St. John’s Graveyard A-H

St. John'sSt John’s Church of Ireland stands on the site of an earlier church, which dated from the 1200s. The walls around the graveyard were built in 1693 and present church was built in 1852. The church fell into disuse in the early 1970s and was handed over to the Limerick Corporation in 1975.

 

Alley – Harris  ~ Hayes-Ryan  ~  Sara-Young

 

Click on the surname in the left column for a photograph of the headstone. Where possible a link has been added of obituary reports from the Limerick City Library Local Studies directory of Obituaries from The Limerick Chronicle .

Surname Transcription
Alley To the memory of Charlotte the beloved and … wife of M. Gabriel Alley who departed this life on the …Nov 1841
Baldwin To the memory of John Augustus Baldwin who died 17th October 1885 aged 49 years. Also his children Robert Warren died 2nd January 1882 aged 4 years & 8 months. Florence Marion died 9th January 1882 aged 3 years and 4 month. Also his wife Marion who died 26th August 1910 aged 63 years. Sophia Adelaide wife of J.A. Baldwin died 13 January 1918. Albert Henry Baldwin died 13 March 1926. … Augustus Baldwin died 7th October ….
Banks Erected by John Kiely in memory of his beloved son Patrick Kiely who depd this life June the 8th 1834 aged 28 years. Also his grand children James Banks aged 2 years & Mary Ryan aged 4 years.
Barrawn This stone was erected by Mary Barrawn in memory of her husband Dennis Barrawn who   departed this life the 19 of June 1785 aged 52 years.
Bernard To the memory of Luke Bernard Post Master of Limerick who died in December 1832. And his wife Elizabeth who died in January 1813. Also Catherine Anne the beloved wife of Edward Bernard who departed this life December 1836. And their beloved children Anne who died June 1822 aged one year. Edward Fitzgerald who died June 1835 aged 8 years. And Catherine Anne who died the 13th February 1847 aged 17 years.
Bernard To the memory Edward Bernard J.P. who died July 18th 1866 aged 79 years. And of Harriette Matilda his daughter who died Dec 12th 1852 aged 16 years.
Bloomfield Erected by Mr John Costello in memory of his beloved wife Anne Costello alias Bloomfield who departed this life Dec 22nd 1827 aged 37 years. Also his son John dep. Dec 16th 1828 aged 3yrs. Also the remains of Mr John Costello died Dec 12th 1862 aged 80 yrs.
Bradshaw Headstone Unlocated: Joseph Bradshaw, Born 1835 Dromkeen, Limerick. Died 29 August 1893. He was awarded the Victoria Cross for his efforts in Sebastopol, Crimea, in 22 April 1855. His medal now resides at Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester.
Brooks Mr John Brooks to the memory of his beloved wife Catherine died January 2nd 1864 aged 52 years.
Bruce This stone was erected … Bruce in memory of his children James and Rachel 1750
Bunton Here lieth the body of Mr John Henesey who departed life February the 5th 1796 aged 64 years.  Also Patrick Henesey the son o John Henesey died Jun 16 1796 aged 39 yers. Also Francis Bunton who died Jan 1st 1804 aged 29yrs. And Anne Henesey wife of John Henesey who died Sep … aged 7? Yrs.
Carey Erected by John Carey memory of his beloved father John Carey who departed life Jan 1st 1830 aged 75 yrs.  Also his son Joseph …..
Chetham In loving memory of Mary Stevens Chetham who died 25th Jany 1874 age 43 years. Also her beloved husband George Chetham Late Quarter Master Sergeant 56th Reg after a service of 45 years died 10th July 1893 age 64 years. Erected by their loving son. (George Chetham – of 3 Wolfe Tone Terrace)
Clanchy This stone was erected by Geo Clanchy in memory of his father Geo Clanchy who dep.
Connors Cora Connors died 17th March 1881 aged 1 year & 7 months
Costello This stone was erected by Dennis Lynch in the memory of his beloved wife Mary Lynch alias Costello who departed this life the 17th of January 1835 aged 22 years
Bloomfield Erected by Mr John Costello in memory of his beloved wife Anne Costello alias Bloomfield who departed this life Dec 22nd 1827 aged 37 years. Also his son John dep. Dec 16th 1828 aged 3yrs. Also the remains of Mr John Costello died Dec 12th 1862 aged 80 yrs.
Cromer Erected by Mary O’Shaughnessy in memory of her husband Robert O’Shaughnessy.  Feb 1842 aged 64….. Joseph Cromer December 9 1930 aged 52. George C. Cromer 6 Nov 1948 aged 85.
Cruise Also of Edward Cruise died 25th July 1887 aged 85 years. And his daughter Hannah died 2nd July 1888 aged 46 years.
Cussen Erected to the memory John Cussen late of this city who departed this life on the 20th April 18.. affectionate wife … loved children… brother
Delmege Erected by his beloved wife to the memory of Tobias Delmege who departed this life 25th March 1884 aged 82 years. Also to his daughter Alicia died 2nd October 1880 aged 29 years.
Dillon Erected by Edward Dillon in mem of his beloved wife Elizabeth Dillon alias O’Brien who dep life Feby 24th 1847 aged 58 yrs. Also his beloved son John Dillon died Oct 27th 1848 Aged 26
Dobbs This stone is erected by Michael Dobbs in memory of his father mother and children in year of our lord 1752.
Donnelly To the memory of Eliza Donnelly who departed this life 6th June 1867 aged 67 years. This stone is erected by her children. Eliza Nestor died 31st Jan 1874 aged 27 years. (Eliza Donnelly – Was living at 31 George Street at the time of her death, she out lived her daughter and granddaughter by a few days)
Dooly Erected by Mary Dooly in memory of her beloved husband James Dooly who departed this life April 22nd 1826 Aged 47 years. Also 8 Children. May they rest in peace.
Duffy Erected by Mary Duffy to the memory of her beloved husband A. Duffy who died March 23rd 1845 aged 44 years.
Eaglan Erected by Eliza Eaglen in memory of her infant child Margaret Eaglen died 9th September 1843 aged 2 years & 8 months.
Ewart Philip Russell’s Vault. Here are interred his rewards. He was born on the 6th of March 1750 and died on 24th of June 1832. In this tomb also rest the remains of his wife Susan daughter of Lt. Col. Keane and his sons Francis Philip Henry Ivers and Whitecat Keane Russell, also his son-in-law James Buo? Ewart, Capt 93rd Highland Reg. of Foot, and of his wife Elizabeth Ewart
Egan Michael Egan, provision merchant Thomas Street in this city died Nov 30 1821 aged 46 years buried 2nd December.
Egan Erected by Matthew Egan in memory of his wife Bridget Egan who departed life August the … Age 35 years..
Eilson To the memory of Mrs. Catherine Harding widow of the late Robert Harding Esq. MD Croom. She died on 26 March 1862 aged 70 years. This tablet was erected by her son in law John Eilson esq to boord her estimable qualities and her kindness of disposition. Her end was peace.
English Erected to the memory of …English..
Fitzgerald The grave of John Fitzgerald late of this city solicitor who departed life of the 11th day of November 1834 aged 58 years. Also Anna Maria his wife who died 21st day of December 1854 aged 76. (Anna Maria Fitzgerald – of Rathkeale)
Fitzgerald To the memory of Luke Bernard Post Master of Limerick who died in December 1832. And his wife Elizabeth who died in January 1813. Also Catherine Anne the beloved wife of Edward Bernard who departed this life December 1836. And their beloved children Anne who died June 1822 aged one year. Edward Fitzgerald who died June 1835 aged 8 years. And Catherine Anne who died the 13th February 1847 aged 17 years.
Fitzgibbon Erected to replace an older stone marking the graves of Jeremiah Hall architect died June 1831. And his wife Mary Ann Hall nee Fitzgibbon died September 1831.
Fla??an Erected by Laurence Fla??an & his wife Jane…… child John April 1845
Gabbett Erected by Thomas Gabbett in memory of his much beloved wife Mary Gabbett alias Ferguson who departed life 22nd July 1827. Also here lieth the body of Thomas Gabbett he departed life 7th July 18.. His son in law Patrick Roche died 4th October 1855 aged 52. Also his granddaughter
Glover Here lieth the remains of William Glover of the city of Limerick who died 20th May 1867. Also of Eliza Goggin his sister in law who died 20 September 1860 with other members of her family. Also of Thomas Goggin Glover who died at Dublin on the 30th Oct 1873 whose sorrowing widow has erected this stone in affectionate remembrance.
Goggin In loving memory of Stephen Byron Goggin, North Strand Limerick who died 9th January 1900 and of his son the Rev Stephen Lambert Goggin BA who died at the parsonage Ballycotton Co. Clare 8th April 1911 in the 30th years of his age and the seventh year his ministry. Also of his sisters Anna Maria Goggin who died 6 September 1923 and  Elizabeth Brew Hance who died 6th February 1935.
Goggin Here lieth the remains of William Glover of the city of Limerick who died 20th May 1867. Also of Eliza Goggin his sister in law who died 20 September 1860 with other members of her family. Also of Thomas Goggin Glover who died at Dublin on the 30th Oct 1873 whose sorrowing widow has erected this stone in affectionate remembrance.
Goggin Erected to the memory of John Goggin who departed this life December 21 1863 aged 52 yrs. May he rest in peace.
Goggin Erected by Mrs Goggin in memory of her beloved husband Richard Goggin who departed life October 15th 1874 aged 62 years.
Granville Erected by Joseph Granville in memory of his beloved wife Mary Granville alias Dell who departed this life November the 24 1858 aged 57 yrs also her four children Alice, Anne, Richard & Anne.
Hall Erected to replace an older stone marking the graves of Jeremiah Hall architect died June 1831. And his wife Mary Ann Hall nee Fitzgibbon died September 1831.
Hance In loving memory of Stephen Byron Goggin, North Strand Limerick who died 9th January 1900 and of his son the Rev Stephen Lambert Goggin BA who died at the parsonage Ballycotton Co. Clare 8th April 1911 in the 30th years of his age and the seventh year his ministry. Also of his sisters Anna Maria Goggin who died 6 September 1923 and  Elizabeth Brew Hance who died 6th February 1935.
Hannington Sacred to the memory of Captain Richard Hannington of the schooner alarm who died March 22 1842 aged 63 years. Also of his grandson Richard T.R. Hannington who died February 19 1876 aged 28 years.
Harding To the memory of Mrs. Catherine Harding widow of the late Robert Harding Esq. MD Croom. She died on 26 March 1862 aged 70 years. This tablet was erected by her son in law John Eilson esq to boord her estimable qualities and her kindness of disposition. Her end was peace.
Harris To our beloved parents William Harris departed this life on 24th June 1908 aged 83 years. Also his wife Jane Harris on 24th December 1906 aged 65. And his son William Harris on 19th February 1896 aged 25 years. And his son Albert Richard Harris died 24th June 1916 aged 34 years.

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