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.

WHAT A WAY TO GO! UNUSUAL DEATHS

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Sunday 27 May 2018 at 2.00pm
Meet at main gates, Dandenong Road.
Come and join Friends of St Kilda Cemetery on this most unusual tour through the Cemetery.
Not everyone dies peacefully in their sleep. Come and hear about some who died in unusual and accidental ways on this tour around the cemetery. Graves visited will include a murder victim, a police officer who died in the course of his duty, a forensic pathologist …and much more
Cost $10, including afternoon tea.
Bookings: email info@foskc.org or tel 0422379053
We go all weathers, rain, hail or shine so please wear suitable clothing and footwear and bring an umbrella.

THE SPORTING TOUR

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Sunday 25 February 2018 at 2.00pm

The Sporting Tour

Whether it be football, cricket or tennis, there is plenty of interest on this tour! Come along and hear about the lives of some truly fascinating residents of the cemetery  who loved and participated in sport of all kinds.  Some names you will know…others you will want to know about!

C0st $10 includes afternoon tea. Meet at main gates St Kilda Cemetery, Dandenong Road, East St Kilda at 2.00pm.  Bookings required email info@foskc.0rg; tel: 0422379053

cricket

We go all weathers, rain, hail or shine so please wear suitable clothing and footwear and bring an umbrella and hat.

 

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’.

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  • St Kilda Cemetery
    Dandenong Road St Kilda East

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