Robert J. Gilson (1816-1890) and Ellen H. Gilson (1830-1917)

Conservation Assessment

Name(s): Robert J. Gilson (1816-1890), Ellen H. Gilson (1830-1917)

Inscription:
Robert J. Gilson
Died August 22, 1890
Aged 74 Years
Ellen H. Gilson
Wife of
Robert J. Gilson
Died January 13, 1917
In her 87th Year

Type of Marker: Headstone on base
Date of Marker (estimate): Late 19th century
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, sugaring
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation, resetting

Evaluation
Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Good
Material Integrity: Good
Legible Inscription: Fair

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 291
Historic Number: 138
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 44
Marker Width (in): 24
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 8
Axis Tilt Lean Direction: Side
Axis Tilt Lean Degree: 5-15 degrees

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.