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 MERCHANTS OF MELBOURNE TOUR, ST KILDA CEMETERY

Written by Elizabeth Hore. Posted in

When:
August 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Where:
ST KILDA CEMETERY
Dandenong Road
ST KILDA EAST
Cost:
$15 INCLUDING AFTERNOON TEA
Contact:
Friends of St Kilda Cemetery
0422379053

COLONIAL MERCHANTS OF MELBOURNE TOUR, 2.00PM SUNDAY 25 AUGUST 2019, ST KILDA CEMETERY
Come and join us on our Colonial Merchants of Melbourne tour visiting the graves of some of the famous merchants of Melbourne…a terrific tour led by Claire.

1. Doing the block
Photo: Doing the Block, ST Gill, 1880, SLV

COST: $15 INCLUDING AFTERNOON TEA.
BOOKINGS: EMAIL: info@foskc.org; tel: 0422379053
We leave from the main entrance Dandenong Road.
Please wear suitable clothing and footwear as we go rain, hail or shine.

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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