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Templepatrick

County : Down

Denomination :

Graveyard Name : Templepatrick

Civil Parish : Donaghadee

Town / Townland : Miller Hill

OS Reference : J594775

Other Information : This is in the townland of Miller Hill and parish of Donaghadee, on the seaward side of the road from Donaghadee to Millisle, one mile north of the latter Nothing is known of the history of the site and all traces of a church have disappeared, but there was a well on the seaward side of the graveyard known as St Patrick's well and there is a tradition that St Patrick once landed here There is also a small "watch-house" in the centre of the graveyard There is no local burial register but the Donaghadee Parish registers which still survive date from 1771 The graveyard is densely packed with well-preserved slate stones like Greyabbey and is similarly overgrown Most of the inscriptions prior to 1800 were copied in Memorials of the Dead VIII, 518 and IX, 41 and 454 but only the parts referring to deaths before 1800 There are 190 of these stones and they are numbered below as in Memorials of the Dead (from the south-west corner) All are extant unless otherwise stated and have been checked and completed The list below is a complete transcript of all stones with dates of death before 1900 The oldest date of death recorded is 1678.

County : Antrim

Denomination :

Graveyard Name : Templepatrick Old

Civil Parish : Templepatrick

Town / Townland : Templepatrick

OS Reference : J228859

County : Antrim

Denomination : Church of Ireland

Graveyard Name : Templepatrick CI

Civil Parish : Templepatrick

Town / Townland : Templepatrick

OS Reference : J288854


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