Waterford

Shanacloon

Shanacloon,
Waterford,
Ireland

Coordinates: 52.048710, -7.584268

Graveyard name: 
Shanacloon
Graveyard Code: 
WA-SHCL
RMP/Site number: 
WA036-008002
County: 
Townland: 
Shanacloon
Terrain: 

Hilly moderate

Enclosure: 
Stone wall
Gateway: 
Iron Gate
Graveyard condition: 
Excellent
Description: 

This graveyard is being recorded in February 2010 by a team from the The Waterford County Museum Dungarvan (http://www.dungarvanmuseum.org/exhibit/web) as part of a project funded by the Waterford Leader Partnership (www.wlp.ie).

WA-PPHL-0040

Graveyard: 
Inscription legible: 
Yes
Grave location
N
51.957638055556
W
-7.8258213888889
Exact wording of epitaph: 

Beneath
are deposited
the remains of Mary Anne
daughter of
Wm and Fanny Jackson
who dep'd 26th January 1816
Aged 7 years

Number of people commemorated: 
3
County: 
Stonecutter/monumental sculptor: 
N/A
Memorial Type: 
Headstone
Record Date: 
27 February 2021
Image gallery: 

WA-PPHL-0041

Graveyard: 
Inscription legible: 
Yes
Grave location
N
51.957673055556
W
-7.8259113888889
Exact wording of epitaph: 

In loving memory of
the
Hallahan
family
Prospect Hall

Number of people commemorated: 
4
County: 
Notes: 

The date of death for the first commemorated Thomas Hallahan was actually not recorded but was said to between 1941-44. Similarily the date of death of William Hallahan was recorded as the month of May in either 1967 or 1968. These burials were recorded in the modern burial register held by the McGrath family, Prospect Hall.

Stonecutter/monumental sculptor: 
N/A
Memorial Type: 
Plaque
Record Date: 
27 February 2021

WA-PPHL-0039

Graveyard: 
Inscription legible: 
Yes
Grave location
N
51.957555
W
-7.8256180555556
Exact wording of epitaph: 

Sacred to the memory of
Mrs Charlotte Welsh
who died August 1st 1832
in the 33rd year of her age

Number of people commemorated: 
1
County: 
Notes: 

Her age was recorded as '33rd year' as part of the earlier "Preservation of the Memorials of the Dead in Ireland" project, but on this survey the first digit is not clearly legible i.e. ?3rd

Stonecutter/monumental sculptor: 
N/A
Memorial Type: 
Chest tomb
Record Date: 
27 February 2021
Image gallery: 

WA-PPHL-0038

Graveyard: 
Grave location
N
51.957523055556
W
-7.8257280555556
Exact wording of epitaph: 

Underneath

are deposted

the remains of

Mrs Richard Hely

who died 7 March

1816 aged 25 years

universally and

sincerley regretted

Number of people commemorated: 
1
County: 
Memorial Type: 
Chest tomb
Record Date: 
27 February 2021

WA-PPHL-0037

Graveyard: 
Inscription legible: 
Yes
Grave location
N
51.957513055556
W
-7.8257330555556
Exact wording of epitaph: 

In loving memory

of

Percy Smyth

died 10 March 1910

aged 70

and Mary his wife

died 6 March 1910

aged 67

also of their daughter

Louisa Mary Kathleen

died 17 AUg 1906

aged 33

Number of people commemorated: 
3
County: 
Memorial Type: 
Chest tomb
Record Date: 
27 February 2021
Image gallery: 

WA-PPHL-0036

Graveyard: 
Inscription legible: 
Yes
Grave location
N
51.957639050013
W
-7.8256866799988
Exact wording of epitaph: 

Here lieth the

Body of John Phe

lan who died

June the 26th 1789

aged 39 years

May he rest in peace Amen

Number of people commemorated: 
1
County: 
Memorial Type: 
Headstone
Record Date: 
27 February 2021
Image gallery: 

WA-PPHL-0035

Graveyard: 
Inscription legible: 
Yes
Grave location
N
51.957639050013
W
-7.8256866799988
Exact wording of epitaph: 

Erected by Bridget Whealon

In memory of her father Edmond

Whealon who died August the 10th

1774(69) aged 46 years

Also in memory of her mother Elen

Whealon who died October  the 20th

1820 aged 83

Also in memory of her neice

Ellen Whealon who died Aug the 4th

1821 aged 31 years

May they rest in peace

Number of people commemorated: 
4
County: 
Notes: 

The spelling of the names in the epitaph is reproduced as they are spelt on the headstone. The date of death of Edmond is carved as 1774 and this was then changed to 1769.

There is an exceptionally fine carving of a sun which mimics the cross on the headstone on the footstone associated with this memorial.

Record Date: 
27 February 2021
Image gallery: 

WA-PPHL-0034

Graveyard: 
Inscription legible: 
Yes
Grave location
N
51.957639050013
W
-7.8256866799988
Exact wording of epitaph: 

Here  lieth the bo

dy of Richard

Phelan who depd

this life May the

6th 1792 aged 81

years May he rest in peace Amen

Number of people commemorated: 
1
County: 
Notes: 

There is a fine carving of a cross on the footstone associated with this memorial

Memorial Type: 
Headstone
Record Date: 
27 February 2021
Image gallery: 

WA-PPHL-0033

Graveyard: 
Inscription legible: 
Yes
Grave location
N
51.957639050013
W
-7.8256866799988
Exact wording of epitaph: 

Here

Lyeth the body

of Walter Whelon

Who deceased

August the 6th

1762 aged 34 years

Number of people commemorated: 
1
County: 
Notes: 

The spelling of the names in the epitaph is reproduced as they are spelt on the headstone

Memorial Type: 
Headstone
Record Date: 
27 February 2021

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