infant son of Lovel and Rebecca BYASS is buried in this cemetery
Dr BYASS and his wife of two years came from
Sussex, England aboard the S.A. Company baque "Eden" on which Lovel was ship's surgeon attending 228 emigrants,
After 6 weeks in Adelaide he was appointed resident surgeon, Kingscote and they arrived here with their newborn son on 4 Aug 1838 on the company brig Goshawk.
5 months later (when Rebecca was again pregnant) their son died and this, together with Dr BYASS' evident dissatisfaction with the compant's administration, made them decide to quit the colony for Portland Bay in Victoria.
For the next 35 years Br BYASS precticed madicine throughout the western district of Victoria and southeast of South Australia.
Kingscote historic cemetery - Reeves Point, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
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Old Kingscote historic, Reeves Point, Kangaroo Island, SA
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Latitude -35.64494408291707, Longitude 137.6390855024721
Latitude -35° 38’ 42", Longitude 137° 38’ 21"
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