Recorded by Candace Boudreau. Typed by Beverly Darby-Brown.
This cemetery belongs to Immaculate Conception Church, Sydney Mines. The oldest stone is dated 1876. There are only 17 stones left standing, however, in a medium size cemetery.
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Connolly In memory of John Roderick beloved son of John & Mary Connolly Died July 29 1900 aged 21 yr 7 mo "Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord And let perpetual light shine upon him" Hart Matthew infant son of Sarah & Charles Hart Died May 18 1888 aged 7 yr "Rest in peace" Hart Sarah Beloved wife of Charles (Rest is illegible) Butts Margaret wife of John Haggerty (This is written on base, top of stone is gone) Peck George 1860 - 1900 (Footstone only, Stone is turned over) McAulay Alex McAulay died 1883 aged 77 yr (Large stone toppled over and sitting on its side) McArthur In memory of Julia McArthur 1838 - 1935 Meeham Margaret T. d Jan 31 1880 Patrick Meeham (died) June 28 1886 (Small stone toppled over and broken) Egan In loving memory of Sylvester born in County Kerry, Ireland Died May 4 1908 age 92 yr "Meet me in heaven" Dunlop William born in Sydney Mines Oct 3 1819 Died Aug 1 1901 Loughnan (or Louchnan) Side 1: Sacred to the memory of John Loughnan (or Louchnan) VC As humble , pius, modest priest who practiced what he preached and died as he lived that is in and with the Lord. Side 2: Very Reverend John Loughnan (or Louchnan) VC Was born in the diocese of Gloyne Ireland AD 1786 was ordained priest Boetch__ Cheverie Nov 2 1824. Labored with zeal and success in Cuver_, Halifax, South Sydney and North Sydney where he died 7th Nov 1876 in the 68th year of his priesthood aged 92 yrs. MacPherson Side 1: Pray for Donald MacPherson died Apr 4 1884 And his wife Ann MacNeil died May 24 1909 "Fois sh iorruidh thoir dhaibh, a thighcarna, Agus solus siorruidh deairsadh orra" Gaelic translated to English by Hector MacNeil, Gaelic College: "Give to them eternal peace O Lord and shine eternal light upon them" Side 2: Pray for their children: Angus MacPherson died Sept 19 1905 James died Aug 8 1897 Mrs Mary Hudson died Feb 6 1953 Mrs Annie Merritt died Nov 20 1938 Mrs Christie MacDonald died Dec 16 1955 John died July 22 1955 Rt Rev Monsignor Donald died Aug 1 1959 Mrs Sarah Rawding died Sept 19 1940 Dunlop Ellen Dunlop beloved wife of James Diggins Died Feb 28 1884 age 37 yr "Eternal light grant her O Lord And let perpetual light shine upon her" McArthur In loving memory of Mary A. McArthur beloved wife of Thomas McNamara Born at Argyle Scotland Aug 1 1820 Died at Sydney Mines Mar 10 1920 "May her soul rest in peace" McNamara In memory of Thomas McNamara born in Charlottetown PEI May 8 1822 Died June 1888 Erected by his daughter Margaret McDonald Mary McDonald wife of Allan McNamara Died Aug 17 1897 age 23 yr Campbell James beloved son of Elizabeth & John Campbell Died May 17 1891 age 1 yr "Rest in peace"
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Contributed by Candace Boudreau & Beverly Darby-Brown
Created 27 July 1998