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.


The Brighton Cemetorians Inc. aim to run regular walking tours of the Brighton General Cemetery on a range of themes to cater for all interests. Our tours run for approximately 90 mins which includes refreshments and a tour pamphlet. We are also willing to undertake tours for private groups.

Cost of Tours: Non-members: $15, Members: $10.
Departure Time: Tours Depart at 2pm.

To make a Booking: 9558 4248 – Bookings are essential

All tours depart from inside the North Road main entrance gates (unless otherwise advised).


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 –

August 12th – Annual General Meeting – Guest Speaker – Carol Stals – 2pm at the Lodge in the Brighton General Cemetery.

October 14th at 1pm 

Boyd Artists of the Brighton Cemetery  – This walk will be taken by  Sally Boyd.

Bookings are essential as there are only 25 places available.     

With limited space there will not be the opportunity for additional people to be added.

November 18th at 2pm – Remembrance Day Walk

December 9th – Christmas Lunch will be served in the Lodge

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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