Alexander Lorimer – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 31st April 1892

 

Place of Death: Roker Street

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 3rd May 1892

 

Burial plot: South West 343 A U (A=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)

 

Burial Plot Purchase: April 1892 by Mary Lorimer. No Address

 

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

 

Position along the path: Right 42

 

Inscription is engraved, worn & reads: In loving memory of Alexander beloved husband of Mary Lorimer April 31st 1892, aged 39 years, also of the above, Mary Lorimer who died Oct 15th 1921 aged 69 years

Sourced & checked with additional info added in brackets where applicable: West Hartlepool Cemetery Purchased Graves & Inscriptions Transcripts Durham Archive. Friends of North Cemetery Book of Interment South West 1891 – 1923 (Hartlepool Central Library) West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895  microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)