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.

TALK ON JOSEPH PANTON & AGM, 10.00 Saturday 31 August 2019

Written by Elizabeth Hore. Posted in

When:
August 31, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
2019-08-31T10:00:00+10:00
2019-08-31T12:00:00+10:00
Where:
Emerald Hill Library and Heritage Centre
195 Bank Street
South Melbourne
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Friends of St Kilda Cemetery
0422379053

Come and hear Susan Grant speak on Joseph Panton, Goldfields Commissioner, Police Magistrate and artist at our AGM at 10.00am Saturday 31 August 2019 at Emerald Hill Library and Heritage Centre. Susan is a committee member of the Flinders District Historical Society and the Port Phillip Pioneers group. Panton arrived from Scotland to manage his uncle’s sheep station in Mangalore and went on to be a highly influential public official and pioneer. He is buried in the St Kilda Cemetery.

joseph panton ngv
Painting NGV: Joseph Panton by his daughter Alice Paton

THIS IS A FREE EVENT INCLUDING MORNING TEA
VENUE: EMERALD HILL LIBRARY AND HISTORICAL CENTRE, 195 BANK STREET, SOUTH MELBOURNE
Bookings: Email info@foskc.org or tel 0422379053

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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