Elizabeth Roulliet (1774-1856)

Conservation Assessment

Name: Elizabeth Roulliet (1774-1856)
Inscription:

Elizabeth Roulliet
Died March 6th 1856
In the 82nd year
of her age.

Rest! Thou weary pilgrim Rest,
In the mansions of the blest,
In those supernal bowers,
Where bloom eternal flowers.
Now life’s trials all are o’er.
And landed on Canaan’s shore,
Thou canst look back again to earth
And bless death – Thy heavenly birth. C

Type of Marker: Bedstead
Material: Marble

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 176
Historic Number: 306
Ledger Book Number: 202
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 29.5
Marker Width (in): 17.5
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 5
Footstone Height (in): 17.5
Footstone Width (in): 12
Footstone Thickness (in): 5

Prior to Restoration
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, sugaring, sunken, vegetation
Comments: All components of bedstead present
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation, excavation, fill cracks, pinning and gluing, raising, removing old pins, repointing, resetting
Degree of Bioturbation: 1/4 sunken

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.