Joseph Whitfield Thompson – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: (2nd) November 1893

 

Place of Death: South Parade

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 4th November 1893

 

Burial plot: South East 340 A U (A=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)

 

Headstone: A partial headstone still exists, but removed. It now stands against the Raby Road boundary wall with many others

 

Position along the wall: 41

 

Inscription is carved, worn & reads: In loving memory of Joseph Whitfield beloved son of Robert & Margaret Thompson died November (2nd) 1893 aged 26 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 1890 – 1964. Hartlepool Central Library. West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register Aug 1913 – Nov 1991 Microfiche 1056 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)