CO-NMCC-0046

Record Date: 
29 November 2012
Graveyard: 
Exact wording of epitaph: 

THE RESTING PLACE OF
SARAH STURGEON.
DAUGHTER OF THE
RIGHT HONble JOHN PHILPOT CURRAN
AND THE BETROTHED OF
ROBERT EMMETT
BORN 1782
DIED MAY 5TH 1808
THIS STONE WAS ERECTED TO HER MEMORY
BY THE INHABITANTS OF NEWMARKET
THE BIRTHPLACE OF CURRAN

Memorial Type: 
Celtic Cross
Grave location
County: 
Latitude: 
52.213981388889
Longitude: 
-8.9957863888889
Number of people commemorated: 
3
People commemorated: 
Name: 
Sarah
Surname: 
Sturgeon
Date of birth - year: 
1782
Date of death - day: 
5
Date of death - month: 
May
Date of death - year: 
1808
Name: 
John
Surname: 
Philpot Curran
Name: 
Robert
Surname: 
Emmet
Date of death - year: 
1803
Notes: 

VERSE ON FRONT
"OH I MAKE HER A PLACE WHERE THE SUN-BEAMS REST:
WHEN THEY PROMISE A GLORIOUS MORROW:
THEY'LL SHINE O'ER HER SLEEP LIKE A SMILE FROM THE WEST
IN HER OWN LOVED ISLAND OF SORROW".
V
SARAH CURRAN
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SARAH CURRAN
RUGADH SORCHA NÍ CHUIRÍN AG ATH TRASNA, 1782
BHI GEALLÚINT PHÓSTA IDIR Í AGUS ROIBEÁRD EMMETT
A CUIREADH CHUN BÁIS, 1803
D'ÉAG SORCHA 5 BEALTAINE, 1808, AGUS IS SA REILIG
INA AICE SEO ATÁ SÍ CURTHA

SARAH CURRAN, YOUNGEST DAYGHTER OF JOHN PHILPOT
CURRAN, WAS BORN IN NEWMARKET IN 1782
THE ROMANTIC STORY OF HER BETROTHAL TO THE UNITED
IRISH LEADER, ROBERT EMMET, HANGED IN DUBLIN IN
1803, IS IMMORTALISED IN SONG AND STORY.
SHE DIED , 5TH MAY 1808, AND IS BURIED IN THE FAMILY
VAULT IN THIS CEMETRY