Tyne and Wear HER(15953): Jesmond Old Cemetery, Graves of John Harvey and Herbert Davy - Details
Jesmond Old Cemetery, Graves of John Harvey and Herbert Davy
Religious Ritual and Funerary
John Harvey 1804-1893. John Harvey Senior opened a tobacco business on the head of The Side in 1762. His widow moved the business to nearby larger premises in 1783. Their grandson John Harvey moved the business to Hanover Square. He died at his home at Leazes Terrace in 1893. His younger business partner and son-in-law Herbert Davy 1834-1889 had died four years earlier aged 55. Herbert was American Vice Consul in Newcastle for 33 years. Their graves stand side-by-side.
Alan Morgan, 2000, A Fine and Private Place - Jesmond Old Cemetery, p 23-4