Margaret Scott – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 29th December 1891

 

Place of Death: Milton St

 

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

 

Date of interment: 2nd January 1892

 

Burial Plot: South East 370 A U (A=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)

 

Burial Plot Purchase: January 1892 by Margaret Scott. No Address. *Purchased according to the Burial register, but not recorded in Purchase book.

 

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

 

Position along the wall: 19

 

Inscription is engraved very worn/poor & reads with difficulty: In loving remembrance of Margaret wife of William Scott of West Hartlepool who died Jan— 1892. Nitte infant daughter of the above who died 21st Nov 1885 and of George son of the above who died 23rd Jan 1891 aged 3 years, also of William Scott ————————–1916 and of—— Clay-Hamilton Scott——-of the above———-April 16th 1929

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 July 1871 – Oct 1895 Microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)