Famine Cemetery, Skibbereen, Cork, Ireland

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Famine Cemetery
Skibbereen
Cork, Ireland

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Famine Cemetery, Skibbereen

A cemetery on the outskirts of Skibbereen surrounding the ruins of Abbeystrowry church and containing the unmarked graves of thousands of people who perished in the Great Famine. The selection of gravestones photographed are mainly pre 1940. For a detailed archaeological survey and full inscriptions see http://historicgraves.com/graveyard/abbeystrowry/co-absy.


The GPR holds 51 grave and 123 person records for the cemetery.

The status of the photographing of the cemetery is 30% complete.

There have been 2 requests for photographs from the cemetery.

The latest details for the cemetery were added on 23 September 2015

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