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Graveyard Information

Downpatrick RC

County : Down

Denomination : Roman Catholic

Graveyard Name : Downpatrick RC

Civil Parish : Down

Town / Townland : Downpatrick

OS Reference : J488443

Other Information : This is the small area of graveyard round St Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, which lies between St Patrick's Avenue and Stream Street, Downpatrick The present church was built in 1869 but there had been one on the site previously built in 1787 The oldest date of death found here is 1838 The main graveyard used by Roman Catholics in the last century and earlier was that beside the Cathedral There was clearly not enough ground round the new St Patrick's Church so a new cemetery was opened on the Killough Road The few graves here lie alongside the south wall of the church The baptismal register dates from 1851 and the marriage register from 1852.

County : Down

Denomination : Roman Catholic

Graveyard Name : St Patrick's Graveyard Downpatrick RC

Civil Parish : Down

Town / Townland : Downpatrick

OS Reference : J488443


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