Benjamin Telford – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 26th June 1891

 

Place of Death: Adelaide Street

 

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

 

Date of interment: 2nd July 1891

 

Burial plot: South West 405 A U  (A=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 18

 

Inscription is carved, worn & reads: In memory of Benjamin beloved husband of Elizabeth Telford who departed this life June 26th 1891 aged 62 years “Thy will be done” also the above Elizabeth Telford who died March 1(5) th 1909 aged  74 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 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)