The Irish Bomfords

Trotter Gravestones at Agher Church

Below is a transcription of the known Trotter gravestones in the graveyard of the Agher Church of Co Meath, Ireland, supplied by Julia Kable (email to Richard Bomford, 14 August 2007).

A large fenced grave -

Sacred to the Memory of


Beloved wife of

David Trotter  ESQr  MD

of Summerhill in this county

Who departed this life

26th June 1838 aged 34 years.


To the memory of


her third daughter

the beloved wife of

Samuel Smith  ESQr

of Kyle House  Tullow  Co. Carlow

who departed this life

29th January 1860

Aged 27 years

Therefore be ye also ready: for in such

an hour as ye think not the son of man cometh.


Other Trotter family gravestones at Agher are the following:

In Memory of

Elizabeth Catherine

Dearly Loved wife of

David Trotter  MD

Died May 15th 1913  Aged 93 years

“Thy will be done”

Also of

David Trotter  MD

Died Oct. 2nd 1914  Aged 88 years

Peace Perfect Peace


In Loving Memory of

Kate Maria Trotter


11th January 1858


Easter Sunday

April 9  1871

Behold he taketh away

who can hinder him

who will say unto him

what doest thou.  Job ?  12v

Also of

David North Trotter

Born 24 May 1856

Died St. Patrick’s Day 1912

Dearly loved children of

David & Elizabeth Trotter

Thy Will be done


In Loving Memory


Major WJ Trotter RAMC

7th Nov 1921, Aged 62

I will trust and not be afraid