Grave of Charles Whatley
Article about Charles Whatley and photograph of his grave located on one of Whatley’s portions adjacent to Whatley’s Creek, Colo. Whatley was a carpet weaver from Wilton in Wiltshire, England who arrived in the colony in 1833. In 1847 he took up land in Whatley’s Valley which was cleared for cattle grazing. In 1885 his nephew, Joseph came to join him on the property. Charles Whatley never married, died on 4 July 1893 two months before his 83rd birthday and was buried on his property. The Church of England burial service was read by Samuel Cox of Pitt Town. The article states that Joseph Whatley resided on the property for a further 33 years before moving to Windsor and was still living at the time of the article.
A watercourse about 10 km long. It rises about 7 km W by N of Wheelbarrow Trig. Station and flows generally ESE into the Colo River.
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