St Columbs Cathedral Londonderry Memorials
Journal of the Association for the Preservation of the Memorials of the Dead in
Ireland Vol. IX
‘Small flat stone‘: --
Erected by | John & Henry COYLE | to the memory of | their beloved
Mother | Jane Coyle | who departed this life | July 4th 1852 |
aged 37 years.
Here lies the remains of Mary MORTON daughter of Gamaliel MORTON of this
City who |departed this life 27th of June 1812 | aged 18 years | Also of
Ann and Hannagh Morton who died young | Ann Morton | departed this life
the 21st day of Septr 1816 | aged 18 years.
Jane | wife of Gamaliel MORTON |departed this life 11th day of June |1832
aged 72 years
Also of Gamaliel Morton of this City | Merchant who departed this life
on the 18th | day of September 1846 aged 86 years | and of his sons |
Charles Morton Surgeon of this | City who departed this life on | the
24th day of January 1855 | in the 56th year of his age.
Also the remains of Jane Morton | daughter of Gamaliel Morton | who died
on the 11th day of February 1869 | aged 64 years.
‘Also inside railing’: --
Sacred | to the memory of | RICHARD MORTON son to | Richard Morton
Merchant of | this City who departed this life the | 29th of June 1825
aged 12 years. | Also of | Rebecca who died young. | Rebecca Morton
wife to | Mr. Richard Morton of this City | who died the 17th March 1832
aged 45 years. | John MORTON Surgeon | son to the above died the 9th
July 1833 | aged 25 years | Also of Richard Morton of this City |
Merchant who departed this life on the 21st | day of January 1848 aged
61 years | Also to | Jane Morton | daughter to the |above who died on
the 10th day of January 1867 |aged 55 years.
‘Large flat stone (crested at top)’: --
Underneath is deposited the remains of | William CUTHBERT Surgeon | late
of this City | who departed this life April 9th 1817 | aged 51 years |
He was eminent in his Profession | universally beloved and lamented. |
Also three of his children who died young.
‘Upright stone laid flat (cracked)’: --
To the memory of | Thomas HALL | who departed this life | 21st of
January 1845 | aged . . Years | Thomas Egerton HALLl | died 12th
November, 184- | aged 7 months | Ann Hall | died 16th June 1852 | aged
‘Large flat slab’:--
Underneath are the remains of |Hannah CROMPTON | who departed this life |
the 9th of Feby 1837 | also Hannah CROMPTON | died 23rd Jany 1864 | also
| Isabella CROMPTON | died 28th June 1869.
‘Large raised slab’:--
Erected by |The Rev. Edward BATTY | Vicar of Duleek in the Diocese of
Meath | To the memory of | His beloved daughter | Emily Catherine | who
departed this life | on the 29th day of January 1845 | in the eighteenth
year of her age, | when on a visit to this City | and whose remains are
Here lie the remains of | Alice CROMPTON | who departed this life the
21st October | 1813 aged 10 years | Also the remains of | Adam Crompton
who departed this life the 23rd of April | 1835 |. Also his son | John
Crompton | who departed this life the 4th of May | 1836 | And also |
Margaret Crompton | died 11th Octr 1874 | and | Jane Crompton | died 19th
Here lie interred the remains | of Mrs. Mary THOMPSON | who departed
this life | the 4th March 1819 | aged 33 years | Also | James Thompson
Esqr. | husband of the above Mary | who departed this life | on the 20th
of August 1861 | aged 81 years. | Also his wife | Fanny COCHRANE | who
departed this life | the 29th November 1865 aged 76 years. | Also |
Fanny daughter of the above | James and Mary Thompson | who departed
this life | the 4th February 1896 | aged 79 years.
Sacred to the memory of | George HILL | of Mullamena near Omagh | who
died March 1848 | aged 34 years.
Beneath this stone are laid the remains | of Samuel LEATHEM, M.D. He
died on | the 31st December 1811
in the 41st year of | his age | Also his wife | Elizabeth LEATHEM | who
died 18th November 1859 | aged 78 years.
‘Small flat stone’:--
To the memory of | James | Son of Capt. & Mrs. POYNTZ | 30th Regt | Died
Dec 9th 1832 | aged 17 months.
‘Headstone clamped to cathedral wall’:--
Here | lieth the Body of Catherine HARWARD | daughter of John & Margt
Harward | who departed this life 16th April 1794 } aged 11 years & 4
months | Also Margaret Harward his wife | who departed this life the
27th | of Octr 1795 . . . Years.
‘Large bevelled slab with carved headstone’:--
This tribute to her memory | is inscribed by a sincere Friend |
And also of their Father | James McCREA | Merchant of this City | who
died 31st Jany 1856 | aged 89 years.
Sacred to the memory of | Elizabeth Anne CHARLETON | died 17 March 1848
| AE 27 years | Oh weep not for her though | . . Sleeps in her grave |
She . . . . one who | . . . Save.
‘Large flat slab’:--
Here lieth the remains of | Huntly ROSE | who departed this life | on
the 5th June 1841 | aged 41.
Sacred to the memory | of Mary Leticia | wife of Lieut Colonel Bryce
McMASTER | of the Madras Army who died this 17th | day of June 1842 |
Also of her Aunt | Ann YOUNG | who departed this life 26 March 1860 | in
her 85th year.
‘Slab beside above’:--
Here lieth the remains of | Elenor DOAK | who departed this life the
12th | June 1820 in the 16th year of her age | Also Anne DOAK aged 88
years | died the 15th of Decr1880 | Mother of the above | and Anthony DOAK aged 76 years | died the
21th of Decr 1847 | husband of Anne Doak.
Erected by Maria WADDY | to the Memory of her husband | Phineas MANSON |
who departed this life in Dublin | on the 30th of November 1852 | aged
Here lyeth the bodies of | John HAMILTON aged 5 years | and Isabella
Catherine Elizbth | HAMILTON who died on the 21st | of July 1828 aged 18
Sacred | to the memory of | Diana MARTIN | wife of Robert Martin. | In
her were united all the virtues of | an affectionate wife & tender
Mother. She died on the 16th March 1833 | aged 41 years.
‘Against wall of engine-house’:--
Here lieth the body of | Joseph F. SPARROW | an American Seaman | born
at Chatham State of | Massa-chusetts who died | May 25th 1848  aged 18
years. | The toils & tempests of life’s wages o’er | Far from his
friends, far from his native shore | To this young Sea-man holy rest is
given | His body here his soul aloft in Heaven.
‘Upright large stone’:--
To the beloved memory | of her husband | Maxwell DEERING| of this City
| who died April the 30th 1857 | aged 87 years | Also | Sophia WADDY |
his wife | who died June 7th 1889 | aged 62 years. | “Trusting in a sure
and certain resurrection.”
‘Large low altar-tomb’:--
Here lyeth the Body of John & I THARP who died young child ren to
Mich’ Tharp March’ in Londonderry | Also the remains of Mrs Ann | Tharp,
widow to said Mich’ | Tharp who died the 2nd of July | 1807 aged 7_
‘Large flat slab’:--
Here lieth the remains of | Robert BATTERSBY by | of this City who died
15th June 1834 | aged 21 years.
‘Flat broken stone’:--
an Nicholas CHRISTEN
In memory of John Nicholas CHRISTEN
Captain of the Brig
Catharina Charlotte of Riga
Died the 17th January 1849
Aged 45 years.
‘Large flat stone’:--
Here lieth the remains of | Mrs Margaret WALKER | who departed this life
the 1st of April | 1810 aged 75 years | Also | Mrs Martha WALKER | who
departed this life the 29th Dec | 1819 aged 29 years | Also Alexander
WALKER | who died the 9th of June 1824 | aged 94 years; | Also Samuel
WALKER | of this City Merch’ who died on the 1st of | June 1844 aged 70
years | Also of his son Samuel Hay WWALKER | of this City Surgeon who
died on the 12th of | March 1845 aged 30 years | Also Jane WALKER |
Widow of Samuel WALKER | who departed this life on the 21st June 1888 |
aged 98 years.
To the memory | of Martha aged 5 and Jane | 3 years, the beloved |
daughters of | Samuel McGOWAN | of this City Merchant | March 1836.
Here | lieth the remains of | Thomas H. MURPHY | who departed this life
| on the 7th of August A.D. 1845 | aged ten years.
Erected | by | James WILSON | Merchant Londonderry | in memory of
Agnes CRAIG his beloved and affectionate wife | who died 31st August 1850
aged 36 years | Here also are interred | the remains of | Alexander Craig
WILSON | eldest son of the above named | who died 7th January 1864 aged 26
years | Here also the remains of James WILSON | who was 33 years a Merchant in
Derry | Born at Paisley 2nd Novr 1815 | died at Londonderry 24th May 1869
‘Large flat stone’:--
Sacred | to the memory of Robert LYONS | who departed this life on the
7th of September 1847 aged 18 years.
‘Large flat stone’:--
Underneath are deposited | the remains of | Edward DAVENPORT | who
departed this life | 2nd Octr 1815 aged 68 years | Also the remains of
his daughter | Rebecca | who departed this life 20th Jany 1837 | aged 35
years | Also | Matilda his wife who departed this life 1st July 1841 |
DAVENPORT | Blessed are the dead | that die in the Lord.
Erected | by John M. JOHNSTON | to the memory of | William Bacon WALLEN |
Founder of the Londonderry Sentinel Newspaper | in the year 1829 | for
the | advo cacy of Protestant and Conservative principles | who died
upon the principles of the Founder until the | period of her death |
which took place on the 3rd day of April 1857 | aged 68 years.
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