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.

WONDERFUL WOMEN TOUR

Written by Elizabeth Hore. Posted in

When:
August 27, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Where:
St Kilda Cemetery
Dandenong Rd
St Kilda East VIC 3183
Australia
Cost:
$10; Pay on day
Contact:
Liz
0422379053

SUNDAY 27 AUGUST 2017 AT 2.00PM

Come and hear about the notable not sometimes notorious lives of some wonderful women on this terrific tour through St Kilda Cemetery. Graves visited will include Joan Richmond (racing car driver), Tilly Aston (blind writer), Christina MacPherson (Walzing Matilda)…and Madam Brussels

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IMAGE: DAME MABEL BROOKES…one of the graves we will visit
Cost $10; meet at main gates St Kilda Road.
BOOKINGS: PLEASE EMAIL info@foskc.org
WE GO ALL WEATHERS SO PLEASE WEAR SUITABLE CLOTHING AND SHOES 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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