Sarah Jane Carter – Inscription

Birth: Unknown


Died: 20th May 1889


Place of Death: Grays Row (See inscription)


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


Date of Interment: 23rd May 1889


Burial Plot: South East 89  A*C – (A=Plot Area*C Denotes Consecrated Ground North Side of the upper smaller path)


Burial Plot Purchase: May 1889 by George Carter. No Address.


Headstone: A headstone of marble type still exists, but removed. It now stands against the Raby Road boundary wall with many other.


Position along the wall: 2


Inscription: is carved, worn & reads with difficulty: In loving memory of Sarah Jane the beloved wife of George Carter “Bolderness”Grange Road who died May 20th 1889 aged 51 years, also of Herbert Charles of the above who died October 11th 1872 aged 2 years 4 Months also Ernest Caswell who died June 11th 1872 aged 10 Months and was interred at Wingate, also of the above George Carter who died August 19th 1902 aged 65 years.

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)