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)