Historical information

James Hossack and his wife, Penuel, arrived from Scotland to Geelong on Christmas Day 1852. James and Penuel had one daughter, Penuel who married Robert Pullar Cameron at Orbost. They had two sons, James(1858) and George(1860).
James Hossack farmed "Brooklands" which he bought from John Cameron


The Hossack family was a prominent Orbost family with strong ties to the Presbyterian Church in Orbost. This item is a part of the Hossack family history.

Physical description

A black / white photograph of a family group with the mother seated on the left and the father on the right and twin girls standing between them. Three smaller children are seated in front. It is mounted on a grey buff card with the names written at the bottom.

Inscriptions & markings

on front - "Charlotte, Jessie, Lizzie, James, Alex, Penuel & Jim Hossack"