John Witty – Inscription


Birth: Unknown


Died: 8th June 1871


Place of Death: Reed Street


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


Date of Interment: tbc


Burial Plot: South East 236 B C (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: Left 31 


Inscription is carved worn & reads with difficulty: In affectionate remembrance of John Witty who died June (8th) 1872 aged(32 years) also Lilly Ann daughter of the above who died February— 1871 aged 6 months, also Mary Ann wife of the above (————February—-1917 aged 83 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)