Robert Thompson – Inscription(i)

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 7th July 1881

 

Place of Death: Claremont Terrace

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 7th July 1881

 

Burial Plot: South East 293 C U (C=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)

 

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 42 

 

Inscription is carved, very eroded & reads with difficulty: In loving memory of Robert son of Robert Thompson and Margaret Thompson who died July 4th 1881 aged (18)years, also Elizabeth their daughter who died August (17th 1881 aged 7 years) “We shall meet again

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 1880 – 1889 Hartlepool Central Library. West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 Microfiche 1054, Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)