John Brazell – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown 

 

Died: 4th June 1883 

 

Place of Death: Frederick Street

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 9th June 1883

 

Burial plot: South East 276 E*C – (E=Plot Area. *C Denotes Consecrated Ground North Side of the upper smaller path)

 

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 2

 

Inscription is carved, worn & reads with difficulty: In loving memory of John Brazell who was accidently drowned in Swainson Dock June 4th 1883 aged 47 years this stone was erected by his numerous————————in memory of the———————

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)