GA-STNL-0219

Record Date: 
13 June 2024
Exact wording of epitaph: 

HERE LIE THE REMAINS OF GEORGE CUPPAIDGE ESQR THIRD SON OF GEORGE CUPPAIDGE ESQR WHOSE REMAINS ARE DEPOSIT ED NEAR THIS PLACE THE FORMER DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON THE 29™ DAY OF APRIL 1849 AGED 34 YEARS.

Grave location
County: 
Latitude: 
53.272959722222
Longitude: 
-9.0534830555556
Additional details
References: 
Bur. Reed. Vol. 2 (1849), "George Cuppaidge, abode Newtown Smith, buried April 30th 1849, aged 28 yrs". For another George Cuppaidge (? related), see The Galway Mercury. May 5th. (1845). "At Woodquay the residence of his afflicted and widowed mother of fever attendant upon an attack of cholera in the 28th year of his age George Cuppaidge Esq....". See also references to No. 218. The Cuppaidge slab (Cat. No. 219) is one of three with Masonic symbols. These designs are probably copied from Masonic Jewels (See Hamill (1986)). Drawing by Declan Moore.
People commemorated: 
Surname: 
CUPPAIDGE
Notes: 

A large R.S. with Inc'd. border and Ins.. Three roundels containing Masonic symbols occur at the top of the stone. See also Nos. 218 and 419 for other Cuppaidges. For Masonic symbolism see also Nos. 186 and 314.