Nesswell Lowther – Inscription


Birth: Unknown


Died: (23rd)March 1893


Place of Death: York Street


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


Date of Interment: 25th March 1893


Burial plot: South West 503a A U (A= Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)


Burial Plot Purchase: April 1893 by Tamar Lowther, York Street


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 15


Inscription is engraved, worn & reads: In affectionate remembrance of Nesswell Lowther master mariner of West Hartlepool the beloved husband of Tamer Lowther who died March——1893 aged 64 years————————————– and of Tamer his beloved wife who died Aug 5th 1904 aged 78 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 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)