Death of William
Cope Cooper, Esquire, D.L., J.P
November 14th 1874.
Funeral of William Cope Cooper,
Esquire, D.L., J.P.
The funeral of this lamented
gentleman whose death we recorded last week, took place last
Before twelve o'clock, the hour
named for the funeral to leave for the family burial place
at Castletown, an immense concourse of people assembled to
pay a last tribute of respect to the memory of a gentleman
who was universally esteemed and beloved for his many
In the mournful procession, which
extended about a mile and a-half in length, were the
equipages of a large number of the gentry of Carlow and
Queen's County, while the tenantry on the estate and the
residents generally of the locality were very largely
The chief mourners were Rev. Robert
Cooper, Colonel Cooper (brothers) William Agustus Cooper,
Edward Cooper, Dr. Cooper, Charles Cooper, Henry Cooper, and
Rev. J.W. Durbin, nephews of the deceased.