Jannet Shannon Drydson – Inscription

Birth: Unknown

 

Death: 24th August 1889

 

Place of Death: Fortesque Terrace

 

Interred: West Hartlepool Cemetery, Now forms part of North Cemetery

 

Date of Interment: 28th August 1889

 

Burial Plot: South East 299 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 the tarmac

 

Position along the path: Right 54

 

Inscription is carved, worn & reads with some difficulty: In affectionate remembrance of Jannet Shannon beloved wife of Robert Drydson who departed this life August 24th 1889 aged 50 Years  “To be with———————————-better”

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 Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library (Now known as Community Hub Central)