Charles Andrew Baker – Inscription

 

Born: June 6th 1817

 

Died: 30th June 1886

 

Place of Death: Upper Church Street

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 3rd July 1886

 

Burial plot: South West 99 A U (A=Plot Area U=Unconsecrated) 

 

Burial Plot Purchase: July 1886 by Johanna Baker. Address Upper Church Street

 

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

 

Position along the path: Right 63

 

Inscription is carved & reads: In loving remembrance of Charles Andrew Baker Born at Stockton on Tees June 6th 1817 died at West Hartlepool June 30th 1886 “The lord was with him until the end” also of Joanna wife of the above born at Whitby December 26th 1810 died March 26th 1887 “Be ye also ready”

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)