Helena Sleightholme – Inscription

Birth: Unknown


Died: 4th August 1882


Place of Death: Robinson Street


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


Date of Interment: 7th August 1882


Burial Plot: Roman Catholic West End 72 A U (A=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)


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


Position along the Path: Left 62


Inscription is carved, worn & reads: In affectionate——————–Helena Sleightholme of West Hartlepool who died 4th August 1882 aged 31 years, also Mary Elizabeth who died at Stockton on Tees (27th May 1877)———–(Not visible)

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 Roman Catholic West End 1856-1947 (Hartlepool Central Library). West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)