Robert Chisolm Walton – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: (6th) September 1889

 

Place of Death: Avenue Road

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 9th September 1889

 

Burial plot: South West 748 B U (B=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)

 

Burial Plot Purchase: January 1898 by James Thomas Walton. Address Avenue Road

 

Headstone: A partial headstone still exists, but removed. It now stands against the Raby Road boundary wall with many others

 

Position along the wall: 7

 

Inscription is Lead Lettering, worn & reads: “He being dead yet speaketh” Erected by the teachers and scholars of Wesley Sunday School in loving memory of Robert Chisolm Walton for –2 years” an earnest worker in the school————-“——————

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)