Society of Friends Burial Ground which opened in 1709 in Clonmel, Tipperary. Early Quakers believed that everyone was equal in the eyes of God and that ornate headstones should be avoided. Later on, Quakers families began using simple stone markers with the members’ name on it, to mark the grave.
Many wealthy Clonmel Quaker families were buried here with simple headstones.
The Clibborn, Davis, Grubb, Malcomson, Hughes, Pim and Fayle families provided much employment to the townsfolk, and during the Great Famine (1845-1848) provided sustenance to the starving.