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Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Tombstone Tuesday – John Williamson & Louisa Walker


Figure 1. Sandra Williamson, Headstone of John & Louisa Williamson, St Kilda General Cemetery, 2006, digital image.
Transcription of headstone
Louisa / In memory of / her beloved husband / John Williamson / Born 23rd January 1832 / Died 7th June 1872

Interred in this site plot #832:-
John Williamson Buried on the 09/06/1874 at the age of 42, he died of Chronic disease of liver & kidneys
Louisa Williamson Buried on the 07/09/1901 at the age of 72
Lydia Williamson buried on the 20/06/1887 at the age of 21 years, daughter of  John and Louisa Williamson.
Lydia McFarlane, buried on the 15/05/1889 at the age of 7 months old, daughter of Miriam Williamson and James McFarlane and granddaughter to John and Louisa Williamson.
Interred the next site plot#830:-
(no headstone)
Aaron Williamson buried on the 22/11/1891 son of John and Louisa Williamson; he died of Phthsis asthma, which he had for 13 months. (Death Certificate Aaron Williamson, 20 November 1891, Reference #15639, Registry of Birth, Death and Marriages, Victoria, Australia)

Newspaper Announcements
The Argus 9 June 1874, also repeated on the  15 June 1874
Anon, 'Deaths', The Argus, 7 June 1874, p.1.
Anon, 'Funeral Notices', The Argus, 9 June 1874, p.8. 

Note:- I have not been able to locate notices for the other people in this grave plot.

Edit History

Originally posted on the 22 January 2013
Updated and revised on 3 December 2016

Sources

Anon, 'Deaths', The Argus, 7 June 1874, p.1. [Retrieved 3 December 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5871743; Anon, 'Deaths', The Argus, 157 June 1874, p.1. [Retrieved 3 December 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5872103]

Anon, 'Funeral Notices', The Argus, 9 June 1874, p.8. [Retrieved 3 December 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5871773]

Images

Figure 1. Sandra Williamson, Headstone of John & Louisa Williamson, St Kilda General Cemetery, 2006, digital image, personal collection

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