Lily Sowerby Robinson – Inscription

Born: 21st February 1878

 

Died: 14th February 1923

 

Place of Death: Moreland Street

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 17th February 1923

 

Burial plot: South East 111 D*C (D=Plot Area. *C Denotes Consecrated Ground North Side of the  upper smaller path)

 

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 9

 

Inscription carved with some erosion & reads: In loving memory of Lily Sowerby beloved husband of George Robinson born February 21 1878 died February 14th 1923 “Nearer my god to thee”

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)