Thomas Hewitson – Inscription

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 24th June 1893

 

Place of Death: Dock gate Cottages

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 27th June 1893

 

Burial Plot: South East 284 A U (A=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)

 

Burial Plot Purchase: July 1883 by Jane Hewitson. Address: Dock Gate Cottages

 

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 22

 

Inscription is carved, worn & reads with difficulty: In loving memory of Thomas beloved husband of Jane Hewitson of Dock Cottages who died June 24 1893 aged 60 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 East 1890 – 1964 (Hartlepool Central Library) West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Registers July 1871 – Oct 1895 microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library (Now known as Community Hub Central)