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)