Mary Herne – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 2nd February 1871

 

Place of Death: Wood Street

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 5th February 1871

 

Burial Plot: South West 373 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 56 

 

Inscription is carved, worn & reads with difficulty: In loving remembrance of Mary beloved wife of Edmund Herne who departed this life, February 2nd 1871 aged 44 years.

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 Burial Register May 1856 – July 1871 microfiche 1053 Hartlepool Central  Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)