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Photograph Album - Phillip Island Cemetery

From the Collection of Phillip Island and District Historical Society Inc. Heritage Centre 89 Thompson Avenue COWES VICTORIA

Description
Two photos: a) Two graves - William Jenner & Elsie Myra Jenner. William died Oct 1957 aged 73 and Elsie died April 1968 aged 82.
- William Raymond Jenner - son of William & Elsie - died Oct 1951 aged 42 years.
b) Close up of William & Elsie grave. William had a farm at Ventnor, grew onions and chicory and was always willing to help out or lend any farming machinery. William was a member of the Ventnor School committee and Ventnor Hall committee. He was married to Elsie Churchill of Kilcunda and they had five children.
Size
10 x 15
Links
Object Registration
466-50
Keywords
phillip island cemetery, william jenner, elsie jenner, nancy mchaffie, edith jeffery
Historical information
The Album was compiled by Nancy McHaffie late 1990's, with the assistance of Edith Jeffery's, with her book "Garden of Memories" and extensive knowledge of Phillip Island.
The Cemetery lies back from the road and is surrounded by Manna Gums, rare Peppermint Gums, Blackwoods and other native trees. In all 25 acres of land were set aside as Crown Land in the land settlement of 1868. There are 6.2 acres of wetlands near the cemetery entrance.
When Made
c 1990
Made By
Kodak
Last updated
1 Apr 2019 at 4:30PM