Mary Bowles – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 8th July 1892

 

Place of Death: Fountains House

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 11th July 1892

 

Burial plot: South West 391 A U (A=Plot Area U=Unconsecrated)

 

Burial Plot purchase: July 1892 by William Burwood Bowles. No address

 

Headstone: A headstone still exists, but removed. It now stands against the Raby Road boundary wall with many others

 

Position along the wall: 36

 

Inscription is carved, worn & reads: Mary dear wife of W B Bowles who died July 8th 1892 aged 50 yrs “The salvation of the world is in its nameless saint”. Arthur Sydney her third son died Nov 8th 1892 aged 23 years. William Burwood Bowles a most loving father died June 8th 1915 at Stockton on Tees aged 75 years “——-are in his hands” Ernest Laurance Burwood their eldest son aged 50 years who lost his life Feb 12th 1916 in the mining of the SS Cedarwood during the great war——— Fred Bowles—-(25th June 1925)———–

Sourced & checked with 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)