Friends of St Kilda Cemetery

The Friends of St Kilda Cemetery are a not-for-profit community group working actively with Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust, the administrators of St Kilda Cemetery.

Law Week Tour – Coroners, Constabulary And Crime

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Come and join the Friends of St Kilda Cemetery for an insight into the history of Coroners in Victoria, unusual deaths, murder investigations, Victoria’s most noted forensic pathologist and crime in 19th century Melbourne. There is much to discover in this tour led by Elizabeth Hore.

Henry Crawford Mollison (Mollie), 1863-1949, was a medical and forensic pathologist. As a coroner’s surgeon for over fifty years he was involved in the most famous criminal cases of the period.

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Did you know - the remains of three victims from the fever ship “Glen Huntly” were removed from Point Ormond and reburied in St Kilda Cemetery in 1898.

Did you know - that Major General Sir John Hoad, the Australian Army’s second Chief of the General Staff, started his working career as a teacher. His last teaching position was at Brighton Road State School no.1479, St Kilda.

Did you know - that on 27 August 1890 in the St Kilda Cemetery a memorial was unveiled to honour the early pioneers who had come out in the ship ‘Glen Huntly’.


  • St Kilda Cemetery
    Dandenong Road St Kilda East


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