Ann Sergeant – Inscription


Birth: Unknown


Died: 19th May 1885


Place of Death: Whitby Street


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


Date of Interment: 22nd May 1885


Burial plot: South West 182 A U ( A=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)


Burial Plot Purchase: June 1885 by John Sargent. Address: 29 Whitby Street


Headstone: A partial headstone still exists, but removed. It stands against a tomb on the main upper path


Position along the path: Right 81


Inscription is carved, worn & reads with difficulty: In loving memory of Ann the beloved wife of John Sergeant who departed this life May 19th 1885 aged 63 years also of the above John Sergeant who died Jan—————- aged 86 years “his end was peace”. “Therefore be ye also ready for in such as— ye–think—— the son of man cometh—–“

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 1872 – 1890 (Hartlepool Central Library). West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now know as Community Hub Central)