Tyne and Wear HER(13224): Elswick, Westgate Hill Cemetery, grave of Henry Angus - Details
Elswick, Westgate Hill Cemetery, grave of Henry Angus
Religious Ritual and Funerary
Henry Angus (1800-1872) was a coach maker and Baptist Mayor. He was the son of a farmer from Hindley in Northumberland. He was apprentice to his relative, Caleb Angas (see HER 13223) the coach maker and eventually took over the business. He was the first Baptist Mayor of Newcastle and worshipped in the Tuthill Stairs chapel. He stopped Sunday trading in the butcher market. Henry married Hannah Sample, the daughter of a Baptist minister, who is buried with him.
Alan Morgan, 2004, Beyond the Grave - Exploring Newcastle's Burial Grounds, page 110