Ann Shield – Inscription


Birth: Unknown


Died: 2nd November 1884


Place of Death: Surtees Street


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


Date of Interment: 6th November 1884


Burial Plot: South East 239 B U (B=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)


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 48


Inscription is carved very worn & reads with difficulty: In loving memory of John Shields who died 2nd February 1851 aged 60 years, also of Ann wife of the above who died Nov(2nd 1884) aged (7)8years, also Thomas Wilson their son who died( September 7th 1866 aged— years), also of Margaret Winn their daughter who died March 10th 1880 aged 41 years, also Jane their daughter who died in infancy

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)