Jane Spence – Inscription

Birth: Unknown


Died: 10th November 1884


Place of Death: Alma Street


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


Date  of Interment: 13th November 1884


Burial Plot: South East 331 B U (B=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated


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


Position along the Path: Left 32


Inscription is carved, worn & reads: In loving memory of Jane Spence the beloved wife of Thomas Hardy who died November 10th 1884 aged 22 years also William Henry Ford father of the above who died October 14 1880 aged 41 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 1880 – 1889 (Hartlepool Central Library) West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library (Now known as Community Hub Central)