Eleanor Gibson – Inscription

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 6th May 1880

 

Place of Death: Hart Road

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 10th May 1880

 

Burial Plot: South East 250 F C (F=Plot Area. C=Consecrated)

 

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

 

Position along the path: Right 22

 

Inscription is carved, worn & reads: In memory of Eleanor widow of the late George Gibson of Elwick Who died May 6th 1880 aged 75 years “Thy will be done” also Mary Elderton Sister of the above born December 19th 180— died June 14th 1886

Sourced & Checked with additional info added in brackets where applicable: West Hartlepool Cemetery Purchased Graves & Inscription Transcript 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)