GA-STNL-0209

Record Date: 
13 June 2024
Exact wording of epitaph: 

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF RICHARD BLAIR BAGLEY. MASTER OF ARTS SOMETIME PROFESSOR OF LATIN IN QUEEN’S COLLEGE. GALWAY. WHO DIED ON THE 11th OF MARCH, 1869. THIS MEMORIAL OF AFFECTION AND REGRET WAS ERECTED BY THE PRESIDENT AND PROFESSORS OF THE COLLEGE.

Grave location
County: 
Latitude: 
53.272973055556
Longitude: 
-9.05344
Additional details
References: 
Bur. Reed. Vol. 2 (1869), "Richard Blair Bagley, abode Montpelier Terrace, buried March 15th 1869, aged 49". The Galway Vindicator. March 13th. (1869). (Obituary and a long account of the funeral). An illuminated address of condolence was sent by the students of the College to his relatives. "... The students and professors to the number of about 200, proceeded to the residence of the deceased in mournful procession at about 10.45 a.m., all wearing the academic costume pertaining to their assemblage different ranks and degreees...".”... So great was their presence that Dominick Street was crowded from end to end". The Galway Express. March 13th. (1869). (Long obituary).
People commemorated: 
Surname: 
BAGLEY
Notes: 

A table-tomb with ashlar sides and a bevelled top. Inc'd. Ins.. The stone now leans markedly to the West.