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John (#47032041)
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Bio Photo I am an amateur genealogist, living in Dublin, Ireland.

I am particularly interested in the Pigott and Edgeworth families of Ireland and their descendants.
The graves of Irishmen who fought in WW1 & WW2 are also of interest.

"Forget the dead you've left,
they will not follow you,
The vagabond who is rapping at your door,
is standing in the clothes that you once wore"
Taken from
"It's all over now, Baby Blue" - Bob Dylan.

One day, we will all become Fallen Gravers

If you are looking for a death in Ireland after 2006, can I recommend

Cemeteries in the Greater Dublin Area
in which I have carried out a significant amount of work
Bohernabreena Cemetery
Near Tallaght, Co. Dublin.
Clontarf Cemetery
Clontarf, Co. Dublin. Rev. 2013.
Cruagh Cemetery and
Cruagh Cemetery [Old Section]
Rockbrook, Co. Dublin. Ongoing
Deansgrange Cemetery
Blackrock, Co. Dublin.
Glasnevin Cemetery
Glasnevin, Dublin.
Kilgobbin Cemetery
Stepaside, Co. Dublin.
Mount Jerome Cemetery and Crematorium
Harold's Cross, Dublin.
Royal Hibernian Military School Churchyard
Phoenix Park, Dublin.
St. Maelruain's Cemetery
Tallaght, Co. Dublin.
St. Matthew's Churchyard
Irishtown, Dublin. Rev. June 2012.
Templeogue Cemetery and
Templeogue Cemetery (Old Section)
Templeogue, Co. Dublin. Rev. Jan. 2014

Other Cemeteries in Ireland.
Abbey Cemetery
Clane, Co. Kildare. Rev. Nov. 2013
Ballinskelligs Abbey and
Kinard Cemetery
Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry. Rev. July 2013.
Barndarrig Cemetery
Barndarrig, Co. Wicklow.
Coolbanagher Churchyard
Emo, Co. Laois. [Feb. 2014]
Dromod Cemetery and
Dromod Cemetery [Old Section]
Near Waterville, Co. Kerry. Rev. July 2013.
Gernonstown Cemetery
Slane, Co. Meath. Rev. June 2011
Glen Cemetery and
Glen Cemetery [Old]
St. Finan's Bay, Co. Kerry. Rev. July 2013
Kilmacanogue Cemetery (Old) and
Kilmacanogue Cemetery (New)
Kilmacanogue, Co. Wicklow.
New Cemetery
Emo, Co. Laois. [Feb. 2014]
Portmagee Cemetery
Portmagee, Co. Kerry. Rev. July 2012
Redford Cemetery and
Redford [The Grove] Cemetery
Greystones, Co. Wicklow. Ongoing
Rushwee Cemetery
Slane, Co. Meath. Rev. June 2011.
St. Paul's Cemetery
Emo, Co. Laois. [Feb 2014]
St. Peter's Churchyard
Mountrath, Co. Laois.

War Memorials.
Four Courts War Memorial
Glasnevin Cemetery War Memorial
Kilgobbin War Memorial
Royal Hibernian Military School War Memorial
St. Matthew's Church War Memorial
Tullow Church War Memorial Foxrock,

Currently working on the following,
Grangegorman Military Cemetery
Blackhorse Avenue, Dublin 7.
R.M.S. Leinster

Drishane Cemetery
Millstreet, Co. Cork.

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Sheila Foot
Foot vault
Thank you John for putting the Foot vault in St.Matthews Irishtown online.

I am at present trying to find the burial place of my granduncle, Frederick J Foot (Geologist with the Irish Branch of the British Geologist Survey) who drowned while attempting to save life at Lough Key, Roscommon in 1867.

Sheila Foot.
Added by Sheila Foot on Sep 05, 2014 6:55 AM
Lisacul Rosie
Roscommon Graveyards

Thanks John for the recent updates.

As there is no pull down menu for Irish cemeteries you may find memorial 122021678 helpful if you are working on Roscommon Graveyards.
Added by Lisacul Rosie on Aug 27, 2014 9:28 AM
Patrick OLeary

Thank you for all your work with Drishane Cemetery. It is a great resource for my family history research.


Patrick O'Leary
Louisville, Kentucky USA
Added by Patrick OLeary on Aug 20, 2014 4:56 PM
val sun
Discovered the wonderful work you are carrying out on Graves. Delighted to find two Harveys we didnt know about and are now added to the Family Tree. The photos are also great to have and we would like to thank you
Added by val sun on Jul 29, 2014 7:22 AM
Helen Ryan
HMS Leinster
John, thanks to you I have found where my great grandfather, John William Smith, greaser on HMS Leinster is buried.

Forever grateful

Added by Helen Ryan on Jul 28, 2014 1:40 PM
Jane Byrne
Thanks John for this fantastic work-we are all in your debt.
Jane Byrne
Added by Jane Byrne on Jul 19, 2014 12:50 AM
Rita Ward
correction Polgar
Hi John,

I have edited the date of birth on the entry that you have for my brother, Laszlo Polgar, buried in Bohernabreena Cemetery. His date of birth is 24 December 1949, and not 1950 as showing currently.

Many thanks for your work.
Added by Rita Ward on Jul 04, 2014 4:47 AM
De Valera Family Gravesite
The photographs are outstanding. Outstanding. Thank You.
The script is challenging. I'll send you an email shortly.
Added by sandlotball on Jul 02, 2014 11:36 AM
Never mind the first part. I'm just now looking at the photos.
I had no idea there were separate tombstones. Thanks so much.
Added by sandlotball on Jul 02, 2014 11:17 AM
De Valera
Where are you getting the different years from ?

The ones I have come from Terry de Valera's autobiography. They're also the dates that correspond to information in a number of de Valera biographies published over the past 45 years.

Here's something you might be help with. His daughter Dr Máirín was a Professor of Botany at UCG for many decades and is buried in Galway - somewhere. Likely in a graveyard in a Gaeltacht, but I've never found the location.
Added by sandlotball on Jul 02, 2014 11:03 AM
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