GA-STNL-0141

Record Date: 
13 June 2024
Exact wording of epitaph: 

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF MARY ANNE, THE BELOVED WIFE OF WILLIAM BUTTERY. WHO DIED THE 9™ JULY 1878 IN THE 62ND YEAR OF HER AGE.

Grave location
County: 
Latitude: 
53.272673055556
Longitude: 
-9.0532963888889
Additional details
References: 
Bur. Reed. Vol. 2 (1887), "William Buttery, Sergeant in His Majesty's 15th Regt of Foot, was interred in the Church Yard of St. Nicholas, Galway, this 6th day of January 1887. H.Morgan". Vestry Minute Books (Vol. II), November 1st. (1878), 83. "That the fees for the two monuments erected by Mr. Buttery be reduced from £15 to £7; 10; 0". These are obviously Nos. 141 and 285 . 3 BAILEY IN MEMORY OF ROBERT WILLIAM ONLY SON OF ROBERT J & SARAH E BAILEY WHO DIED 16th APRIL 1875 AGED 20 YEARS THEM ALSO WHICH SLEEP IN JESUS WILL GOD BRING WITH HIM Thess.4C. 14V. Notes A free-standing, triangular-topped limestone base which is tilted slightly to one side. The top of the monument is chamfered on each side and at each face roughly worked. The sides of the monument are rough except on the North base which is inscribed. Inc'd. Ins.. The monument stands on a rectangular ashlar base. The quotation is from 1 Thessalonians. For Bailey (or Baileu) see also No. 211. References The Galway Express. April 24th. (1875). "Funeral of the late Mr. Baillie, Queen's College, Galway". (Funeral from his father's residence Taylor's Hill). He was a university student.
People commemorated: 
Surname: 
BUTTERY
Notes: 

A free-standing tomb with wide bevelled edges and a triangular top set on a wide base. See also No. 285, a further monument to Mary Anne Buttery in the church.