Henry Compton Smith – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 11th May 1893

 

Place of Death: Middleton Road

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 13th May 1893

 

Burial plot: South East 265 A U (A=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)

 

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

 

Position along the wall: 28

 

Inscription is Lead Lettering with some erosion & reads: In loving memory of Henry Compton Smith beloved husband of Elizabeth Jane Smith who died May 11th 1893 aged 36 years “Thy will be done” also of the above Elizabeth Jane beloved wife of the late John Pounder——————–

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 1890 – 1964 Hartlepool Central Library. West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 Microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)