GA-STNL-0150

Record Date: 
13 June 2024
Exact wording of epitaph: 

Here lie the remains of Richd Hooper Esqr a native of Falmouth chief officer of coastguards at Fairhill for 22 years He departed this life the 2d Jan 1849 aged 51 years This flag was erected by his sorrowing widow Margaret Hooper

Grave location
County: 
Latitude: 
53.272686388889
Longitude: 
-9.0532580555556
Additional details
References: 
The Galway Mercury. May 19th. (1849). "Died at the Church-yard on the 13th instant, of a few days illness, in the 46th year of her age, sincerely regretted, Margaret relict of the late Richard Hooper Esq., Chief Officer of Coast Guard."
People commemorated: 
Surname: 
HOOPER
Notes: 

This is a R.S. with Inc'd. Roman script. An Inc'd. double line runs around the edge of the stone. Apart from this there is no other decoration. Overall the stone is in good condition.