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

March 18th at 2pm.  Meet at the Front Gate

On this guided tour we meet the people who left their land of birth and in many cases leaving behind their family to travel to the other side of the world. With sheer determination they made a new life in a strange new world.

** please note we have moved this walk from the 11th as that is a long weekend.

Cost $15 per person – Members $10 per person

Bookings Essential – ring Lois (558 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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