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 and a history of the Melbourne morgue

Written by Elizabeth Hore. Posted in

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Photo: Crawford Mollison forensic pathologist.

WHAT A WAY TO GO!!!
UNUSUAL DEATHS & A HISTORY OF
THE MELBOURNE MORGUE

LAW WEEK TOUR
SATURDAY 21 MAY 2016 at 2pm

Join Elizabeth Hore (Vice President) on this tour for Law Week 2016. We will visit the graves of some people who died unusual deaths, such as Frederic Joy Pirani, Edmund Samuel Parkes, James Bennett, and also the grave of Crawford “Mollie” Mollison, and hear about his long-standing career as forensic pathologist.

Join us on this interesting and unusual tour for Law Week 2016

ST KILDA CEMETERY
DANDENONG ROAD ST KILDA EAST
(MELWAYS 58-F9)
Cost $10; members free
Bookings: email:info@foskc.org

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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    Dandenong Road St Kilda East

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