George Usher – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 18th September 1894

 

Place of Death: Sea Terrace Middleton

 

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

 

Date of interment: 20th September 1894

 

Burial plot: South West 662 A U (A=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)

 

Burial Plot Purchase: September 1894 by William George Usher. Address: 13 Sea Terrace Middleton

 

Headstone: A partial headstone still exists, but removed. It now stands against the Raby Road boundary wall with many others

 

Position along the wall: 27

 

Inscription is etched, slightly worn & read: In loving memory of George Usher (Shipwright) the beloved husband of Mary Usher who died Sept 18th 1894 aged 64 years also of the above Mary Usher who died Sept 19th 1894 aged 61 years also Thomas Spencelayh son of the above who died July (21st 1866)————

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 1891 – 1923 (Hartlepool Central Library) West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 microfiche Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)