Charles Bickerton

Conservation Assessment


In the Memory of Charles Bickerton
who departed this life August the 2d 1798 Aged 31 years & 6 months My flesh shall slumber in the ground
Till the last Trumpet joy shall sound
Then burst the chains with sweet surprise
and in my Saviours Image rise.

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

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 86
Historic Number: 418
Ledger Book: Page 21, Number 125
Cemetery Section: 4
Orientation: West
Marker Height/Length (in): 29
Marker Width (in): 20
Marker Thickness/Depth (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.