Sarah McKevie Boddy – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 11th August 1889

 

Place of Death: Thornton Street

 

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

 

Date of interment: 13th August 1889

 

Burial plot: South West 345 A U (A=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 17

 

Inscription is carved, very worn & reads with difficulty: In loving memory of Sarah McKevie beloved wife of William Boddy master mariner died August 11th 1889 aged 68 years——————————– oft mixed with tears before———————-Thy will be done

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)