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Kells in County Meath, Leinster, Ireland — Mid-East (and Dublin)
 

Catherine Dempsey

 
 
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September 22, 2009
1. Catherine Dempsey Marker
Inscription.
Here rest the remains of
Silvester O'Dempsey Esq.
Who departed this life the 31 Dec. 1817
In the 70 year of his age
A Man
of the most steady Friendship
Unblemished Integrity extensive charity
And
Universal Benevolence
This frail Memorial of imperishable
regard is inscribed as a record of the
tenderest Affection to his Memory
by his Daughter Catherine ODempsey
Catherine Dempsey
died 22nd August 1837
In her charity she bequeathed
her entire property
to further the education
of the children of Kells
She made possible the establishment
of both the Sisters of Mercy
Primary School Feb. 1844
and the Christian Brothers
Primary School, Jan. 1845

 
Location. 53° 43.655′ N, 6° 52.838′ W. Marker is in Kells, Leinster, in County Meath. Click for map. Grave marker is located in the St Columba's Church yard, only meters east of the Unfinished High Cross, with church grounds entrance off Cannon Street (Regional Road 163).
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kells Round Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); The Churchyard Wall (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct
Catherine Dempsey Marker image. Click for full size.
September 22, 2009
2. Catherine Dempsey Marker
Unfinished High Cross and Round Tower in background. Looking west.
line); Suffolk Street (about 90 meters away); St Columba's Church (about 120 meters away); Headfort Place (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Market Cross (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Kells Courthouse (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Spire of Loyd (approx. 1.7 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Kells.
 
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Catherine Dempsey Marker image. Click for full size.
September 22, 2009
3. Catherine Dempsey Marker
Catherine Dempsey Marker image. Click for full size.
September 22, 2009
4. Catherine Dempsey Marker
Catherine Dempsey Marker image. Click for full size.
September 22, 2009
5. Catherine Dempsey Marker
 
 
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