Sunday, 14 August 2016

Glasnevin Heraldry

With the new museum and research facility at Glasnevin and the online resources, there is a lot of information available online. Here some of the interesting heraldry at Glasnevin is presented.

The arms of Kindelan for John Kindelan:

The inscription reads:

Erected by Patrick Kindelan Steelestown, Co Kildare in affectionate remembrance of his beloved brother, John Kindelan who died at his residence Malahide 7th March 1872 aged 44 years.

The Kindelan Inscription

The arms of Cosgreave for John Cosgreave:

The inscription is to John Cosgreave, naïve of Cork, Chief of his sept.
John, the son of James, the son of John, the son of Richard, the son of
Maurice, the son of John, the son of the 'elegant soldier' whose name
was believed to be John.

The arms of Hammond and Spring

The Hammond arms and crest and initial N.H. for Nicholas Hammond

The Spring arms and crest and initial A.S. for Anne Spring

The monument for Anne (Spring) Hammond

 Underneath lieth the mortal remains of Anne Hammond (nee Spring) the beloved wife of Nicholas Hammond Esqr, St Anne's Alma Road, Monkstown, Co Dublin by whom this monument is erected
to her memory. She died at 4 new Brighton, Monkstown, Co Dublin on the 6th Day of November
1877 aged 47 years. R.I.P.

The arms of Dublin impaling those of Bishop William Joseph Walsh (1885-1921)

Walsh: Azure, a lion rampant argent armed or, overall a fess per pale agent and gules.
Motto:Fide etb Labore.

The arms, crest and motto for Daniel O'Connell

The tomb of Daniel O'Connell in the O'Connell Vault

The Round Tower, beneath which lies the O'Connell Tomb

The achievement of arms of Ruthvan

The achievement of arms of Ruthven for Edward Southwell Ruthven who died 5th March 1856 M.P. for the City of Dublin.

The Ruthven Inscription

The Ruthven Monument

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