John Lilley – Inscription

Birth: Unknown


Died: 11th March 1878


Place of Death: Frederick Street


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


Date of Interment: 13th March 1878


Burial Plot: South East 6 B C (B=Plot Area. C=Consecrated)


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 30


Inscription is carved, worn & reads with some difficulty: In affectionate remembrance of Mary wife of William Lilley who died October 7 1852, aged 47 years, also John Lilley son of the above who died March 11th 1878 aged 40 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 1866 – 1879 Hartlepool Central Library. West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 Microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library (Now known as Community Hub Central)