Betsey Bolton – Inscription


Birth: Unknown


Died: 5th May 1878


Place of Death: Avenue Road


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


Date of Interment: 8th May 1878


Burial plot: South West 110 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 61


Inscription is carved, worn & reads: In memory of Betsy the beloved wife of Samuel J Bolton who departed this life May 5th 1878 aged 59 years “Rejoicing in hope”

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)