Margaret Thorpe – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 24th March 1892

 

Place of Death: Alma Street

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 28th March 1892

 

Burial plot: South West 553 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 8

 

Inscription is carved, worn & reads: In loving memory of Margaret beloved wife of Charles Thorpe who died March 24 1892 aged 63 years   “In heaven——————————“

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