Thomas Colling – Inscription

Birth: Unknown

 

Death: 26th December 1883

 

Place of Death: Zetland Terrace

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 31st December 1883

 

Burial Plot: South East 131 F C (F=Plot Area. C=Consecrated)

 

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: Right 23

 

Inscription is carved, very worn & reads: In affectionate remembrance of Thomas Colling who died December 26th 1883 aged 79 years—————————— also of Ann Colling wife of the above who died December 6th 1902 aged 93 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 Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library (Now known as Community Hub Central)