The Grove, Rathdown Road, Greystones County Wicklow Ireland
Cemetery notes and/or description:
This cemetery is approx. 700 metres north of the main Redford Cemetery, and is located on The Grove, a road off the main Rathdown Road. It is principally, but not exclusively, for the use of the members of the Church of Ireland [Anglican] community. Methodists, Presbyterians and other dissenting creeds use this cemetery also. All those of other religious denominations, and of none, use the main Redford Cemetery
The practice of the local stonemasons noting the dates of birth and death on almost all headstones is relatively unique in Ireland, and makes subsequent genealogical tracing much easier than elsewhere.
The survey of this cemetery was commenced in April 2011, and concluded in July 2012. It is updated on a continuing basis.
Notable persons buried here or noted on a family headstone here include,
Dr. Gerald P. G. Beckett, Medical Officer for Co. Wicklow William & Mary Beckett parents of Samuel Beckett Maj.-Gen. William E.R. Dimond, RAMC Averil K.S. Deverell, first woman barrister Brig.-Gen. William B.S. Deverell, RASC Robert G.C. Flower, Asst Insp.-Gen. R.I.C Rt.Rev. Robert Wyse Jackson, Bishop Rev. Donald Leslie Keegan, Archdeacon Col. Alexander Learmond, Indian Army Robert Pearson Lee, Veterinarian Col. James McCloghry, surgeon, I.M.S Dorothy Allingham Orr, Organist Richard C. Paulet, 17th Marquis of Winchester Canon J. Frank Williams
Centenarians. Margaret Eileen Franklin, Sheila Vivienne Smalley O'Neill, Phoebe Kane Pollock, Hilda Orvis Young,