Kells Union Workhouse Paupers' Graveyard

Kells Union Workhouse Paupers' Graveyard (HMI5S)

Location: Andrews, Meath 29510 Meath
Country: Ireland
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N 53° 44.012', W 6° 54.305'

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to the memory of the poor
interred here
during the operation
of the
English Poor Law System.
1838 - 1921.
R. I. P.

In the immediate aftermath
of the Great ?Famine', this mass
burial place was opened in 1851 for
the poor people of the Kells District.
Their memory challenges us to end the
scandal of hunger in today's world of plenty
AFrI Great "Famine" Project
Erected 9th October 1993

"Famine is a lie"
Brian Keenan
Kells 1991

With gratitude to
Br John G. Driscoll C.F.C.
President Iona College
New York
HM NumberHMI5S
Year Placed1993
Placed ByAction from Ireland ( AFrI )
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 5:36pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)29U E 638187 N 5955912
Decimal Degrees53.73353333, -6.90508333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 53° 44.012', W 6° 54.305'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds53° 44' 0.72" N, 6° 54' 18.30" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3124-3168 R163, Andrews Meath 29510, IE
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