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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
www.rip.ie


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.
Templeogue Cemetery and
Templeogue Cemetery (Old Section)
Templeogue, Co. Dublin. Rev. Jan. 2016


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. Rev. Nov. 2015
Rushwee Cemetery
Slane, Co. Meath. Rev. June 2011.


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,
Easter Rising Memorial Wall
R.M.S. Leinster


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Mary Dooley
Wow
Wow- what an incredible amount of work you've done! Thank you, for that!!
Added by Mary Dooley on Dec 07, 2016 4:32 PM
Robt
Mannix Smith
Hi John,
Mannix Smith (1921-1994 buried in Dublin) was a relative of mine. I am in the US and would like to have more info on Mannix's ancestors. Hoping you can help me or direct me to a family member.

Also went to college in the 60s with a Pigut.

Rob
Fargo, ND, USA
Added by Robt on Nov 19, 2016 8:51 AM
mike_
Eugene John McSwiney grave
hi john,
we think the grave you identified as that of Captain Eugene John McSwiney is incorrect. The plot for that McCarthy family (his mother's family) is directly across the path.
michael
Added by mike_ on Oct 14, 2016 4:59 PM
C Hohnbaum
Martin John Pender
John, so grateful you took a picture of my 1st cousin twice removed, Martin John Pender. Would love to find any of his descendants. He was born in Rossmore just west of Carlow town, the son of Patrick Pender and Mary Ann Farrell Pender. Served in HMS during WW1 in France. Besides Nora, he was married to Mary Foley, and Kathleen Tobin.
Added by C Hohnbaum on Oct 01, 2016 7:14 PM
John Tyner
Mary Emblidge(1885-1960)
hi John, Mary was born in 1893 in mount merrion which is rathdown district, the same as marriage district. her father john was a gardener on the marriage certificate and mary kate's father was a baker.
just to let you know so the biography can be edited. i have edited the birth details.
thankyou for the work that you do.
John tyner in ashford, wicklow
Added by John Tyner on Sep 27, 2016 4:42 PM
Ahmed
Thank you
Hi John,
Greetings from India!
I am an amateur historian from Bengaluru, India researching on the British officers who made a significant contribution to the state of Karnataka, India. Your contributions on this portal gave me good information on Major General RS Dobbs, who was the Collector of my home District- Tumakuru. Thank you. If you ever happen to visit this part of India, please do connect with me.
Cheers,
Added by Ahmed on Sep 16, 2016 12:52 AM
Lainey
RE: Samuel Shiels
Thank you, John. It's so pleasant to receive your positive feedback.

I visited your lovely city for two weeks in November of 2013. I had a wonderful time. One of my favourite aspects of Dublin is its walkability. The climate too was far better than my home city. I'm descended from both Catholic and Protestant families from both sides of the border. I visited many of the counties within the Republic and a few in NI. I was amazed at the friendliness of the Republic and its citizenry. I'd highly recommend visiting the Republic to anyone travelling! I'm looking forward to visiting Dublin again soon.

Thanks again, John!

Cheers,
Lainey
Burnsville, Minnesota, USA
Added by Lainey on Sep 07, 2016 6:38 PM
Jenny Dené-Hotchkiss
RE: CWGC burials in St. John's Churchyard, Buttevant
Thank you for the clarification. I appreciate it. Have a good day!
Added by Jenny Dené-Hotchkiss on Sep 06, 2016 11:18 PM
Jenny Dené-Hotchkiss
War Graves St John's Cemetery
You declined all eight edits sent with plot information. The plot information is correct and listed in the grave registration documents of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website. Please review the following documents for each soldier and reconsider accepting the edits I have resubmitted.

Pvt. Pereara (http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2743493/PEREARA,%20J%20O%20S)

Pvt. Pickering (http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2743494/PICKERING,%20GEORGE%20RICHARD)

Corp. Pigott (http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2743495/PIGOTT,%20JOHN%20WILLIAM)

Rifleman Richards (http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2743496/RICHARDS,%20ALBERT)

Pvt. Russell (http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2743497/RUSSELL,%20CHARLES%20R)

Pvt. Scott (http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2743498/SCOTT,%20JOHN)

Pvt. Wicks (http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2743499/WICKS,%20A%20J)

Pvt. Williams (http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2743500/WILLIAMS,%20A%20J)
Added by Jenny Dené-Hotchkiss on Sep 06, 2016 6:56 PM
Mary Quirk-Thompson
Patrick Moylett Deansgrange Cem
Dear John,

Thank you for posting the pictures for the graves of Patrick and his wife. Two of his adult children's graves are also shown.

Your kindness in greatly appreciated.

Mary
Wisconsin
Added by Mary Quirk-Thompson on Sep 06, 2016 3:27 PM
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