Thomas William Coates – Inscription

Birth: Unknown


Died: 14th August 1914


Place of Death: Reed Street


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


Date of Interment: 19th August 1914


Burial Plot: South East 357 C U (C=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)


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


Position along the Path: Left 43


Inscription is carved, worn & reads: In memory of Thomas William Coats who died at Stockton May 14th 1888 aged 19 years “He was loved in life and in death not forgotten” also of Ellen (Bell) sister of the above (Nellie) who died (October) 6th 1899 “At rest” also Thomas Coates father of the above who died Aug 14th 1914 aged 74 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 1890 – 1964 (Hartlepool Central Library) West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register Aug 1913 – Nov 1991 microfiche 1056 Hartlepool Central Library (Now known as Community Hub Central)