St Crone's Parish Church Headstone Inscriptions

Church of Ireland

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Rev Brian Johnston

Morning Prayer

Sunday 11am

The Rectory, Bunbeg

Tel: 074-9531043




Sacred to the Memory of the

Rev William John Wallace

Rector of Templecrone

1892 - 1897

Entered into rest Set 8 1897

Universally Regretted

by his Parishoners

and Friends

Who have erected this Stone

as a Tribute to the memory

of a Faithful Pastor

and Affectionate Friend




In Loving Memory of

John Watson

Dean of Raphoe

Rector of Gweedore Union

1945 - 1976

Dried 3rd March 1978




In Loving Memory of

William Hanlon


Deid 9 April 1964

His Wife Kathleen

Died 29 Aug 1980

Teddy Hanlon

Died 27 March 2003




In Loving Memory of

Robert Allen

Constable RIC Dungloe

Died 14 Aug 1889

Aged 72 years

Erected by his Sorrowing


Photograph1 - Photograph2



Erected in Memory of


the beloved Wife of

Head Constable

Robert Allen, a Native

of Tubbercurry Co Sligo

Who Departed this Life

On the 12 August 1866

Aged 34 years




In Loving Memory of

Tony De Salvo

Died 24-12-03

At Rest




In Memory of

Emily Mary, Second

Daughter of the Rev

Frederick Corfield

Who died April 21 1858

Aged 5 years




In Memory of

John A Spencer MD

Medical Officer

of the Dungloe Dispensary District

who died of Typhus Fever

Conracted in the Disharge of his Duty

on the

2nd day of September 1882




In Loving Memory of

Henry Hunter

Died 7th March 1928

and of his Wife Catherine

Died 5th June 1928

and of his Children

Richard died 1885

William John died 1893

Ann died 1893

Catherine died 1896

Rebecca died 1942

Mary died 1954

Jane died 1961




In Loving Memory of

Matthew Murphy

Died 17 Dec 1944 Aged 75

George Hanlon

Died 22 Dec 1954 Aged 83

Anne Jane Murphy

Died 5 Jan 1965 Aged 89

Matt Murphy

Died 21 Sep 1976 Aged 64

Nancy Murphy

Died 28 Sept 1986 Aged 77

Alex Murphy

Died 10 Sept 1990 Aged 77




In Loving Memory of

John Hamilton

Died 25th July 1953

Aged 77 years

His Wife Margaret

Died 5th July 1960

Aged 80 years

Their Son Bobby

Died 7th October 1997

Aged 76 years




In Loving Memory of

Jack Hamilton

Died 1st May 1982 aged 67 years

Baby Son John aged 3 days




In Loving Memory of

George Hanlon

Died 15th April 1959 aged 77 years

His Wife Emily

Died 25th Feb 1982 aged 86 years




In Loving Memory of

Andrew Hanlon

Died 16th March 1992

Aged 83 years




In Loving Memory of

George Hanlon

1908 - 1988

And his Wife

Isobel Hanlon

1897 - 1979




In Loving Memory of

Thomas Hanlon 1863 - 1948

His Wife Mary Jane Hanlon

1876 - 1970

And baby Ellen Kenny

1910 - 1911




In Loving Memory of

Patrick Hanlon

Who died 25th January 1890

Aged 84 years

And of his Wife

Catherine Hanlon

Who died 7th March 1909

Aged 102 years





Erected in Memory of

Mary Hanlon

Who departed this life

28th April 1898

Aged 61 years

And of her Husband William Hanlon

Died ? Dec 1902 Aged 69 years




Erected in Fond Rememberance of

William Keown

Of Burtonport House

Formerly of Ardglass Co Down

Who Died 8th June 1877

Deeply and Deservedly Regretted

By His Family

And the People of the Rosses




In Loving Memory of

William Smyth

Roshine Lodge

Who Died 19th Nov 1901

Aged 42 years

And his Wife Esther Minnie

Who Died 11th May 1962

Aged 97 years

And of his Children

William and Hugh

Born and Died

22nd April 1886


Born 30th June 1892

Died 2nd Dec 1896


Born 6th Sep 1893

Died 10th Feb 1898


Born 29th Dec 1899

Died 30th Jan 1900

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