Robert Leith – Inscription

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 29th September 1893

 

Place of Death: Andrew Street

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 3rd October 1893

 

Burial Plot: South East 138 A U (A=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)

 

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

 

Position along the wall: 24

 

Inscription is Lead Lettering, worn & reads with difficulty: In loving memory of Robert Leith serc Royal Marines who died Sept 1893 aged 77 years “Them also which sleeping in Jesus will god bring with him”

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 1890 -1964 Hartlepool Central Library. West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 Microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library (Now known as  Community Hub Central)