Edmund Kemp

Conservation Assessment


Sacred to the memory of Edmund Kemp
who departed this life June 9th 1823 aged 16 years 9 months and 20 days
Made perfect in a short space be fulfilled a long time. For his soul pleased God therefore He hastened to bring him out of the midst of iniquity. Wisd. 4th Chap. 9-14 Verses

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

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 191
Historic Number: 301
Ledger Book: Page 35-36, Number 233
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 10
Marker Width (in): 18
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.