Curran Graves, Ballygalget and Lisbane Roman Catholic Graveyards
Contributed by Lena McVea
Ballygalget Roman Catholic Graveyard:
In mem. of Eliza Curran died 20th Jan. 1846 and Mary O'PRAY wife of Thomas Curran died 13th Jan. 1855. Also Thomas Curran died 16 April 190..in his 93rd year. Also Selena Curran who died 3rd A...1930 age 86 years.
Erec. by Elizabeth Curran for her husband Captain James Curran of Belfast who died 10th Sept. 1850 age 32 yrs.
Erec. by Patrick Curran of Ballymacnamee* for father Edward Curran who died 1858 age 59 yrs. Also his mother Eliza who died 1865 age 67 yrs. Also his brother William died 1861 age 28 yrs. Also brother Thomas died 1st Nov. 1892 age 64 yrs. Also above Patrick died 8th Nov. 1905 age 82 yrs.
[*Not sure where. Name may have changed since then]
Erect. by Patrick CURRAN of Ballywhilart** in memory of Mary McNamara alias SAVAGE who died 27th Sept. 1847 age 89 yrs. Also his daughter Ann McNamara died 12 Dec 1858 age 30 yrs. Also his wife Mary Curran alias McNamara who died 9th June. 1873 age 68 yrs. Also above Patrick Curran who died 9th Dec. !879 age 82 yrs. Also his daughter Sarah died 27 Jan. 1892 age 54 yrs. Also son John Curran died 14th Aug. 1911 age 81 yrs. Also son James Curran who died 19th Feb. 1922. Also daughter Mary Curran died 7th April 1922. Also daughter Eliza Curran who died 5th July 1922.
[**Not sure where this is. Maybe Ballyhalbert or townland of Portaferry?]
Lisbane Roman Catholic Graveyard:
[Between Portaferry and Kircubbin]
Erec. in memory of Cha's Curran late of Dunavelly*** who died 21st June 1834 age 62 yrs.
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