by mariocorrigan on July 11, 2009

Clane Abbey Cemetery, Clane, County Kildare


Situated on the ruins of a 13th century Franciscan Friary.
This is a partial listing of headstones which are not listed in any particular order.

In loving memory of Patrick Ahern, Clane, died, 23rd February 1983 also his wife, Josephine, died, 16th September 1988. Erected by his wife and family.

Bridget Baker, Blackhall, Clane. Died, 15th February 1982 aged 83 years.

Edward Behan, Green View, Clane, died, 22nd July 1980 aged 57, his daughter, Patricia, died, age 1 year and 11 months, his wife, Ina, died, 27th May 1996 aged 72

Joseph Bracken, Blackhall, Clane, died, 2nd December 1978.

Erected by, Daniel Boyle, Blackhall, Clane, in memory of my brother, William,  died, 2nd February 1940, his wife, Katie Boyle, died, 10th May 1952, his brother in law, Patrick Esmonda, died, 1st March 1952, Daniel Boyle, died, 3rd April 1955.

In Loving memory of, Patrick Brennan, died, 18th March 1948, also his wife, Mary Catherine, died, 5th January 1965. Resting in Dean’s Grange.

James Buchanan, Clane, died, 17th April 1979 aged 46 years.

In loving memory of Con Burke, 87 Coill Dubh, died, 9th December 1984 aged 74 years, also his wife, Kathleen, died, 31st December 1992 aged 71 years.

In loving memory of John Byrne, died, 20th October 1987 aged 49 years, also his mother, Nancy Byrne, who died 25th June 1930? Aged 32 years, also his brother in law, Billy Keating, died, 13th October 1999 aged 61 years. Formerly of Limerick.

John Byrne, Capdoo, Clane, died, 22nd January 1974 aged 77 years, his wife, Elizabeth, died, 14th May 1987 aged 92 years.

In loving memory of, Patrick Byrne, Dublin Road, Clane, died, 6th April 1955, his wife, Catherine, died, 14th April 1967, their son, Joseph Thomas, died, 27th September 1980 aged 61 years.

Thomas Campbell, Blackhall, Clane, died, 2nd January 1964 aged 58 years.

In Loving Memory of, Christopher Campbell, who died, 1st December 1939, also his wife, Catherine, died, 26th March 1952, and their son, Patrick, died, 23rd January 1950, and her brother, Patrick Judge, died, 17th February 1950.

In Loving Memory of, Michael Carey, died 13th January 1939 aged 55, his wife, Elizabeth, died, 8th May 1967 aged 51, William Carey, died, 6th September 1955 aged 45,their sons, William, died, 25th January 1975 aged 47, Michael, died, 25th August 1991.

In loving memory of John Casey, Dublin Road, Clane, who died, 2nd May 1983 aged 82 years, also his wife, Ellen, died, 24th January 1990 aged 86 years.

In loving memory of John (Jackie) Casey, Dublin Road, Clane who died, 14th October 1999 aged 68 years.

In Loving Memory of, Dr. William Cahill, Straffan Lodge, Clane, died, 16th January 1940, his wife, Catherine Cahill, died, 21st June 1968.

Leo Carroll, Clane, died, 23rd October 1966 aged 29, his father, Bernard, died, 21st July 1968 aged 76, his mother, Lucy, died, 22nd August 1978 aged 79 years.

Mary Colgan, Firmount, Clane, died, 14th July 1966 aged 82, her husband, Denis, died, 21st December 1976 aged 89 years.

Elizabeth Coffey, Fairmount, Clane, died, 28th September 1960, her husband, James, died, 6th June 1985.

Pray for the soul of Patrick Coffey, who died, 24th June 1944 aged 51 years, and his brother, Richard, died, 7th February 1970 aged 67 years, Margaret Coffey, (Nee Grace), died, 7th May 1992.

In loving memory of , Katie Cooper, died, 10th August, 1961 aged 71 years, her husband, John, died, 11th January 1966 aged 87 years, their sons, John, died, 12th October, 1986 aged 87 years, and Edward, died, 30th October 1989 aged 69 years.

Richard Corrigan, Blackhall, Clane, died, 28th January 1952 aged 73, his daughter, Catherine, died, 11th August 1932 aged 16 , his daughter, Mary, died, 7th August 1914 aged 3 years, his son Richard, died, 24th July 1959, aged 52 years, his son, Patrick, died, 22nd January 1945 aged 22, his son, Hughie, died, 8th November 1945 aged 32, his daughter in law, Kathleen, died, 12th July 1945 aged 24, Teresa, died, 27th May 1973 aged 88 years.

Peter Curran, Capdoo, died, 17th April 1971 aged 64, his wife, Elizabeth, died, 11th July 1982 aged 59.

Erected by, Peter Delaney, Loughanure, Clane, in loving memory of his wife, Anne Delaney, died, 11th April 1934 aged 54, also his son, Peter Delaney, died, 4th December 1946 aged 34, the above, Peter Delaney, died, 20th July 1951 aged 75 years.

Paddy Delaney, Capdoo, Clane, died, 2nd January 1988 aged 70, also his mother, Mary Delaney, died, 17th November 1920 aged 38, also his father, Patrick Delaney, died, 12th December 1952 aged 73 years, R.I.P. Erected by his loving Brothers.

In loving memory of Patrick (Podge) Delaney, Railway Cottages, Sallins, who died, 9th January 2006 aged 51.

In loving memory of Oliver Delaney, St. Bridget’s Tce. Clane, died, 27th October 1998 aged 79, Baby Agustain, died, 8th October 1969. Erected by his loving wife and family



(Old stone)
Erected by, John Dillon, in memory of his Parents, James and Ellenor? Who died, and his son, James Dillon died, 1800.

In Loving Memory of, Nan Doherty, Mortcommon, Clane, who died, 14th October 1941, her husband, Patrick, died, 1st September 1955, their daughter in law, Martha, died, 4th April 1957.

Matthew Donnellan, Clane, died, February, 1827 aged 73, his wife, Esther, died, 25th July 1873 aged 79, their son, Thomas, died, 28th September 1886 aged 75 years.

In loving memory of, Christopher (Christy) Donnelly, Firwood, Clane, died, 7th June 1983 aged 76 years, his brother, Matthew Donnelly, died 3rd April 1987 aged 66 years.

In loving memory of Peter Donnelly, died, 30th November 1968, also his wife, Annie Donnelly, died, 28th October 1996, 3 Lohunda Road, Clonsilla, Dublin. And late of Firmount, Clane.
Erected by their loving son, Peter and daughter, Sheila.

In loving memory of John Donnelly, Sherlockstown, who died, 11th January 1939 also his daughter, Mary Donnelly, who died, 29th September 1954, his sons, Christy Donnelly, who died, 11th February 1959, also his son, Michael Donnelly, who died,4th January 1990, also his daughter, Marcella (Cella) who died, 29th November 1991.

Gerald Fitzgerald Dunne, born at Aghovoe, 1850, died, in Ballinagappa, County Kildare, 22nd September 1902, husband of Julia Mary.

Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on the soul of, Annie Dunne, Maryfields, who died, 23rd January 1959, also her beloved husband, Patrick, who died 31st May 1971.

Mary Ennis, Firmount, died, 10th January 1967 aged 36 years.

In Loving Memory of, Michael Farrell, Butterstream, Clane, who died, 26th June, 1936 aged 63 years, his wife, Mary, died, 15th May 1962 aged 90 years, their son, Patrick, died, 1st March 1989 aged 75 years.

In Loving Memory of our dear Mother, Elizabeth Fox, of Millicent, died, 13th August 1931 aged 76, her son, Joseph Fox, died, 25th May 1953,aged 63 years, his wife, Margaret, died, 5th May 1955, her daughter, Elizabeth Minghin, died, 24th February 1966 aged 73 years.

Sacred Heart of Jesus Have Mercy on the Soul of My Dear Father, John Francis Fox, Claremont, Castle knock, died, 20th September 1974,also my dear mother, Annie Fox, died, 28th September 1931, my dear brother,Joseph,37 Woodbine Road, Black rock, Dublin died, 11th January 1973, interred in Dean’s Grange Cemetery, my sister, Elizabeth, died, 6th February 1996.

In loving memory of Elizabeth Fox, who died at Raheny, 21st December 1945, also her son Peter, who died, 4th May 1926, also her dear husband, Peter Fox, who died at Raheny, 18th May 1958, also their son James Fox, died, 5th January 1994 and their daughter, Agnes Fox, died 3rd February 2004.

Michael Fox, Millicent, died, 6th March 1979 aged 84 years, his wife, Annie, died, 12th April 1979 aged 84 years.

Patrick A. Fox, died, 17th April 1986.

In Loving Memory of, Anne Greene, who died, May 14th 1938 aged 68, Michael John Greene, died, 28th October 1965 aged 68 years, Esther Greene, died, 21st November 1969 aged 73 years, Anne Greene, died 10th October 1976 aged 76 years.
In Special Remembrance of, Mary Greene, who died, 31st March 1982.
Erected by Michael and Kay.

Peter Hackett, Loughbollard, Clane, died, 1st September 1977 aged 44 years.

In affectionate Remembrance of a devoted husband and father, Charles Henry, died, 21st August 1981 aged 81 years, his wife, Mary, died 1990 aged 86 years.

William Hickey, Capdoo, Clane, died, 19th December 1982, also his loving wife, Teresa (Tess) died, 3rd August 2005. R.I.P.Erected by his loving wife and son.


Catherine Hogan, Ballymyraagh, Nenagh, died, 18th February 1942. John Kinsella, Kilmurry, erected this stone for his wife, Mary, who died, 4th January 1909 aged 51 years.

Michael Holligan, Castlebrown, died, 11th September 1969, his wife, Elizabeth, died, 9th July 1994.

In Memory of, James J. Jones, Clane, who died, 21st October 1942, his wife, Matilda, died, 22nd August 1985, also, Joseph Whelan, died, 6th January 1953, Kathleen Whelan, died, January 13th 1979.

In Loving Memory of Delia Greoghegan, Clane, who died, 22nd August 1944, Margaret Casey, died, 18th March 1966, Michael Greoghean, died, 26th September 1966, Mai Fielding, died, 13th April 1971, and all the relatives of the Greoghegan Family.

Thomas Kearney, Curry Hills, Prosperous, died, 26th November 1954 aged 80, his wife, Elizabeth, 25th June 1983 aged 80, Susan Kearney, died, 19th October 1991 aged 44 years.

In loving memory of Mrs. Anne Kelly, died, 22nd January 1941, and her husband,  John Kenny, died, 2nd January 1916, also their grandson son, Brendan Kearns, died, 28th May 1946, and their nephew, Patrick Corrigan, died, 22nd January 1946.

Pray for the soul of Very Rev. Laurence J. Keogh, Parish Priest of Clane, 1926 – 1948, died, 20th July 1948 aged 78 years.

Patrick Kinsella, died, 19th February 1843 aged 83 years, his wife, Elizabeth, died, 6th August 1819 aged 60 years. This stone was erected by his son, Thomas.

In loving memory of Michael McDonald, Millicent, Sallins, who died, 17th April 1949 aged 56 years, his wife Teresa, who died, 28th May 1982 aged 85 years, their son in law, Patrick Walsh, died 3rd May 2004 aged 73 years.

Thomas Langan, Clane, died, 29th December 1973.

In Loving Memory of, Maurice Lee, Clane, County Kildare, died, 20th January 1968, aged 78 years, his wife, Mary, died, 26th December 1970 aged 61 years, his son, Laurence, died, 16th December 1957 aged 23 years.

Bridget McGuire, Mount Armstrong, died, 9th April 1979 aged 53 years

In loving memory of Norman O’Brien, who died 28th December 1979, also Lorraine Shannon (Niece) who died, 23rd September 1975 aged 2 years and 6 months.

Cherished memories of a dear husband and father, James Manzor, Clane, who died, 13th January 1985, also his wife, Sheila, died, 26th October 1999.

Pray for the Repose of the Soul of, Andrew Joseph McEvoy, who died, on the 29th August 1943, John McEvoy, who died, 22nd January 1965, Catherine McEvoy, who died, 16th May 1966.

Joseph McCormack, Ballinacappa Road, Clane, died, 30th July 1979 aged 16 years, his mother, Ann, died, 7th December 1986 aged 62 years, her husband, Christopher, died, 16th October 1994 aged 83 years.

In Loving Memory of, Thomas Meskell, died, 23rd January  1944,aged 74 years, his wife, Elizabeth, died, 15th July 1968 aged 80years, their children, Anne, died, 15th April 1939 aged 22 years, Thomas, J.K. died, 25th May 1947 aged 26, Edward Ignatius Meskall, died, 24th July 1972 aged 56, his wife, Elizabeth Ann, died, 5th April 1995 aged 84 years.

In Loving Memory of My Dear Wife, Ena Mescall, died, 18th June 1975 aged 43.

In Loving Memory of, Bridget Marrow, Clane, died, 4th January 1949, her husband, Peter A. Marrow, died, 21st July 1`977, and their son, John, died, 3rd November 1955, also their daughter, Patricia Rooney, died, 1st November 1986. Laid to rest in Shellharbour, Australia.

Patrick McManmon, died, 4th October 1967 aged 59, his wife, Bridget, died, 10th August 1982 aged 66 years.

Mary O’Brien, Blachhall, Clane, died, 10th November 1966 aged 86, her son, Daniel, died, 16th September 1984 aged 73 years.


In loving memory of James O’Donnell, Capadoo, Clane, who died, 29th November 1982 aged 83 years, and his wife, Mary, died, 15th November 1997 aged 89 years.
In Loving Memory of Sheila O’Neill, Abbeylands, who died, 18th October 1961, her father, Charlie O’Neill, died, 8th December 1978, also his wife, Mona O’Neill, died, 22nd September 1992.

Erected to the memory of, Stephen O’Rourke, who died, 3rd May 1879 aged 72 years, also his wife, Jane, who died, 3rd June 1875 aged 52 years.

In loving memory of Seamus Moore, Millicent, Clane, who died, 10th December 1930 aged 52 years, also his daughter, Theresa, who died, 9th April 1991 aged 10 years, his grandson, James Curran, died, 17th October 2001 aged 14 years.

Erected by Bryan Murray, In loving remembrance of his father, Billy Murray, who died, 1856, also his mother, Nora, and his sister, Jane.

In loving memory of Joe Reddy (Uncle Joe), James, Ester, Reddy, their daughter, Kathleen, Tess.

Christopher Rorke, died, 3rd May 1879 aged 73, his wife, Jane, died, 31st July 1875 aged 63.

In loving memory of Peter Shortt, died, 23rd February 1975 aged 70, his wife, Agnes, died, 9th July 1988 aged 79 years.

Sacred Heart of Jesus, Have mercy on the soul of, Patrick Shortt, Clane, who died, July 27th 1945, his daughter, Elizabeth Kelly, died, September 29th 1945, also his wife, Rose Shortt, died, September 11th 1960, his son in law, Jeramiah (Jer) Kelly, died, 16th April 1986, his daughter in law, Kathleen Shortt, 14th November 1997, and his son Edward (Ned) 1st June 2000.

In Loving Memory of our father, Thomas Slevin, Blackhall, Clane, who died, 19th August 1946 aged 40 years, also his wife, Margaret, died, 27th March 1986 aged 80 years, also their daughter, Kathleen O’Connor, died, 16th August 1996.

Peter Slevin, Rathmore, Clane, died, 24th May 1966, his wife, Catherine, died, 5th October 1978.

Erected by, Mrs. Anne Staunton for her beloved husband, Charles Staunton, died, 25th May 1858 aged 49 years, and their beloved children, Michael and Joseph, who died young.

In Loving Memory of, Kate Tomkins, who died, 26th September 1941 aged 56 years, her husband, John Thomkins,who died, 19th January 1944 aged 70, late of Landenstown, also my dear husband, Hugh Casey, who died, 22nd April 1980 aged 62 years, late of Clonfert, and his wife, Mary (Mai) (Nee Tomkins), died, 22nd September 2000 aged 87 years.
Plaque on grave reads from: Ivan, Colin and Tricia.

In loving memory of, Bridget Wallace, Clane, died, 20th April 1948, her son, Peter, who died, 26th February 1982.

Pray for the soul of Bridget Walsh (nee Moynihan), Clane, who died, 28th January 1955, Dr. Michael Walsh, died, 12th June 1972.

In loving memory of Herbert Delamare, Whyte, Viewmount, who died, 13th October 1917 , his wife,  Mary, died, 3rd March 1949 , also John Cecil Ferris, died, 31st October 1986.

In loving memory of Patrick J. Woods, Clane who died, 2nd September 1983 aged 71 years, his wife, Ellen, died, 26th January 1988 aged 60 years.



Partial list of transcriptions from Clane Abbey Cemetery by Anna Ryan. Our thanks as always to Anna. 

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