Tyne and Wear HER(13219): Jesmond, St. Andrew's Cemetery, grave of William L. Newcombe - Details
Jesmond, St. Andrew's Cemetery, grave of William L. Newcombe
Religious Ritual and Funerary
William Lister Newcombe (1848-1929) was an architect. He was educated at Dr. Bruce's Academy in Percy Street. He went on to become one of Newcastle's leading architects. His work includes the Royal Victoria Infirmary (with H.P. Adams). His grave monument is a classical triumphal arch with four Tuscan columns, wreaths and a Greek inscription. Next to it is the chest tomb of his parents Frederick and Ann Newcombe and the red granite gravestone of his brother Frederick William Newcombe MD JP.
Alan Morgan, 2004, Beyond the Grave - Exploring Newcastle's Burial Grounds, page 96