The  Old Graveyard, Tuam 

 This is situated in the town of Tuam and only the road separates it from the grounds of St. Mary's Cathedral.  It was used for some centuries as the burial place for Catholic inhabitants but was closed in 1885.

 Kindly submitted by Dave Blair

Bridget Shaughnessy age 27, died 1799, erected by husband John Burn.

Patrick Kain died Nov.21 1869 age 89, also his wife Bedelia. Erected by their son Francis Kain.

John McDonagh (Donaugh) died March 8, 1830, age 75. Erected by his wife Margaret McDonaugh.

Patrick McGuff died April 8, 1820, age 66. The stone erected by his wife Eleanor.

Catherine Warde died age 4 years died Feb 8, 1826. Erected by her father Michael Warde.

Catherine Ward alias Guff died 12 Feb.1830 age 62.

Barbara Prendergast died 27 Oct. 1841 age 67. Erected by her husband Hubert.

Sarah Prendergast alias Johnston, died April 18 1823 age 44.Erected by her husband Thomas Prendergast for them. 

Catherine Walsh died 25 July 1875 age 35. Erected by her father Patrick Walsh

Richard Scott died 8 Feb. 1865 age 52.

Catherine Mannion died 24 May 1831 age 50. Erected by her brother Thady Mannion.

Elenor Hosty alias Mannin died 16 June 1802 age 50. The slate erected by her husband Richard Hosty

Thady Larner died 1793 age 41. Erected 1795 by his wife Bridget Gilmor.

Peter Ryan died May 28, 1791 age 21, erected 1795 

Margrett Ryan alias Roch, died July 1789 age 69, and her daughter Mary Ryan died 25 Feb 1790.

Sarah Haddican wife of Patrick Haddican died 3 Feb 1797 age 48. 

Thomas Gilmore died May 8, 1825 age 55, and of his wife Eleanor who died April 8, 1825 and their son Michael Gilmore who died Nov. 28 1859 age 58. Erected by their son John Gilmore, Cloonthire. 

Honor Martin alias Haddican died Aug. 12 1819, age 53. and her husband Michael Martin died Oct. 26 1830 age 70. Erected by their son Patt Haddican. 

William Fraser died 18 April 1771, age 82. Wife Ann and their daughters Ann and Margery have placed this stone. William Fraser (son) died 13 March 1793 age 53. 

James Larner died Jan 21 1814 age 78. Erected by his wife Mary Larner alias Burk. " Intombed and sleeping hear Do not be weeping for me my children dear Short was my life Long is my rest To take me from you God thought best." 

Sarah Derham died 1793, age 30. Erected by her husband Malachy Kelly.

John Mitchell of Tuam, died Nov. 1 1879. Erected by his wife Sarah Mitchell

Miles Hosty, Winifred Derham and Patrick Barrett age 22. Erected by Patrick Barrett and Molly Hosty. (no dates) 

Thomas Haddecan of Tuam, died Sept. 8 1824 age 29. Erected by Patt Haddecan

Denis Derham died 21 March 1799, age 64.

Patt Dillon died Nov 12 1818 age 40. Erected by his wife Mary Dillon.

Mary Flaherty alias Mulryan, age 68, erected by dau. Bridget Flaherty. 

Catherine Canavan, alias Faragh died Feb 17, 1801 age 51, erected by husband Bart Canavan

Patrick Carr died Aug. 15 1839, age 48, and his wife Sibina Carr, alias Derham died Jan. 1865. age 62. Erected by their son Charles Carr

James Dillion died 1780, age 73, and his wife Ann Dillon alias Dumas died age 70. John Dillon died 19 July 1794 age 58

Garret Dillon died Sept. 29 1806 age 60. Also his wife Elenor Salmon died August 3, 1792, age 42. Erected by their son John

Luke Dillion died Feb 27 1807 age 62, also his wife Margaret O'Connor died Oct 21 1811 age 50 Erected by their son John.

Elenor Wills died 25 Dec 1813 age 24. Erected by her father Edward Wills.

Patrick Path died 3 March 1833, age 40. Erected by his wife Bridget Path.

Elizabeth Daly wife of John Scanlan, died Aug 18 1759 age 34.

John Scanlan died 12 Oct age 82, husband of Eliz.Daly. Erected by son John Scanlan in 1805

"Farewell Fond Sarah to you be given That peace to Virtue due In Seats of Bliss prepared in Heaven For all just like you."..... Erected by her fond husband Denis Kelly.

Bridget Gannon died May 25 age 62 and Michael Gannon died June 11 1799 age 67. Julia Gannon alias Dulap died May 9 1817 age 42, also Michael Gannon who died Oct 6 1821 age 46

John McGovern died 24 March 1825 age 48 also his wife Sarah McGovern died 26 July 1851 age 70. Erected by their dau. Bridget McGovern

Patrick Concannen died 8 Oct 1766 age 56. Also wife Mary Concannen alias Sweeny died 30 April 1778, age 66. erected 1785

Michael Comber died 17 June 1808 age 71. Erected by son John Comber 

Mary McHue died 1812, age 62. Erected by son Thomas Guff.

Catherine Connelly alias Kenny died 23 Feb ? age 60

John Kenny died 15 Aug 1804 age 82, Erected by son Thomas 1824

Martin Codyre 28 July 1856 age 60, Mary Codyre d. 17 March 1856 age 20, William Codyre d. 10 Aug 1857 age 28, Patrick d. 21 March 1858 age 19. Erected by Jane Codyre wife, mother.

Bridget Hosty died 1792 age 42. Erected by her husband Michael Kenny.1794
Sabina Dease wife of laurence Dease, died Jan 6, 1808 age 66. Erected by her son Enis Dease.

        
Francis Lynch Eagar Esq., 10 March 1860 age 52. His dau. Mary Josephine Virginia Eagar, died 11 June 1860 3yrs 11mo., also his wife Mary Josephine Eagar 21 Sept. 1869, age 42. Erected by sons Francis J.M. and Joseph M Egar, 1869.

Bridget Roland died Dec 15 1872 age 45. Her sons Michael died,17 March 1859 age 14. Patrick died 17 Jan 1871 age 13, Bernard died Dec 20 1874.age 26. Her Dau. Margaret died Dec 22 1880. age 20. Erected by Husband and father Patrick Roland. James McCormick died May 9, 1873, age 63 and his wife anne McCormick died June 2, 1878 age 67. Erected by their children.

James Concanen died August 21 1771, age 34.

Hubert Concanen died June 5 1795 age 30. Erected by hid brother William.

Mary Feenughry died 26 March 1796 age 30. Erected by her husband John King 

Michael King died 4 August 1812 age 30.

Michael King died 5 May 1802 age 31. erected by his brother James.

Thomas Finnegan age 83 and his wife Catharine Healy 1792.

William Partlan died 15 June 1856, age 21

Thomas Keeff died at 11, 1823.

Anne Keating Died Oct 6 1861 age 43, and her husband James Keating died Dec 2 1862, Erected by their dau Anne.

Patrick Murphy died August 18 1831, age 55. Erected by his wife Sabina Murphy.

Michael Flanagan died Jan 17 1874 age 63. Erected by his son John Flanagan

Thomas Burke died 27 Feb 1825 age 59 and his son Patrick Thomas b. Mar 1808 and died Mar 1860. Erected by Margaret Burke wife & mother, died 12 Nov. 1840 age 66.

Thomas Haddican 13 Oct 1817 and also Patrick Haddican 18 Nov 1822.

Patrick Haddican died April 24 1810 age 71.

Patrick Beheny died Dec. 7 1835, age 51, also his dau. Cibina Beheny died 14 Feb 1836 age 28 and Catherine his Gr-dau. died 15 March 1849, age 3. Erected by his son Thomas Breheny.

Thomas Burke died 12 April 1832 age 61 also his son Henry Burke died 26 June 1832 age 30

Mrs Catherine Maxwell wife of James Maxwell,Esq., St. Piers, Martinique. She died at Tuam 19 March 1856. James McCormick died Feb. 1, 1851 age 39.
Honoria Ryan alias Cusack died July 26 1801, age 44. Erected by her husband Peter Ryan Thomas Gill died 27 July 1819 age 58. Erected by his wife Margaret Gill alias Mohelly who died 19 Feb 1846 age 82
James Kyle died March 27, 1869 and his son Joseph M. Kyle died May 14, 1873, age 45. Stephen Lynch of Tuam, (no date) Denis Kennedy died 6 July 1815 age 50. Erected by his wife and son Judith Kenny Edmund Lynch dyed Nov 8 1772 age 84.
Robert Kearney died Feb 20 1817 age 50, also his wife Celia Tighe died April 21 1823 age 51 and their son Patrick died at 20.  Erected by their son Robert. Owen Ward died 12 Oct 1800, age 76, also Ann Ward his dau. died 17 Sept 1805 age 30, also Mary Ward alias Henly his wife died 17 June 1838 age 96 Mrs Barbara Gibbins alias Talman, died 10 April 1784, age 55. Erected by order of Thomas Burke of Caherline A.D. 1787. Denis Shine died Oct. 31 1877 and his wife Mary Jane Shine died Jan 1 1874. Erected by their fond son Michael C. Shine.
Anne Murry died 1796 age 63. This slate was erected by dau. Elizabeth Durkin, 1798 Honoria Parsons died 12 May 1825 age 26. Erected by husband Charles Parsons Lewis Potter and sons Robert W. Potter, and George Potter.  Robert Wm. died 30 Nov. 1832 age 43, Lewis died 22 Mat 1833 age 95. Mich Grimes died 16 June 1813 age 60, and his wife Catherine 15 Dec 1826 age 61. Erected by their son Patrick Grimes.
Thomas Ward died Dec 16 1819 age 32 and his wife Sarah Ward alias Devine, died Jan 22 1855 age 29. Erected by thier youngest son John Ward. Anne Caddy alias Waldron and her husband Joseph Caddy caused this to be placed in her memory, she died 8 Dec. 1810 age 48. William Kelly died 8 April 1796 age 60, erected by his son Joseph Kelly Henry Caddy, age 76, 'probably eightheenth century
Arthur Elwood 10 Jan. 1804 age 73. Erected by son John Elwood. Honoria Elwood died 14 Oct 1802 age 37, erected by husband John Elwood Mary Culinan died 6 Nov 1890, age 8yrs also her sister Ellin age 6yrs. Erected by their father John Culinan Anne Tyrer wife of John Q. Tyrer, she died 6 Feb 1804, age 41
Allice Rush died 25 August 1799 age 66 Ambrose Rush died 2 Dec. 1807 age 67 Bridget Vesey died June age 63. Joe Kelly died Feb. 10 1810.
Ann Kelly Nov 8 1783 age 19, Erected by her father Matthew Kelly an inhabitant of the Town of Tuam and the House of Kelly, Aughrim Elizabeth Hanly alias O'Brien died 13 July 1800 age 58 & her husband Andrew Hanly died May 11 1825 age 95. also Honor Cullinane who died 1 June 1830 age 72. Erected by her son Andrew Cullinane who died Feb 19 1874 age 78, and his wife Mary Cullinane died 13 Feb 1872 age 67 Jeremia McCarty died Oct 12 1816 age 39. Erected by his wife Eliza McCarty William Connolly died  August 27 1814 age 36. erected by his wife Julia Connolly
Martin Tierney died 10 August 1811, age 50. Erected by his wife Mary Tierney alias Haddican who died 14 Oct 1814 age 40. Francis Monoughan died July 28,1784 age 74, and his wife Mary Monaughan alias Kenny. who died 17 Nov 1781 age 75. Erected by their sons Patrick and Michael. James Finegan, Quarter Master, of 25th Light Dragoon. Died 5 March 1832. Erected by his wife Julia.
-Honoria Mulligan , died 26 Jan 1819, age 44, and her husband Patrick Mulligan who died August 9, 1850 . Erected by their son James.
Winnefred Quinn died 8 Nov 1815 age 10, also Mary Quinn alias Acton, died 25 Sept. 1818 age 40. Erected by her brother Rev. M. Acton for her and her husband James Quinn.
Thomas Granger died 30 Jan. 1780 age 80. Denis Monoughan died 1789, age77 Francis Monaughan died 9 May 1794 age 24. John Quin died 1837 age 37. Erected by his wife Mary Quin alias Concannon.
Michael Monaughan died Oct 1796 age 47. Erected by his wife Magerit Monaughan alias Coleman John Raftery, died 1817 age 30. Erected by his wife Catherine Raftery alias Quin. Honoria Kilkenny alias Miskel died Jan 26 1803, age 25. Erected by her brother James Miskel Winnefred Connor alias Flaherty, died June15, 1801 age 55. Erected by her husband Patt Connor.
Catherine Waldron alias Concannon, the consort of Richard Waldron of Tuam, she died Feb 3, 1812, age 30 Mary Diskin Cummins died Feb 10 1845 age 30. Also her dau Sarah Cummins otherwise McGowan died Dec 12 1855, age 23. Erected by her father Martin Cummins. Mary Harte alias Birmingham, wife of John Hart, of Tully Road, died 8 March 1819, age 50. Erected by her son Thomas. Mary Higgins died Jan 8, 1848, also Michael Higgins died Nov 18, 1859 age 78. Their son Patrick died Feb 9, 1875 age 52. Erected by son John Higgins.
John Iluin died 17 Dec 1797 age 70. John Hunt died 10 Sept 1812 age 33. Erected by his wife Mary Hunt. Sarah Hart, age 6yrs, 24 Nov 1823. Erected by her father. John Ferris, Esq., MD, died 30 Dec 1796 age 76.
Michael Miskel died May 26 1806 age 80. Erected by son James Miskel      

 

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