Bev... There is (or was) an extensive list of Longford graveyards and
inscriptions done some time ago by a Jimmy [?] and contained in a Longford
History website. It's disappeared now but the data may be available at the
Longford Library. I don't know if it's available on line anywhere. I sent a
message to this list a few days ago but didn't see it appear, so it may have
fallen thru the crack. Here it is below:
For several years an invaluable website establishd by Simon de Montfort at
contained many searchible lists of Longford
pedigrees, gravestone listings, and more. Some time ago it disappeared and
the website address was captured by spam. I emaiuled the owner but no
response. I just checked the site again and the spam has disappeared, the
top pages are intact but, alas, all the data are gone.
If you go to the Longford Library site, www.longfordlibrary.ie , it says
Mr Simon de Montfort, a life member of County Longford Historical Society
and member of the Irish Genealogical Research Society, has very generously
donated the fruits of many years' research to Longford County Library. The
But the data is not online.
Question: Does anyone know if the library's collection is the same as the
older online version? Is the data available online anywhere?
It was a great source now, apparantly lost... Bob Kirk"
On 09/19/13, Bev Thomson<b18627t(a)oecblue.com> wrote:
Granard & Edgeworthstown graveyard locations are extremely interesting areas
re my research & would appreciate knowing if there is a way to access their
My thanks, in advance, for your help.