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Kilrea First Presbyterian Church Records
Gravestone Inscriptions

Kilrea First Presbyterian Church
Church Street
Kilrea

List gathered on 4th August 2004 by Helen Evans and Pauline O‘Keeffe.
All headstones readable on that date have been recorded.
Transcribers notes are emphasisedThe entries have been numbered for ease of reference. If emailing about an entry, please state the URL of this page and the entry number.


Right hand side of entry gates.

1. McCARTNEY
Erected by Andrew McCartney, Kilrea
In memory of his wife ELLEN who died 4th September 1888
Also his sons WILLIE died 3rd November 1897
BOB died 20th August 1888
ANDY died 16th March 1901
Also his daughters HENRIETTA and CASSIE who died young
Also the above named ANDREW McCARTNEY
who died 28th May 1914 aged 74 years


2. BAMFORD
In Loving Memory of JOSEPH BAMFORD J.P. Kilrea who died 1st January 1923
And MARGARET his dearly loved wife who died 5th September 1934
His Sons JOSEPH LAMONT Lieut. R.F.C. buried in Salonica
And his son stillborn 4th November 1888
Also their daughter MARGARET (Dolly)
wife of Captain W.J.OLDUM Mullaboden Co Kildare
On the 24th July 1939 aged 47 years
In affectionate and loving remembrance of our dear sister

No name, a separate Urn

3. IRWIN
In loving memory of JAMES IRWIN born 1822 died 1897
His wife ANN born 1833 died 1914
Also their daughters SARA JANE born 1855 died 1917
BARBARA born 1870 died 1855
ANNIE born 1857 died 1938
ELLEN, born 1880 died 1955


4. TAYLOR
Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord

No names

5. THOMSON
In loving memory of JOHN THOMSON died 5th June 1894 aged 72 years.
In loving memory of HUGH elder son of the late JOHN THOMSON
He died in London 7th May 1920
Also MARY THOMSON died 23rd June 1936


6. BROWNE
In memory of LETITIA BROWNE ??
Thirty four years Principal of Movanagher Female School
Born 1st January 1820 Died 29th July 1887


7. STEWART
In memory of ANNIE daughter of
Rev JAMES STEWART B.A.
The Manse. Kilrea
Died June 22nd 1894
JANE GRAHAM his mother died Nov 17th 1897
ANNIE, his wife died July 5th 1927
Reverend JAMES STEWART B.A. died April 16th 1932


8. STARRITT
In loving memory of a dear wife and mother
HELEN STARRITT


9. McCAHON
Erected by JAMES McCAHON Lismoyle
In Memory of his son JAMES died 5th September 1901 aged 12 months
Also his wife MARGARET died 9th September 1920 aged 51 years
And the above named JAMES McCAHON died 3rd May 1956 aged 87 years


10. MCKEE
In affectionate remembrance of ROBERT McKEE
who died 29th April 1912 aged 72 years
And his children
ELIZABETH JANE, who died 28th November 1877 aged 15 years
JAMES, who died 24th January 1887 aged 18 years
WILLIAM, who died 4th August 1910 aged 31 years
and was interred in Manor Park Cemetery London
Also his wife MARGARET ANNE who died 28th April 1918 aged 80 years


11. NEELY
In memory of WILLIAM ALFRED NEELY who died 22nd April 1873 aged 11years
JANE ANNA NEELY died 21st Oct 1873 aged 16 months
ELLEN NEELY died 11th November 1873 aged 6 years and5 months
SAMUEL RICHARD NEELY who died 28th June 1882 aged 7 years and 9 months
JOSEPH BICKNELL NEELY who died 24th September 1883 aged 23 years
SAMUEL NEELY
Father of the above named children who died 3rd June 1884
MARIAN NEELY wife of SAMUEL NEELY who died 10th December 1906


12. DRIPPS
In memoriam of JOHN KEERS DRIPPS
Eldest son of WILLIAM DRIPPS who died 20th Nov 1875 aged 22 years
MARTHA, wife of WILLIAM DRIPPS who died 26th September 1892 aged 70 years
WILLIAM DRIPPS who died 31st December 1894 aged 79 years


13. M‘GEAGH
To the memory of CAROLINE M M‘GEAGH
Who died 5th of May 1865 aged 25 years daughter of the late
PAUL SMYRL Clara


14. HUNTER
Erected by JAMES HUNTER
In memory of his daughter EMILY
who departed this life 23rd January 1865 aged 4 years 8 months
Also his beloved wife ELIZA JANE
who departed this life 29th June 1887 aged 71 years
And the above named JAMES HUNTER
who departed this life 8th March 1888 aged 73 years
In affectionate and loving remembrance of our dear mother

No name, separate urn

15. McCOTTER
In memory of THOMAS McCOTTER who died 29th July 1872 aged 82 years
His wife MARGARET ANN died 11th January 1889 aged 88 years
His son RICHARD died 7th February 1904, aged 81 years
MARGARET wife of the above RICHARD died 27th February 1895 aged 66 years
And all their children:
FLORENCE W.S. died 4th April 1901
THOMAS JAMES died 29th October 1918
And MARY wife of THOMAS JAMES died 1st April 1952


16. HUNTER
Erected by NANCY HUNTER Kilrea
To the memory of her late husband HUGH HUNTER
Who died 31st August 1840 aged 38 years
And MATILDA her daughter who died 10th August 1836 aged 5 years
Also her granddaughter ISOBELLA SPENCER HUNTER
Infant daughter of the Reverend HUGH HUNTER of Bellaghy
who died July 17th 1856


17. MARTIN
In loving memory of FRANCES MARTIN, died 7th May, 1951
And her husband EDWARD A. MARTIN died 5th Feb 1972


18. CAMPBELL
Erected by W.J. CAMPBELL
In memory of his father and mother
ROBERT and HANNAH CAMPBELL
And his sister JANE TOMB
Also above named W.J.CAMPBELL who died Feby 26th 1928


19.

Unmarked grave (4 corner marker poles / 2 pipes)

20. McCAHON
In Loving Memory of WILLIAM McCAHON
Who died at his residence The Diamond Kilrea and 21st May 1926
Also his wife MARY JANE who died 24th November 1957


21. GORDON
Erected to the memory of our father JOHN died 19th January 1947
Our mother, ELIZABETH died 8th December 1958
And their son JOHN GORDON died 22nd June 1946
Also their son JOSEPH died 22nd March 2001


22. McCAHON
In loving memory of HUGH McCAHON Bridge Street Kilrea died 30th April 1962
And his wife RACHEL JANE died 8th September 1969


23. ADAMS
In loving memory of WILLIAM
Born 25th September 1895 died 6th March 1968
And his wife SARAH McINTYRE born 4th March 1915 died 17th March 1973


24. TORRENS
1930
Erected in fond and loving memory of my dear husband
THOMAS JAMES TORRENS
Inspector of Belfast Harbour Police died 16th July 1924 aged 54 years
And also his wife SARAH TORRENS died 21st March 1958
NORAH beloved wife of JAMES TORRENS and dear mother of
EILEEN and JACK died 25th June 1972
Also JAMES TORRENS her husband died 31st December 1936


25. JAMESON
To the memory of JANE JAMESON late of Movanagher
Who departed this life 21st February 1842 aged 70 years
Also her husband JONATHAN JAMESON who died Decr 1848 aged 88 years
JANE daughter of HUGH JAMESON died August 1860 aged 3 years and 5 months
HUGH JAMESON died 20th August 1881 aged 71 years
Also his wife ELIZABETH HENDERSON died 19th April 1905 aged 85 years
And their daughter ANNIE ELIZABETH died 16th August 1911 aged 56 years


26. SCULLEN
Erected by JOHN SCULLEN Kilrea.
In memory of his beloved wife SARA ANN
Who died 21st March 1914 aged 44 years
Also the above named JOHN SCULLEN died 19th August 1929
Also his wife EMMA who died 26th March 1970 aged 91 years


27. McCAHON
Erected by THOMAS McCAHON of Lislea in memory of his mother
JANE McCAHON died 10th July 1842 aged 30 years.
Also his father, JOSEPH McCAHON died 10th July 1898 aged 94 years
The above THOMAS McCAHON died 6th June 1915
His wife ELIZABETH died 6th March 1917
Their daughter MARTHA died 24th March 1934
Their son, THOMAS died 10th April 1957
And his wife MARGARET died 8th June 1909
Also their daughter ELIZABETH died 3rd Dec 1966


28. SHIELS
In loving memory of my dear husband
JAMES SHIELS
Died 13th November 1945
And our dear daughters IVY died 19th August 1932
MAYSIE died 27th January 1939
And his wife ANNE JANE SHIELS
Our dearly beloved mother died 22nd Oct 1976


29. MCILFATRICK
In loving memory of JAMES McILFATRICK Claragh
Who died 8th July 1904
Also HUGH McILFATRICK who died 15th February 1949
And MARTHA wife of HUGH McILFATRICK who died 7th June 1982
Erected by nephew HUGH


30. MAGEEAN
In loving Memory of our father JOSEPH died 27th Feb 1942
And our mother CATHERINE died 9th July 1999


31. SMYTH
In Loving Memory of
WILLIAM SMYTH his wife ELIZABETH and sons
ROBERT and JACK
And WILLIAM
Also his wife NANCY
And their sister MARGARET GILMORE


32. KILPATRICK

Small Single urn with red roses on top

33. WRIGHT
In memory of a dear husband and father
JOHN died 18th August 1990 aged 82 years
And devoted wife and mother AGNES MARY (Dolly)
Died 17th July 2001 aged 64 years


34. WRIGHT
In loving memory of WILLIAM JAMES WRIGHT died 3rd March 1965
His wife ELIZABETH died 8th November 1938
Their son JOSEPH died 28th July 1942
and their daughter SADIE died 3rd February 1999


35. HADDEN
In loving memory of FANNY HADDEN
Who passed away 30 March 1939
Reverend HANS HADDEN M.A. who passed away 5th August 1962
Also his wife EVA JANE HADDEN, who passed away 16th August 1971


36. BRIZZEL
Erected by SAMUEL BRIZZEL
In memory of his mother JANE VANCE
Who died 12th April 1900
Also his son JAMES who died in infancy
Also the above named SAMUEL BRIZZEL
Who died 22nd November 1932


37. TORRENS
In loving memory of our dear father HOWARD
Died 27th March 1974 aged 68 years,
And my loving mother ANNIE
Died 16th August 1983 aged 74 years


38. WILKINSON
In loving memory of HUGH WILKINSON died 15th July 1931
And his wife NANCY CAMPBELL died 20th February1930
Their children
MARY JANE died 11 June 1875
ELIZABETH died 20th March
JOHN CAMPBELL died 6th January 1930
Interred at Fort Saskatchewan Cemetery Alberta Canada.
MARGARET died 24th October, 1930
HUGH WILKINSON died 1st August 1950
Also his son, WILLIAM died 1st August 1950
THOMAS WILKINSON died 9th May 1955
WILLIAM WILKINSON died 16th January 1958
WILLIAM THOMPSON died 16th November 1963


39. TORRENS
In loving memory of JOHN TORRENS, Drumagarner who died 21st July 1914
Also his wife ESTHER who died 20th January 1917 aged 73 years
Also their son KENNEDY who died 13th February 1933 aged 48 years
And their son JAMES HILL who died 13th March 1941 aged 74 years


40. PEDEN
In loving memory of our dear parents
SARAH MATILDA died 12th July 1974
HUGH died 2 May 1987
Also our infant brother ROBERT died 21st June 1929


41. JOHNSON
Erected by THOMAS JOHNSON to the memory of his children
SOPHIA died 24th March 1875 aged 6 months
JULIA died 25th May 1875 aged 2 years
MAGGIE died 20th December 1876 aged 5 years
The above named THOMAS JOHNSON died 8th December, 1921 aged 76 years
Also his beloved wife SOPHIA who departed this life 11 November 1932


42. VANCE
In loving memory of JOSEPH H. VANCE
Born 28th October 1857 died 6th April 1934
And his wife AGNES born 12th May 1858 died 17th April 1941
WILLIAM JOHN MICHAEL died 23rd April 1968
His wife AGNES died 9th January 1966
Their daughter MARGARET died 28th March 1975


43. PAUL
In loving memory of our dear parents
JOSHUA died 8th May 1946
ELLEN died 15th February 1962
And their son JOSHUA died 27th August 1996
And his sister ELLEN died 22nd January 2001


44. DALZELL
In fond and loving memory of my dear wife
JEANNIE died 4th February 1942
And her son JACKIE, died 7th Decr 1918
Also her husband WILLIAM died 8th Feby 1970
And her daughter ELEANOR died 24th Oct 1991


45. McMULLIN
In loving memory of WILLIAM McMULLIN
Who died 14th June 1912 aged 69 years
His wife, MARTHA who died 22nd October 1922 aged 84 years
And also their sons JAMES who died 19th August 1877 aged 10 years
And JOHN THOMAS who died 15th December1910 aged 42 years
Their granddaughter ELIZABETH who died 22nd May 1924 aged 22 years


46. GORDON
In loving memory of ELLEN GORDON died 19th April1987
Her husband WILLIAM died 24th April 1988
His brothers THOMAS died 12th October 1954 and
DAVID died 17th Nov 1959


47. GORDON
Unmarked — No names


48. MICHAEL
In loving memory of my husband
ROBERT MICHAEL died 23rd March 1974
Also his wife MARTHA JANE died 24th November 1978


49. WOODS
Drumane, Kilrea
No Names


50. TAYLOR
Erected in memory of WILLIAM TAYLOR
Who died 3rd August, 1890 aged 82 years
Also his wife ELIZABETH who died 15th June 1979 aged 68 years
Also his daughter NANCY who died 20th April 1923 aged 83 years
And his son JAMES who died 15th November 1937 aged 88years


Grave Sites Centre Front of Church


51. KNIPE - Kilrea
In memory of JOHN KNIPE J.P.
Died 6th October 1918 His wife ELIZABETH
Their son SLOAN BOLTON KNIPE J.P. died 17th July 1972
His wife MARY died 14th January 1945
Their son SLOAN BASIL died 25th February 1940
DR. JOSEPH BOLTON KNIPE New York died 4th September 1946
His wife MARION W SHANKS died 8th April 1939


52. TORRENS

Hard to read

In loving memory ROBERT TORRENS Drumsara
Died 30th December 1902 aged 80 years
JANE TORRENS died 25th December 1902 aged 72 years
And their daughter SARAH died 30th December 1893 aged 20 years
And their son SMYTH died 1850 aged 4 years.
Right side of monument
Also their son SAMUEL TORRENS died at Johannesburg ? aged 22 years
And their son JAMES died Liverpool aged 40 years
And their daughter MARGARET died at Liverpool aged 20 years

53. WOODS (Hard to read)
Erected by MARTHA J. WOODS Drumovarner
In loving memory of husband WILLIAM WOODS died 7th February 1902 aged 71 years
Also his wife MARY JANE died 23rd May 1895 aged 51 years
And their daughter AGNES KERR died 2nd July 1900
Also MARTHA J. PEDEN died 17th March 1955


54. GORDON
Erected by WILLIAM J. GORDON
In loving memory of his dear wife JESSIE died 13th Oct 1987
WILLIAM JOHNSON GORDON died 5th January 1995
Also his dear parents WILLIAM J GORDON died 25th September 1919
ANNIE ELIZABETH GORDON died 14th March 1966


55. WALKER
Erected in the memory of JOHN WALKER Tivaconway
Who departed this life 15th July, 1889 aged 83 years
Also his son WILLIAM who died 11th December 1894 aged 49 years
Also his wife SUSANNA who died 3rd July 1900 aged 79 years
Also his son JOHN STARRETT WALKER died 15th September 1920 aged 70 years
Also his daughter ELIZABETH WALKER who died 20th April 1924 aged 75 years


56. GORDON
Erected in loving memory of my dear son
JOHN G. GORDON who departed this life 10th December 1945
As a result of a motor accident.
Also my dear son JAMES who died in infancy
Also dear father DAVID GORDON who died 4th July 1959
And his dear wife MARGARET who died 3rd March 1989
Also MARY PATTERSON (MOLLY)
Beloved wife of BERTIE GORDON who died 28th September 2001


57. PAUL

Hard to read

Erected in memory of NANCY
Wife of WILLIAM PAUL of Moneygran
Who dpd this life February 19th 1828 aged 45
Following unreadable

58. McILPATRICK
Erected by their sister in memory of
JAMES PAUL McILPATRICK died 1st Feb 1860 aged 18 years
LIZZIE HELENA died 8th Oct 1860 aged 10 years
WILLIAM GEORGE died 23rd February 1876 aged 22 years
Also HENRY McCAW died 9th Oct 1941 aged 76 years


59. KNIPE
WILLIAM KNIPE — Moyknock
Died 19th February 1935 aged 95 years


60. SHIELS
In loving memory of ROBERT died 24th June 1967
VIOLET died 18th June 1949
Their family
PEARL died 3rd February 1946
MARY died 4th January 1990
HUGH died 5th April 2012
RUBY died 3rd March 2013

Feb 2018. Alan Shiels informs that the stone has been updated to add the last two lines above.

61. DINSMORE
Erected by the wife & family of
SAMUEL DINSMORE Tamlaght
who departed this life on 23rd February 1893 aged 54 years
Also his wife MARY K. DINSMORE
who fell asleep in Jesus 20th March 1925 aged 75 years
Also his son THOMAS DINSMORE who died 24th November 1935 aged 64 years
And his daughter ANNIE DINSMORE who died 24th June 1937 aged 83 years
SARAH C. DINSMORE who died 5th January 1953 aged 74 years
Son ALEXANDER DINSMORE who died 25th June 1973 aged 90 years


62. MICHAEL
In loving memory of JOHN MICHAEL, died 16th March 1937
Also his father SAMUEL MICHAEL and his sisters
ELLEN JANE and MARY


63. McCONNELL
In loving memory of dear wife and mother
MAUDE ELIZABETH died 7th February 1987


Left side of church entry gates


64. TORRENS
In loving memory of my dear husband JAMES died 18th May 1994


65. IRWIN
Erected by JOSEPH IRWIN in memory of his son SAML
who died 30th May 1832 aged 5 years
Also his son ROBT who died 1st Aug 1839 aged 6 months


66. GRAHAM
In loving memory of SMITH GRAHAM of Lisnagrot
died 23rd Sep 1897 and his children
ANNIE JANE died 7th Feb 1876 ELIZABETH died 13th Feb 1876
SAMUEL died 13th Feb 1876 MINNIE died 29th Aug 1893
SAMUEL died 13th May 1894 ANNIE JANE died 6th Nov 1894
LETITIA JOHNSTON died 27th Sept 1897
LIZZIE GRAHAM died 2nd June 1899
also his wife SARAH died 12th Jan 1918
TILLIE died 7th April 1918
JAMES died 11th Sept 1959
and his wife ROSETTA died 19th Nov 1976


67. HOLMES

4 headstones together

In loving memory of THOMAS HOLMES died 23rd December 1964
his brother JOHN died 22nd February 1966
ROBERT WILLIAM died 11th January 1973
and NANNIE wife of JOHN died 1st December 1977

68.
Sacred to the memory of JAMES HOLMES who died 3rd Feby 1872 aged 58 years
Also his beloved wife MARY HOLMES died 26th Decr 1891 aged 76 years
Also their son ROBERT who died 3rd Nov 1924 also their grandsons
JOHN who died 20th Nov 1924 JAMES who died 3rd May 1925
SAMUEL T who died at Queensland
and MARGARET wife of ROBERT who died 1st Dec 1934
And JOHN who died 26th Dec 1933
also his wife MARGARET who died 24th Nov 1943
Their daughter ELLEN died 30th Aug 1941

69.
In loving memory of ROBERT McKEE HOLMES
who died 6th September 1963
And his brother DICKSON
died 23rd December 1972 sons of JOHN and NANNIE

70.
In loving memory of ROBERT HOLMES died 6th Sept 1963


71. DEMPSEY
In loving memory of STEWART DEMPSEY Claragh
died 14th March 1882 aged 66 years
Also his mother SARAH died 24th July 1856 aged 82 years
Also his son JOSEPH died 23rd Sepr 1857 aged 8 years and 6 months
Also his son FRANCIS died 12th Jan 1925 aged 84 years
And his wife MARGARET died 12th Nov 1933 (?) aged 67 years
Also his son EPHRIAM died 28th June 1961 aged 71 years
His wife JANE ANNA died 20th March 1976 aged 76 years


72. MOON
Erected by JOSEPH MOON Lisnagrot
in memory of his beloved wife SARAH
who departed this life 9th June 1875 aged 76 years
Also the above named JOSEPH MOON
who departed this life 27th February 1878 aged 75 years
CHARLOTTE MOON died 12th May 1897 aged 44 years
and her husband RICHARD MOON died 23rd Dec 1931 aged 90 years
And their son SAMUEL MOON died 21st April 1961 aged 66 years


73. TURNER
Erected by ALEXANDER TURNER of Killycullib
in memory of his beloved wife MARGARET
who died 14th March 1884 aged 41 years


74. GRACEY
No inscription


75. RAINEY
In memory of ALEXANDER RAINEY
who departed this life 24th July 1870 aged 60 years
REBECCA JANE RAINEY died 1st Jany 1889 aged 70 years
And ANTHONY RAINEY died 16th July 1885
MATILDA RAINEY died 25th August 1890


76. GAMBLE
Erected by The Rev JAMES B GAMBLE to the memory of his brother
ROBERT of Lislea who died on the 18th of April 1844 aged 42 years
Rev JAMES B GAMBLE who died on the 2nd of April 1882


77. GRAHAM
Erected by ROBERT GRAHAM Kilrea
in memory of his beloved wife JANE GRAHAM
who died 21st April 1886 aged 60 years
Also their son SAMUEL who died 15th June 1884 aged 18 years
The above named ROBERT GRAHAM died 3rd March 1913 aged 82 years
And their daughter ELIZABETH who died 5th March 1935
Also their daughter MARGARET JANE who died in Brisbane


78. WALLACE
Erected by a number of pupils and friends
as a token of esteem to the memory of JOHN WALLACE Lisnacaver
Teacher for 40 years of Rasharkin No 1 National School
died 12th April 1913 aged 57 years
Also his daughter ANNIE GRAHAM died 14th Sept 1908 aged 22 years
And his son WILLIAM GRAHAM died 1st March 1915 aged 23 years
Also his wife MARY A WALLACE died 4th June 1949
also her son JAMES C WALLACE died 28th December 1973
Also her daughter LETITIA C WALLACE died 2nd March 1931
Also her daughter SARAH WALLACE died 9th January 1985


79. McCAHON
In loving memory of ANNIE
the beloved wife of JOHN McCAHON died 17th Aug 1895 aged 48 years
MARY ISABEL their daughter died 24th Feb 1894 aged 2 years
JOHN HAMILTON their son died 19th Aug 1911 aged 34 years
Also the above named JOHN McCAHON died in Belfast 1928


80. LEES
Erected in memory of JOHN LEES who died 22nd April 1952
Also his sister MARY ANN LEES who died 2nd September 1954


81. BOLTON
Erected in memory of THOMAS BOLTON Lismoyle died 6th Aug 1900
Also his wife ELIZABETH died 10th Nov 1911
also his daughter LIZZIE died 17th March 1890


82. MICHAEL

Two graves together

IN loving memory of my mother MARGARET JANE died 1st July 1928
My father JAMES died 14th Nov 1945
and their daughter ELIZABETH MARY died 2nd Feb 1988

83. MICHAEL
Erected in memory of JOHN MICHAEL Drumane
who died 3rd July 1878 aged 78 years
Also his beloved wife ANN who died 12th February 1875 aged 76 years
Also his son JAMES who died 13th Decr 1908 aged 76 years
And MARY JANE wife of JAMES who died 13th March 1909
WILLIAM MICHAEL who died 14th February 1959
also his wife MINNIE who died 11th May 1966


84. SIMPSON
Erected in memory of THOMAS SIMPSON Lisnagrot
who departed this life 1st Jany 1884 aged 89 years maybe 39


85. GORDON
Erected in memory of JOHN GORDON
died 23rd August 1965 aged 75 years
Also his wife ELLEN died 30th October 1974 aged 66 years


86. JOHNSTON
Erected by JAMES JOHNSTON Drumsara
in memory of his father JOHN JOHNSTON
died 8th September 1864 aged 64 years
Also his mother MARY JOHNSTON died 28th September 1878 aged 84 years
And his wife MARGARET JOHNSTON died 2nd April 1888 aged 45 years
Also his son JAMES T JOHNSTON died 6th April 1883 aged 4 months
Also said JAMES JOHNSTON Drumsara died 4th September 1904 aged 75 years


87. GRAHAM
Erected by JAMES J GRAHAM in loving memory of his mother
MARY GRAHAM died 23rd Feby 1902
His father JAMES GRAHAM died 12th March 1902
And his brother THOMAS,
Died 12th Oct. 1896.
Also his wife ANNIE GRAHAM died 28th April 1938
Also the above mentioned JAMES J GRAHAM died 29th May 1954

A 1901 census entry

Residents of a house 28 in Moneysallin (Tamlaght, Londonderry)
SurnameForenameAgeSexRelation to headReligion
GrahamJames73MaleHead of FamilyPresbyterian
GrahamMary72FemaleWifePresbyterian
GrahamEllen35FemaleDaughterPresbyterian
GrahamJas Jno30MaleSonPresbyterian

88. SHIELS
Erected by JOSEPH SHIELS in loving memory of a devoted wife and mother
CASSANDRA SHIELS who died 23rd August 1981


89. SNIPE
Erected by JOHN SNIPE Moynock in memory of his son
McALISTER SNIPE who died 7th April 1857 aged 7 years
Also his daughter SARAH MARIA who died 29th June 1859 aged 12.8 years
Also the above named JOHN SNIPE who died 15th ? 1895 aged 76 years
Also his wife MARGARET who died ? Aug 1908(?) aged 92 years
Also their son JOHN who died 11th April 1928 aged 83 years


90. ARMSTRONG
Cherished memories of our dear parents
HENRY called home 6th January 1938
MARGARET ANN called home 11th December 1976
Also their daughter-in-law MAY called home 7th September 1982


91. GORDON
Erected by JOHN GORDON to the memory of his son
JOHN who died April 29(?) 1856 aged 9(?) years
His wife AGNES who died Jan ???


92. FORSYTH
Erected by MARTHA FORSYTH
in loving memory of her son ROBERT who died 16th July 1905 aged 28 years
Also his mother MARTHA FORSYTH who died 24th Oct 1909 aged 71 years


93. ARMSTRONG
In loving memory of a dear wife and mother LILY died 11th May 1976
Also her beloved husband and my dear father JAMES died 14th August 1983


94. KNIPE
Erected by GEORGE KNIPE of Moynock
in memory of his wife MARGARET JANE who died 18th May 1838 aged 30 years
Also his daughter ESTHER ANN who died 28th August 1871 aged 20 years
Also his daughter MARGARET J CAMPBELL
who died 10th Sepr 1885 aged 40 years
And his two infant children
Also the above named GEORGE KNIPE who died 31st July 1900 aged 87 years
Also his wife ANN who died 19th June 1911
Also his daughter MARIA McMEEKIN who died 16th Dec 1912 aged 45 years
Also his daughter BARBARA who died 14th November 1924


95. GAMBLE
Erected by JAMES GAMBLE
to the memory of his mother ELIZABETH GAMBLE
who died June ? 1855 aged 84 years
His father AARON GAMBLE died Sept 17th? 1859 aged 84 years
His son ? GAMBLE ---- remainder of inscription unreadable


96. SMIRL
Erected by PAUL SMIRL
to the memory of his wife NANCY SMIRL
who departed this life December 19th 1868(?) aged 53 years
Also his son AURTHER SMIRL who departed this life April ? ? aged 5 years


97. GORDON
In loving memory of JAMES GORDON died 26th July 1934
And his daughter LILLA died 13th April 1924
and his sons DAVID died 8th July 1956
WILLIAM died 30th Nov 1969 HENRY C died 17th Sept 1970
THOMAS O died 20th June 1971
and NAN wife of WILLIAM died 4th April 1964
Also their daughter ORRION
died 30th Aug 1949 and their son SAMUEL G died 10th Oct 1965
SAMUEL RICHARD GORDON died 13th Sep 1985


98. McCLEERY
In loving memory of ROBERT McCLEERY Clara Lodge
who died 4th May 1881 aged 72 years
His wife JANE McCLEERY who died 20th Aug 1894 aged 81 years
Their daughter JEANETTE who died 6th Dec 1892 aged 47 years
Their son WM McCLEERY who died 8th April 1914 aged 71 years
His wife SARAH JANE who died 18th June 1911 aged 69 years
Also their son JOHN S McCLEERY who died 7th March 1958 aged 77 years
JAMES W McCLEERY who died 29th Sept 1951 aged 69 years
Also his son JAMES McCLEERY who died 12th Dec 1965 aged 51 years.
Both died in England


99. McCARTNEY
Erected in memory of ANDREW McCARTNEY
who departed this life July 2nd 1840 aged 44 years


100. DICKIE
In loving memory of WILLIAM B DICKIE
who died 23rd January 1905 aged 61 years
Also his wife JEANETTE M RODGERS who died 15th January 1908 aged 64 years
Also their son JOSEPH who died 26th October 1942


101. BUCHAN
In loving remembrance of the Rev WALTER BUCHAN
Minister of the U P Church Bovedy
who died 7th June 1896 aged 64 years
MARGARET LUKE MONTGOMERY widow of the above
born 29th October 1840 died 6th October 1928


HUNTER 3 graves together

102. In loving memory of THOMAS HUNTER late of Lislea
who died 3rd September 1899 aged 54 years
Also his wife BESSIE CHAINE who died 24th May 1921 aged 74 years
Also their nephew JOHN C HUNTER died 22nd June 1937 aged 57 years
ELIZABETH JANE HUNTER died 10th September 1960 aged 72 years
BRIAN MOFFETT HUNTER died 12th November 1970 aged 6 years
JOAN MARY HUNTER died 21st January 1978 aged 41 years
Also her husband RICHARD HUNTER died 2nd January 1995 aged 68 years
RUBY C HUNTER who looked after us all
died 20th February 2000 aged 82 years

103. In loving memory of THOMAS HUNTER Lislea
who died 15th January 1883 aged 68 years
Also his widow ELIZABETH ALEXANDER HUNTER
who died 17th February 1894 aged 80 years
RICHARD HUNTER died 26th June 1913
REBECCA HUNTER died 6th April 1917
JOHN CHAINE HUNTER died 22nd June 1921

104. Erected in the memory of JOHN C HUNTER Surgeon of Kilrea
who died 11th? Jan 1878 aged 31 years
Also his brother RICHARD merchant of Kilrea
who died April 15(?)1879 aged 30 years
Also in memory of BESSIE only daughter of the above named
RICHARD HUNTER who died 16th Jany 1906 aged 59 years


105. MILLER
Erected by SAMUEL MILLER in memory of his daughter AGNES MILLER
who departed this life 16th April 1854
Also his daughter ANNIE MILLER who departed this life 1st April 1869
Also his son SAMUEL MILLER who departed this life 1st May 1876
Also the above named SAMUEL MILLER
who departed this life 6th Feby 1888 aged 76 years
Also his wife SARAH who departed this life 14th May 1894 aged 62 years
Also his daughter MARGARET who departed this life 24th Nov 1920 aged 73 years


106. HUNTER
Erected by Sergt J HUNTER R.I.C. in memory of his beloved wife
ELIZABETH ANN HUNTER of Tivaconway who died 6th Oct 1884 aged 28 years


107. RODGERS
Sacred to the memory of the Rev HUGH WALKER RODGERS
July 12th 1881 (maybe 1861)
And his wife ELIZABETH who died 23rd November 1882


108. RODGERS
In memory of MINNIE the beloved wife
& of the infant daughter of JOHN WALKER RODGERS
The child died 19th August
and her mother on the following day 20th August 1861
Also the above named JOHN WALKER RODGERS
ex Inspector of National Schools
Who died 25th October 1906 in his 60th year


109. BOWEN
MARY WALKER BOWEN died 5th April 1923
J G B aged 5 years


110. WILSON In memory of JOHN WILSON born 25th December 1846 died 1st June 1925
Also his wife JANE born 1st January 1850 died 4th August 1934


111. McCLOY
Erected to the memory of JOHN McCLOY of Tamlaught
who departed this life on the 5th day of January 1860 aged 81 years


112. DUFF
JOHN DUFF of Belfast in memory of his beloved wife AGNES JANE McCLOY
who died 21st Sept 1884 aged 30 years


113. BOYD
Erected in memory of my dear parents DAVID BOYD who died 29th Sep 1907
His wife JANE died 26th Jan 1922 their daughter MINNIE JANE
died 9th July 1954
Their daughter CATHERINE died 18th(?) Feb 1959
Their son THOMAS HUGH died 10th May 1961


114. STEWART (very difficult to read)
Sacred to the memory of -----STEWART
who departed this life 18(?)5 April 17(?)
WILLIAM STEWART who died 9th Oct 1856 (?) aged 16 years
Also their father WILLIAM STEWART
who departed this life July 19th 1867 aged 67 years
Also their mother MARY STEWART
who departed this life (?) June 1877 aged 75 years
SARAH STEWART ------(?)


115. MAYBERRY
In memory of JAMES died 10th May 1858 aged 24
And his brother RICHARD died 10th May 1901 his wife FANNY
died 14th July 1953 aged 96
Their daughter SARAH died 17th Sep 1971 aged 83
Also their daughter MARGARET died 4th Jan 1976 aged 87


116. WATSON
To the memory of JANE WATSON
who departed this life Aug 19th (?) 1841 aged 28 years


117. WOODS In memory of ROBERT WOODS Claragh died 15th Dec 1874 aged 49 years
His son JAMES died 14th April 1879 aged 27 years
His daughter ELIZABETH died 10th April 1894 aged 34 years
His wife MARY JANE died 17th Nov 1900 aged 72 years
His daughter JANE died 8th Aug 1901 aged 36 years


118. UNKNOWN
This stone broken only able to read TB Morrison Coleraine probably stone mason


119. WALLACE
Sacred to the memory of GEORGE WALLACE
who had entered on his collegiate with a view to the ministry
In connection with the Presbyterian Church.
He departed this life August 10th 184(?) aged 24 years
Also his father JOHN WALLACE died 1881 aged 90 years
And his son JOHN WALLACE died 1879 aged 59 years
Also JANE wife of JOHN WALLACE jun died 1875 age d49 years


120. TOYE
Erected in memory of NANCY TOYE who died 11th August 1835 aged 63 years
Also her son ALEXR K TOYE who died 10th July 1886 aged 25 years


121. BURNS
In loving memory of DARREN died 21st June 1989 aged 16 years


122. SMITH
In loving memory of WILLIAM JAMES SMITH died 25th March 1928
Also his father WASHINGTON SMITH died 30th April 1860
His mother JANE SMITH died 19th Dec 1889
His grandfather Rev JOHN SMITH died 9th dec1821
His grandmother CHARLOTTE SMITH died 10th Nov 1821


123. McREYNOLDS
In loving memory of HUGH McREYNOLDS Lismoyle died 9th January 1942
Also his wife MATILDA died 28th June 1957
Also his daughter SUSAN died 27th July 1982
And their son HUGH died 24th January 1984


124. WOODS
Erected to the memory of AGNES WOODS who died 18 April 1854 aged 60 years
Also her husband THOS WOODS who died ? 2nd 1869 aged 85 years


125. McMULLIN
Here lies the remains of AGNES McMULLIN
who departed this life December the 4th 1877(?) age 63 years


126. McMULLAN
1932 McMULLAN Reastown no other inscription


127. GRAHAM
In memory of SAMUEL GRAHAM Lisnagrot
who died 16th February 1882 aged 92 years
Erected by his son SMITH GRAHAM


128. GRAHAM
Erected by JOHN GRAHAM to the memory of his wife ELIZABETH
who died on the 27th Nov 1858 aged 28 years


129. McKAY

Very difficult to read

------------ ROBERT McKAY ------------1864 (?)
And his wife AGNES McKAY who died -------?

130. McCAHON
Erected by DANIEL McCAHON in memory of his father JOHN McCAHON
who died 31st March 1887 aged 86 years
Also his mother NANCY McCAHON died 4th June 1891 aged 87 years
And his son WILLIAM H died 25th Aug 1893 aged 6 years and 7 months
Also the above named DANIEL McCAHON died 24th Feb 1908 aged 65 years
His wife ISABELLA died 20th August 1934 aged 72 years
His son JOHN died 13th Sep 1937 aged 54 years
MARGARET wife of the above JOHN died 3rd Nov 1963 aged 79 years
Also interred here EDITH McCAHON died 19th March 1939 aged 30 years
And her son RONALD died 4th Sep 1937 aged 4 months
GEORGE McCAHON son of JOHN died 14th October 1996 aged 79 years
And his wife ELIZABETH died 30th January 1993 aged 74 years


131. McCAHON
McCAHON Moynock In loving memory of JAMES McCAHON died 9th April 1906
Also his wife NANCY McCAHON and the family
MARSHALL died 15th October 1929 HENRY died 5th February 1929
ANNE died 14th February 1929 KATHERINE died 23rd August 1938
MARY ISABELLA McCAHON died 28th Dec 1943
MARGARET S McCAHON died 1st Feb 1945


132. GORDON
In loving memory of MARGARET GORDON died 22nd March 1941 aged 76 years
Her husband JOSEPH H GORDON died 3rd February 1947 aged 74 years
Their son ARTHUR McD GORDON died 22nd August 1970 aged 70 years
And his wife AGNES GORDON died 20th May 1996 aged 95 years


133. McILROY
In memory of MARGARET McILROY died 14th Decr 1861
MARY McILROY died 2nd May 1864
ELIZABETH McILROY died 9th Sept 1876 MARGARET McILROY died 30th May 1889
ROBERT McILROY died 30th May 18?? JANE McILROY died ? March 1895
JOHN McILROY died 27th August 1900 JANE JOHNSTON McILROY died 11th Sept 1903
ROBERT McILROY died 1st October 1904
JOHN McILROY M.D. J.P. died 20th November 1911 aged 65 years
HUGH McILROY died ? Feb 1931 JAMES McILROY died ? July 1968
ELIZABETH McILROY died 7th Feb 1971


134. McKEE
Erected by ROBERT McKEE to the memory of his son CLARK McKEE
who departed this life 17th Aug 1863 aged 15 years
Also his son JOHN who died Jany 4th 1867 aged 21 years
Also his daughter ELIZABETH died March 17th 1867 aged 16 years
Also his daughter ANN who died May 2nd 1868 aged 25 years
ELIZABETH McKEE mother of the above named children
died 29th Dec 1879 aged 64 years
Also her husband ROBERT McKEE died 15th Jany 1881 aged 80 years
In loving memory of MARGARET A McKEE died 12th Jan 1967 aged 90 years


135. IRWIN
IRWIN The Diamond Kilrea

No other inscription

136. GRAHAM
Claragh In loving memory of ALEXANDER GRAHAM
died 15th Jany 1877 aged 1 year and 4 months
Also his father GEORGE GRAHAM died 20th Octr 1899 aged 80 years
And his wife MARGARET died 21st Feby 1921
Also MARIE wife of GEO A GRAHAM died 3rd Jany 1920 aged 37 years
And the above named MARGARET O GRAHAM died 31st Jany 1961 aged 67 years


137. ADAMS (3 headstones together)
In loving memory of JOHN ADAMS Claragh House
who died 8th July 1927 aged 85 years
His wife MARY ADAMS died 27th January 1926 aged 77 years
His son Lance Cpl THOMAS ADAMS died France 28th April 1917 aged 41 years
SAMUEL ALEXANDER ADAMS son of SAMUEL & MARGARET ADAMS
died 4th August 1928 aged 3 months
And the above named SAMUEL ADAMS died 30th November 1959 aged 73 years
Also his wife MARGARET ADAMS died 3rd January 1975 aged 82 years


138. ADAMS
Erected by JOHN ADAMS of Claragh in memory of his wife NANCY
who died on the 14th of May 1864 aged 56 years
Also her beloved husband the above named JOHN ADAMS
who died 29th October 1869 aged 72 years


139. ADAMS
Erected by TORRANCE A ADAMS Loguetown
in loving memory of my beloved wife KATIE died 5th May 1945 aged 50 years
Also my dear son JOHN IVAN died 14th June 1929 aged 10 years
Also the above named TORRANCE ALEXANDER ADAMS
died 30th March 1961 aged 71 years


140. GRAHAM
RUBY 6th June 1987
MAUREEN 15th October 2000


141. GRAHAM Very difficult to read
Erected by JOHN GRAHAM of Lisnagrot --------
WILLIAM GRAHAM --------
----------------------------
---------------------------
ALEXANDER ----------------
------------------------------------


142. PICKET
Erected by ADAM PICKET Sergeant R.I.C. in memory of his father
JOSEPH PICKET Lisnagrot who died 29th November 1885 aged 87 years
Also his mother MATILDA who died 28th October 1901 aged 85 years
The above named ADAM PICKET died 14th October 1912


143. RITCHIE
Erected in memory of JOHN RITCHIE Gortmacrane
who departed this life 7th January 1871 aged 63 years
Also his wife MARGARET
who departed this life 17th January 1884 aged 82 years
Also their son DAVID RITCHIE died 28th June 1898 aged 52 years
Also their daughter ELIZABETH RITCHIE died 28th Dec 1910 aged 60 years
Also their son JOHN RITCHIE died 1st Feb 1912 aged 75 years
Also SARAH RITCHIE wife of their son JOHN died 27th July 1928 aged 83 years
And their son JOHN died 28th Dec1945 aged 63 years
Also his daughter EMMA died 11th June 1934 aged 3 years
ELIZABETH RITCHIE born 28th March 1884 died 10th July 1950
MARY ANN born 27th April 1880 died 12th Aug 1955
MINNIE JANE beloved wife of JOHN and mother of EMMA
died 4th May 1979 aged 83 years
ALEXANDER RITCHIE eldest son of JOHN and MINNIE
died 17th July 1997 aged 80 years


144. BROWNLOW
In loving memory of DAVID died 22nd May 1953 aged 74 years
And his wife JEANNIE died 22nd Aug 1965 aged 76 years
Also their daughter AGNES died 6th Dec 1996 aged 78 years
And their son WILLIAM JAMES died 23rd March 1999 aged 82 years
Also their son DAVID died 20th Dec 2003 aged 82 years


145. GRAHAM
Erected by GEORGE, WN J and JAM, SAMUEL GRAHAM Queensland Australia
In loving remembrance of their mother ELIZABETH GRAHAM
died 26th June 1900 aged 52 years
Also their brother and sister DAVID and MARY ANN GRAHAM


146. TORRENS
Erected by ROBERT TORRENS in memory of his father HILL TORRENS
died 5th Jan 1918
And his mother PEGGY JANE died 1st May 1938
Also JOHN ALEXANDER son of the above ROBERT TORRENS died 14th June 1941
And his daughter JANIE ELIZABETH died 3rd Nov 1948
The above named ROBERT TORRENS died 25th Feb 1966
And his wife MARGARET WILLIAMSON died 28th Jan 1979


147. HOLMES
Erected to the memory of MARKIN (?) HOLMES
who died 17th Dec 1907 aged 68 years
Also JOHN HOLMES who died 25th Nov 1942 aged 65 years
Also his wife SARAH HOLMES who died 9th Novr 1959 aged 84 years


148. KIRKPATRICK
Here lies the body of LETTY KIRKPATRICK
who departed this life July the 21 1827 aged 67 years


149. HEMPHILL
In loving memory of THOMAS HEMPHILL died 27th August 1947 aged 42 years
His wife ELIZABETH BURNSIDE died 18th March 1974 aged 66 years


150. LUSK
To the memory of ROBERT LUSK late of Tamlaught
who departed this life January 18th 1828 aged 62 years
Also his wife Nancy who departed this life April 30th 1845 aged 78 years

His youngest daughter Letitia LUSK was a candidate for communion on Nov 12, 1825 and her marriage to Thomas McCaughrin is recorded on Feb 18, 1828. Both of these are 1st Kilrea.

Robert LUSK is also mentioned in the OS Memoirs for the parish of Maghera, page 69. He was the architect of a Roman Chapel there.


151. TOY
Sacred to the memory of ALEXANDER TOY of C? nall?
Who departed this life Jany 29 1849 aged 60 years
Also his daughter MARTHA SE----VIFO (?)
who depd this life Oct ? 183(?)6 aged ?


152. MILLAR
J MILLAR

Two graves — no further inscription

153. PATTERSON
Erected by JAMES PATTERSON Victoria Australia
in loving memory of his father
ROBERT PATTERSON who died 19th January 1895 aged 69 years
Also his mother MARY died 15th Nov 1920 aged 87 years
Also his brother JOSEPH A PATTERSON
died in South Africa Aug 1908 aged 32 years
Also the above named JAMES PATTERSON
died at Melbourn(e) 11th July 1924 aged 63 years
Also his brother ROBERT PATTERSON died 27th March 1945 aged 73 years
Also his wife JANE ANNA PATTERSON died 30th November 1955 aged 77 years
And their son ROBERT ALEXANDER PATTERSON
died 19th November 1970 aged 69 years
And his wife MARGARET W PATTERSON died 9th August 1991 aged 89 years


154. WHEATLEY
Erected by WILLIAM WHEATLEY of Claragh
to the memory of his father ? WHEATLEY who departed this life ------
Also MARGARET ------ who departed this life ------ 1853 (?) aged ?


155. CRAIG
In memory of SAMUEL CRAIG who died 18th March 1964
MARGARETTA HENRY CRAIG died 21st July 1988
GARY CRAIG infant son of MARTIN and MARGARET CRAIG died 7th April 1966


Some of these graves Centre front


156. JAMIESON
1896 In loving memory of WILLIAM JAMIESON
and his wife ELIZABETH of Movanagh
And their family Revd WILLIAM JAMIESON, HUGH JAMIESON, HENRY JAMIESON
And infant daughters SARAH and ELIZABETH
Also ELIZABETH JAMIESON who died 1st July 1901
And ROBERT JAMIESON who died 20th Nov 1901


157. SMYTH
In loving memory of JOHN SMYTH Kilrea who died 12th Oct 1931 aged 73 years
And his wife MARTHA ELLEN who died 17th May 1951 aged 84 years
Also their son ERNEST EDWIN who died 14th June 1962 aged 58 years
And their son JOHN HOWARD who died 31st January 1972 aged 75 years


158. REYNOLDS
No inscription


159. IRWIN
Erected by SAMUEL IRWIN Moynock
In memory of his children JOHN WALKER who died 17th Jany 1865 aged 2 years
MARY who died 22nd Novr 1893 aged 33 years
Also the above named SAMUEL IRWIN died 11th March 1904 aged 81 years
Also his son J M R IRWIN who died 2nd October 1908 aged 30 years
Also his daughter ANNIE J IRWIN died 26th August 1921 aged 62 years
And his wife MATILDA died 29th December 1923 aged 90 years
Also TILLIE died 3rd Jan 1949
Also BARBARA died 1st March 1949
Also THOMAS died 27th Aug 1957 and his wife NANCY ANN died 26th Jan 1965
Also their son WILLIAM JAMES died 30th Dec 1993


160. WOODS
In fond remembrance of THOMAS WALLACE WOODS
who died 5th Nov 1933 aged 65 years
And his daughter LILY MOORE died 22nd OCT 1919 aged 9 years
His brother SAMUEL died 9th Jan 1888 aged 24 years
And his wife ELIZA died 16th September 1970 aged 91 years
And his daughter MARY A W L died 17th April 1986 aged 77 years
And MARGARETTA ELIZABETH died 16th Dec 1999 South Africa aged 87 years


161. WOODS
Erected by SAMUEL WOODS of Banfield in memory of
NANCY WOODS who departed this life April 25th 1829 aged 10 years
Also ELIZA WOODS aged 5 years


162. MICHAEL
Erected by WILLIAM MICHAEL in loving memory of his father ROBERT
Who died 6th April 1916 aged 93 years
Also his mother MARY JANE MICHAEL who died 29th June 1919 aged 88 years
His brother ROBERT MICHAEL who died 26th March 1887 aged 16 years
And his daughter MARY JANE who died 4th Jan 1902 aged 5 years
Also his wife SARAH JANE MICHAEL who died 22nd Feb 1933 aged 59 years
Also the above named WILLIAM MICHAEL who died 24th May 1940 aged 82 years


163. SHIELS
Erected by JOHN SHIELS Lisnagrot in memory of his father and mother
Also his wife MARGARET
His son HUGH and his daughters MARY, MAUDE who died 5th Jan 1949
His son TREVOR died 23rd June 1951
The above named JOHN SHIELS died 10th Oct 1961

May 2017. The above name was originally transcribed as Shields but a granddaughter, Linda Shiels, has corrected it. At an earllier date Shields and Shiels would have been interchangable has pointed out that, althought the name is Shiels, the stone is indeed mis-spelt Shields.

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Data originally extracted and transcribed by Helen Evans and Pauline O‘Keeffe with corrections by Denver Boyd and others.
Page's Author: Richard Torrens
First published: 14th September 2004.
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