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Redford (The Grove) Cemetery
The Grove, Rathdown Road,
Greystones
County Wicklow  Ireland

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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,



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