Margaret Smith – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 17th November 1876

 

Place of Death: Scarbro Street

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 20th November 1876

 

Burial Plot: Roman Catholic West End 85 AR (A= Plot Area. R=Roman Catholic)

 

Burial Plot Purchase: November 1876 by Anthony Rich. No Address.

 

Headstone: A partial headstone still exists, but removed. It now lines the main upper path with many others embedded o the tarmac

 

Position along the Path: Left 63

 

Inscription is carved, worn & reads: “Thy will be done” In memory of Margaret Smith late of Durham who died November 17th 1876 aged 7- years “Rest in peace”

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 Roman Catholic West End 1856-1947 (Hartlepool Central Library) West Hartlepool Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 microfiche 1054, Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)