GA-STNL-0388

Record Date: 
24 July 2024
Exact wording of epitaph: 

HERE • LYETH • THE • BODY • OF KATHARNE • WARNER • WIFE TO • ROBERT • WARNER • BVR GES • AND • HER • 4 • SONNS • ROB ERT • THOMAS • IAMES • AND SPENCER • WITH • HER • TWO DAVGHTERS • ALICE • AND • KAT E • DYED • THE • 22 • DAY • OF • IVLY 1667 HERE • LYETH • THE • BODY • OF ALDERMAN • ROBERT • WARNER HVSBAND • OF • KATHARINE WARNER • WHO • DIED • THE • THIRD DAY • OF • FEBRVARY • 1684 WILLIAM • WARNER • PARTED THIS • LIFE • FEBRVARY • THE • 4 1707

Grave location
County: 
Latitude: 
53.27272663
Longitude: 
-9.0537133799738
People commemorated: 
Surname: 
WARNER
Notes: 

A R.S. reused as paving in the Lynch Aisle. The Ins. is carved in low false relief and is interrupted by lozenge-shaped stops. The top part of the stone above the Ins. is partly covered in modern cement and there are other traces of mortar all over the stone. Plain bands of stone are left between the segments of the Ins.. Robert Warner was "One of the Sheriffs of the town of Galway in 1670-71, and is described as an "Alderman" in 1679. He died on the 3rd of February 1684, and is buried in the South Transept of St. Nicholas Church Galway, under an inscribed floor slab". (Costello (1911-12), 40-1). He is also described as an Alderman in the "Galway Corporation Book B" (Blake (Ed), (1907- 8),Vol. V, 91-2) and also ibid, 143. Blake (Ed)(1920-21),[Vol. XI, III & IV], 85 also adds that "... In the Galway Hearth Roll of 1666 his tax is given as 8 shil. for hearths. He was sheriff in 1665 and 1670. He died in 1684 and is buried under an uninscribed slab in the Church of St. Nicholas ..." Robert Warner had Trade Tokens minted for himself in 1664. These are figured and described by T.B. Costello in his article on "Trade Tokens of the County of Galway in the Seventeenth Century", J. Galway Archaeol. Hist. Soc. (1911-12), 40-41. The tokens, (No. 37) are described as follows O. (Obverse) "ROB WARNER MARCH" a rose ... No. 485 R. (Reverse) "IN GALLAWAY 1664." "R.K.W.P." Below are drawings of two of the tokens Reference? Blake M.J. (Ed.) (1907-8), "Galway Corporation Book B", J. Galwav Archaeol. Hist. Soc. 5 (No. II) (1907-8), 92. Costello T.B. (1911-12), "Trade Tokens of the County of Galway in the Seventeenth Century", J. Galwav Archaeol. Hist. Soc. (1911-12), 40-41. FitzGerald, (1895-97), 465-6 gives "DYED" for "DIED" in line 13 and gives a small "D" at the end of "PARTED" in line 15.. Gilbert (1885), Archives of Galwav. 503. Hardiman (1820), 217-8 lists Robert Warner as sheriff in the years 1665 and 1670. Rabbitte (Ed.) (1920-21), "Galway Corporation MS. C.", J. Galway Archaeol. Hist. Soc. 11 (m+IV), (1920-21), 85. ^