William Barclay – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died:— October 1891

 

Place of Death: Anson Street

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 7th October 1891

 

Burial Plot: South East 90 A*C – (A=Plot Area. *C Denotes Consecrated Ground North side of the upper small path)

 

Burial Plot Purchase: August 1892 by Mary Ann Barclay. Address Anson 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 51 

 

Inscription is carved, defaced, very eroded & reads with difficulty: In loving memory of William Barclay who departed this life————–1891—————-Also Mary Ann Barclay——————- 23rd September 1901 (aged——–years)

Sourced & Checked with additional info added in brackets where applicable: West Hartlepool Cemetery Purchased Graves & Inscription Transcript Durham Archive. Friends of North Cemetery Book of Interment South East 1890 – 1964 (Hartlepool Central Library). West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)