Old Graveyard

Loughgall Old Graveyard

Loughgall Old Graveyard

The   ruins and older section of the graveyard is owned and maintained by Armagh   and City District Council whilst the newer section belongs to St Luke’s   Church. All religions have equal burial rights in the older section, but this   is now chiefly used by Protestants. Burial plots include the aristocracy,   baronets, members of Parliment (MPs), district lieutenants (DL), justices of   the peace(JP), lieutentant colonels, WW1 soldiers, clergy, teachers, doctors,   and many other notable figures as well as ‘ordinary folk’ who have all left   their mark on the community, local schools, buildings and indeed the pages of   Loughgall history. The oldest legible headstone in the graveyard is that of   Richard Taylor who died in 1706. Richard Taylor was around 40 when Loughgall   was visited by William of Orange and his army on his way south after landing   at Carrickfergus.
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