Joseph Wood

Conservation Assessment

Inscription:

Sacred
to the memory of
Joseph Wood
who departed this life
April 3rd 1853 aged 42 years.
Born at Melther near Huddenfield,
Yorkshire, England
My Husband
Behold where they have laid him.
He sleeps but to rise again.

Eliza Cassady
Born March 19th 1815
Died October 1st 1873
At rest

Type of Marker: Headstone and footstone
Material: Marble
Elements Missing or Compromised: Missing top portion of marker
Recommended Treatment: Document

Evaluation
Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Poor
Material Integrity: Poor
Legible Inscription: No inscription

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 67
Historic Number: 442
Ledger Book Number: 95
Cemetery Section: 4
Marker Height/Length (in): 10
Marker Width (in): 24
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 1.5
Footstone Height (in): 4
Footstone Width (in): 14
Footstone Thickness (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.