Eliza Darley – Inscription

Birth: Unknown


Died: 11th April 1881


Place of Death: Chelmsford Terrace 


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


Date of Interment: 13th April 1881


Burial Plot: South East 308 B U (B=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)


Burial Plot Purchase: December 1881 by Tom Darley Chelmsford Terrace


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


Position along the path: Right 56


Inscription is carved worn & reads with difficulty: In affectionate remembrance of Eliza Darley the beloved wife of Timothy Darley of West Hartlepool formerly of Hull who died April 11th 1881 aged 59 years—————————————————-also of the above Timothy Darley died Ma(y 17th 1894)——————————————————-

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 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)