Sir William Gray Statue, Hartlepool

Sir William Gray was the first Mayor of West Hartlepool from 1887 to 1888 and founder of the shipbuilders William Gray and Company Sir William Gray, Hartlepool
This status was unveiled on 26th March 1898 by Alderman Clarkson (or rather the wind which blew off the covers before he had chance), the sculptor was William Day Keyworth Jr with the foundry being Rovini and Partanti