IRELAND: Co Down Deaths

Cemetery Inscriptions After Name Index. 

Sarah DOUGLAS, died 1911, d/o Eliza Gillespie & William Douglas, Co Down, Ireland

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Agnes Mary Gillespie died 0th December 2021. Suddenly at hospital. Late of Warren Grove, Bangor. Dearly loved wife of Jack, much loved mother of Michael and grandmother of Nathan, Madison and Devon. Service in S Clarke and Son’s Funeral Church, Bangor on Friday at 11.00 am. Funeral afterwards to Clandeboye Cemetery.

Albert Gillespie, birth Nov 10, 1927. Death Sept 29, 2010. Burial Roselawn Cemetery, Castlereagh, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Alexander Gillespie, death March 31, 1962. Burial Roselawn Cemetery, Castlereagh, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Alfred Hutton Gillespie died 1901 Kirbroney Parish, Down, Ireland

Alfred James Gillespie, death Sept 7, 1981. Burial Comber New Cemetery, Comber, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Alice Mary Gillespie, passed away June 12, 2019, most loving sister of Jim and the late Desmond, and auntie to Kathrina, Paula, Stephen, Clare, Maeve, James and Michael. Requiem Mass  held in St. Comgalls Catholic Church, Brunswick Road, Bangor on Tuesday 18th June at 10.00 a.m. followed by burial in Clandeboye Cemetery at 12.00 noon.

Alison Gillespie died 1947 Warrenpoint Parish, Down, Ireland

Annie Viola Gillespie, death May 12, 2009. Burial Comber New Cemetery, Comber, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Arnold Jeffrey Gillespie, death Oct 29, 2004. Burial Ballygowan Free Presbyterian Cemetery, Newtownards, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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Bessie Gillespie, passed away peacefully on Wednesday 19th July 2017. Loving wife of the late Bob. Sadly missed by her son Gary, daughter-in-law Alex, granddaughters Tory, Sally and their families.
Funeral service held at 2.00pm on Tuesday 25th July in Roselawn Crematorium, Belfast.

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Caroline Gillespie, death March 12, 1986. Burial Saintfield 2nd Presbyterian Graveyard, Saintfield, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Catherine Phyllis Gillespie, death May 5, 1985. Burial Comber New Cemetery, Comber, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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Eileen Gillespie, birth Oct 31, 1931. Death Feb 28, 2003. Burial Roselawn Cemetery, Castlereagh, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Elizabeth Gillespie died 1761, Comber, Co Down

Elizabeth Gillespie died 1872 Annahilt, Down, Ireland

Elizabeth Gillespie died 1902 Kibroney, Down, Ireland

Eric Gillespie, death May 19, 2003. Burial Clandeboye Cemetery, Bangor, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Ethel J Gillespie died 1970 Newry, Down, Ireland

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Florence Keen Gillespie, death June 12, 1970. Burial Movilla Cemetery,  Newtownards, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Frederick Campbell James  Gillespie, died December 21st,  2017 (peacefully) at hospital, late of 36 Moody Park, Scarva. Dearly loved husband of the late Freda and devoted father of Alan, Stephen, James and the late William. Funeral Service in his home on Saturday at 12.45pm followed by interment in Scarva Presbyterian Churchyard.

Frederick James Gillespie, death Nov 21, 1946. Burial Dundonald Cemetery, Belfast, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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George Gillespie, died 1785, Ballyloughan, Co Down

George Ernest Gillespie died 1876 Newry, Down, Ireland

Gillespie died 1790 Newry, Co Down, Ireland

Gillespie, death July 28, 1956 Killysuggan Graveyard, Newtownards, County Down, Ireland

Gillespie, death July 20, 1968. Burial Killysuggan Graveyard, Newtownards, County Down, County Down, Northern Ireland

Gladys Gillespie, death Aug 19, 1983. Burial Clandeboye Cemetery, Bangor, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Gordon John Gillespie, death April 12, 1994. Burial Comber New Cemetery, Comber, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

noimage.gifGwyneth Gillespie died 8th September 2022, peacefully at Craigavon Area Hospital. Gwyneth. Beloved wife of the late William and loving mother of Gareth and Ingrid. Her remains reposed at her daughter’s residence, 20 Pinley Park from 12noon on Friday. Funeral service on Saturday at 10.30am in Holy Trinity, Church of Ireland, Banbridge committal afterwards in Banbridge New Cemetery.  Deeply regretted by her sorrowing son, daughter, son in law, daughter in law, grandchildren Thomas, Bethan & Carly, nephews, nieces, family circle and friends.

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Hamilton Gillespie death Nov 14, 1890. Burial Movilla Cemetery, Newtownards, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Harriet Gillespie (Hewitt) died 1921 Newry, Down , Ireland

Helen Isabel Gillespie  passed away 3rd June 2021 aged 95 years after a short illness. Much loved sister of Fred and Maureen. Private family service held in Carnmoney Parish Graveyard on Tuesday, 8th June at 2pm. Helen lived a long and caring life, taking great interest in animal welfare.  Sadly missed and deeply regretted by the wider family of nieces and nephews.

Hugh Gillespie, died 1755 Cherry Valley, Co Down

Hugh Gillespie died 1798, Ballyloughan, Co Down

Hugh Wishart Gillespie, died August 27, 2018. Beloved husband of Valerie, loving father of Stephen, Shaun and David, grandfather of Sybil, Maeve, Esther, Margot, James and Simon, brother of Hazel, Patricia, Elliott, Noel and Lorna and father-in-law of Helen, Pamela and Stephen. A Memorial Service was held at 2.00pm on Friday 28th September in Hillsborough Parish Church, Main Street, Hillsborough, Co. Down BT26 6AE. All welcome.

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James Gillespie, death Nov 15, 1965. Burial Roselawn Cemetery, Castlereagh, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

James H Gillespie died 1863 Kilmore, Down, Ireland

James Harold Gillespie (Harry) died April 15th,  2018. At hospital, late of Ballyholme Esplanade, Bangor. Dearly loved partner of Marlene and much loved dad of Angela, Keith and Heather. Following a family committal at Roselawn Crematorium, a Service of Thanksgiving was held in Bangor Elim Church on Wednesday at 12.30pm.

Jane Gillespie died 1861 Annahilt, Down, Ireland

Jim Gillespie died 9th August 2022. Belfast born, husband of Mitzi, father of Kathrina, Paula and Stephen, died peacefully at home in Houston Texas, aged 86 years. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated on Thursday 15th September at 10:00 in St Comgall’s Church, Brunswick Road Bangor followed by interment in Clandeboye Cemetery. A “Celebration of Life “ will held immediately afterwards in the Crawfordsburn Inn.

John Gillespie died 1750, Tullyyear, Co Down

John Gillespie died 1903 Kilbroney, Down, Ireland

John Gillespie death Nov 27, 1903, Rostrevor, Co Down, Northern Ireland

John Gillespie died 1944 Annahilt, Down, Ireland

John Gillespie  died 3rd November 2021 Peacefully at hospital, late of The Beeches Nursing Home. Beloved son of the late Hetty and James. Much loved and loving brother of Shirley, Esther, Sharon, Jim and Mark. Funeral service in Ronnie Thompson’s Funeral Church, 20 Ballinderry Road, Lisburn, BT28 1UF on Monday 8th November 2021 at 2.00 pm, afterwards to Garvaghy Parish Churchyard, Dromore, Co Down.

John Andrew Hutton Gillespie died 1897 Kilbroney, Down, Ireland

John Gordon Gillespie, death Feb 29, 1984. Burial Comber New Cemetery, Comber, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

John (Jack) Gillespie died 1989 Balllykinler, Down, Ireland

John James Gillespie, death Nov 26, 1966. Burial Carrowdore Church of Ireland, Carrowdore, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Joseph Gillespie death August 19, 1946. Burial Bangor New Cemetery, Bangor, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Joseph Gillespie, death Feb 25, 1976. Burial Bangor New Cemetery, Bangor, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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Lavinia Gillespie, death Jan 8, 1981. Burial Bangor New Cemetery, Bangor, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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Margaret Gillespie death June 7, 1968. Burial Comber New Cemetery, Comber, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Margaret Gillespie died July 11, 1982 Saintfield 2nd Presbyterian Graveyard, Saintfield, Down, Ireland

Margaret Ann Gillespie, death Aug 27, 1945. Burial Bangor New Cemetery, Bangor, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Margaret Elizabeth Gillespie died 8th August 2017 (Peacefully) at Hospital  of Apt. 1, 24 Ballyholme Road,
Bangor. Beloved sister of David and a dear Aunt of
Jeff, Phil, James, Michael and Andrew. Funeral service in Cheevers Funeral Home, 58 Hamiltonsbawn Road, Armagh, BT60 1HW at
2-0pm on Sunday 13th August followed by interment in St Marks Parish Churchyard, Armagh

Margaret Josephine Gillespie, death June 11, 1992. Burial Saintfield 2nd Presbyterian Graveyard, Saintfield, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Mark Thomas Gillespie, death Oct 27, 2006. Burial Ballygowan Free Presbyterian, Newtownards, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Martha Gillespie death March 26, 1900 Hill View, Anahilt, Co Down, Northern Ireland.

Mary Gillespie, death Feb 5, 1890. Burial Movilla Cemetery, Newtownards, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Mary Gillespie death Jan 21, 1907 Annahilt, Co Down, Northern Ireland.

Mary Gillespie, death Sept 24, 1965. Burial Roselawn Cemetery, Castlereagh, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Mary Gillespie, death Jan 24, 1968. Burial Clandeboye Cemetery, Bangor, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Mary Ann Gillespie died 1985 Ballyphilip, Down, Ireland

Mary Ann Gillespie died 1985 Ballyphilip, Down , Ireland

Mary Jane (Molly) Gillespie, death October. Burial Carrowdore Church of Ireland, Carrowdore, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Matilda Gillespie died Feb 8, 1967. Burial First Presbyterian Saintfield Cemetery, Saintfield, Down, Northern Ireland

Matthew Gillespie, death Nov 18, 1972. Burial Movilla Cemetery

Matthew Gillespie died 1990 Magheradrool, Down, Ireland

Maud Gillespie death unknown, Magheradrool,  Down, Ireland

Maureen Patricia Gillespie, died 4th April 2021. Peacefully in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast. Late of Granville Gardens, Banbridge, Maureen Patricia beloved and devoted wife of Tommy; dearest mother of James and the late Neil; mother-in-law of Elaine and a treasured Granny Mo of Beth and Zara – also a cherished sister of Linda and sister-in-law of Ronnie and Patsy. House and Funeral private due to current circumstances.

Meta Gillespie died 1990 Magheradrool, Down, Ireland

Mrs Muriel Gillespie died January 17, 2021, peacefully after a long illness, loving wife of the late Bob, dearly loved mother of Elizabeth, Anne, Beatrice, Roberta, Susan and her sons-in-law, much-loved grandmother and great-grandmother. Melville Funeral Directors 195 Clandeboye Road Bangor BT19 1AA.

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Nellie Gillespie died 1899 Annahilt, Down, Ireland

Noel Maxwell Gillespie died November 24, 2020, peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, loving husband of Eunice, much loved Dad (and in-law) to Iain and Rachael, Andrew and Becky, Donald and Dawn, special Granda to Max, Emma, Sam, Jonathan, Abi, Shane, Cody, Ethan and Chloe and dearest friend to so many, after a brave fight with cancer.  Private Funeral Service  held in Hillsborough Parish Church.

Norma Gillespie, death June 16, 1928. Burial Bangor New Cemetery, Bangor, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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Pearl Gillespie, death Sept 25, 1962. Burial Bangor New Cemetery, Bangor, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Peter Gillespie, death Jan 9, 2007. Burial Bangor New Cemetery, Bangor, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Peter Gillespie died 1973 Ballyphilip, Down, Ireland

Phyllis Emily Gillespie, death Nov 24, 2010. Burial Clandeboye Cemetery, Bangor, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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Rachel  Gillespie death July 14, 1976. Burial Bangor New Cemetery, Bangor, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Rebecca Ellan Gillespie died 1908 Kilbroney, Down, Ireland

Rebecca Ellen Gillespie died 1875 Annahilt, Down, Ireland

Reginald Henry Gillespie died 1955 Kilkeel, Down, Ireland

Richard Gillespie, death June 30, 1976. Burial Clandeboye Cemetery, Bangor, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Robert Gillespie died 1735 Parsonstown, Co Offaly

Robert Gillespie, died 1791 Donaghadee, Co Down

Robert Gillespie, died 1795, Co Down (Military)

Robert Gillespie, died 1797, Bellaghley, Co Down

Robert Gillespie death unknown, Saintfield, Down, Ireland

Robert James Gillespie died 1970 Tullylish, Down, Ireland

Robert James Gillespie, death Nov 1, 1971. Burial Movilla Cemetery, Newtownards, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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Samuel Gillespie died 1990 Magheradrool, Down, Ireland

Samuel Gillespie died 7th September,  2017. Peacefully at Lisburn Intermediate Care Home in his 96th year. Late of Cromlyn Fold, Hillsborough. Dearly loved husband of the late Maggie and much loved father of Maureen and John, father-in-law of Hilary and the late Ian. Dear grandfather to Timothy, his wife Lauren and Lynsey; Megan, her husband Sam and Lloyd. Great-grandfather to Lucas.
A Service of Thanksgiving for Samuel’s life was held in Ronnie Thompson’s Funeral Church, 20 Ballinderry Road, Lisburn, BT28 1UF on Saturday at 11.00am. Afterwards to Garvaghy Parish Churchyard.

Samuel James Gillespie died 1875 Annahilt, Down, Ireland

Samuel John Gillespie died 1982 Magheradrool, Down, Ireland

Sarah Gillespie death Jan 20, 1983. Burial Roselawn Cemetery, Castlereagh, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Sarah Jane Gillespie died 1910 Annahilt, Down, Ireland

Sarah Mayne Gillespie died 1960 Drumgath, Down, Ireland

Sarah Jane Gillespie died 1910 Annahilt, Down, Ireland

Sarah Mayne Gillespie died 1960 Drumgath, Down, Ireland

Stephen Gillespie, died 13th November 2017, suddenly at hospital, late of Saintfield. Dearly loved husband of Janet, much loved father of Philip and Clare, loving father-in-law of Aoife and David and devoted grandfather of Amelia, Heidi, Pippa, Amelia and Evie. Funeral service in Second Saintfield Presbyterian Church on Thursday 16th November 2017 at 1.30pm at Ballynahinch Road, Saintfield, Co. Down, BT24 7AE 

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Thomas Gillespie died 1897 Annahilt, Down, Ireland

Thomas Gillespie, death Jan 14, 1966. Burial Saintfield 2nd Presbyterian Graveyard, Saintfield, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Thomas Gillespie died 1897 Annahilt, Down, Ireland

Thomas Gillespie died 1897 Magheradrool, Down, Ireland

Thomas Gillespie died 1900 Saintfield, Down, Ireland

Thomas Gillespie death Jan 23, 1907 Banbridge, Co Down, Northern Ireland

Thomas Gillespie died 1966 Saintfield, Down, Ireland

Thomas (Eric) Gillespie, death May 19, 2003. Burial Clandeboye Cemetery, Bangor, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Thomasina McPeake Gillespie, birth June 8, 1962. Death Sept 9, 1962. Burial Roselawn Cemetery, Castlereagh, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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unknown Gillespie who died unknown in Magheradrool, Down, Ireland = 4 similar records

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Victoria Gillespie, death May, 1965. Burial Roselawn Cemetery, Castlereagh, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Vincent Joseph Gillespie  died 6th June, 2022. At hospital. Late of Kingsland Nursing Home, formerly of Church Crescent, Bangor.
Dearly loved husband of the late Emily. Much loved father of Anne, Ruth, Adrain, Ian, Sandra, Audrey and Wendy. Loving and adored grandfather of Debbie, Emma, Matthew, Rachel, Katie, Harriet, Kyle, Jordain, Finn, Callum, Jack and his 8 great grandchildren. Service in Trinity Presbyterian Church, Bangor on Monday 20th June 2022 at 12.30 pm. Funeral afterwards to Clandeboye Cemetery.

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Walter Gillespie, death Jan 20, 1981. Burial Roselawn Cemetery, Castlereagh, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Walter Mark Gillespie died peacefully in hospital 18th December 2022. Adored husband of Margaret, much loved father of Cathy, Robert and Julie and cherished grandfather and great grandfather.
A service for the Celebration of Mark’s life was held on Thursday 29th December 2022 in Roselawn Crematorium at 10am.

William Gillespie, died 1788, Cumber, Co Down

William Gillespie, death Dec 18, 1970. Burial Clandeboye Cemetery, Bangor, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

William Gillespie died 1907 Annahilt, Down, Ireland

William Gillespie died 1935 Newry, Down, Ireland


Annahilt Graveyard

GELESPIE:  The family burying ground of Thomas Gelespie of Ballymurphy, 1871.

GILLESPIE: This stone erected by John Gillespie in memory of his father, Thomas Gillespie, late of Ballykiellougherin, who died the 15th of March 1814, age 76 years

Annahilt Presbyterian Graveyard

GILLESPIE: 1882. The family burying ground of Charles Gillespie, Hillview, Annahilt

GILLESPIE:  SCOTT: Erected by John Gillespie of Ballyworphy in memory of his uncle Joseph Scott who departed this life 9th Dec 1859, age 80 years.

Boardmills Second Presbyterian Graveyard

GILLESPIE:The burying ground of Robert Gillespie, Carricknaveagh

Cargacreevy Presbyterian Graveyard

GILLESPIE:  Sacred to the memory of Thomas Gillespie of Ballykeel-Lougherne, who died 2nd Aug 1897, aged 82 years. Also his wife Nellie, who died 6th April 1899, aged 83 years. Erected by their children.

GILLESPIE: Erected by William Gillespie of Drummaness in memory of his mother Elisabeth who died 17th April 1872, aged 81 years. Also his sister Jane, who died 15th Sept 1861 aged 32 years. Also his son Samuel James who died 4th Nov 1975, aged 6 years. Also his daughter Rebecca Eliza, who died 11th Nov 1875, aged 4 years.

Grey Abbey Graveyard

LYONS: Erected by Robert Lyons of Dunover in memory of this family (so named). Also J. W. M Gillespie, infant daughter of James Gillespie, who died 9th Aug 1923, aged 2 years and 3 months.

Kilmore Presbyterian Graveyard

STOAKS: Erected by James Stoaks, Crevycarnonan, in memory of his beloved wife, Elizabeth Stoaks who died 1st July 1860, aged 60 years. Also his nephew’s son, James H. Gillespie, who died Nov 1864, age 18 years

Kircubbin Presbyterian Graveyard

GILLESPIE:  Erected by Sergt S.Gillespie in memory of his beloved wife, Margaret Gillespie, born 6th Dec 1796, died Dec 12th, 1861. Here also lies the remains of the above Sergt S. Gillespie, born 4th March 1796. Died 12 July 1870

Knock Graveyard, Townland of Knockbreds, on the main Hillfoot Road

GILLESPIE: Erected by Matthew Gillespie in memory of Elizabeth Ann Gillespie, his wife, who departed this life 8th May, 1834, age 40 years. “She lived and died lamented.”

Magherahamlet Graveyard

GILLISPIE: Here lies the body of Mary Gillispie who departed this life February 4, 1836, age 30.

Magherally Graveyard, Parish of Magherally, in townland of the same name.

Reelected in modern cement enclosure of Mulligan family. “Reader, prepare to meet thy God.” Here lieth the body of Jane Gillespie of Corbet who departed this life the 10th of Sept 1852, aged 62 years. Also their daughters, Agnes who died in infancy. Thomas Gillespie, Corbett, departed this life March 9, 1873, aged 88 years.”Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.

GILLISPIE:  Here lieth the body of Mary Gillispie who departed this life Feb 4th, 1836, aged 30 years.

Newry, St Patrick’s Church of Ireland Graveyard

GILLESPIE: This stone erected by Clements Gillespie of Newry, merchant, over the remains of his son, James, who departed this life the 15th day of February 1792, aged… years. His daughter….who departed this life the 25th day of February….Also of 6…..

GILLESPIE: See Hewitt

Shankill Graveyard

GILLESPIE: In affectionate remembrance of the beloved wife of Thomas Gillespie, Belfast, who departed this life 3rd February 1866, aged 46 years. Also the above named Thomas Gillespie, who died 24 Feb 1874.

GILLESPIE: Erecxted by Staff Sergent William Gillespie in memory of his beloved wife, Margaret, who died 25 May 186().

Donnaghaded Burial Index 1771-1841

Nathaniel Gillespie died 1826, Aug 22, age 56 years.

Burials in Loughinisland 1825-1828

Ann Jane Gillespie, age 18, of this parish, died 1828, Dec 29.

Burials in Loughinisland Parish 1833-1836

Thomas Gilespy, age 55, July 21 1834, Castlenavan


Record Count 137

Source of Records: A Series of Cemetery Inscriptions in print for Northern Ireland: Co Down volume; Mormon Website; Find A Grave Index; Billion Graves.com; Old Families of Newry  District; The Heart of Downe: Old Banbridge Families Old Families of Carrickfergus & Ballynure; Telegraph Classified. Online funeral home obituaries.