Susan Wray – Inscription


Birth: Unknown


Died: 11th December 1892


Place of Death: Andrew Street


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


Date of Interment: 14th December 1892


Burial Plot: South West 694 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 26


Inscription is Lead Lettering, worn & reads: In affectionate remembrance of my dear father & mother Robert Dalton Wray master of the border chieftain of Whitby who was drowned with the whole of the crew near Camperdown on the coast of Holland Oct 25th 1865 aged 32 years and Susan the beloved wife of the above who died Dec 11th 1892 aged 62 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 West 1891 – 1923 (Hartlepool Central Library) West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)