Society of Friends, Rosenallis

Society of Friends, Rosenallis
Graveyard name: 
Society of Friends, Rosenallis
Graveyard Code: 
LA-SOFR
Extra code: 
L117
RMP/Site number: 
LA003-017
RMP Classification: 
Burial Ground
National Inventory of Architectural Heritage code: 
Reg. No. 12900101

Location

Laois
Ireland
53° 8' 2.4" N, 7° 24' 7.2" W
Townland: 
Tinneel
Diocese (CoI): 
Meath & Kildare
Notes: 

The graveyard is in rural area, southeast of the village of Rosenallis.
Graveyard is recorded as Protected Structure; Quaker graveyard with various plots, c.1725 to present; gateway to site c.1800. Marked on 1841 OS map as 'Quakers Burial Ground' and on 1908 OS map as 'Friends' Burial Ground'. Local name 'Friends Sleeping Place'.
Graveyard contains headstones in good condition, only few leaning slightly. This graveyard is contains some unmarked early Quaker burials. Quaker Burial Ground, though includes small number of non Quakers (e.g. Presbyterians ministers grave).
Graveyard has sub-square shape; boundary stone wall intact; access via gate. Gravel paths from gate. Ground surface is mainly even. Graveyard maintained; grass mown regularly.

Register of Burials available: 
Yes
Location of Register: 

Library of the Society of Friends, Dublin

Titles of Published Local References: 

Record of Monuments & Places, Co. Laois compiled by Caimin O'Brien (2007)

O'Keefe, R. Coordinator,(1994) The Quakers of Mountmellick, A short History of the Religious Society of Friends in the town of Mountmellick 1650-1900, Mountmellick Development Association, 60

Journal of the Association for the Preservation of the Memorials of the Dead, Ireland, 'Queen's County', (1919/20) 376

Feehan, J. (1983) 'Laois: an environmental history'. Peter Walsh-Kemmis, Ballykilcavan Press, 431

National Inventory of Architectural Heritage (NIAH), Co. Laois (1997)

Location of Published Local References: 

Laois County Library, Portlaoise, Co. Laois

Record of Monuments & Places (RMP), Archive Unit, National Monuments Service, DoEHLG, 51 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2

http://www.archaeology.ie/ArchaeologicalSurveyofIreland/

National Inventory of Architectural Heritage (NIAH), Dun Sceine, Dublin 4
http://www.buildingsofireland.ie

Location of Inscriptions: 
Data source: 

Graveyards of Laois surveyed in 2011 by Barker Archaeological Services on behalf of Laois County Council with the support of the Heritage Council, see http://www.laois.ie/heritage for information

Graves

Photo Grave Name Surname
LA-SOFR-0001 LA-SOFR-0001 Henry Millner
LA-SOFR-0002 LA-SOFR-0002 Robert Pattison
LA-SOFR-0003 LA-SOFR-0003 Marie Barrington Pattison
LA-SOFR-0004 LA-SOFR-0004 Frances Pattison
LA-SOFR-0005 LA-SOFR-0005
Robert Benjamin
Robert
Pattison
Pattison
LA-SOFR-0006 LA-SOFR-0006 WILLIAM GEORGE SHANE
LA-SOFR-0007 LA-SOFR-0007 BERTHA ANNIE SHAW
LA-SOFR-0008 LA-SOFR-0008 WILLIAM EDMUNDSON
LA-SOFR-0009 LA-SOFR-0009 WILLIAM (BILLY) SHAW
LA-SOFR-0010 LA-SOFR-0010 ADIGAIL ODLUM
LA-SOFR-0011 LA-SOFR-0011 MARY SUTTON
LA-SOFR-0012 LA-SOFR-0012 ANNIE MAY WOODROW
LA-SOFR-0013 LA-SOFR-0013 REV.JOHN WOODROW
LA-SOFR-0014 LA-SOFR-0014 WILLIAM JANIES DALLAS
LA-SOFR-0015 LA-SOFR-0015 REV. WILLIAMWALTER HUTCHISON
LA-SOFR-0016 LA-SOFR-0016 PRIMROSE SHAW
LA-SOFR-0017 LA-SOFR-0017 SAMUEL VICTOR SHAW
LA-SOFR-0018 LA-SOFR-0018 ANN V. SHAW
LA-SOFR-0019 LA-SOFR-0019 REV.HERBERT KELSO
LA-SOFR-0020 LA-SOFR-0020 ROSALEEN A.E SHAW
LA-SOFR-0021 LA-SOFR-0021
SARA
HUGH
JAMES
JAMESON
LA-SOFR-0022 LA-SOFR-0022 JANE BERRY
LA-SOFR-0023 LA-SOFR-0023
SARAH
JANE
HASLAN
GRAHAM
LA-SOFR-0024 LA-SOFR-0024 ISABELLA DALLAS
LA-SOFR-0025 LA-SOFR-0025
MINA HELEN
REV. W.W.
HUTCHINSON
HUTCHINSON