Peter Lamb (1767-1857)

Conservation Assessment

Name(s): Peter Lamb (1767-1857), Isabella Lamb (1780-1860)
Inscription:

To Capt n Peter Lamb
a native of

Lulea in Sweden
Died March 27, 1857
Aged 90 years.
“He sent from above, He took me.
He drew me out of many waters.”  Psalmns XVIII, IC

Also his wife
Isabella Lamb
Died April 11, 1860

Aged 80 years.
“For me to live is Christ
And to die is gain.”

Type of Marker: Headstone on base
Date of Marker (estimate): 1857
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, sugaring
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation

Evaluation
Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Excellent
Material Integrity: Good
Legible Inscription: Good

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 83
Historic Number: 421
Ledger Book: Page 21, Number 127
Cemetery Section: 4
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 44.5
Marker Width (in): 22
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 6

Written by Amy Grant

Amy Grant is a graphic designer and web developer. She is the founder of the Southwark Historical Society, a volunteer based group that studies the Southwark Historical District located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.