Previous Graveyard Surveys in Offaly

Margaret Barton remembering their surveys of the 1980s

Margaret Barton tells us of previous graveyard surveys and publications which took place in Offaly in the late 1980s. Two benefits of surveying in the 80s is that older community members, many since deceased, were able to pass on biographical information, and a number of the headstones were more legible then than today.