock who died 27th Aug. 1851 aged 72 years. Erected by his daughter Rebecca Warnock.

 

 

            [White granite headstone with black lettering].

MONTGOMERY In Loving Memory of John Montgomery, Tenaught, who died 5th May 1906, aged 63 years. Also his wife Mary who died 5th May 1945, aged 95 years. Their daughter Mary Jane who died 12th Feb. 1951. Their daughter-in-law Matilda, beloved wife of Samuel Montgomery who died 25th May 1959. Samuel, husband of Matilda who died 12th Nov. 1963. Their daughter Alice M. died 27th March 1991. Their son Samuel Victor who died 14th April 1994. Also their daughter Eileen Mary, died 27th Dedcember 1998. [A white granite vase (full of fresh flowers on 21st Nov. 1997)].

 

            [Polished black granite headstone with gold lettering, and burning bush inscribed above name with Ardens sed virens.]

MILLER                                           Precious memories of a loving husband and father, Raymond William, died 26th January 1999, aged 51 years. “Safe in the Arms of Jesus”                          

 

 

End of row W4  Start of fourth row from Hall (back) end. Start row W5 on sketch.

 

 

            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering].

ROSBOROUGH                              In Loving Memory of a dear husband and father James Cochrane Rosborough who died 11th July 1987, aged 74 years. “The memory of the just is blessed”. Prov. 10 V.7 .

 

 

            [White granite headstone].

BRIZZELL                                       Brizzell, Stephen died 19th January 1955. Martha died 25th April 1956. Maggie died 15th June 1961. Mary died 6th October 1988; James Patrick died 15th September 1996.

 

            [Polished black granite headstone with gold lettering].

CONNELL, Ballyrory                     In loving memory of Annie Jane, died 25th December 1932 aged 70 years and her sister Elisabeth, died 1st February 1948 aged 82 years and their brother George, died 3rd March 1937 aged 68 years and his wife Jane (nee Blair) died 26th May 1985 aged 96 years. CONNELL Ballyrory.

 

 

 

 

            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering].

CONNELL                                       In Loving Memory of John Connell, died 22nd September 1945, his wife Jane died 7th April 1931. Their son William died 5th November 1958. Their daughter Marjorie died 6th December 1959. Mabel, wife of William died 30th September 1990.                                                             {Ward}.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone with gold lettering].

BLAIR                                              In Memory of Thomas Blair, Tenaught, died 14th May 1930. His brother Joseph died 29th January 1930. And his son Joseph died 14th March 1927. Also his wife Annie died 14th March 1939. Also his son Thomas James died 4th April 1973 and his wife Jane Mary died 15th Nov. 1979.

 

 

            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering].

ROSBOROUGH                              Rosborough. William, 1873 - 1939. Georgina, 1884 - 1940. Baby Stella, Jan. - June 1954. Jeannie, 1920 - 1959. Albert George, 1915 - 1963. “In heavenly love abiding”.

 

 

            [Black granite headstone with attached flower cairn].

ROSBOROUGH                              In Loving Memory of Margaret, died 9th February 1919. Thomas Alfred, died 30th November 1930., aged 15 years. Andrew died 28th April 1964. Ellen Jane died 26th March 1980.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone with speckled granite surrounding the double grave].

WHITESIDE                                   In Loving Memory of Samuel Whiteside, died 16th October 1905. John died 4th April 1917. Mary died 11th July 1920. John died 19th November 1923. Herbert died 14th December 1972. Maria Whiteside, Slaughtmaus, died 2nd April 1976, aged 97 years.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone with many etchings, gold lettering].

LYONS                                             Erected by William Lyons of Loughermore in memory of his beloved wife Elizabeth who departed this life 30th December 1903 aged 60 years. Also the above William Lyons who died 24th January 1908 aged 77 years. Also their son John A. Lyons, J.P. who died 13th August 1944 aged 80 years. Also J. A. Ritchie Lyons, B. Agr., son of the above John A. Lyons, who died 28th March 1951 aged 43 years. Margaret, wife of the above John A. Lyons, J.P., who died 4th Dec. 1958, aged 88 years. Their children, Leila, died 7th May 1972, William, died 5th April 1985, Ethel died 18th May 1992. “Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord”.

 

 

            [White granite headstone (badly weathered)].

ROBINSON                                     In loving memory of Abraham Robinson, Tyrglasson, died 11th August 1903. Also his wife Catherine died 13th August 1913, and their son Abraham Robinson R.I.C. died at Dublin on the 17th April 1896. Also their grandchild Kathleen S. HAMILTON died 16th April 1914, aged 3 years and 9 months. “Thy will be done”.

 

 

HAMILTON                                   See ROBINSON.

 

 

            [Grey granite spire with urn on top].

ROSBOROUGH                              Erected by Joseph Rosborough of Ballaughineden (sic) in memory of his brother James who died 18th  July 1896.

ROSBOROUGH

 

 

RITCHIE                                          Erected by his sons in loving memory of their father, George Ritchie who died 11th September 1898 aged 68 years. Also his brother John Ritchie who died 28th July 1905 aged 76 years. Also Maria, wife of the above George died 26th Aug. 1913, aged 68 years. Robert Poston Ritchie died 11th Nov. 1937 aged 64 years. James Ritchie died 31st Oct. 1954, aged 82 years. “Them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him”.                                                                               {Haslett}.

 

 

            [Sandstone headstone with white granite face inserted].

McALONEY                                   Erected by Eliza Jane McAloney in memory of her beloved husband James McAloney who died at his residence Tirglasson N. S. 13th Nov. 1880, aged 51 years.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone with gold lettering].

HASLETT                                       Erected by Ralph Haslett, Upper Feeny, in loving memory of his wife Annie, who died 12th April 1908, aged 59 years. Also his relations, James-William and Jane ROSBOROUGH. Ralph Haslett, who died 2nd February 1917 and his wife Elizabeth, who died 23rd December 1919. “Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord”. Rev. XIV & 13.

 

 

ROSBOROUGH                              See HASLETT.

 

 

 

            [White granite headstone with piping surrounding a double grave, with a separate               granite flower cairn].

EVANS                                            In Loving Memory of William J. Evans died 6th Jan. 1934. His wife Mary, died 30th June 1918. Their daughter Ethel Mary, died 31st Aug. 1990. Their son Samuel Lyons died 6th Nov. 1991.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone with ornate etchings].

BUCHANAN                                  In Loving Memory of Thomas John, the dearly beloved son of George Buchanan, who died 25th August 1911. Also his sister Margaret THOM who died 6th February 1899. Also his mother Ellen Buchanan who died 23rd October 1915 and his father George Buchanan who died 21st February 1921. Also his brother James who died 4th March 1941. Also his sister Adissa Buchanan, died 11th November 1948. Also wife of James, Margaret Ann, died 20th November 1998.                                                                                                                              {Ward - Derry}.

 

 

            [Small grey granite headstone with concrete edging around a double grave (sunken)].

MONTGOMERY Montgomery.

 

 

            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering].

QUIGLEY                                         Erected to the memory of Alexander Quigley died 29th November 1982. His wife Mary Elizabeth died 11th August 1972.

 

 

            [Grave enclosed by steel bars mounted in four granite posts but with no headstone and     no name].

 

 

            End of fourth row. Start fifth row from Hall end. Start row W6 on sketch.

 

 

            [Black granite headstone].

ROSBOROUGH                              Rosborough. Fondest memories of Alda called home 10th July 1985.

 

 

            [Black granite headstone with gold lettering].

EATON                                            In Loving Memory of Robert Alexander Eaton, J.P., Ben Vista, Derrychrier, died 15th Oct. 1969, aged 64 years. Also his wife Mary Elizabeth died 8th July 1988, aged 80 years. “The day thou gavest Lord is ended”.

 

 

            [Pink granite headstone].

SMYTH                                           In Memory of William Smyth, Lear, who died 13th February 1936. Also his brother John A. Creighton, who died 15th November 1936.                                                              {Haslett}.

 

 

            [Pink granite headstone].

FERGUSON                                     In Memory of William John Ferguson died 26th October 1928. Also his wife Catherine died 17th Nov. 1944. And their son Robert John died 13th Sept. 1963. Also their daughter Minnie died 27th July 1977.                                                                                                                                  {Ward}.

 

 

            [Round grey granite spire with an urn on top].

HOOD                                              In Loving Memory of John Hood, Kilgort, died 14th June 1927. Also his brother Lindsay Hood died 15th December 1943. Also his wife Annie G. Hood died 2nd May 1977.

HOOD

 

 

 

            [White granite headstone].

CANNING                                       In Loving Memory of Joseph Canning, husband of Catherine Canning, who died at Learmount, Park, 10th Oct. 1916, aged 43 years. Also the above Catherine, who died 22nd March 1957, aged 86 years, Interred at Branksome, Poole. “Until the day breaks and the shadows flee away”.

CANNING.

 

 

 

            [White granite headstone].

MONTEITH                                    Monteith.

 

 

            [Dark granite square spire with an urn on top].

WITHEROW                                  In Loving Memory of Hans Witherow, died 3rd March 1858. Also his wife Mary J. Witherow died 18th April 1904, and children. Also their son Alexr. Witherow died 25th Dec. 1925. His wife Margaret died 13th March 1930. Also their sons Alexr. H. Witherow, killed in France 3rd July 1916, John T. Witherow, killed in France 5th August 1917. “Called to higher service”. [On the next side of the square spire is inscribed]. Also William H. Witherow died 25th Dec. 1952, aged 61 years.

{W. Costigan & Co Belfast}

 

 

            [White granite headstone].

HAMILTON                                   In Loving Memory of Robert Hamilton of Kincull, who died 28th March 1904 aged 80 years. Also Margaret, beloved wife of Ralph Hamilton died 19th August 1927, aged 51 years. Also the above Ralph Hamilton, beloved husband of Margaret, died 25th July 1946, aged 84 years. And their daughter Margaret Sarah died 19th Jan. 1949, aged 43 years. Also their daughter Elizabeth Jane died 6th Aug. 1976, aged 76 years. Erected by his nephew Ralph Hamilton.

 

 

            [Detail not recorded. TE].

FORSYTHE                                     In Loving Memory of Jane Forsythe who died 18th August 1897. Also of her daughters Margaret Forsythe who died 4th July 1927. Mary Jane Forsythe, who died 26th July 1927 and Annie Forsythe who died 19th May 1947. “Them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him”. 1 Thess. 4:14 .

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone].

McELVENNY                                  McElvenny. “I am the resurrection and the life”. John 11:20 .

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone].

HOUSTON                                      Houston. In Loving Memory of a devoted father, James, died 29th April 1921, Lyng, Claudy, and mother Matilda, died 6th April 1940, Tartnakelly, Limavady. Also their son Robert James, died 5th March 1996 aged 89 years. “At Rest”.

 

 

            [Sandstone headstone (weathered)].

CLARKE                                          In Memory of John Clarke, Cleggan, who died 8th March 1873 aged 90 years.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone].

CAMPBELL                                    Erected by Alexander Campbell in loving memory of his beloved daughter Margaret Jane born 8th June 1881, died 8th January 1900. “Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God”. Matthew 5:8 .

 

 

            [Black granite headstone with piping surrounds anchored in four granite posts on a            double grave].

LESLIE                                             In Loving Memory of my dear husband William Leslie died 9th Sept. 1965, aged 45 years. “At the Rivers Crystal Brink, Christ shall join each broken link”.

 

 

            End of fifth row. Start of last row closest to the stone fence, Tirglasson side.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone with gold lettering, black granite vase inscribed In Loving Memory, Miller.].

MILLER                                           In Loving Memory of our dear parents, Marshall Miller died 6th Jan. 1942, aged 48 yrs. Minnie Miller died 28th Mar. 1983, aged 78 yrs. “The Lord is my shepherd”

 

 

            [Black granite headstone].

FERGUSON                                     In Memory of Mary Jane Ferguson died 17th Feb. 1938. Also her sister Elizabeth died 13th Jan. 1940. Also their brother George died 14th June 1946.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone with piping surrounding the grave, gold lettering].

GIBSON                                           In Memory of William Gibson, Kincull, died 26th Feb. 1925, aged 80 years. Also his wife Jane Ann died 4th Aug. 1927, aged 78 years. Also their son Samuel Hall Gibson died 18th Oct. 1956, aged 67 years. Also their son William James died 26th Jan. 1962, aged 76 years.

 

 

            [Black granite headstone].

JAMIESON                                     In Memory of Robert Jamieson, Kincull, died 12th Oct. 1931, aged 84 years. Also his wife Matilda, died 12th May 1923, aged 70 years.  Also their sons, James died 26th June 1960 aged 70 years, and William John died 23rd Feb. 1962, aged 73 years. “Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord”.

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone].

HOOD                                              In Loving Memory of John Hood, Tenaught, who died 30th Oct. 1912, aged 62 years. Also his wife Margaret who died 10th October 1926 aged 74 years. Also their son Samuel who died 14th May 1921 aged 26 years. Also their daughter Mary who died 23rd April 1942 aged 34 years. (NOTE: Nearly illegible and needs rechecking on a sunny day)

 

 

            [Pink granite headstone].

HARGAN                                        In Loving Memory of John Hargan died 3 Jan. 1907 aged 73 years. And his wife Jane died 7th Oct. 1909, and their sons Archibald died 23rd April 1881 aged 12 years, John Eakin died 23rd Nov. 1903 aged 40 years, James died 6th Sep. 1937, aged 77 years, William died 20th Dec. 1941 aged 78 years and their daughter Margaret O. Hargan died 10th Feb. 1950 aged 88 years. “I will come and receive you unto Myself” John 14.3

 

 

            [Grey granite headstone].

LYONS                                             In Memory of Andrew Lyons, Terrydreen, died 4th April 1904 aged 58 years. Also his wife Fanny died 11th March 1919 aged 69 years. Also their daughter Elizabeth Jane, beloved wife of Andrew LOVE, died 17th April 1947, aged 65 years.

 

 

LOVE  See LYONS.

 

            The end of these transcriptions amended to 17 October 2001. Terry Eakin, Transcriber.

 

 

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