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Crossroads Presbyterian Church, All Saints Parish Gravestone Transcriptions & Photos, Co. Donegal, Ireland

Transcribed & Submitted by
Louise Hamilton
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Crossroads Presbyterian Church located on R237 Londonderry, Northern Ireland & Newtowncunningham, Ireland
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Church view from rear

 

Graveyard scene with large bird

 

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Surname Transcription
Agnew AGNEW
Bogay House
In loving memory of
Samuel David Clifford
Called home 1st September 2003
Aged 43 years
Beloved son of David & Margaret
Black BLACK
In loving memory of
William BLACK of Ballyhaskey
Who died 26th Dec.1918, aged 78
Also his wife Susanna
Who died 21st Feb 1921, aged 64
Also their son John,
Who died 28th Dec. 1927, aged 47
Also Susanna SCOTT,
Who died 29th July 1915, aged 83
Boak n loving memory of
James BOAK
Kildrum
26th Feb 1874
Aged 46 years
Burns Erected by
Samuel BURNS of Londonderry
In memory of his beloved wife Sarah
Who died January 9th 1860
Aged 25 years
Also the infant daughter of
Samuel and Sarah BURNS
Also of the children of
Samuel and Violet BURNS
Sarah Jane died June 16th 1871
Aged 3 years
Joseph died September 17th 1882
Aged 19 years
Samuel died November 2nd 1883
Aged 13 years
Also the above named
Samuel BURNS
Who died 11th May 1893
Aged 72 years

Caldwell

2nd View

Erected
In memory of
Henry CALDWELL
Who died 2nd July 1879
Aged 63 years
Also
His son James McCrea
Died 5th July 1862
Aged 8 years
And
Ellen Mary and Anne
Infant daughters of above
Also Mary Anne wife of the above
Henry CALDWELL
Who died 21st March 1892
Also their daughter
Bessie Margaret
Died 27th June 1907
Also Samuel Henry CALDWELL
Who died 31st May 1914
And Moses McCrea CALDWELL
Died 8th April 1915
Last surviving member of the family
James CALDWELL
Died 6th October 1886 aged
69 years
Also
James McCREA of Ballylennon
Died 25 May 1874 Aged 77 years
Campbell In memory of
Alexander CAMPBELL, Castruse
Died 6th Nov 1926 aged 70 years
Also his son Samuel
Died 12th Jan 1924
His father John CAMPBELL
Died 31st Jan 1878
His mother Isabella
Died 27th Oct 1906
Also his brother Samuel
Died 20th May 1888
Catherine CAMPBELL
Died 2nd October 1988
Aged 87 years
Alex CAMPBELL
Died 11th June 1991
Aged 57 years
Sadly missed
Chambers In loving memory of
Elizabeth
Third daughter of
Robert and Jane
CHAMBERS
Died 28th June 1888
Aged 1 year
Colhoun In loving memory of
John COLHOUN
Died 19th June 1961 aged 76 years
Also his infant son David John
Also his son Robert James
Died 13th Aug 1964 aged 48 years
Also his loving wife Margaret
Died 10th August 1975, aged 84 years
Colhoun

Sacred to the memory

Of
Mary COLHOUN
Who fell asleep in Jesus
28th March 1880
Aged 17 years
Colhoun In memory of
Sarah the beloved wife of John COLHOUN
Ballinagard
Died full of faith in Christ
28th June 1882 aged 40 years

Craig

2nd View

Plaque 1

Plaque 2

In memory of
William CRAIG Student of Divinity
Deceased 17th February 1837, aged 18 years
Also Rachel CRAIG
Who died 3rd July 1869
And John Craig
Who died 12th May, 1877, aged 63
For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again,
even so them also which sleep in Jesus, will
God bring with him” 1 Thess. 4.14
(Separate plaque) In Memory of
Revd Samuel CRAIG
Deceased 1st June 1854 in the 76th year
Of his age, and 50th of his ministry
In the congregation of Crossroads
Also Mary, his beloved wife
Who died 24th Dec 1861 aged 73
Hold fast the form of sound words
which thou hast heard of me
in faith and love which is in
Christ Jesus” 2 Tim. 1.13
(Separate Plaque) In loving memory of
Miss Anne CRAIG
Who died 24th June 1909
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow
me all the days of my lifePs. 23.6
Crockett (Illegible date)
Sarah
The beloved wife of Alex CROCKETT Sen
Of Drumnashear aged ? years
21st July 1852
Catherine daughter of the above
And beloved wife of Alex CROCKETT jun
Aged ? years
18th July 1864
Alex CROCKETT Sen aged 85? Years
9th May 1866
George CROCKETT aged 17 years
And son of the above Catherine
26th March 1879
Alex CROCKETT jun
Aged 65 years
24th October 1929
John CROCKETT
Aged 85 years
Son of Alexander CROCKETT
24th June 1937
Margaret CROCKETT
Wife of the above John CROCKETT
Aged 83 years
Dunlop In
Loving memory of
Joseph DUNLOP
Lusticle, Carrigans
Died 30th August 1920
His wife Mary
Died 8th May 1942
Also their son Joseph
Died 9th Dec 1936
Their daughter Jane
Died 23rd Dec 1964
Also their son
William Alexander
Died 6th January 1983
And his wife Sarah Mary
Died 9th August 1994
Also the DUNLOP family
Of The Grove, Corncamble

DC

CC

Two small stones in ground side by side
DC
1881
CC
(no date)
Finley (Small stone in ground)
Finley
1887

Fisher

2nd View

Sacred
To
The memory of
William FISHER
Late of Ballyougary
Who died 18th April 1874
Aged 53 years
Margaret FISHER
Died 19th November 1916
Fulton Erected to the memory of
John FULTON of Gortinlieve
Who died 27th April 1905
And his brother William Samuel FULTON
Who died 13th July 1924
And his brother Thomas FULTON
Who died 28th February 1946
The last of the FULTONS of Gortinlieve 1650 – 1946
Also Jane FULTON
Wife of the above Thomas FULTON died 7th Dec 1935
Also Frances Elizabeth Scott FULTON
Wife of the above John FULTON 27th August 1949

Gallagher

2nd View

David
Fourth son of Robert GALLAGHER
Who died 12th November 1885 aged 22 years
Also his mother Rachel
Who died 6th September 1906 aged 77 years
And his father Robert
Who died 31st March 1907 aged 84 years
Also his brother Robert
Who died 11th November 1934 aged 78 years
Also his sister Sarah Jane
Who died 11th April 1943 aged 83 years
Also his brother William GALLAGHER
Who died 2nd January 194?
Gallagher Erected by
William GALLAGHER
In loving memory of his father
Hugh GALLAGHER
Who fell asleep
13th May 1883
Also his brother John
Who fell asleep 21st July 1883
And his dearly beloved wife Margery
Who fell asleep 4th Dec 1904
Also the above named William GALLAGHER
Who departed this life on
The 20th February 1912
Gallaugher In fond and loving memory of
Matilda Anna
Beloved wife of Samuel GALLAUGHER
Who was called home 13th July 1942
Also their infant daughter Margaret Motherwell
Who died 15th November 1915
Also the above Samuel GALLAUGHER
Monglass
Who died 3rd December 1955
And their only son Robert Andrew Kenneth
Who died 26th February 1959
Also their daughters Veda Irene
Who died 17th March 1994
And Frances Elizabeth Scott CAMPBELL
Who died 9th December 2007

Gallaugher

Side 2

(Side 1)In loving memory of
Mary
The dearly loved wife of
Thomas GALLAUGHER
Tyroddy
Who died 11th February 1910
Also
The above Thomas GALLAUGHER
Who died 11th Oct 1914
(side 2) And their son James
Who died 22nd November 1965

Gallaugher

2nd View

In loving memory of
John GALLAUGHER
Died 11th July 1846
His wife Elizabeth
Died 29th July 1833
Also Mary beloved wife of
John GALLAUGHER their son
Died 18th April 1877
Rebecca Rachel
Their infant daughter
Also Jane PARK beloved wife of
John GALLAUGHER their son
Died 6th Sept 1902
Robert and Rachel Elizabeth
Their infant children
John GALLAUGHER
Died 26th November 1906 aged 83 years
Also Capt Henry GALLAUGHER D.S.O
Killed in action 7th June 1917 aged 31
John GALLAUGHER
Died 22nd June 1927 aged 72 years
William GALLAUGHER
Died 14th January 1946
Jessie GALLAUGHER
Died 11th September 1953
John GALLAUGHER
Died 3rd December 1954
And his wife
Jane C GALLAUGHER
Died 15th October 1982
Also their daughter Eileen E. GALLAUGHER
Died 30th June 2003
Gamble Beneath are the remains of
William GAMBLE late of
Castruse, who departed this life 17th
Feb 1818 aged 68 years
Also Elizabeth
His wife who died 13th April 1829
Aged 68 years
Gilliland GILLILAND
Glen Erected in memory of Mary
The beloved wife of
James GLEN of Moneymore
Who died 2nd September 1880
Aged 64 Years
Also her husband
James GLEN
Who died 15th January 1887
Aged 86 years
Also their son
John GLEN of Moyle Hill
Who died 24th October 1923
Aged 76 years
Also Lizzie C. wife of above John GLEN
Who died 4th November 1959
Aged 92 years

Glenn

Side 2

Side 3

(Side 1)Erected in Memory of
Alexander GLENN
Drumlougher
Who died 2nd August 1872
Aged 74 years
And of
Rebecca
His beloved wife
Who died 4th January 1848
Aged 38 years
(Side 2) And in memory of
Their children
Rachel
Who died 10th February 1869
Aged 23 years
Also
Rebecca
Who died 28th November 1874
Aged 36 years
(Side 3) And in memory of
Margery Annie
The beloved wife of
John James GLENN
Prospect
Who died 23rd May 1912
Aged 63 years
Also the above
John James GLENN
Died 19th March 1919
Aged 78 years
Graham GRAHAM
In loving memory of
The Reverend
Richard Campbell GRAHAM
Died 11th May 2000
Hamilton Sacred to the loving memory
Of
Robert HAMILTON, Kildrum
Who died 26th February 1890
Aged 54 years
Also his sister Catherine
Who died 14th May 1902
Aged 62 years
Also his brother
Joseph HAMILTON
Who died 12th September 1914, aged 87 years
Also his sister Ann,
Who died 19th June1919 aged 87 years
Hamilton Erected by their family
In loving memory of
James HAMILTON
For almost 40 years
Elder of
Crossroads Presbyterian Church
Who died 28th March 1903
Aged 73 years
Also his beloved wife Margaret
Who died 12th October 1918
Aged 79 years
And their infant daughter
Aged 1 month
Also their son, Samuel McClure
Who died in New Zealand
Nov 1943, aged 67 years
Also their daughter Margaret Ann
Who died 1st Oct 1944
Aged 66 years
Hayes Erected
in
memory of
William Hayes
who died 3rd August 1855
aged 89 years
Also his wife Mary
who died 9th January 1874
aged 776 years
also James Hayes
who died 5th January 1889
aged 80 years
Hill In loving memory
Of
Thomas P HILL
Died 25th August 1929
Also his son Lynn
Died 23rd April 1929
Hunter In loving memory of
Andrew HUNTER
Died 28th May 1964
Also his wife
Matilda HUNTER
Died 12th Dec 1966
Safe in the arms of Jesus
Keys KEYS
In loving memory of
Dr. Robin KEYS
24th March 1922 – 4th April 2002
Killen (side 1)Sacred
To the memory of
My beloved husband David KILLEN
Gortinleave
Who departed this life
7th April 1887
Aged 47 years
Also his wife Elizabeth
Who departed this life
16th Nov 1912
(side 2) Also my sister
Agnes
Second daughter of the late John JAMIESON
Donaghadee
Who departed this life
30th Dec 1906
Latta LATTA
In loving memory of
Thomas LATTA
Ruskey
Died 15th August 1983 aged 83 years
Also his sister, Annie Jane
Died 29th June 1999 age 96 years
Lynch In loving memory of
Ruby Ross LYNCH
Died 28th October 1982
Lynch In loving memory of
Richard G. LYNCH
Garshuey
Born 4th March 1899, died 14th Dec 1976
Also his wife Mary R. LYNCH
Born 14th Februray 1918, died 6th Sept 2003
And their daughter-in-law
Sylvia LYNCH
Born 8th Sept 1944, died 10th Nov 2005

Mason

Side 2

Side 3

Kildrum
Who died March 21st 1835
In the 23rd year of his age
And Andrew his only child
Who died March 3rd 1868
Aged 32 years
(Side 2) William MASON
Who died March 30th
1814 aged 44 years
Also
Isabella his wife
Who died March 4th 1813
Aged 41 years
(Side 3) Andrew MASON sen
Who died Jan 4th 1850 aged 73 years
Also
Mary his wife who died
Nov 3rd 1841 in the
63rd year of her age
Also
Rebecca their daughter
Who died Sept 15th 1847
Aged 24 years
Mason MASON Castruse
Anne Haxton MASON nee DORWOOD
1.7.1889 – 15.11.1951
Elsie Bowman BUCHANAN nee MASON
10.1.1917 – 19.9.1951
William Bowman MASON
6.1.1875 – 11.5.1963
Yvonne Joyce MASON nee MCCOMBE
31.8.1929 – 23.7.1999
McClean Erected by the members of
Crossroads Presbyterian Church
In affectionate remembrance of
Rev. John McCLEAN
Who died 23rd March 1946
He was for 44 years the faithful
Devoted and highly esteemed minister
Of this congregation
Also his wife Agnes
Who died 25th March 1949
Also their son John Maurice
Who died 27th Nov 1979
Their daughter Constance Mary
Died 13th March 1988

McClure

Side 2

(Side 1) Erected
By the congregation of Crossroads
In affectionate remembrance of
Rev Samuel McCLURE BA
Who died June 16th 1873
In the 40th year of his age
And the 16th year of his ministry
In this congregation where he was
Ordained Dec 29th 1857
He was faithful unto death
(Side 2) Here rests
Sarah
Beloved wife of
Rev Samuel McCLURE
Who died Januray 14th 1915
Aged 84 years
And Sarah their daughter
Died 2nd August 1926
Aged 59 years
Also Anna their daughter
Died 21st July 1940
Aged 71 years
McCorkell In
Loving memory of
Eustace McCORKELL
Died 16th June 1987
McGowan In loving memory
Of
The McGOWAN Family
Bohillion
McGowan McGOWAN
Bohillion
In loving memory of
A dear wife and mother
Martha
Died 17th October 2003
McGowan McGOWAN
In loving memory of
My dear husband
Samuel
Died 10th September 1997
McMillan In Memory of
John McMILLAN
Died 19th March 1891
Aged 75 years
Also interred here
Mary Jane
Second wife of above
Who died 22nd Dec 1902
McMonagle In memory of
William McMONAGLE
Who died 17th July 1888
Aged 77 Years
And his son William John
Who died 27th April 1861
Aged 7 years and 9 months
McNair McNAIR
In loving memory of
Martha Letitia (Lettie)
Died 8th March 2011
Aged 71 years

Morrison

Side 2

Side 3

Side4

(Side 1) In memory of
John MORRISON
Of Kildrum
Who died 7th Sept 1871
Aged 84 years
Also his wife
Elizabeth
Who died 26th January 1874
Aged 74 years
And also his son
Robert
Who died 12th November 1864
Aged 24 years
(Side 2) In memory of
Thomas MORRISON
Of Kildrum
Who died 21st March 1907
Aged 71 years
Also his wife
Jane
Who died 4th August 1930
Aged 84 years
And their daughter
Annie Elizabeth
Who died 18th March 1928
(Side 3) In memory of
John Edward MORRISON
Who died 30th January 1961
Aged 77 years
And his wife Alice
Who died 16th March 1973
Aged 90 years
(Side 4) Also John Edward
Who died 30th August 1881
Aged 6 years
And Thomas
Who died 30th Sept 1881
Aged 22 months
Sons of Thomas and Jane MORRISON
Of Kildrum
Also Cassie MORRISON
Beloved daughter
Of Thomas and Jane MORRISON
Died 10th May 1893
Aged 15 years
Motherwell (Side 1)Caldwell MOTHERWELL
Died 26th March 1881 aged 81
Margaret WILSON
His beloved wife died 28th May 1887 aged 75
Sarah Jane, daughter died 1st June 1908 aged 66
(Side 2)Elizabeth C MOTHERWELL
Died 17th July 1867 aged 18
Francis Maria MOTHERWELLl, Londonderry
Died 21st March 1916 aged 72
David C MOTHERWELL, Ramelton
Died 3rd January 1917 aged 61
(Side 3) In loving memory of
William A MOTHERWELL
Eldest son of Caldwell A MOTHERWELL
Monglass
Died 27th December 1859 aged 24
Orr In memory of
William ORR
Died March 1890
Aged ?
Parkhill In memory of
Joseph PARKHILL
Who died August 11 1837
Aged 72 years
Also Sarah the beloved
Wife of the above
Who died Nov 2 1850
Aged 74 years
Porter James and Elizabeth
The PORTER Family
Son and daughters
David, William, Matilda
And Anna

Reid

2nd View

Side 1

(Flat stone on ground in front of main headstone)
In loving memory of
My dear parents
Benjamin REID
Died March 1935
Aged 82 years
Emily Harriet REID nee CLIFFORD
Died May 1956
Aged 86 years
Always remembered by their loving
Daughter Ida
(side 1)In memory of
John REID
Of Corncammon
Who died 30th Nov 1871
Aged 75 years
And
Catherine his beloved wife
Who died 23rd Jan 1880
Their daughter Catherine
Who died 23rd March 1912
(side 2) And their son
Benjamin
Who died 3rd March 1935
Robb ROBB
Thy will be done
Roulston ROULSTON
Drumbarnett
In loving memory of
Marina Jane (Ina)
Died 27th Jan 1997 aged 62 years
John Louis (John L)
Died 4th Feb 2009 aged 82 years
Russell RUSSELL, Monreagh
In memory of
Robert James (Roy)
21.7 1921 – 12.11.1998
Smiley In loving memory of
The SMILEY family
Cloon
Smyth Samuel SMYTH
Aged 3 years
1858
Speer In loving memory of
James SPEER
Altaghaderry
Died 10th March 1927
Also his wife, Isobella
Died 26th February 1940
Their great grandson
Ian SPEER, Coshquin
Died 10th April 1968
Their son James SPEER, Coshquin
Died 12th January 1979
And his wife Olive
Died 24th August 2005
Loves last gift, remembrance
Steele Erected by
Alice and Matilda STEELE
In loving memory of
Their dear mother
Mary Steele
Who died 21st Dec 1886
Aged 37 years
Walker Small stone in ground
Died Feb 4th 1877
Wm WALKER aged 74
Walker In loving memory of
Isabella WALKER
Drumlougher
Died 8th June 1919
Also her father
Andrew WALKER
Died 31st December 1922
Aged 86 years
Margaret WALKER
Died 29th November 1966
Aged 85 years
Walker WALKER
In loving memory of
A devoted husband
Father and Grandfather
Jim WALKER
Died 2nd September 1972
His Father George
Died January 1973
Wilson In memory of
The family of
James WILSON
Of Gortlush
Whose youngest son James
The last surviving member
Died June 22nd 1884
Aged 66 years
In terms of whose will
this monument has been erected
“Our days on the earth are as a shadow
And there is none abiding”
Wilson Erected
In affectionate remembrance of
The Rev John WILSON
Pastor of the Crossroads Congregation
Died March 1857
In the 31st year of his age
And the 3rd year of his ministry

Wilson

Flat Stone

In loving remembrance of
Boyd WILSON
Of Gortlush
Died 25th January 1882
Age 56
“Safe in Jesus”
Also his wife Rachel
Died 26th October 1913
“Come to be with Christ
Which is for better”
His sister Isabella Jane
Died 2nd June 1900
“In peace with God”
Also his brother
Robert WILSON
Died 8th July 1926
Last surviving member of the family
(flat stone under above upright headstone)
Here lieth the body of
John WILSON of Gortlush
Who died 2nd May 1848
Aged 68 years
Also of John Wm WILSON student
Who died 17th March 1846
Aged 18
Also Agnes WILSON
The beloved wife of John WILSON
Who died 26th March 1870
Aged 72 years
Samuel WILSON of Gortlush
Died 12th March 1903