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Graveyard Information

Moyallan Friends

County : Down

Denomination : Society of Friends (Quakers)

Graveyard Name : Moyallan Friends

Civil Parish : Tullyhish

Town / Townland : Moyallon

OS Reference : J049504

Other Information : O S 26 Grid Ref: 049504. This is in the townland of Moyallon or Moyallen and parish of Tullylish, and approached by Stramore Road, one and a half miles north of Gilford The meeting house has a small graveyard surrounding it on two sides and residential quarters on the other sides It was built in 1736 but the erection of gravestones was not permitted until about 1850 Although the oldest date of death recorded is 1833, the particular stone may have been erected later All the older stones are flat on the ground and commemorate single burials All stones have been copied (1989).

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