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.

Events

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Feb
24
Sun
WONDERFUL WOMEN TOUR @ St Kilda Cemetery
Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

 

i8044WONDERFUL WOMEN TOUR, SUNDAY 24 FEBRUARY 2019 AT 2.00PM

Come and join us for this fabulous tour around the graves of women who led notable lives.  Fantastic stories on this bright and colourful tour.  Graves visited include Dame Mabel Brookes (pictured), Tilly Aston and many more.

Cost: $15 including afternoon tea.

Bookings:  info@foskc.org or telephone 0422 379 053

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

Future tours:

Mayors of St Kilda Tour, 2.00pm Sunday 31 March 2019

Anzac Tour, 2.00pm Sunday 28 April 2019

 

 

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’.

Location

  • St Kilda Cemetery
    Dandenong Road St Kilda East

Contact

Opening Hours

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

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