Margaret Davis – Inscription

Birth: Unknown


Died: 11th July 1885


Place of Death: Catherine Street


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


Date of Interment: 14th July 1885


Burial Plot: South East 383 F C (F=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 18


Inscription is carved, defaced & reads with difficulty: “Thy will be done” This stone was erected by William Boyes in affectionate remembrance of Margaret Davis of Richmond who died July 11th 1885 aged 58 years also William Davis husband of the above who died——aged 71 years interred——not forgotten also in memory the three children William & Carl—Boyes Howard Vasey died———aged 10 years Frances Ann died——–aged—–years——

Sourced & Checked with additional info added in brackets where applicable: West Hartlepool Cemetery Purchased Graves & Inscriptions Transcripts Durham Archive. Friends of North Cemetery Book of Interment South East 1880 – 1889 (Hartlepool Central Library) West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)