Hunter Melville SMALL , 18841885 (aged 5 months)

Hunter Melville /SMALL/
Given names
Hunter Melville

The headstone for Hunter is inscribed with his DoD as the 25th.


SMALLS CEMETERY - WOODFORD ISLAND South Arm Road Woodford Island Maclean NSW 2463

The cemetery is historically significant for its association with the early European settlement of the Lower Clarence River.

The Small family cemetery is the private burial ground of an extremely early Clarence River branch of a First Fleet Family. The cemetery consisting of two fenced sections situated in a low knoll on the bank of the South Arm of the Clarence River on Woodford Island near the site of the original Small homestead. The area is currently in private ownership. The area is surrounded by cane fields and not visible from the main road. The section nearest to the river is fenced by a modern piping fence and contains four headstones relating to members of the Small family. It is believed the plot was fenced by the Maclean Shire Council about 1972.


Earliest burial is believed to be Mrs C Chowne 1855 (mother of Matilda Small who died in 1860)