Thomas Scurr – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died:  — July 1861

 

Place of Death: West House

 

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

 

Date of Interment:  11th July 1861

 

Burial plot: South West 38 A C (A=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)

 

Burial Plot Purchase: with others April 1862 Isaac Scurr & Henry Wear. No address

 

Headstone: Is a 6 sided Monument The monument still exists in place

 

Inscription are carved, worn & read: Facing – In Memory of Thomas Scurr of West House West Hartlepool who died on———of July 1861 aged 30 years. This monument is erected …… North Facing: In loving memory of William Scurr who died Aug 14th 1887 aged 53 years “Though cast down we’re not forsaken though afflicted not alone thou didst give and thou hast taken blessed lord” Thy will be done. Facing – In loving memory of Ellen Scurr wife of William Scurr who died March 14th 1913 aged 75 years. “At rest”

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 1856 – 1971 (Hartlepool Central Library) West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register May 1856 – July 1871 microfiche 1053 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now know as Community Hub Central)