Christopher Trapp – Inscription

 

Birth: unknown

 

Died: (18th)December 1889

 

Place of Death: Trimdon Street

 

Interred: West Hartlepool Cemetery which now forms part of North Cemetery

 

Date of Interment: 21st December 1889

 

Burial plot: South East 435 B*C  (B=Plot Area. *C Denotes Consecrated Ground on the North Side of the upper smaller path)

 

Headstone: A partial headstone still exists, but removed. It now lines the main upper path with many others, embedded in the tarmac

 

Position along the Path: Left 70

 

Inscription is carved, badly eroded & reads with difficulty: In loving remembrance of Christopher Trapp beloved husband of Catherine Trapp who died Dec (18th  1889) aged——- years “Thy will be done”

Sourced & Checked with additional info added in brackets where applicable: West Hartlepool Cemetery Purchased Graves & Inscription Transcripts Durham Archive. Friends of North Cemetery Book of Interment South East 1890 – 1964. Hartlepool Central Library. West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 Microfiche 1054,Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)