Thomas Hood – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 14th March 1884

 

Place of Death: Pilgrim Street

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 18th March 1884

 

Burial plot: South West 98 AU (A=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)

 

Burial Plot Purchase: August 1873 by Thomas Hood. Address Pilgrim Street

 

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: Right 64

 

Inscription is Lead Lettering & reads: In loving memory of Thomas Hood who died March 14th 1884 aged 83 years also of Ann Hood his wife who died Aug 20 1873 aged 72 years also of Barbara Hunter aged 72 years their daughter who died Jan 21st 1914 and of Ann Eliza hunter their granddaughter who died June————–.

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 1872 – 1890 (Hartlepool Central Library) West Hartlepool  Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)