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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
Curragh Military Cemetery
Newbridge, Co. Kildare.

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suzanne lawrence
michael creedon 1871 - 1957
John you have two names for the wife of this Michael Creedon one says Dennehy and the other says O'Leary on his page. Which one was it? Sue
Added by suzanne lawrence on Jan 19, 2015 12:26 AM
Thank you for the links
Added by wertypop on Dec 20, 2014 2:26 AM
This is a very late reply to your message but you said you had information on Lance Corparal Matthew Sherry that I could add?

Added by Laoise on Dec 12, 2014 11:23 AM
William J. Dilworth
Hello John ~ Thank you for the beautiful job you did in creating the memorial for W.J. Dilworth. He is my husband's great grandfather. I never expected to find so much information within five minutes of starting research on this line! I truly appreciate your efforts.
Added by Jeanne on Dec 09, 2014 12:20 PM
Cathy Gaughran Hatcher
photo request at Holy Faith, Glasnevin
Dear John,

I see that you are in Dublin, and I'd like to see if you can arrange to take a photo at Holy Faith Convent in Glasnevin. Please see the Find A Grave memorial for Margaret Gaughran here:

Many thanks for your consideration.


Cathy Gaughran Hatcher
Added by Cathy Gaughran Hatcher on Nov 26, 2014 2:49 PM
josephine pigott
RE: Patrick Pigott
my email address is my grandmother was margaret pigott from killester my grandfather was william pigott he was a merchant seaman i think my mam told me he died in grangegorman hospital i cannot find any information on them
Added by josephine pigott on Nov 23, 2014 11:28 AM
I love your photos of Ireland.
Added by Dawn on Nov 19, 2014 7:24 PM
clare mccann
r u on facebook john? i can put u in touch with joan o'connors son and others in that family.
Added by clare mccann on Nov 14, 2014 3:44 PM
RE: Private James Alexander Burley, Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Dublin
Hello John, Thanks for the photo of Pte.Burley's Headstone which completes the four men of The Royal Berkshire Regiment who lie in the Grangegorman Cemetery. I see you have taken photo's of all four and also the Berks man on the memorial, Pte.BEALE.
There are only six men who served in The Royal Berks Commemorated or Buried in Ireland and the final one is Pte.J.Conway who lies in KILBELAN (ST. CONLETH'S) CEMETERY which I have a request out for.
My wife is of Irish stock, her mother was a Toher and her father was a Carden,(Mayo and Sligo) but have yet to start tracking down any descendants in the way of a family tree.
Once again thanks again for all your efforts.
Added by Jofen on Nov 13, 2014 3:04 PM
Claude Hemmings
Thank you so much for the details and photographs of the burial place of Claude Hemmings 1907 - 1918 who is my uncle's brother.

Added by Carole on Nov 12, 2014 6:10 PM
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