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daisymoo

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Re: City cemetery
« Reply #15 on: August 29, 2019, 07:10:51 PM »
Could anyone take a photo for me if they r visiting city cemetery please itís in U1 grave 157 McClelland & Paxton . Thank you x

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Re: City cemetery
« Reply #16 on: August 31, 2019, 09:54:43 PM »
Hi Daisy, I was up at the cemetery this morning and was on the way out when I suddenly remembered your post so I had a quick look around Section U and came upon U156 that was at the end of a row but I didn't see 157. I would point out that I was rushing at this stage and there were many graves without headstones or numbers. However I will be up again sometime this week and will make a more thorough search. I'll check at the gatehouse on the way in to get the exact location of the grave site.

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Re: City cemetery
« Reply #17 on: August 31, 2019, 09:59:19 PM »
 Hi thank you so much I really appreciate it

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Re: City cemetery
« Reply #18 on: August 31, 2019, 10:38:14 PM »
Hi thank you so much I really appreciate it
Highway66 is section U & U1 the same ?
It was section U1 grave 157 
Thank you again

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Re: City cemetery
« Reply #19 on: September 01, 2019, 01:26:52 PM »
From my brief visit I think that there is only one section U. However I will check with cemetery office on my next visit  :)

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Re: City cemetery
« Reply #20 on: September 01, 2019, 07:18:30 PM »
ballymurphygirl,   a very interesting place our history class had a tour a couple of months ago and we were shown the place were Catholics were buried they had a wall separating them from the protestant graves I expected to see a wall but it is  covered but the place  still can be seen
I hope you are keeping well Eros 💋
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Re: City cemetery
« Reply #21 on: September 06, 2019, 06:37:31 PM »


Hi Daisy, I'm sorry to have to inform you that there is no headstone on your gg grandparents grave. You were correct in saying that it was U1 157. On my way into the cemetery I called into the cemetery office to get exact details as to where the grave was. They showed me a map that pointed out where the grave site was, so off I headed armed with this information. However after much searching I couldn't find the grave ( I suppose I was expecting to find a headstone with their names on it)'
I returned to the office and they sent one of their staff up with me and with the map of that particular area. Again no joy, but counting from graves that had headstones/numbers we came to the conclusion that this is the spot where the grave would have been.
The spot where I took the photo from would have been where a headstone would have been (Looking towards the foot of the grave).
ps I have a few more photos that I will post showing more of the surrounding area of your gg Grandparents grave site

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Re: City cemetery
« Reply #22 on: September 06, 2019, 06:44:23 PM »
Sorry Daisy, photo did not upload. will try again later
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Re: City cemetery
« Reply #23 on: September 09, 2019, 07:15:14 PM »
https://i.imgur.com/5jepD6V.jpg


Hi Daisy, here's photo as promised
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Re: City cemetery
« Reply #24 on: September 09, 2019, 08:31:35 PM »
https://i.imgur.com/aiLneDY.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/rL9oDWc.jpg

The 1st photo is a side view of where the grave would have been, the headstone would have been on the left

the 2nd photo was taken at what would have been the foot of the grave, The small yellow flower would have been where the headstone would have been.





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Re: City cemetery
« Reply #25 on: September 09, 2019, 09:47:25 PM »
https://i.imgur.com/aiLneDY.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/rL9oDWc.jpg

The 1st photo is a side view of where the grave would have been, the headstone would have been on the left

the 2nd photo was taken at what would have been the foot of the grave, The small yellow flower would have been where the headstone would have been.

Thank you so much highway appreciate it x