William Henry Wise – Inscription

 

Birth: Unknown

 

Died: 3rd February 1881

 

Place of Death: Fern Villas

 

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

 

Date of Interment: : 7th February 1881

 

Burial Plot: South East 139 A U (A=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)

 

Burial Plot Purchase: June 1887 by William Henry Wise JNR. Address 20 Victoria 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 66

 

Inscription is carved & reads: In loving memory of William Henry Wise who died Feb 3rd 1881 aged 59 years and of his wife Dorothy Wise who died Nov 17th 1883 aged 67 years.

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 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)