GA-STNL-0078

Record Date: 
23 July 2024
Exact wording of epitaph: 

Here are deposited the Remains of Croasdail Shaw Esqr who died on the 4th of January 1793 in the 78th year of his Age

Grave location
County: 
Latitude: 
53.272666388889
Longitude: 
-9.0534347222222
Additional details
References: 
Fleetwood Berry (1912 A), 2. Hardiman (1820), 224-6 lists Croasdail Shaw as sheriff in 1741 and mayor in 1746 and 1759. The Galwav Weekly Advertiser. September 23rd. (1826). (Death notice for Mrs. Shawe of Dominick St. who was the wife of Croasdail Shawe Esq."... to the inexpressible regret of a polite circle of acquaintance..."). The Galway Journal. January 7th. (1793). (Death notice for "Croasdaile Shaw Esq. Last Friday departed this life in an advanced age sincerely lamented by a numerous acquaintance".
People commemorated: 
Surname: 
SHAW
Notes: 

This is a R.S. which has been reused as part of the paving around the church. The edge is a little worn. Inc'd. Ins.. See also Nos 26, 30, 255, 272 and 414 for other Shaws. Croasdail was a Deputy Recorder.