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.

COLONIAL MAYORS OF PRAHRAN

Written by Elizabeth Hore. Posted in

COLONIAL MAYORS OF PRAHRAN TOUR THROUGH ST KILDA CEMETERY
SUNDAY 28 MARCH 2021 at 2.00pm
COST $15 INCLUDING REFRESHMENTS
BOOKINGS NECESSARY: Tel: 0451831102; email: gabrielhermes@live.com

Come and join the Friends of St Kilda Cemetery and listen to the fascinating stories of the lives of the Colonial Mayors of Prahran on this tour through St Kilda Cemetery led by Claire Barton.

This is the first tour for over one year and we look forward to seeing you.

Meet at main gates Dandenong Road
Please pay on day.

WE GO ALL WEATHERS, RAIN, HAIL OR SHINE, SO PLEASE WEAR SUITABLE CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR AND BRING AN UMBRELLA.
PRAHRAN COUNCIL

Photo: Prahran Council meeting 1901; Stonnington History Centre

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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