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Graveyard Information

Donaghcloney CI

County : Down

Denomination : Church of Ireland

Graveyard Name : Donaghcloney CI

Civil Parish : Donaghcloney

Town / Townland : Magherana

OS Reference : J103552

Other Information : The parish church is in the centre of Waringstown village in the townland of Magherana and parish of Donaghcloney The church was built in 1689 by William Waring and a north transept was added in 1830, a south aisle in 1858 and a chancel in 1888 The oldest memorial in the church is of 1689 and the oldest gravestone of 1709 The history of the parish is covered in the Rev E D Atkinson's An Uster Parish, being a History of donaghcloney, Dublin, 1898 In this the gravestones in Donaghcloney and Waringstown graveyards are transcribed and all which have survived in the latter have been checked and included here The texts of all the memorials in the church are also given below Atkinson's transcripts are included in Memorials of the Dead The graveyard is in very good order but six of the pre- 1865 stones have been lost during the century, presumably in the tidying process There is an extension to the north side of c1885 All stones with dates of death before 1900 have been included below.

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