WM-BMRE-0101

Record Date: 
7 September 2018
Exact wording of epitaph: 

 Pray for the soul of Major John Dalton
 -------  1694
 William caused this tomb to be made
 Anno 1696

Memorial Type: 
Ledger Slab
Grave location
County: 
Latitude: 
53.493208333333
Longitude: 
-7.6711944444444
Number of people commemorated: 
2
People commemorated: 
Title: 
Major
Name: 
John
Surname: 
Dalton
Date of death - year: 
1694
Notes: 

 Crest: A demi-lion rampant, holding a fleur-de-lys
 Motto: Justus et fidelis  (Translation (not on stone)) : Just and Faithful

 This is the 2nd oldest stone, so far discovered. (see No. 68)
 Major John Dalton may have been a member of Col. Dillons infantry 
 in King James's Army of 1691, as there were a number of Daltons
 in this regiment, including 2 No. John's