Andrew and Elizabeth Morton

Conservation Assessment


Andrew R. Morton
Died August 11th 1830 in the 63rd year of his age.

Elizabeth Morton
Died March 11th 1852 in the 77th year of her age

Type of Marker: Headstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, sugaring
Comments: headstone not in correct place.  Most likely result of historic fire in the section of the cemetary.
Elements Missing or Compromised: Missing base
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation, fill cracks

Historic Integrity: Compromised
Structural Integrity: Good
Material Integrity: Good
Legible Inscription: Poor

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 135
Historic Number: 357
Ledger Book: Page 27, Number 171
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 28
Marker Width (in): 24
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 4

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.