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Graveyard Transcriptions - Old Kilcullen, Graveyard

Old Kilcullen Graveyard

Transcriptions by

Anna Ryan





Travel straight through the village of Kilcullen and after a mile and a half turn left at the 2nd green bollard. The graveyard is about two miles on this road on the left hand side.


The round tower in the graveyard were used as refuges and as a storehouse during the Norse raids in the 9th and 10th century A.D. ad served also as watch towers and Belfrays during the 1798 insurrection in the course of a successful Irish stand at this point the upper portion of the tower suffered much damage.


This is not a complete list of burials. Most of the old headstones are to worn to read.


In loving memory of Patrick Blanney, Halverstown, died, 18th September 1936.


Erected by William Blacker, Esq. of Castlemartin in affectionate memory of Patrick Keough, who died, at Castlemartin, on 28th February 1885 aged 80 years.


This stone was erected by Patrick Brennan, for his daughter, who departed this life, 18th November 1807 aged 16


Erected by Thomas Brennan, for his beloved mother, Ellen Brennan, of Old Kilcullen, who departed this life, 1822? aged 44, also his sister, Eliza Brennann who died 22nd July 1867 aged24, and his brother, John, who died April 25th 1871 aged 22, his brother, Patrick, died 1879 aged 69, also the above Thomas Brennan, died, 1889 aged 68 years.


Pray for the soul of, James Brennan, Old Kilcullen, who died, 15th February 1884 aged 64, Catherine, relict of above, died, 16th December 1911 aged 95, Frances Brennan, died, 16th May 1978, her husband, James Brennan, died, 24th January 1964 aged 62 years.


Sacred to the memory of Thomas Buckley, of Linnrith? Lodge who departed this life, 26th November 1858 in the 84th year of his life, also his wife, Annie, who died on, 15th March 1860 aged 75, also their children, Sarah and  Thomas.

Erected by their daughter, Ellen.


In loving memory of John Burke, Old Kilcullen, who died,  19th July 1974 aged 77 years, also his brother, Robert, died 5th July 1977 aged 75 years, and their sisters, Sr. Mary Imelda Burke, Franciscan Sisters, Rome, died, 27th October 1975 aged 87 years , also the parents of above, John Burke, died 17th May1940, Mary Burke, 28th October 1944, and their daughters, Anna Costello, died,  13th July 1962 aged 72 years, Mary De Decker, died, 31st July 1974 aged 81.

May they rest in peace.


In fond remembrance of Bernard Casey, who died, 26th February 1939. Also his wife, Ellen Casey, who died, 4th February 1961, their son, Edward Casey, died, 3rd May 1972, their daughter, Louise Moran, died, 16th December 1993 aged 81.

Erected by Neal and Nellie


Patrick Cullen, departed this life, May 24th 1798 aged 24, also William Cullen.


In loving memory of John Doyle, Halverson, who died, 16th December 1944, his wife, Elizabeth, died August 1st 1936, and their sons Willie, died, July 22nd 1979, James Doyle, died, 8th April 1986 their son, Christopher (Dinty) died, 11th December 1999 aged 78 years.


Erected by Eliza Doyle, of Calberstown, in memory of her beloved father, Patrick Doyle, who died, 24th March 1886 aged 77 years.


In loving memory of Edward Dunne, Old Kilcullen, died, 10th September 1932 aged 62 years, his wife, Sarah, died, 12th June 1964 aged 64 years, their sons, Thomas, died, 31st March 1978 aged 60 years, Edward, died, 31st December 1980 aged 70 years, Mary (Molly)Dunne , died 24th March 1993 aged 67 years, her loving husband, John (Jack) Dunne, who died on April 2nd 1997 in his 82nd year.


Erected by Mary Ennis, Knockbounce, in memory of her aunt, Eliza Moran, who died, 29th September 1892 aged 83 years.


Erected by Patrick Keogh, of Castlemartin, in memory  of his father, John Keogh, who departed this life, January 21st 1832 aged 78 and his son, William Keogh, who died, 15th September 1863 aged 26 years, also his daughter, Annastatlna Keogh, who departed this life, 4th July 1890 aged 38 years.


In loving memory of Kathleen Willis (nee Whittle), Old Kilcullen, who died, 6th September 1994 aged 66 years, her husband, Patrick Willis, died, 6th October 1994 aged 73.


In loving memory of, Brien Bernard Whittle, born, 31st March 1920, died, 30th September 1995, husband of Betty and father of Brenda.


In loving memory of William Reddy, died, 16th July 1943, Robert Whittle, died, 26th February 1939, Mary Whittle, died, January 24th 1957, Patrick Whittle, died, May 21st 1939, Margaret Delaney, died, February 1935, Bridget Whittle, died , January 29th 1960, Patrick Reddy, died, October 4th 1967.


Erected by Joseph Perkins, in memory of his father, William Perkins, who departed this life, November 1800 aged 75 years, also his grand father, John Perkins, who departed this life, March 1789 aged 60?


Erected by Mary Tougher, of Old Kilcullen,  in memory of her beloved husband, Patrick Tougher, who died, 6th April 1910 also the above Mary Tougher, who died, 3rd November 1940, Esther Reddy, died, 18th January 1947, and her husband, John Reddy, who died, 3rd October 1960, their son, John (Monsie) Reddy, who died, 18th February 1991 aged 64 years.


Erected by Bridget Tougher, Abbeybawn, Kilcullen, in memory of her husband, John Tougher, who died, 26th April 1918.


Pray for the souls of John and Peter Tougher, of Old Kilcullen. Mary Flanagan, died, 18th May 1925, Margaret Tougher, died, 13th March 1928.


Erected by Patrick Tougher, in memory of his father, John Tougher, of Old Kilcullen,  who departed  this life, 10th June 1916 aged 74 , the above Patrick Tougher, who died, 2nd August 1951 aged 72, his wife, Mary Ann Tougher, who died, 7th May 1971 aged 89 years.


Graveyard Transcriptions from Old Kilcullen from Anna Ryan. If anybody has transcribed memorials in a County Kildare graveyard we would be interested to add them to the site. Thanks to Anna for offering her transcriptions to us. People interested in this area in Ireland generally should take a look at Internment.net

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