From Greyabbey graveyard;
Girvan Here lies the body of James Girvan, late of Gordenall, who
departed this life 16 Jan 1801 aged 35 years. Also here is interred
the remains of his brother John who departed this life 23 Apr 1849
aged 72 years. Also Agnes Girvan, wife to Hugh Girvan, who departed this
life 27 Feb 1847 aged 69 years. Also the said Hugh Girvan who departed
this life 27 Mar 1853 aged 82 years. Also his grandson John Girvan who
departed this life 04 Apr 1857 aged 17 years.
Girvan Here lieth the body of Margret Girvan, alias McKee, wife to
Charles Girvan of Ballybrain, who depd. this life 19 Jan 1809 aged 33
yrs. Also Joseph Girvan of Greyabbey who died 23 Nov 1865 aged 87
years. Also his wife Elizabeth Girvan alias Boyd who died 17 Oct 1846
at Albany, U.S. of America, aged 66 years. Also Hugh Girvan of Greyabbey
who died 20 Jan 1868 aged 65 years.
Girven/Girvan Erected by Alexander Girven, Springvale, in memory of his
father Alexander Girven who died 15 Feb 1828 aged 61 years. Also his
mother Margaret Girvan who departed this life 15 Feb 1854 aged 83
years. Also his daughter Jane Emily M. Girven who died 29 May 1854
aged 17 years. Also a child who died young. Also his daughter Mary
Girven, beloved wife of Henry Coulter, who died 06 Jun 1915 aged 52 years.
Girven Alexr. Girven. Hugh Girven, son to the above, who departed this
life 25 Feb 1864 aged 18 years.
I checked the land records, Index to Tithe Applotment Books, 1823-1838
Girvin, Alexander County : Down
Parish : Ardkeen
Townland : Ballycranmore
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