Margaret Hardy – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 17th June 1915

 

Place of Death: ”Teesdale” Park Road 

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 17th June 1915

 

Burial plot: South West 115 A U (A=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)

 

Burial Plot Purchase: December 1882 by George Hardy. Address Lynn Street

 

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 62

 

Inscription is carved, good & reads: In loving memory Margaret Hardy died 17th June 1915 aged 86 years also George Hardy husband of the above died 16th April 1917 aged 88 years also their children Louisa Ann Died December 1882 aged 23 years William James died 25th June 1914 aged 58 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 West 1891 – 1923 (Hartlepool Central Library) West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register Aug 1913 – Nov 1991 microfiche 1056 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)