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)