Headstone details

Section
H
Row
8
Headstone number
5
Forenames
GEORGE
Surnames
TANFIELD
Date of birth
Age at death
54
Date of death
21/06/1902
Council plot number
Headstone shape
Obelisk
Headstone condition
Headstone broken
Kerb
Yes
Inscription
In loving memory of/ GEORGE TANFIELD/ founder/ and for three years/ President of Darlington Central Mission/ called/ to his eternal home/ June 21st 1902/ aged 54 years./ Also ELLEN ELIZABETH/ beloved wife of/ the above/ who died at Darlington/ Jan 25th 1910/ aged 68 years./ Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord. Rev.14 & 13./ Rock of ages cleft for me/ Let me hide myself in thee/ Let the water and the blood/ From thy wounded side which flowed/ Be of sin the double cure/ Save me from its guilt and power./ (SOUTH SIDE): In loving memory of/ WILLIAM JAQUES/ TANFIELD/ died Oct. 18th 1910,/ also of LEONARD JAQUES TANFIELD/ died Aug. 19th 1940/ beloved sons of the late/ GEORGE and ELLEN ELIZABETH/ TANFIELD./ Also of/ EDITH EMILY/ dearly beloved wife of/ LEONARD/ died March 16th 1953./ Rest in Peace. (NORTH SIDE): In loving memory of GEORGE JAQUES TANFIELD/ died May 24th 1873/ aged 1 day./ Also of ANNIE ELIZABETH/TANFIELD/ died Dec 21st 1874/ aged 3 weeks./ Also COULTON JAQUES/ TANFIELD/ died July 22nd 1885/ aged 18 months./ Beloved children of/ GEORGE/ and ELLEN ELIZABETH/ TANFIELD/ Prospect Place/ Darlington./ Even so, Father, for so it seemed good/ in Thy sight. Matt 11 and 26.
Additional information
Ornamental pillar on triple plinth, within double plot. Cross top of pillar broken. Last stone before path.