Thomas Midgley – Inscription


Birth: Unknown


Died: (6th) Oct 1870


Place of Death: Lynn Street


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


Date of Interment: 9th October 1870


Burial plot: South West 246 B C (B=Plot Area. C=Consecrated)


Burial Plot Purchase: May 1903 by Thomas Midgley. Address: Stockton Street


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


 Position along the path: Right 33


Inscription is carved, worn & reads: In loving memory of Thomas Midgley who died (6th)Oct 1870 aged 34 years. Also Margaret wife of the above who died May 24th 1903 aged 63 Years also Sarah Jane daughter of the above——-(18th September 1858)

Sourced & checked with additional info added in brackets where applicable: West Hartlepool Purchased Graves & Inscription Transcripts Durham Archive. Friends of North Cemetery Book of Interment South West May 1856 – 1871 (Hartlepool Central Library) West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register May 1856 – July 1871 microfiche 1053 Hartlepool Central Library.(Now known as Community Hub Central)