George Stephenson – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 25th July 1890 

 

Place of Death: Greenside

  

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

 

Date of Interment: 27th July 1890

 

Burial plot: South East 216 A*C (A=Plot Area. *C Denotes Consecrated Ground North Side of the upper smaller path)

 

Burial Plot Purchase: August 1890 by Annie Stephenson. Address Foggy Furze

 

Headstone: is a four sided Monument and still exists in place

 

Inscription reads: West Facing: Sacred to the memory of George Stephenson who died July 25th 1890 aged 58 years “—— and behold the upright for his end

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)