CO-MORY-0076

Record Date: 
3 July 2013
Graveyard: 
Exact wording of epitaph: 

IN 

LOVING MEMORY 

OF

HERBERT WEBB GILLMAN B.A. B.L. J.P.

LATE OF THE CEYLON CIVIL SERVICE

ONLY SON OF HERBERT GILLMAN OF CLONTEADMORE

BORN 18 MAY 1832

DIED 23 JULY 1898

AT REST

Memorial Type: 
Celtic Cross
Grave location
County: 
Latitude: 
51.910288120012
Longitude: 
-8.7915515899489
Notes: 

The marble cross appears to contain the Gillman Family Crest. Herbert Webb Gillman was a judge in Ceylon and later a founding member and Vice-Chairman of the Cork Historical & Archaeological Society. His wife, Annie Gillman (Mackwood) is interred within Christchurch Graveyard across the road to the west. (See http://historicgraves.com/christchurch/co-cccf-0033/grave). She came from a family of tea planters in Ceylon (modern Sri Lanka). Their son was the famous WW1 general Sir Webb Gillman. (Source: ACR Heritage).

For an Obituary of Herbert Webb Gillman see http://www.corkhist.ie/jfiles/1898/b1898-029.pdf

The Magourney Burial Register contains details on a number of persons, all having the surname Gillman, who may/may not be connected. See the following links:

http://historicgraves.com/sites/default/files/pdf-uploads/registers/4344... http://historicgraves.com/sites/default/files/pdf-uploads/registers/4344...

Number of people commemorated: 
2
People commemorated: 
Name: 
Herbert Webb
Surname: 
Gillman
Date of birth - day: 
18
Date of birth - month: 
May
Date of birth - year: 
1832
Date of death - day: 
23
Date of death - month: 
July
Date of death - year: 
1898
Relationship with first person: 
Father
Name: 
Herbert
Surname: 
Gillman
Address: 
Clonteadmore