GA-STNL-0169

Record Date: 
23 July 2024
Exact wording of epitaph: 

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THE REVD RICHARD RUDD VICAR OF KILLANNIN WHO FELL ASLEEP IN JESUS ON SEPT 13th 1872 AGED 42 YEARS IN HOPE OF ETERNAL LIFE WHICH GOD THAT CANNOT LIE PROMISED BEFORE THE WORLD BEGAN (PITUS 1.2) H. CLARE & SONS

Grave location
County: 
Latitude: 
53.272661388889
Longitude: 
-9.0532213888889
Additional details
References: 
Bur. Reed. Vol. 2 (1872), "The Rev. Richard Rudd, abode (sis.) Invim (Inverin), buried 16th Septr. 1872, aged 42 yrs". The Galwav Express. December 1st. (1855). "Marriage, November 21st, in St. George's Church, the Rev. Richard Rudd of Clifden Co. Galway, second son of Thomas Rudd Esq. of Yorkville, Co. Wexford, to Louisa Jane, youngest daughter of the late Alexander Burrowes Esq. of Femsborough, Co. Longford." The Galway Express. June 30th. (1860). "Birth, June 11th at Clifden, Co. Galway, the wife of the Rev. Richard Rudd of twin daughters."
People commemorated: 
Surname: 
RUDD
Notes: 

This is a free-standing tomb resting on the base of a triangular section with a bevelled top and sides. Inc'd. Ins. in block capitals. There is tooling on all the surfaces, most notable on the sides of the base. The stone is in an excellent state of preservation. The mason's name (H. Clare & Sons) occurs. These masons had a workshop at the rear of No. 35 Forster St., Galway. The monument is identical in form to No. 141. The Rev. Rudd was associated with the Society of Irish Church Missions to Roman Catholics.