Mary Ann Cowen – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 13th July 1871

 

Place of Death: Durham Street

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 16th July 1871

 

Burial plot: South West 12 B U  (B=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 53

 

Inscription is carved, worn & reads: In affectionate remembrance of Mary Ann the beloved wife of John Cowen who died July 13th 1871 aged 25 years William their son————————-

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