James Watt – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 21st August 1875

 

Place of Death: Tennant Street

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 24th August 1875

 

Burial plot: South East 75 B C (B=Plot Area. C=Consecrated)

 

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 38

 

Inscription is carved, worn & reads: In affectionate remembrance of James Watt builder who died August 21 1875 aged 63 years also Margaret Ann daughter of the above who died May 3rd 1869 aged 21 years

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 1866 – 1879 Hartlepool Central Library. West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 Microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)