Severe weather in early 1881 revealed to a curious visitor an early cremation burial site.
On closer examination it occurred to me that they might be the remains of some prehistoric interments, as in one of them there were fragments of burnt bones and stones, also some rude pottery.
From the position of these, it may be suggested that originally they covered the urns, and that the
There are fragments of burned bones much acted on by fire, and curled from the heat, but apparently only parts of one skeleton, and even this fragmentary. A few of the bones can be recognised; thus there is a small fragment of the frontal bone, a few fragments probably of the thigh bone, and also some of the tibia and fibula, and there is a fragment of the lower end of the radius; from the latter bone it would be probably fair to conclude the person was an adult, and from the narrow edge of the tibial fragments the bone was probably platycnemic [an abnormal shaping of the shinbones – GA].