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Roll of Honour

Hartlepool seafarers lost at sea

Lord, Hugh Hirst

2nd Engineer
20, Laburnum Avenue, Wallsend
West Hartlepool

Lost on the steamship Daleby, of West Hartlepool.

Born at West Hartlepool in 1882, son of Robert and Eliza Ann Lord.

The 1901 Census shows Eliza as the Head of the Household, living at No.5, Middleton Road, West Hartlepool, with children George H. (aged 25, Butcher), Hugh Hirst (18, Apprentice Marine Engineer), and Mary A. (16). Also listed is a Boarder, 18-year old Robert Coxon, an Apprentice Marine Engineer.

Hugh married Jane Smith Rimer (date unknown), and is listed as living at No.20, Laburnum Avenue, Wallsend, at the time of his death.