Thomas Bird – Inscription

Birth: Unknown


Died: 13th February 1884


Place of Death: Foggy Furze


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


Date of Interment: 16th February 1884


Burial Plot: South East 271 A*C – (A=Plot Area. *C Denotes Consecrated Ground North Side of the upper smaller path)


Burial Plot Purchase: September 1886 by Nancy Bird. No Address 


Headstone: A partial headstone still exists, but removed. It now lines the main upper path with many others, embedded in the tarmac


Inscription is carved, worn, defaced & reads: In loving remembrance of Thomas Bird of Foggy Furze who died February 13th 1884 aged 75 years

Sourced & Checked with additional info added in brackets where applicable: West Hartlepool Cemetery Purchased Graves & Inscription Transcript 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)