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Author NĂ­ Chuileann, Susan, author.

Title Transcribing graves of All Saints Church, Fenagh, County Carlow, Ireland : sleeping histories / by Susan Ni. Chuilean
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018


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Contents Intro; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; Preface; WHERE ARE WICKED FOLK BURIED?; Chapter One; Introduction; Late summer, 2009; County Carlow and all her troubles and beauty; The psychology of home and "blow-ins"; The village of Fenagh Co. Carlow; All Saints COI church, Fenagh, Co. Carlow; The psychology of village life; The graves of All Saints; Chapter Two; Introduction; Late spring, 2012; Grave meditations; "Sack 'em ups" and Irish graves; Irish graves: carving, cutting and dressing; The social lives of gravestones; John Corrigan's grave; Chapter Three; Introduction
Early summer, 2013Kings, queens and general unrest; The Great Frost of 1740; Hunger, cold and costs; Ring-a-ring-a-rosy; Fenagh landlords and Carlow rebels; Chapter Four; Introduction; Early winter, 2014; The Beresford family of Fenagh House and Lodge; The Watson family of Ballydarton House; The Gray family; The Garrett family; The La Touche family; Chapter Five; Introduction; Early autumn, 2015; "General Advertiser and Morning Intelligencer (London, England) November 12, 1778; "WILL (1735) JOHN JAMES of Ballyknocken, Carlow; The Lucas family of Clashganney; Conclusion; Appendix
In the walled areaUnder the Chancellery Window; Gerneral Notes; Bibliography
Summary In a sleepy village nestled deep in County Carlow, Ireland, rests a small churchyard filled with ancient headstones. Who knew that one woman's daily walk through this leafy graveyard would unravel stories of landlords, Cromwellian soldiers, bankers, Quakers, and twins whose parents have never been found?This book follows the author's journey of transcribing gravestones as a hobby, detailing the village church and the secrets buried within its graves. It illustrates how information on headstones allows a glimpse at long-forgotten social conditions, politics, religion and grave robbing. It highl
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Restricted: Printing from this resource is governed by The Legal Deposit Libraries (Non-Print Works) Regulations (UK) and UK copyright law currently in force. WlAbNL
Online resource; title from PDF file page (EBSCO, viewed November 12, 2018)
Subject Sepulchral monuments -- Ireland -- Carlow (County)
Burial records -- Ireland -- Carlow (County)
Church records and registers -- Ireland -- Carlow (County)
Social & cultural history.
Family history, tracing ancestors.
The countryside, country life.
REFERENCE -- Genealogy & Heraldry.
Burial records
Church records and registers
Sepulchral monuments
Carlow (Ireland : County) -- Genealogy
Ireland -- Carlow (County)
Genre/Form Genealogy
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781527520417