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Graveyard Information

Garvaghy Pres

County : Down

Denomination : Presbyterian

Graveyard Name : Garvaghy Pres

Civil Parish : Garvaghy

Town / Townland : Enagh

OS Reference : J224476

Other Information : OS 28 Grid Ref 224476 This is on a secondary road about 6 miles cast of Banbridge, in the parish of Garvaghy and towniand of Enagh The secession meeting house was erected in 1803 but subsequently demolished to be replaced by a new church on the opposite side of the road in 1904 There is now no trace of the old church but it was in the centre of the enclosure, according to a map of 1860 The graveyard is a rectangular enclosure about 100 yards east of the road with a surrounding screen of tall trees The gravestones are all in the eastern half of the enclosure but it is noticeable that there are very many burial ridges with no headstones as well as a few uninscribed stones The oldest dates from 1819 and all have been copied.

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