Margaretta Simpson – Inscription

Birth: Unknown


Died: (3rd) March 1879


Place of Death: Waterloo Terrace


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


Date of Interment: 6th March 1870


Burial plot: South East 18 B C (B=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 32


Inscription is carved, badly eroded & reads with difficulty: In affectionate remembrance of Margaretta daughter of Philip & Ann Simpson—— who died March(3rd 1870) ——–aged—-year &— months——-(Annabella——23rd May 1870)——————-John Simpson who died March 15th 1872 aged 10 months————————————

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 East1866 – 1879 Harlepool Central Library. West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 Microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)