Margaret Booth – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: December 17th 1878

 

Place of Death: Grace Street

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 20th December 1878

 

Also interred: Twins – Margaret & Thomas 21 hrs old

 

Burial Plot: South West 91 A U (A=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 69

 

Inscription is carved, worn & reads: In affectionate remembrance of Margaret beloved wife of Thomas Booth of West Hartlepool who departed this life December 17th 1878 aged 37 years “Her end was peace” Also of eight children who died in infancy “Sure of certain hope of glorious resurrection”

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 West 1872-1890 (Hartlepool Central Library). West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)