Proby's, Arden Vale RD, South Australia

Hugh Proby's Grave


SLSA B73313/14


Above is the headstone of Proby's grave on Arden Vale Road near Kanyaka.

The inscription reads;

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF HUGH PROBY,
THIRD SON OF THE EARL OF CAREYSFORT;
WHO WAS DROWNED WHILE CROSSING THE WILLOCHRA CREEK
AUGUST 30th 1852 AGED 24 YEARS
Take Ye Heed, Watch and Pray: For Ye
Know Not When The Time Is. MARK XIII.33

THIS TABLET WAS PLACED OVER HIS GRAVE BY HIS
BROTHERS & SISTERS IN THE YEAR 1858.

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