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.

NOTABLE INTERMENTS TOUR

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Image: Hugh Ramsay (self portrait)

SUNDAY 25 JUNE 2017 AT 2.00PM

Join us on this “classic” tour around the tombstones and hear about some of our notable residents, including the Armytage family (Como House), Alfred Felton, Christina MacPherson (Waltzing Matilda), Baron von Mueller, artists Sybil Craig and Hugh Ramsay, plus many more.

BOOKINGS: Please email info@foskc.org. PLEASE NOTE YOU CANNOT BOOK THROUGH THIS WEBSITE AND MUST EMAIL YOUR BOOKING.

Meet at main gates, Dandenong Road
We go all weathers, rain, hail or shine so please wear suitable clothing and footwear and bring an umbrella.
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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’.

Location

  • St Kilda Cemetery
    Dandenong Road St Kilda East

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Opening Hours

Daylight Savings 8.00am - 8.00pm
Normal Hours 8.00am - 6.00pm

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