Mary Wilkinson – Inscription


Birth: Unknown


Died: 21st August 187(8)


Place of Death: Throston Street


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


Date of Interment: 24th August 1878


Burial plot: South East 448 B C (B=Plot Area. C=Consecrated)


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 7


Inscription carved, worn & reads with difficulty: In affectionate remembrance of Mary wife of William Wilkinson of West Hartlepool who died August 21 187(8) aged 36 years also four daughters two sons of the above and respectively also  Ann Elizabeth died March (19)—–1870 aged — years————-(Cecily Ann 21st March 1877)——-(Lydia Alice 23rd August 1877)—– (John Thomas 29th August 1877)—-(Elizabeth Jane 6th June 1870)—-(William Coates  In Infancy)

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 East 1866 – 1879 Hartlepool Central Library. West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 Microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)