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Link: Geelong VIC Cemeteries searchable index back to 1839
« on: Saturday 21 June 08 07:32 BST (UK) »
Have just found this online (and found the resting place of one of my mystery people!).  Thought it might be helpful: - do you have a relative who "went missing", with the possibility he/she went off to the goldfields?  This is where many of the prospectors and their families were laid to rest: -

http://www.gct.net.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=41&Itemid=20

Just click on "Deceased Search"  :)
I live in Sydney, Australia, and I'm researching: Powell, Tatham, Dunbar, Dixon, Mackwood, Kinnear, Mitchell, Morgan, Delves, & Anderson

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Re: Geelong VIC Cemeteries
« Reply #1 on: Friday 23 October 09 12:54 BST (UK) »
i am in geelong and if time allows i might be able to take photos for anyone that finds an ancestor listed.
EUSTACE - Wantage, Berkshire
BURGESS - Maresfield, Sussex
STRAW - Ilkeston, Derbyshire
CROSS - Liverpool, Lancashire
STEWART - Ayr, Scot.
McNAUGHTON - Scot.
ROWLEY, HICKMAN, TIMMINS - Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
DRADDY - Co. Cork, Ireland
WALL - Co. Clare, Ireland
JANE - Mylor, Helston, Falmouth, Cornwall,
JARMAN - Ramsgate, Kent
STEPHENSON/BROWN -  NZ &West. Aust.
GOODWIN - Sleaford, Lincolnshire, UK
HAWKINS - ?


all these families came to Australia for one reason or another.

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Re: Geelong VIC Cemeteries
« Reply #2 on: Friday 23 October 09 14:19 BST (UK) »
That's so generous of you, Scruffy!  Thank you!

I have a relative in Geelong Eastern - Mary Ann Tatham, ref 95242, C of E - but she may not have a headstone, so finding her may be difficult.  The website isn't working properly for me tonight, so I can't get the full "position" reference, it's just saying "COEO*X***X".

Mary Ann died in December 1857; she was the wife of Duncan Dunbar Tatham, and the mother of infants Justina and Duncan John.

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Deb
I live in Sydney, Australia, and I'm researching: Powell, Tatham, Dunbar, Dixon, Mackwood, Kinnear, Mitchell, Morgan, Delves, & Anderson

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Re: Geelong VIC Cemeteries
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 25 October 09 03:10 GMT (UK) »

Hi Scruffy

Not sure if this offer is still available,  but was wondering if there is a headstone for the following

Reg number = 114326
Name = WOODBURGESS BRIDGET TERESA
service date =  06 Jun 1892
Cem  =  Geelong Eastern Cemetery
location =  UNK*X***X

Daizi
Flisher : UK and Sth Africa and Australia
Munro  : Scotland,  Inverness, Ross and Cromarty and Australia
Prust   : Bristol, UK, and Australia
Woodburgess/Wood/Burgess/Wood-Burgess,  Adcock/Brudenall in Lincolnshire UK and Australia
Taylor :Yorkshire,  Nottinghamshire and Australia
Mathers  : Montrose , Scotland and Australia
Johnson  :  ?? and Australia
Dixon Australia and Cumberland

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Re: Geelong VIC Cemeteries
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 18 November 09 09:48 GMT (UK) »
Hi Scruffy,

Hope you are still able to check for headstones....I have one rellie in the Geelong Western Public Cemetery as below:

370   
PORTER   ELLEN   
31 Mar 1861   
Geelong Western Public Cemetery   
COE*1***1592

Thanks for the offer  ;D

Jenny
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Re: Geelong VIC Cemeteries
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 24 January 10 19:10 GMT (UK) »
Hi Scruffy,

I don't know if you still do this but my mum is in her 70.  Her father is burried in Geelong Eastern cemeteries.  It has not been that long since she found that out because he divorsed her mum when she was in her teans.  She never saw him again.  A picture of his grave would really make her day.  If your passing would it be possible.  What a surprise that would be for her.  It would make her day.

Cemetery   Geelong Eastern Cemetery
Location   RG50*5***1
________________________________________
Register #   901244
Surname   WALTERS
Given Names   ARTHUR WILLIAM
Service Date   18 Apr 1984
Date of Birth   
Date of Death   18 Apr 1984
Age   77
It says there are no other deceased in this grave.  But my mum thought he was burried with his wife.

Not sure if you still can do this but here's hoping.
Kind Regards

Stef Parry

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Re: Geelong VIC Cemeteries
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 24 January 10 22:25 GMT (UK) »
 :)

Thank you very much.  I really do apreciate it.  His wife name was beatrice Walters.  My mum seem to think they were burried together but I am not sure.  Its only been a little while ago that she has found out he lived in Austraila.  She had not been able to find him for ages.


Kind Regards

Stef Parry


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Re: Link: Geelong VIC Cemeteries searchable index back to 1839
« Reply #7 on: Friday 04 October 13 15:03 BST (UK) »
I hope you are still taking pics in the Geelong Cemeteries.

Nancy Vernal Bitcon And Stewart Bitcon
Geelong Eastern Cemetery
Plot:  EAS-LAWN-C-808-0462

Thank You

Lynn
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