LD-SPNF-0059

Record Date: 
29 March 2016
Graveyard: 
Exact wording of epitaph: 

 HERE LYETH/ INTERRD

THE/BODY OF JOHN/FRAZER

WHO/DEPARTED THIS/LIFE ye 3 DAY/OF APRIL 1698

 

ITEM & MARY/

FRAZER ye -DAY/of FEBR 1705

Memorial Type: 
Headstone
Grave location
County: 
Latitude: 
53.765346666667
Longitude: 
-7.8369216666667
Number of people commemorated: 
2
People commemorated: 
Name: 
John
Surname: 
Frazer
Date of death - day: 
3
Date of death - month: 
April
Date of death - year: 
1698
Relationship with first person: 
Wife
Name: 
Mary
Surname: 
Frazer
Date of death - month: 
February
Date of death - year: 
1705
Notes: 

The oldest known inscribed headstone. Others may be commemorated on it as the headstone has apparently sunk considerably over time and is partly submerged.