William Reed – Inscription

 

Birth: unknown

 

Died: 15th February 1879

 

Place of Death: Waterloo Terrace

 

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

 

Date of Interment: 20th February 1879

 

Burial plot: South East 27 B U (B=Plot Area. U=Unconsecrated)

 

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 38

 

Inscription carved, badly eroded & reads: In affectionate remembrance of William Reed Master Mariner of West Hartlepool who died February 15th 1879 aged 64 years “His end was peace” also of their children who died in infancy

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 1866 – 1879 Hartlepool Central Library. West Hartlepool Cemetery Burial Register July 1871 – Oct 1895 Microfiche 1054 Hartlepool Central Library. (Now known as Community Hub Central)