Benjamin Waugh – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: (23rd)May 1888

 

Place of Death: Park Street

 

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

 

Date of interment: 29th May 1888

 

Burial plot: South East 481 B*C (B=Plot Area. *C Denotes Consecrated Ground North Side of the upper smaller path)

 

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 72

 

Inscription carved, worn & reads with difficulty: In loving memory of Benjamin Waugh who died May (23rd) aged —–years also Mary Ann wife of the above who died December 20 1890 aged 63 years Also —-(John H Waugh 2nd April 1861)————-(John H Waugh——26th March 18————-(Ann Waugh  8th August)———

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)