Robert Thompson – Inscription


Birth: Unknown


Died: 21st August 1890


Place of Death: Pilot Street


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


Date of Interment: 23rd August 1890


Burial Plot: South East 186 F C (F=Plot Area. C=Consecrated)


Purchase of Plot: October 1891 by Ellen Thompson Pilot 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: Right 14


Inscription is carved, worn & reads with difficulty: In affectionate remembrance of Robert Thompson who departed this life 21st Aug 1890 aged 54 years “Gone but not forgotten” also Elizabeth daughter of the above who died November 22nd 1867 aged 7 years and 4 months

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 Aug 1913 – Nov 1991 Microfiche 1056 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)