Photograph of gravestone of George Benson Walker, West Hobart, Tasmania
Walker, George Benson Photograph of gravestone of George Benson Walker, West Hobart, Tasmania. [Image] (Unpublished)
Official URL: http://www.utas.edu.au/library/exhibitions/quaker/index.html
Photograph of gravestone of George Benson Walker taken in the Quaker (Society of Friends) Burial Ground established in 1836 at Mellifont Street, West Hobart, Tasmania until it was closed in 1912. The gravestones have been moved to the edge of what is now the Friends' Park, a recreational park and children's playground.
Inscription reads: George Benson Walker - Second Son of the late George Washington Walker - Died 26th day of the 9th Month 1882. Aged 34 Years '. (However Walker family tree states that he was born on 4th June 1844 and died 26 Sept 1882 which would make him 38 years old).
|Keywords:||Quaker, Religious Society of Friends, Tasmania, Religious history, social history, Australia, gravestone, burial ground, west hobart, cemetery, mellifont street, friends park, George Benson Walker|
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|Deposited On:||24 Oct 2011 09:55|
|Last Modified:||24 Oct 2011 14:49|
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