Peter Hooper – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 22nd August 1894

 

Place of Death: Park Square

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 25th August 1894

 

Burial plot: South West 552 A U(A=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)

 

Burial Plot Purchase: April 1894 by Richard Hooper. Address 21 Burbank 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 24

 

Inscription is Lead lettering, damaged, eroded & reads: In loving memory of Peter beloved son of R Hooper RN and Janet Hooper who died 22nd August 1894 aged 24 years also of Charles Thomas died 7th October 1893 aged 18 years also of James Alexander died 2nd December 1894 aged 22 years———–(Wallace Bruce Hooper——–8th May 1898 aged 20 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 1871 – 1890 (Hartlepool Central library). West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)