Mary Bilton – Inscription


Birth: Unknown


Died: 1st October 1894


Place of Death: Grange Road


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


Date of interment: 3rd October 1894


Burial plot: South West 679 A U (A=Plot Area U=Unconsecrated)


Burial Plot Purchase: October 1894 by Samuel Bailey. Address Grange Road


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 25


Inscription is Lead Lettering, damaged, worn & reads: Erected—————-In loving memory of Mary Bilton who died Oct 1st 1894 aged 75 years also of John Joseph son of the above who died at Montreal Canada June 25th 1888 aged 31 years also of Hannah beloved wife of Sam-S- Bailey and daughter of the above born Nov 12th 1854———————

Sourced & checked with additional info added in brackets where applicable: West Hartlepool Cemetery Purchased Graves & Inscription Transcript 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)