Monday, August 12, 2013

Call to save cemetery

From the Maitland Mercury report:
The headstones of the graves facing east at St Paul’s Church cemetery, Paterson, each tell a story.
But with the cemetery falling into ­disrepair, parishioners and residents of the historic village are calling on people to come forward for a clean-up of the site.
Earlier this year long-time Paterson ­residents Wayne and Val Patfield began a project to restore the graves of their ­ancestors Samuel Patfield, who died in 1910, and his wife Sarah Australia Patfield, who died in 1926.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Aug. 6, 2013.