Brighton Cemetorians

The Brighton Cemetorians are a not-for-profit community group working actively with
Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust, the administrators of Brighton General Cemetery.

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Written by lois. Posted in Events

July 1st – 2pm – Glen Eira Story Telling Festival Walk     “Let us Entertain You” Walk

Walk begins at front gate

As part of the Glen Eira Story Telling Festival we will be visiting a few of the many who were once household names in the entertainment industry – Austral Wilson better known as Strella Wilson the opera singer; Bob Horsfall who appeared regularly on the radio, was part of the Tunetwisters and stared in Blue Heelers, Division 4 as well as other TV shows; Victor Prince who was an actor, comedian, troupe proprietor and Jack O’Hagan Singer/Songwriter best remembered for Along the road to Gundagai.

Bookings are only through Trybookings –

for more details phone 9558 4248

31stJuly 1863

Secretary reported cattle had accident with headstone and were removed from the Cemetery.

11thJuly 1884

Secretary authorised to construct water closet on premises to be opened only during funerals.

11thNovember 1913

Recommendation by surveyor that iron gates, similar to those at North Road, be installed at Hawthorn Road.


  • Brighton General Cemetery
    Cnr. North and Hawthorn Roads


Opening Hours

Grounds 8am-6pm

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