Historical information

On 28th March 1801, Lieut James Grant, in the "Lady Nelson" landed and planted seeds for Victoria's first garden. He named the island after John Churchill Esq. of Dawlish, Co Devon who had supplied the seeds.

Physical description

Churchill Island from Newhaven, Phillip Island

Inscriptions & markings

The Rose Series P.696 Churchill Is., from Newhaven, Phillip Is., Victoria