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Graveyard Information

Kilmore CI

County : Down

Denomination : Church of Ireland

Graveyard Name : Kilmore CI

Civil Parish : Kilmore

Town / Townland : Carnacally

OS Reference : J437513

Other Information : This is a quarter of a mile north-west of Kilmore Old Graveyard on the same road It is in the townland of Carnacally and parish of Kilmore and the church was built on this site in 1792 It was later abandoned and used for a time as a parochial hall but is now crumbling The church registers date from 1820 The oldest date of death recorded is that of Arthur Johnston (1814) who lies in a very large vault in an overgrown corner of the graveyard The vault was also used by the Sharman Crawford family who have some modern stones nearby in an even more overgrown part The main part of the graveyard is uneven and some of the stones are almost unreadable from overpainting There are 3 vaults, 2 of which are inscribed, and 2 horizontal stones one of which is illegible (if ever inscribed).

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