The inscription tells the story of the hardships our ancestors faced in their everyday lives.

Mother Jane died 10th March 1854 age 40 years, wife of James WILSON.

Baby daughter Sarah Hannah died 8 days later on 18th March 1854, aged 3 weeks.

Sarah Hannah date of birth was about 25th February.

Mother died 10th March when the baby was about 2 weeks old and the baby lasted another week without her mother to care and feed her.

Sources: Botany Pioneer Memorial Park headstone inscription, NSW Registry of BDM’s