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.

AGM AND ITALIAN MONUMENTAL CEMETERIES TALK

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Come to FOSKC AGM and hear a wonderful talk on Italian Monumental Cemeteries.  Including the significant cemeteries of Milan, Bologna, English Cemetery in Florence, and Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa.   This is a free event including morning tea.

Saturday 14 October at 10.00am at Emerald Hill Library, Bank Street, South Melbourne Vic

Bookings: Please email info@foskc.org
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MAGNIFICENT MANSIONS TOUR

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SUNDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 2.00pm

Come and hear about some of Melbourne’s Magnificent Mansions and the families who lived in them on this fabulous tour.  Graves visited will include Sargood family (Ripponlea), Armytage family (Como House), Billing (Labassa) and many more.

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Image:  Ripponlea

Cost $10.  Bookings by email preferred:  info@foskc.org

Meet at main gates Dandenong Road at 2.00pm.  We go all weathers, rain, hail or shine so please wear suitable clothing and footwear and bring an umbrella

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

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