J3432 : The "Poor Old Jim!" Obelisk at Tollymore

taken 24 days ago, near to Bryansford, Northern Ireland

The "Poor Old Jim!" Obelisk at Tollymore
The "Poor Old Jim!" Obelisk at Tollymore

This obelisk commemorates a son of the house, Lieut. Hon. James Bligh Jocelyn RN, who died on the 10 Jul 1812. The inscription on the memorial reads as follows:
"This Sacred Monument Was Placed To Thee Thou Darling Boy Whose Love And Duty Never Ceased To Give Thy Parent Joy. His Care Relieved Thine Infant Wants He Watched Thy Ripening Age Hope That Religion Only Grants His Sorrow Can Assuage. This Monument Was Placed Here By A Fond And Affectionate Father To The Memory Of A Truly Beloved Son The Honble James Bligh Jocelyn R N Who On The 10th Day Of July 1812 In The 23rd Year Of His Age Departed This Mortal Life In Consequence Of An Attack Of Asthma Occasioned By His Professional Exertions In The Service Of His King And Country."
Poor Old Jim!
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Date Taken
Monday, 4 May, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 6 May, 2020
Geographical Context
Country estates  People, Events 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 345 326 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:13.4840N 5:56.2267W
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Irish: geotagged! J 346 326
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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