Tasmanian Seafarers' Memorial

William John Evans (1896)

The plaque reads ...

William John EvansWilliam John Evans
Blacksmith - shoemaker of Triabunna
born at Oatlands   Died aged 58 years
Drowned 21.11.1896 returning to
Triabunna from duty as acting bailiff
on Maria Island when the whaleboat
sank during a black nor'easter.
G/Grabndfather of F.Kenyon, M.Crocker
and D.Harris. G.Uncle of K.Evans.

Blacksmith and shoemaker of Triabunna, born at Oatlands, died at Triabunna aged 58 years.

See also Spring Bay Disaster.