Fanny Matilda Parkin – Inscription

Birth: Unknown


Died: 15th January 1887


Place of Death: Greenhow Terrace


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


Date of Interment: 18th January 1887


Burial Plot: South East 2 A*C (A=Plot Area.  *C Denotes Consecrated Ground North Side of the  upper smaller path)


Burial Plot Purchase: October 1888 by John Parkin.  No address


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


Position along the Path: Left 20


Inscription is Lead Lettering & reads: In loving memory of Fanny Matilda the beloved wife of John Parkin who died Jan 15th 1887 aged 30 years “He giveth his beloved sleep” also of Ellen their daughter who died in infancy.

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)