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Photograph of gravestone of John Rowntree, Edward Rowntree and ?Rowntree, West Hobart, Tasmania

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Rowntree, John and Rowntree, Edward and Rowntree, H Photograph of gravestone of John Rowntree, Edward Rowntree and ?Rowntree, West Hobart, Tasmania. [Image] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Photograph of gravestone of John Rowntree 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: 'John Rowntree, - Died ?th of the ?th Month ?. Aged 2? Years. Edw ? Rowntree died ? of 11th Month 18? Aged 82 ? Hanna? Rowntree - Died ?' Inscription very damaged.

Item Type: Image
Keywords: Quaker, Religious Society of Friends, Tasmania, Religious history, social history, Australia, gravestone, burial ground, west hobart, cemetery, mellifont street, friends park, John, Edward, Hanna, Rowntree
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2011 23:18
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:23
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/12065
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