School: Coillte Bó (roll number 15984)

Location:
Kiltybo, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Michael S. Ó Ceallaigh

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The Graveyards

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0107, Page 427

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Graveyards in this parish. They were three. Their names are, Kilcolman, Barnacarroll, and Ballinasmal.
Barnacarroll graveyard is situated in the village of Barncarroll, and Kilcolman graveyard is situated in the village of Kilcolman.
All the graveyards are still in use. There is a church in ruins in Kilcolman and there is also in Ballinasmal.
In Barnacarroll there are three landlords buried in a little house. There are shelves in it for coffins to be left on, and there an iron door in it and it is locked always.
There are trees growing round all the churches. The crosses are made of cement and stones. The unbaptised children were buried in forts.

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Collector
Joe Healy
Gender
male
Address
Cloonmore Lower, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Healy
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Cloonmore Lower, Co. Mayo
Language
English