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Kilseily Parish

1897, Vol. III (3)

Kilseily Church
Kindly contributed by Thomas J. Westropp, Esq.

BRIDGEMAN— Mural Monument, 1714. WILLIAM and HENRY. Arms—Ten plates 4, 3, 2, 1. A lion passant in chief. (Impales for HENRY’S wife CATHERINE ST. JOHN. Arms—Three hands holding daggers with points downward.)

Mural monument rebuilt:—
Arms—Ten plates, 4, 3, 2, 1 in chief a lion passt. impaling for ST. JOHN 3 hands couped at wrist and holding daggers.

“This Monument was erected by HENRY BRIDGEMAN, Esqre. and by CATHERINE BRIDGEMAN alias ST. ION his wife daughter of Col. THOS ST. ION of St. Ionstown in ye Co. of Tipperary In memory of WM. BRIDGEMAN Esqre and ELLINOR BRIDGEMAN als WALL his wife and her father JAMES WALL of Culenemucky Esqre. as also the said HENRY’S brothers WILLIAM, WINTER, and GARRETT and sisters CATHERINE, MARY, and ANNE who were all here enterred and his former wife ELIZABETH BRIDGEMAN als IEVERS for their and their posterities use. Gloria in excelsis Deo, &c. Ano Dom 1714.”

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