Pictures of Memorials, Ancestors, Scenery, etc.

in support of the NOLANFAMILIES.ORG early family research website

Most viewed
4124 viewsLayout of St Fintan RC church
and Ballinabrana cemetery
found in the Reynolds Fieldcrest
Transcriptions Collection (1995)
948 viewsThe following transcriptions
were found in "Co. Kilkenny
Tombstone Transcriptions"
a book published
by St Mullins Muintir na Tire
Heritage Centre
854 viewsTourist Information on Shankill Castle
678 viewsMain Square, Carlow Town
The following transcriptions
were found in "Co. Carlow
Tombstone Transcriptions"
a book published
by St Mullins Muintir na Tire
Hélène Nowlan c. 1915666 viewsHélène was born February 21, 1832. She was of Irish ancestry but her maiden name is not known. She married James Nowlan, son of Moses Nowlan of Pokemouche, around 1862 and they had 3 children, twins Edward "Ned"and Michael born in 1863 and another son Joseph "Jos" born in 1869. They lived with a bachelor uncle, Peter Nowlan, brother of Moses, who had been born on PEI around 1809. Both James and his uncle Peter died sometime between 1871 and 1881 leaving the family to fend for itself. Helen died February 17, 1923, a few days short of her 91st birthday.
623 viewsThis tombstone is Erected [by]
MARY DISNEY in memory of her
husband ROBERT DISNEY who [dep'd]
this life the 5th? day of August ????
Aged 85?

572 viewsThe following tombstone
transcriptions are partly
based upon information
compiled both by Reynolds
Fieldcrest (1996)
William Nowlan & Madeleine Landry517 viewsWilliam and his two elder brothers, Thomas and John are believed to have received land from their father in the Coates Mills area. This land was originally obtained by Peter around 1845 probably after it had been logged to feed the nearby "Coates' Mill". Thomas and John built homes in Coates Mills but William built in St-François-de-Kent closer to his parents' home at the Little Buctouche river.
The Nolan boys - 1917507 views5 of John and Anna's 6 sons
(John, the eldest son, drowned in 1913)
front row: Merton, Dennis
back row: Michael, Thomas, Edward.
At the time the picture was taken,
Dennis, shown in uniform, came home
from fighting in Germany (during WW1).
Edward Nowlan and Marie Lanteigne464 viewsEdward Nowlan was born on September 11, 1863, in the area of Pokemouche, New Brunswick, Canada. He farmed in the summer and worked as a lumberjack in the winter. He also operated a sawmill. Edward married Marie Lanteigne in Pokemouche on September 23, 1885. Marie was born in 1861 in Caraquet, the daughter of Jean-Baptiste Lanteigne and Luce Cormier. Edward and Marie had ten children.
461 viewsShankill Castle

Pierce (Peter) Aylward, a Protestant, even though outlawed in 1690 subsequent to the Williamite Wars, acquired Shankill Castle after his marriage to Ellen Butler, daughter of Richard Butler, Viscount of Tullow, Co. Carlow, and the son of the Duke of Ormonde (then governor of Ireland).
459 viewsRC church of Saints Peter and Paul
as seen from the old Ballon cemetery
This church, originally smaller
and retangular-shaped
was built in the early 1700s
during the Penal days.
776 files on 65 page(s) 1