William Pocklenton

Conservation Assessment


To the memory of William Pocklenton departed this life 20 of Feb. 1….
15 years of … and …
Behold O Mortal Man and see
For as I am so thou will be Intombd in clay my body lye
Till the last trumpet bid me rise That when this dark prison
Is past & all things brought to light
I and my little children three
May Joy in blest eternity.

Type of Marker: Headstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, delamination, sugaring, sunken
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/ biocide, consolidation, excavation, fill cracks, raising

Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Fair
Material Integrity: Fair
Legible Inscription: No inscription
Degree of Bioturbation: 1/2 sunken

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 42
Historic Number: 465
Ledger Book: Page 13, Number 77
Cemetery Section: 4
Marker Height/Length (in): 17
Marker Width (in): 21
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 1

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.