(William) Harrison Crosby – Inscription

 

Born: 26th April 1824

 

Died: 23rd December 1891

 

Place of Death: Durham Street

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 26th December 1891

 

Burial plot: South West 86 A C (A=Plot Area. C=Consecrated)

 

Burial Plot Purchase: November 1887. by W H Crosby.  Address: 20 Lower Reed Street

 

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

 

Position along the path: Right 89

 

Inscription  is carved, worn & reads: In loving remembrance of Harrison Crosby of West Hartlepool Born 26th April 1824, died 23rd December 1891 also Sarah Ann wife of the above Born 29th March 1828 died 23rd Nov 1887

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 1891 – 1923 (Hartlepool Central Library). West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 microfiche 1054  Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)