Stories Behind the Names – St Peters Graveyard

Death was a constant companion of every person who journeyed through the Victorian Age.


A Fresh Look at 19th Century St. Peters

The Rev. Edward D. Madgwick in 1896, wrote an ‘Historical Sketch of St. Peter’s Cooks River, 1839-1896’. In it he states, ‘Fashionable congregations were the rule in St. Peter’s in those days.... Many of the leading families of this land as well as of the locality were in some way or other connected with it....