Captain Roberts of the Sirius, A MONUMENT in Passage West, COUNTY CORK, IRELAND in dire need of conservation

Church of Ireland, Passage East

THE ENTRANCE TO THE GRAVEYARD AT PASSAGE WEST, COUNTY CORK.

 

 

 

Monument to Captain Roberts of the Sirius, in the graveyard of the Church of Ireland, Passage West

 Monument to Captain Roberts of the Sirius, in the graveyard of the Church of Ireland, Passage West; The Cork ship ‘Sirius’, was the first steamer to cross the Atlantic, it sailed from Cobh in 1838.

 

 

 

Monument to Robert of the Sirius . in Church of Ireland graveyard, Passage East: in urgent need of conservation. in Church of Ireland graveyard, Passage West: in urgent need of conservation.This boat-shaped sculpture was made by
Monument to Captain Roberts of the Sirius. in Church of Ireland graveyard, Passage West: in urgent need of conservation. This boat-shaped sculpture was made by an architect in Cork City.
7 Responses “Captain Roberts of the Sirius, A MONUMENT in Passage West, COUNTY CORK, IRELAND in dire need of conservation” →

  1. andy gardner

    July 27, 2012

    is this his grave or just a monument put up in his honour?

    Reply
    • hi Andy, It is a Monument to Captain Roberts. He captained the SS President when it was lost on a journey from the United States of America to the United Kingdom in March 1841.

      Reply

  2. Brendan Roberts

    December 3, 2012

    He was lost at sea? The reason i ask, a few great uncles have traced our lineage via ancestry.com and I have been told he is my great, great grandfather. Any information you can give, or perhaps websites to search would be greatly appreciated.

    Reply
    • HI brendan

      where do you live? there are some of Captain Roberts relatives living in Monkstown, County Cork. I can email you details?

      Reply

      • Matthew

        August 8, 2020

        Hello Over there I’ve also traced my Roberts ancestry back to Passage West & Discovered that my Ancestors were married in St. Mary’s Church. My Roberts also were also living in Rochestown in the early 1800’s. Would you mind helping or sharing any information with me ?

  3. hi Mark,

    what kind of information are you looking for? If it’s genealogical then I cannot advise!

    Reply

    • Matthew

      August 9, 2020

      I was just just looking for Information on the Roberts of Rochestown… And hopefully gain more information on Richard Roberts & family. I was also hoping to see if I could make contact with some Roberts over in that area if at all possible, if they maybe able to assist me further.

      Thanks-

      Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: