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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  • Funeral Procession to mark the 100th Anniversary of the death of Sir Thomas Bent - 17th September 2009
  • Funeral Procession to mark the 100th Anniversary of the death of Sir Thomas Bent - 17th September 2009
  • Firing Party - Joe Dianico, James Battern, Neville Scuttlebury & John Underwood of the Historical Re-enactment Society of Australia at the William Robertson plaque unveiling - 1st April 2007

OCTOBER SPECIAL

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VISIONARY LIVES – 500 BIOGRAPHIES FROM

THE BRIGHTON GENERAL CEMETERY


NOW ONLY $25 PER COPY [plus postage if it applies]

usually $35

Ring: 9558 4248 to order your copy or email info@brightoncemetorians.org

Boyd Family of Artist Walk

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Sunday 20th October at 2pm – meet at the Hawthorn Road Gate [near the corner of Sheffield St. This walk is a walk of a difference with a Boyd family member who will talk about the amazing Boyd Dynasty and their connection to other artists who are also buried at the Brighton Cemetery.

With this walk being part of the Seniors month the cost per person will be at a very special price of $5 person.

Bookings is essential –

Bookings will be through Trybookings – www.trybooking.com/BDZJA

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.

Location

  • Brighton General Cemetery
    Cnr. North and Hawthorn Roads

Contact

Opening Hours

Grounds 8am-6pm

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