Headstone - memorial to John Youl and family members


Physical Description
Headstone from the grave of Revd. John Youl - originally located in the Cypress St. Cemetery (Burial Ground), the stone was relocated to Symmons Plains, the Youl family property, after the closure of the cemetery in 1909. When the family property was sold in 2012, it was donated to St. John's Church.
The headstone also served as a memorial to other members of the Youl family buried at the Cypress Street Cemetery.
Sacred to the Memory of the
Revd John Youl
Senior Chaplain of Van Diemands
[sic] Land
who departed this life 25th March 1827
aged 50 years
Jane Youl wife of Revd John Youl
who died 19th July 1877 aged 84 years
their sons and daughter
William Youl
died 21st July 1870
aged 44 years
John Youl
died 28th October 1871
aged 61 years
Charlotte Youl
died 19th September 1905
aged 80 years
Historical Details
Per description above, the headstone originally was made for the grave of Revd. John Youl, first incumbent of the Parish of St. John's Launceston, who died in 1827. See linked biography.
See also linked biography for his wife, Jane Youl (nee Loder). 
We do not yet have biographical details for other members of the Youl family listed on the headstone.
Dating of Item
1827 to present

Database Date:            Faculty Date:

January 13 2024;;November 7 2011;
Online Sources

Related Collection
St. John's Church Historical Items
Related People or Organisations
John Youl
Jane Youl