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Kilrea Parish Church, St. Patrick's Church of Ireland, Graveyard Transcriptions,Kilrea Parish, Co. Londonderry

Original transcription by Lavonne Kennedy
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
len_swindley[at]hotmail.com
Lisnagrot Rd, Kilrea, Coleraine

 

NOTE: Only part of the upper level of the graveyard near the old church are transcribed, about 80 stones. Many of the stones are badly deteriorated, some virtually unreadable due to their age.

1 McLary
Here lyeth the body of
John McLary, who died 14 July 1773, aged 59 years

2 McAlary
Here lyeth the body of
James McAlary, who died 7 July 1770, aged 50? or 59?. There is a break on the bottom of the digit.
3 McAlary
Here lyeth the body of
Danl McAlary, who departed this life 20 May 17?? The one and tens numbers are completely gone.
4 Mooney
Here lyeth the body of
Mary Mooney, who departed this life 28 August 1791, aged 3 years
5 Unknown
There is a old stone nearby where half of the stone is completely worn away
due to overhanging branches wearing away the stone.
6 Lennox
George Lennox, 1862-1935, a lone man
7 Stewart
A stone down the hill from George Lennox
Elizabeth Stewart who departed (rest of stone below the ground surface)
8 Kirkwood
Erected by Robert Kirkwood, in memory of
his wife, Eizabeth Kirkwood, who dep this life 2 February 1853, aged 35 years
9 Stewart
Here lyeth the body of
Elizabeth Stewart, (rest of stone below ground level)
10 Credy
Here lyeth the body of
Thomas ??Credy, who departed this life, 26 February 1727, (rest of stone deteriorated)
11 McRedy
Here lyeth the body of
Neal McRedy who departed this life 29 February 1749, A.D.C., aged (7?)2 (72?) years
12 Unknown
A stone completely deteriorated
13 Unknown
Another large stone with an arch on top that is completely deteriorated
14 Unknown
Another stone to the right of above is completely deteriorated.
15 Diamond
Here lyeth the body of
Bryan Diamond, departed this life, (date gone) February 1758, aged deteriorated
Bryan is not a common early forename
16 Diamond
Here lyeth the body of
Andrew Diamond, who died 20 September 1773, aged 52 years
17 Diamond
Here lyeth the body of
(krey?) Diamond,who departed this life, rest of stone is deteriorated
18 Lane Waod
The stone is badly deteriorated.
19 Gordon
Here lieth the body of
Nancy Gordon, who died February ye 6th, 17(8?)3, 1783?, aged 20
20 Brodly-Spallon
Here lieth the body of
Margret Brodly, alias Spallon, who departed this life 1 November 1809, aged 62 years
Amazingly, the stone is fairly clear
21 Spallin
Here lieth the body of
Bernard Spallin, of Drumeandrn?, who departed this life 18 November 1833, aged 84 years
22 Carmichael
Sacred to the memory of
Andrew Carmichael, who departed this life 19 October 1840, aged 34 years
his wife, Mary, died 1865
and their son, John, died September 1903
his wife, Mary Ann, died 27 February 1918
their son, William, died 31 July 1917
their son, Thomas, died 26 February 1927
their daughter, Mary, died 30 June 1947
their daughter, Matilda Jane, 1 June 1956
23 Brodin
Here lyeth the body of
Charles Brodin, who departed this life (?)8 May 17?9 (1779?), aged (deteriorated)
24 Stewart
Erected to the memory of
Alexander Stewart, who departed this life 28 December 1836, aged 83 years
Jane, his wife, who departed this life, 9 March 1836, aged 80 years
also their granddaughter, Jane Stewart, who departed this life 7 October 1838, aged 25 years
also Margaret, wife of Charles Stewart who died 7 January 1847, aged 77 years
and the above named, Charles Stewart, who departed this life 10 June 1851, aged 72 years
25 Walker
A vault in the ground with no inscription.
26 Sloan
Erected in memory of
Thomas James Sloan, died 4 February 1938, aged 71 years
also his wife, Annie, died 25 September 1953, aged 70 years
and their son, Joseph, died 22 October 1957, aged 46 years
also their son, Thomas James, died 23 October 1978, aged 54 years
also their son, Bertie, died 4 February 1981, aged 62 years
and Isobella, wife of their son Thomas James, died 29 July 1996, aged 80 years
27 McNeill
Erected in memory of
Thomas McNeill, Mayknock, in memory of
his beloved wife, Margaret, died 30 January 1887, aged 62 years
and their daughter, Mary Ann, who died 8 July 1879, aged 28q years
the above Thomas McNeill, who died 19 February 1915
28 Unknown
A readable stone but needs to be cleaned.
29 McNeill-Armstrong
Erected by ?? children, in memory of
their father, Abraham McNeill, who departed this life 12 November 1842/1847? (no age noted)
also his wife, Mary Armstrong, who was layed to rest 19 March 1854 (no age noted)
30 Michaell
Erected to the memory of
James Michael, Bovedy, who died 19 November 1856, aged 72 years
also his daughter, Annie Michaell, who died 9? November 1860, aged 41 years
31Unknown
Stone completely covered with vines. Did not disturb
32 Wilson
Erected to the memory of
John Wilson, Lislea, who died 14 April 1876, aged 71 years
also his wife, Elizabth, who died 20 August 1882, aged 64 years
and their grandson, John,who died 18 May 1888, aged 22 years
33 Boyd
Erected to the memory of
Joseph Boyd, who departed this life 9 March 1861, aged 84 years
also two of his grandchildren, Joseph and Mary
also his son, Hugh, who died 15 October 1888, aged 73 years
also his daughter-in-law, Elizabeth, who died 19 July 1895, aged 69 years
34Trimbles-Boyd
Here lieth the body of
Dennis Trimbles, who departed this life 6 October 1793, aged 58 years
also his daughter, Mary Boyd, who died 5 May 1853, aged 70 years
35 Sloan
Here lieth the body of
Mary Sloan, who departed this life 2 Octgober 1822, aged 58 years
36 Boyd
Here lieth the body of
Rachel Reid, who died 25 January 1784, aged 44 years
37 Killpatrick
Erected to the memory of
Adam Killpatrick, who died 1 August 1792, aged 64 years
also his wife, Elizabeth, died 12 April 1787, aged 70 years
and his son, William, who died 10 February 1837, aged 78 years
38 Mayberry
Here lieth the body of
John Mayberry, who departed this life 18 August 1824, aged 90 years
39 Unknown
A iron fenced area where stone is completely covered with blackberry vines.
This stone is probably readable. Did not disturb.
40 Mayberry
In loving memory of
William James Mayberry, died 9 January 1959
also his wife, Jane, died 6 April 1982
41 Mayberry
Old stone. No other information
42 Smirell
Sacred to the memory of
George Smirell, of Culmore, who departed this life 28 February 1878, aged 72 years
43 Smirell
Here lieth the body of
George Smirell, who departed this life 8 May 1804, aged 11 years
44 Smirl
Erected to the memory of
William Smirl, Finoy, who departed this life 6 November 1851, aged 67 years
and his son, John, who died in the year 1814, aged 14 years
also in memory of
his beloved wife, Jane Smirl, who departed this life 21 August 1877, aged 82 years
45 Woods
Erected in memory of
John Woods, of Drumane, died 6 January 1840, aged 70 years
also his son, John, who died 2 November 1859, aged 32 years
also his son, Robert, who died 29 April 1874, aged 55 years
and also his wife, Mary, who died 29 April 1877, aged 84 years
also his daughter, Mary, who died 9 February 1897, aged 64 years
also his son, Thomas, who died 29 October 1903, aged 82 years
46 Mitchell
In memory of
Leslie Mitchell, who departed this life 31 December 1866, aged 18 years
47 Achifon (Achinson?)
Here lieth the body of
John Archifon who departed this life 10 July 1803, aged 30 years
Possibly Atkinson. See stone below
48 Atkinson
In loving memory of
John Atkinson died 19 November 1978
also his sister, Minnie, died 24 August 1956
49 Brown
Here lieth the body of
George Brown who departed this life 18 September 1764, 71 years of age
50 Brown-Toy-Wallace
Three stones in iron fenced area
Sacred to the memory of
George Brown, who departed this life 12 August 1842, aged 42 years
also his son, Henry Brown, who departed this life 27 June 1849, aged 19 years
also Henrietta Brown, who departed this life 26 July 1851, aged 13 years
51 Erected by Mrs. Ann Brown to the memory of
her son, Spencer, who died 7 July 1861, aged 26 years
her daughter, Margaret, who died 9 June 1890, aged 61 years
her daughter, Jane, who died 26 August 1890, aged 42 years
the above named Ann Brown, who died 23 January 1894, aged 94 years
52 Erected by Mrs. Ann Brown, to the memory of
her granddaughter, Henrietta Toy, who died 3 July 1862, aged 6 years
her grandson, George Toy, who died 21 June 1863, aged 1 month
her granddaughter, Jane Wallace, who died 25 March 1886, aged 26 years
her great granddaughter, Augusta Wallace, who died 23 June 1886, 5 years and 8 months
53 McI?roy
Here lieth the body of
James McI?roy (McIlroy?) who departed this life (2?) March 179(2?), aged 12 years
54 Gilmore
Here lieth the body of
Elizabeth Gilmore who departed this life 16 July 1791, aged 37 years
Here is also interred his son, Jonathan?, (rest needs to be thoroughly cleaned)
55 Mayberry
Here lieth the body of
Margaret Mayberry who departed August ye 6, 1783, aged 49 years
and three children. No children listed
56 Henderson
Vault under a tree
Erected to the memory of
John Henderson, Kilrea, who departed this life 19 March 1841, aged 75 years