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Quadra Street cemetery headstone resurfaces

An 1867 headstone from Victoria’s former Quadra Street cemetery has reappeared in a garden.

The headstone, belonging to Isabella Stockland, has a long and complicated history. It was discovered in the 1970s being used as a paving stone at a home on The Gorge.

The present owners of the property where it sits would like to see it placed next to Stockland’s husband’s grave in Ross Bay cemetery.

Read more in this Reddit posting.