William Charlton – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 22nd April 1883

 

Place of Death: Ramsey Street

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 25th April 1883

 

Burial Plot: South East 247 F C (F=Plot Area. C=Consecrated)

 

Burial Plot Purchase: July 1884 by John Thomas Charlton. Address Ramsey 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 25

 

Inscription is carved, very worn & reads with difficulty: —– Loving——– of William Charlton —- died ——-aged (62)years, also Matilda wife of the above who died September (9th) 1870 aged 36 years “Thy will be done”

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 1880 – 1889 (Hartlepool Central Library) West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central  Library (Now known as Community Hub Central)