Robert Wallace – Inscription

 

Birth: unknown

 

Died: 11th March 1886

 

Place of Death: South Road

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 13th March 1886

 

Burial plot: South East 165 A U (A=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)

 

Headstone: A partial headstone still exists, but removed. It now stands against the Raby Road boundary wall with many others

 

Position along the wall: 13

 

Inscription Carved, eroded & reads: “Thy will be done” In affectionate remembrance of Robert Wallace who died March 11 1886 aged 71 years “His toils are past his work is done and he is truly blest he fought the fight the victory won and entered into rest” also Robert son of the above who died January 4th 1886 aged 37 years “I was with sickness long oppressed that wore my strength away and now I’ve gone to endless rest where pleasures never decay” also Ann Wallace the beloved wife of the above who died Dec 27th 1889 aged 77 years.

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 1880 – 1889. Hartlepool Central Library. West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 Microfiche 1054,Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)