GA-STNL-0088

Record Date: 
23 July 2024
Exact wording of epitaph: 

Here Lies the Rem[ains] of Tobias Sherwo[od] Burge/s who Dep[arted] this life 1744 his Wife & /on Thos and their Po/terity and Elizabeth /herwood Daughter to the /d Tobias & Wife to lames Galbreath who Departed this life 1765 Aged 39 Years and lames Galbreath Burge/s who Departed this life 1768 Aged 40 Years

Grave location
County: 
Latitude: 
53.272644722222
Longitude: 
-9.0528547222222
Additional details
References: 
Fleetwood Berry (1912 A), 2. Hardiman (1820), 225. Tobias Sherwood is listed as sheriff in 1743. Thomas Sherwood was sheriff in 1744, ibid (1820), 226 lists James Galbraith as sheriff in 1756 (1757 according to Hely Dutton (1824), 315), 1761 and 1763. Hely Dutton (1824), 313 gives Tosias Sherwood (by mistake), as being sheriff in 1743 and Thomas Shewood as sheriff in 1747.
People commemorated: 
Surname: 
SHERWOOD and GALBREATH
Notes: 

A large Rect. slab with Inc'd. Ins.. Originally recumbent, it has now been set on its side to act as a kerb stone. The ”/d" stands for S[ai]d. See also No. 104 for Galbraith.