GA-STNL-0096

Record Date: 
23 July 2024
Exact wording of epitaph: 

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF JOSEPH BRIGHT WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE 28 DECEMBER 1855 AGED 47 YEARS

Grave location
County: 
Latitude: 
53.2725
Longitude: 
-9.0532463888889
Additional details
References: 
Bur. Reed. Vol. 2 (1855), "Joseph Bright, abode Komncara, buried 30th Dec. 1855, aged 47 years". The Galway Express. December 29th. (1855). Died "at his residence near Black Rock ... from inflamation on the lungs ...". The Galway Vindicator. December 29th. (1855). "On yesterday evening, Mr. Joseph Bright, Nailor, after a very short illness".
People commemorated: 
Surname: 
BRIGHT
Notes: 

A Rect. R.S. with an Inc'd. Ins.. Joseph's wife Mary later re-married in 1880. See The Galway Express. August 14th. (1880). See also No. 97 for another Bright.