John Johnson – Inscription

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 23rd March 1884

 

Place of Death: Stockton Street

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 26th March 1884

 

Burial Plot: South East 67 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 34

 

Inscription is carved, worn & reads with difficulty: In memory of John Johnson who died March 23rd 1884 aged (71) years——Mary who died Oct 6th 1891 (aged 80) years————-John Johnson son of the above who died (12th June 1912)——————

Sourced & checked with additional info added in brackets where applicable: West Hartlepool Cemetery Purchased Graves & Inscriptions Transcript 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)