Samuel Pratt – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 30th January 1890

 

Place of Death: Dover Street

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 1st February 1890

 

Burial plot: South West 854 B U (B=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: Right 71

 

Inscription is Lead Lettering. worn & reads: In affectionate remembrance of Samuel Pratt “Painter” who died Jan 30th 1890 age 52 years “His languishing head is at rest”——————————————

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)