Amanda M. Thompson (1852-1874)

Conservation Assessment

Name(s): Amanda M. Thompson (1852-1874), Emily Gilson (1863-1865)
Inscription:

Amanda M
wife of Jacob Thompson
and daughter of
Robert & Ellen H. Gilson,
born December 16, 1852
died March 7, 1874

Emily
daughter of
Robert & Ellen H. Gilson
Died Feb. 27, 1865
aged 18 months

Type of Marker: Headstone on base
Date of Marker (estimate): 1874
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, sugaring
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation, fill cracks/blisters

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 290
Ledger Book Number: 344
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 45
Marker Width (in): 22.5
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 1.5

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.