Tasmanian Seafarers' Memorial

Peter Mitchelmore (1863)

The plaque reads ...

Peter Mitchelmore (1833)Peter Mitchelmore
Resident of Swansea, Tasmania
Born 13.10.1820, Devon, England
Family arrived V.D.L. 1833 per 'Mary Ann'.
Drowned 9.10.1863 when a whaleboat
capsized at mouth of Grey River, N.Z.
Survived by wife Frances (nee Buxton)
and family of five young children.