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Graveyard Information

Eglantine CI

County : Down

Denomination : Church of Ireland

Graveyard Name : Eglantine CI

Civil Parish : Blaris

Town / Townland : Carnbane

OS Reference : J244613

Other Information : This is on a minor road 1" miles due North of Hillsborough in the townland of Carribane and the civil parish of Blaris The new parish of Eglantine was carved out of Blaris in 1874 and the new church consecrated in the following year The graveyard was opened in 1887 but the only monument prior to 1900 is that to the Mulholland family The newer part of the graveyard contains a plot for airmen of the RAF, 21 of whom are buried along one side The church registers have survived:- baptism dating from 1875, marriage from 1881 and burial from 1920 Vestry minutes date from 1876.

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