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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All walks begin at 2pm –

Cost $15 per person – cash as we don’t have credit card facilities

Call Lois on 9558 4248 to make a booking or needing more information

AGM – 8th August 2021 at 1pm

Venue: The Camden Hotel –  414 Hawthorn Rd, Caulfield South in the Upstairs Function Room

Afternoon tea will then be served. Please advise any dietary requirements and if you will be attending

**best option for finding us is enter via Hawthorn Road [look for our sign to the left as you enter the front door].

Our Guest Speaker: Dr Rosemary Francis will talk about her Gagaliardi family history.

10 October: Sporting People

24 October: Boyd Family Walk – 2pm – meet at the top gate on Hawthorn Road

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

14 November: Remembrance Day Walk
5 December Christmas Lunch

We are also planning on a Plaque unveiling for the Furnell Brothers

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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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