James McGilligan, 1973

James McGilligan, 1973

James McGilligan of Derrychrier who died 8 Mar 1973. His brother Frank died 12 Feb 1982 and his sister Anne died 21st Jan 1983 are also marked on the grave. This gravestone is located at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in Dungiven, Co. Londonderry.

James, Frank and Anne are likely relatives of Michael McGilligan, 1858 of Derrychrier.

Killymallaght Elders


Today a Mr. Mitchell from South Africa made contact regarding the Elders from Killymallaght, Co. Londonderry, Northern Ireland. The above gravestone was photographed last month in the Glendermott Presbyterian Church graveyard.

John “Jack” McGilligan III


My uncle Jack McGilligan died in a tragic road accident in Walsall, England before I was born. Jack worked as a commercial lorry driver and died on November 11th, 1972 while transporting an extra load from Stranraer, Scotland to the south of England. He was buried on the November 21st, 1972 at the Market Street Cemetery in Ballymoney, Co. Antrim.