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Title: Camperdown cemetery - anyone know of an index?
Post by: PrueM on Friday 31 March 06 08:25 BST (UK)
Hello all,
I have just received a death certificate which shows the deceased was buried at Camperdown cemetery (now in Newtown) Sydney, on 17th December 1856.
Does anyone have access to an index for this cemetery?  I am looking for the following:

William WEST
died 15 Dec 1856 aged 37
buried 17 Dec 1856

Any help appreciated  :)

Thank you
Prue
Title: Re: Camperdown cemetery - anyone know of an index?
Post by: sparrett on Friday 31 March 06 08:34 BST (UK)
Hi Prue, Not sure if this is the place you mean as there seem to be a couple of cemeteries in Camperdown.  You may already have this  (as it is not an online index as you hoped for), but there is the offer of 'lookup'

http://www.ozgenonline.com/aust_cemeteries/nsw/marrickville/ststephens.htm

Sue
Title: Re: Camperdown cemetery - anyone know of an index?
Post by: Robert Coble on Friday 31 March 06 08:42 BST (UK)
Try this site:
http://www.ozgenonline.com/aust_cemeteries/nsw/marrickville/ststephens.htm

htm or this http://www.ozgenonline.com/aust_cemeteries/nsw/nsw1.htm

I will put the sites as I find them for you here so keep looking here for any more Cemetery sites ok PRUE.

www.webone.com.au/~sgrieves

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/famousSearch.cgi?mode=cemetery&FScemeteryid=639479

http://www.truelocal.com.au/search.do?term=cemetery&location=australia&type=keywords

http://www.ssdec.nsw.edu.au/history/camperdown/bochsa.html

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0008BS2UQ

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0007KG318/ref=pd_smaj_1121903609
Title: Re: Camperdown cemetery - anyone know of an index?
Post by: Falkyrn on Friday 31 March 06 10:07 BST (UK)
Another site is the Australian cemeteries Index at http://cemindex.arkangles.com/
Title: Re: Camperdown cemetery - anyone know of an index?
Post by: PrueM on Friday 31 March 06 10:11 BST (UK)
Brilliant, thank you both.  Yes Sue, that seems to be the place.  It just says "Camperdown" on the death cert, but I know it's CofE so I will follow up the St Stephens lead. 
Many thanks again to you Sue and OzyBob!  :)
Prue
Title: Re: Camperdown cemetery - anyone know of an index?
Post by: PrueM on Friday 31 March 06 10:13 BST (UK)
Thanks, Falkyrn - looks like a useful site, but seems to be just for regional areas as yet.  I've bookmarked it though, because I think it might be useful for another bit of the family that I'm trying to track.  So thank you!  :D

Prue
Title: Re: Camperdown cemetery - anyone know of an index?
Post by: AMBLY on Friday 31 March 06 21:34 BST (UK)
Hi Prue

http://www.australiast.uts.edu.au/ARCHIVE/CAM07b.shtml
"Camperdown Cemetery
The cemetery surrounds St Stephen's Anglican Church, which fronts onto Church Street, Newtown......The burial records of the Camperdown Cemetery are held by the sexton at St Stephen's Church and a copy is also held by the Society of Australian Genealogists, Richmond Villa, 120 Kent St, Sydney..."

the Society willretrieve an entry from the Camperdown records for a fee - their site: (Search Databases > Library Catalogue)
http://svc007.bne009i.server-web.com/catalogue/onlinebook/gatewaysearch.ehtml


Cheers
Anne
Title: Re: Camperdown cemetery - anyone know of an index?
Post by: PrueM on Friday 31 March 06 22:47 BST (UK)
Brilliant!  Thanks Anne - I will write off to them and see what turns up.
And THANKS OzyBob for all those websites!!  You've been busy - thank you so much.  There are some good resources there to keep in mind.

Just out of interest, I wrote to the person at ozgenonline who offered lookups at St Stephens, but they only have an MI index, and William isn't on it (not surprisingly).  Still it might be useful for someone else in future - I got a reply almost straight away  ::)  Very nice of them.

Cheers to you all  :D

Prue
Title: Re: Camperdown cemetery - anyone know of an index?
Post by: sparrett on Saturday 01 April 06 01:00 BST (UK)
Hi Prue,
Sorry to be dense.  What's MI?
Sue
Title: Re: Camperdown cemetery - anyone know of an index?
Post by: flinders on Monday 17 April 06 12:08 BST (UK)
next trip to State Library - will check if there was death notices
Title: Re: Camperdown cemetery - anyone know of an index?
Post by: PrueM on Monday 17 April 06 21:47 BST (UK)
Brilliant!  Thanks Flinders, that would be great!

Sorry sparrett, didn't get notified that you'd posted...an MI is a memorial inscription, i.e. writing on a headstone.

Cheers, all!

Prue
Title: Re: Camperdown cemetery - anyone know of an index?
Post by: flinders on Wednesday 19 April 06 08:15 BST (UK)
Camperdown Cemetery Trust
Mrs M Harvey
Secretary
RMB 1590
Camperdown 3260
5593 2040 

you may like to write to them as they may have other rellies buried in the cemetery