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Sir Richard John Griffith

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Sir Richard John Griffith

Birth
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Death
22 Sep 1878 (aged 94)
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Burial
Harold's Cross, County Dublin, Ireland Add to Map
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Irish Geologist and Mining Engineer. Also served as chairman of the Board of Works of Ireland, who completed the first complete geological map of Ireland and was author of the valuation of Ireland, known ever since as Griffith's Valuation. Recipient of the Wollaston Medal in 1854.
Irish Geologist and Mining Engineer. Also served as chairman of the Board of Works of Ireland, who completed the first complete geological map of Ireland and was author of the valuation of Ireland, known ever since as Griffith's Valuation. Recipient of the Wollaston Medal in 1854.

Inscription

BRAMSTON SMITH & GRIFFITH Burial Place
"Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord"
Sacred To the Memory of MARIA CATHERINE eldest daughter of Major R. BRAMSTON SMITH of the Co Dublin Regt. and Grand Daughter of Sir RICHARD GRIFFITH Bart who died on the 22nd of March 1859 (?) aged 18 (?) years
Also Sacred To the Memory of MARIA JANE the beloved wife of Sir RICHARD GRIFFITH Bart who departed this life on the third day of January 1865 in the 79th year of her age
In Memory of Sir RICHARD JOHN GRIFFITH Bart Born 20th Septr. 1784 died 22nd Septr. 1878 aged 94 years "Not slothful in business, fervent in Spirit Serving the Lord"
"Till He Come" In Loving Memory of Colonel BRAMSTON SMITH D.L. who died on the 21st of April 1890 aged 83 years Deeply regretted
Also ELIZABETH CHARLOTTE his beloved wife who died November 4th 1907, aged 90 years



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