Mary Tate Whitehead – Inscription


Birth: Unknown


Died: 20th December 1883


Place of Death: Fountains Terrace


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


Date of Interment: 22nd December 1883


Burial plot: South West 97 A U ( A=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)


Burial Plot Purchase: April 1877 by William Whitehead. No Address


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: Right 52


Inscription is carved, good & reads: In loving remembrance of Mary Tate wife of William Whitehead of West Hartlepool 20th Dec 1883 aged 35 also of Mary Musgrave daughter of the above who died in infancy also Charles Colville fourth and youngest son of the above who died at Berwick Upon Tweed March 24th 1914 and was buried there aged 31 also the above William Whitehead who died 25th April 1930  aged 82 years, also of the above (Hannah Whitehead————————–31st March 1877——–)

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 1872 -1890 (Hartlepool Central Library)  West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 Oct – 1895 microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)