William Miller Watson- Inscription

 

Born: 14th September 1852

 

Died: 17th October 1880

 

Place of Death: Scarborough street

 

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

 

Date of interment: 20th October 1880

 

Burial plot: South East 227 A U (A=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)

 

Burial Plot Purchase: October 1880 by Edward Watson. Address Scarborough St

 

Headstone: A partial headstone still exists, but removed. It now stands against the Raby Road boundary wall with many others

 

Position along the wall: 22

 

Inscription carved some wear & reads: In loving memory of W Miller Watson born September 14th 1852 died Oct 17th 1880, also of Joseph Hood Watson born April 8th 1855 died Feb 15th 1856 and of Edward Watson father of the above born Feb 7th 1852 died Sept 28th 1892, also of Agnes Jervis Watson widow of the above Edward Watson born October 28th 1822 died Jan 10th 1895

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)