The Carpendales

Seven members of a single-family are named in this grave although not all are actually buried in it. The Carpendales were a highly-respected South County Dublin family – many of whom served in India.  The Rev Maxwell Carpendale was a Perpetual Curate in the village of Mullavilly in County Armagh …

LT Col Arthur Oram C.I.E

LT COL ARTHUR ORAM C.I.E 1885-1965 This grave holds the remains of Isabella and her brother Arthur Oram. They were two of the eight children born to Arthur Talbott Oram and Catherine Anderson. Arthur, like his father, John, was a farmer in Mayo and both men kept extensive diaries of …

Major John Langran Giddings

Major John Langran Giddings 1818-1873 John Langran Giddings’ grave confirms ‘His end was peace’. Of course it was, given the seaside tranquillity of Sandycove, County Dublin, after the ferocity of India. It was infuriating that there was no mention of his Indian connection on his tombstone – I had to …