Thomas Wilson Pounder – Inscription


Born: 2nd October 1824


Died: 15th March 1893


Place of Death: Stockton Road


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


Date of Interment: 18th March 1893


Burial plot: South West 483 A U ( A=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)


Burial Plot Purchase: March 1893 by Ann Pounder. Address Stockton Road


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 41


Inscription is carved, worn & reads: In loving memory of Thomas Wilson Pounder Born Oct 2nd 1824 died March 15th 1893 “Even so father, for so it seemed good in this——-“also Ann Pounder beloved wife of the above Born March 17th 1828 died June 27th 1908, also Jane Chapman Coverdale daughter of the above Born May 23rd 186— died January 5th 1933 “Still liveth” Dinah Johnson sister of the above Born Aug 23rd 1854——-

Sourced & Checked with additional info added in brackets where applicable: West Hartlepool Cemetery Purchased Graves & Inscriptions Transcripts Durham Archive. Friends of North Cemetery Book of Interment 1891 – 1923 (Hartlepool Central Library) West Hartlepool Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)