Sir John Gray
 

 

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Sir John Gray 1815-1875

Born in Claremorris, Co Mayo. He took a lead role in helping to bring about the disestablishment of the Church of Ireland. He is best known however for the Vartry water scheme which provided Dublin with a clean pure supply. The monument over his grave and the statue to him in O’Connell St. are by Thomas Farrell. He is buried in Dublin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Further information and directions to the grave are to be found in "Dead and Buried in Dublin - An Illustrated Guide to the Historic Graves of Dublin.  Click here to order a copy of this book