Errigle Cross Cemetery
This is the oldest graveyard in Errigle Cieran
parish. It is
located near Ballynasaggart on a windswept hill overlooking the valley. It
is about 1/2 mile from Errigle Keerogue COI church.
This is the gravestone of William and Bridget McCANN
located in Errigle
cross graveyard ...
"Inscription: Note from Big River: This stone is exactly as it was carved. Lurgan refers to Lurganboy which is in
Errigle Cieran Parish"
THIS STONE WAS ERECTED
"BY Own mcann in MEM____
OF HIS BROTHER WILLIAM
Macann LATE OF LURGAN- - -
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
THE 6TH SEPT 1825 AGED 38 YEARS"
Second stone inscription:
I.H.S. ERECTED BY MARY AND CHARLES McCANN BOSTON
IN MEMORY OF THEIR FATHER AND MOTHER
WILLIAM AND BRIDGIT McCANN OF TYHANY
BRIDGIT DIED 2 JUNE 1826 AGED 52 YEARS
WILLIAMDIED 22 SEPTEMBER 1817 AGED 79 YEARS
SON PATRICK 2 YEARS OLD
MAY THEIR SOUL'S REST IN PEACE AMEN