Arthur Maclean – Inscription


Birth: Unknown


Died: 11th August 1875


Place of Death: Wellington Road


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


Date of Interment: 14th August 1875


Burial plot: South West 140 A C (A= Plot Area. C=Consecrated)


Burial Plot Purchase: August 1875 by William McClare. Address Wellington Road


Headstone: The monument is a 4 sided Monument which still exists


Inscription  is worn & reads: East Facing – Sacred to the memory of Arthur infant son of William & Clara who died 11th August 1875 aged 3 months also of Catherine widow of the late Cuthbert Hogg of North Shields who died at West Hartlepool 13th April 1876 aged 59 years. 

North Facing – In loving memory of Alexander son of William & Clara Maclean who died 19th September 1880 aged 1 year. Also of their eldest son Frederick William who died at Chicago on the 14th May 1902 aged 33 years also of their fourth son George Henry who was accidently shot at Echeverria Argentine Republic on 22nd August 1912 aged 36 year, also of their fifth son Horace Malcolm who died at Vancouver B.C on 14th October 1922 aged 44 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 West 1872 – 1890 (Hartlepool Central Library.) West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)