Agnes Irvine – Inscription

 

Birth Unknown

 

Death: 5th May 1881

 

Place of Death: Orchard house

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 10th May 1881

 

Burial Plot: South West 55 A U (A=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)

 

Burial Plot Purchase: May 1881 by Robert Irvine. No address

 

Headstone: Is a 4 sided obelisk and remains in place

 

Inscription: East Facing– In loving memory of Agnes Irvine the beloved wife of Robert Irvine of Orchard House West Hartlepool who died May 5th 1881 aged 62 years- also of Blanch daughter of the above who died December 30th 1864 aged 3 months- also of the above Robert Irvine JP who entered into rest March 31st 1903 in his 80th year “The darkness is past and the true light now shineth”. Facing– In loving memory of Robert eldest son of Robert & Agnes Irvine and beloved husband of Louie Irvine Born February 3rd 1843 died July 27th 1901-facing– In loving memory of Janet Gow Cory beloved wife of the late E Cory and daughter of the late Robert Irvine JP died April 19th 1910 aged 62 years. “Until the day dawns”

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 West 1871 – 1890 (Hartlepool Central  library) West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895  microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)