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Graveyard Information

Downpatrick NSP

County : Down

Denomination :

Graveyard Name : Downpatrick NSP

Civil Parish : Down

Town / Townland : Downpatrick

OS Reference : J490443

Other Information : The church and graveyard are situated on a ridgebetween Stream Street and Pound Lane, where they join the Killough Road The first minister of Downpatrick was a Royalist in the Cromwellian period and the church was then outside the town on the Killough road There has been a meeting house on the present site since 1710 but the oldest stone in the graveyard only dates back to 1763 All with dates before 1865 have been copied below, also one memorial tablet in the church The graveyard, though irregular, is well kept It contains 9 vaults of which 2 have lost their inscriptions.

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