Peter Facey Hoskin arrived on the William Bryan and married Mary Lye whom he had met on the voyage. Peter set up a blacksmith’s shop and he and his wife ran a liquor and general store selling groceries, haberdashery and fancy goods. The two children interred here died in the Diptheria epidemic of 1861.

 

Inscription

Sacred

to the memory of

PETER FACEY HOSKIN

WHO DIED OCTOBER

22nd 1860

AGED 47 YEARS

ALSO OF

WILLIAM ARTHUR

10th child of the above

WHO DIED JUNE

25th 1861

Aged 2 Years & 6 Months

AND OF

HELEN

7th Child of the above

WHO DIED JUNE

28th 1861

Aged 6 Years & 9 Months