St David’s Cemetery, Hobart: some transcriptions.

These are originally from a post on LiveJournal, when I was young and keen, and felt a need to transcribe headstones. The main entry for the cemetery is here.

Walls
1

——– MEMORY
of
ELIZABETH RATCLIFF
WHO
DEPARTED THIS LIFE
FEB. 7th 1835
AGED 11 MONTHS


Sarah Margaret Whittaker
who Departed this life February 1831 Aged 5 Months

Also
John George Hance Whittaker
who Departed this life 1st June 1836 Aged 2 Years 2 Months

Harriet Ann eldest Daughter
of Thos & Harriet Cruttendon
late of Hawkhurst
in the County of
Kent.
She Landed in this Colony
on the 21st Dec. 1833
and died on the 31st
of the same month
Aged 35 years.

2

TO THE Memory of
CAPTAIN JOHN LAUGHTON
Aged 33 Years
who was unfortunately Drowned off
Maria Island
1827
leaving behind him a Wife and 3 Children
to deplore his loss.This Stone is erected by his Eldest Son
ALSO TO THE MEMORY of
ELIZABETH Wife of the above
who died Oct 11 1869 Aged 75 Years
TO THE MEMORY OF
RICHARD UNDERWOOD
DIED
JULY 29TH 1830 AGED 28
YEARS

3

MARYANN PRIEST
Died 25 Decr 1829 Aged
4 Months and ten days
ALSO
THOMAS WILLIAM PRIEST
Died the 9 Janry 1831 Aged
Seven Weeks and 3 days
THE MEMORY OF
WILLIAM SPENCER HAN–
DIED
Dec. 25th 1829 Aged 3
Months

Pitt

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY
OF RICHARD PITT
WHO DEPARTED
THIS LIFE
MAY 14 1826
AGED 61 YEARSARRIVED IN THIS COLONY
IN THE YEAR 1804 WITH
HIS HONOR
GOVERNOR COLLINSALSO
OF FREDERICK FRANCIS
Youngest Son of M Francis and Maria Pitt
and grandson of the above Richard Pitt
who died April 12 1837
Aged 1? M—

Weston

Departed this life
December the 14
1819 Aged 12 Years
George Weston
a native Boy which
has been 8 Years
under the protec
tion of Mr Charles
Connelly who has
Erected this Stone
to his memory

6

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
LACHLAN M. SORELL
THE INFANT SON OF
LT GOVERNOR SORELL
WHO DIED OCTOBER 20th 1822
AGED FOUR WEEKS AND FOUR DAYSSLEEP ON FAIR FORM
THE ALMIGHTYS’ WILL BE DONE
THEN RISE UNCHANGED
AND BE AN ANGEL STILL


to the memory of
JACOB BELLETT
a Free Settler
who depd this Life
on the 2nd Dec. 1815
aged 27 years

in memory of
T. HEATH
who was drowned
on the 15th of Sep.
1814
Aged 25 Years


SACRED
to the memory of
Mr H HAYES

George Kearly was
Born July the 9 1804
and died the 15th
Joseph Kearly was
Born May the 30th 1805
And died 5th of AugGeorge Kearly
the first white male
child born in Tasmania

 

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