Catherine Lee – Inscription

Birth: Unknown


Died: 10th April 1882


Place of Death: Mill Lane


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


Date of Interment: 13th April 1882


Burial Plot: South East 262 C U (C=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)


Headstone: A headstone still exists but removed. It now lines the upper main path with many others, embedded in the tarmac


Position along the Path: Left 40


Inscription is carved, good & reads: In loving memory of Catherine Lee the beloved wife of John Lee, who died April 10 1882 aged 61 years, also of the above John Lee who died March 11 1896 aged 70 years. Also two sons of Henry Wilson died Sept 2nd 1877 aged 1 year Tom died Sept 16th 1882

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)