Henry Sharp

Conservation Assessment


Sacred to the memory of Henry only son of Capt. Henry Sharp who departed this life May 6th 1835 in the 19th year of his age.

Also of Capt. Henry Sharp
who departed this life at sea April 16th 1836 in the 50th year of his age.

Type of Marker: Headstone and footstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, broken/fragmented, loss, sugaring
Elements Missing or Compromised: Missing top portion of marker
Recommended Treatment: Document

Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Fair
Material Integrity: Fair
Legible Inscription: No inscription

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 187
Historic Number: 297
Ledger Book: Page 35, Number 229
Cemetery Section: 5
Marker Height/Length (in): 14
Marker Width (in): 26
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 1
Footstone Height (in): 14
Footstone Width (in): 13
Footstone Thickness (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.