Peter Le Page

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Peter Le Page

Peter, born in the Island of Guernsey, resided in at South Morang from around 1868 having first purchased Hawkestowe, Mr. J. H . Walker’s farm. He married Emily, daughter of the George Hawthorn. Peter spent many years dairying at Hawkestowe and other properties.

He was noted as being a quiet, straightforward man, a good neighbour, a kind parent and a loving husband and He had 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1913 at the age of 82.

Today, you can visit the brick and bluestone Le Page homestead, barn and stables, in the Hawkestowe Picnic Area.