GA-STNL-0021

Record Date: 
28 May 2024
Exact wording of epitaph: 

Erected by Alexander William Joseph, and Robert Comyns of Dublin as a tribute of respect to the memory of their Father Joseph Comyns Esq Comptroller of her Majestys Customs at the Port of Galway who died on the 11th day of Sept 1810 aged 61 years and whose remains are deposited beneath this stone

Grave location
County: 
Latitude: 
53.273048055556
Longitude: 
-9.0538180555556
Additional details
References: 
Bur. Reed. Vol. 1, "Joseph Commyn, abode Fair Hill, buried September -- (—), aged 63". Despite the age difference this is probably the same man. Fleetwood Berry (1912 A), 9 gives "Richard Comyns" by mistake.
People commemorated: 
Surname: 
COMYNS
Notes: 

This R.S. has been reused as part of the path around the church. The Inc'd. Ins. is easily read. There is an incised two-line border all the way around the slab.