John Booth – Inscription

Birth: Unknown

 

Died:1st August 1905

 

Place of Death: Wylam House, Haverton Hill

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 4th August 1905

 

Burial Plot: South East 403 F C (F=Plot Area. C=Consecrated)

 

Burial Plot Purchase:  August 1905 by Thomas Lumley. Address 8 Johnson St

 

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 36

 

Inscription is carved, worn & reads: In loving remembrance of John Booth who died August 1st  1905 aged 69 years, also Elizabeth Booth the beloved wife of John Booth who died Sept 9th 1889 aged 50 years, also Frederick William their son who died February 14th 1888 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 1890 – 1964 (Hartlepool Central Library) West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register Oct 1895 – Aug 1913  microfiche 1055 Hartlepool Central Library (Now known as Community Hub Central)