Mary Petch – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 22nd July 1892

 

Place of Death: Temperance Street

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 25th July 1892

 

Burial plot: South West 433 A U (A=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)

 

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

 

Position along the path: Left 14

 

Inscription is carved, worn & reads with difficulty: In loving memory of Mary Petch beloved wife of William Petch who died July 22nd 1892 (aged 27 years), also Mary Elizabeth daughter of the above who died(17th September 1890) aged 4 months also Annie May(Petch)———-(4th January 1893 aged 8 months)

Sourced & checked with additional info added in brackets where applicable: West Hartlepool Cemetery Purchased Graves & Inscriptions Transcripts. Durham Archive. Friends of North Cemetery Book of Interment 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)