Arthurs Creek Cemetery, Victoria

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Date: 1847
Location: Cemetery Road, Arthurs Creek, Victoria, Australiamap
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Arthurs Creek is a town 10 km (6 mi) South East of Whittlesea, Victoria, Australia. • Coordinates 37°35′S 145°12′E • Postcode 3099 • Location 47 km (29 miles) North of Melbourne • Local Government Area Nillumbik Shire • State electorate Eildon • Federal Division McEwan.

This Cemetery is part of the Australian Cemeteries Project.

Agnes May REID nee HAY was the first burial in the cemetery at Arthur's Creek in May, 1847, her spouse and Agnes were the owners of Hazelglen, sheep station. At that time there was no thought of a cemetery at it's current location in Arthurs Creek, but Agnes had expressed a wish to be buried there, having a liking for the beautiful outlook from the top of the hill,. where the cemetery now stands. There were no more burials until 1858, when Patrick Reid was buried, there. In 1867 Edward and Charlotte Roberts were buried there,



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  • This project is to document the life and times of the people interred in the Arthurs Creek Cemetery. Project members are needed to assist in the research and adding profiles and information to profiles. Hopefully it will grow to include links to other information and such things as video/audio tours of the cemetery.

Tasks Completed

  1. Photography • Photograph all Memorial's at this cemetery - In progress 17/04/2016 (Completed up to Section D -7 photos remaining in this section)

To Do

  1. Photography • Photograph all Memorial's at this cemetery - In progress 17/04/2016 (Completed up to Section D -7 photos remaining in this section)
  2. Photo transcriptions • Details of all photos to be transcribed to the sortable table below - In progress 26/04/2016
  3. Search - Monthly check for any Arthurs Creek Internments in the past 30 days - Last Updated 22 Feb 2017
  4. WikiTree profiles • to be created for all people in the table below. The completed table will include links to WikiTree profiles and direct links to the photos of gravestones. The profile created can include other sources of information as well as biographical details of the person.
  5. Checking of transcription information • Other people are needed to assist in double-checking the validity of data entered to ensure accuracy.
  6. GPS Location of Memorials • for more information (contact Paul Bech). A dedicated GPS tracker can be used. For those with an android phone or pad there is an App called GPS Logger which can record the locations to a file which can be added to photos later with other software (Linux has GPSCorrelate). There are also cameras with GPS facility that can tag photos at the same time as they are taken. - In progress 17/04/2016 (GPS Tagging photos as they are taken)

Table of Graves & Memorials

AIREYOlive Elizabeth Required
AIREYRobert1865192459 1
BARRETTJohn1931199766 Husband of Margaret, Father of Michael, Susan and Clare 2
BRADFORDJames1905 Sep 14673
BRADFORDMary1904 Feb 1877 3
BROCK E. Ruth1919 Jul 221991 Oct 14 Loving Wife of Geoffrey 4
BROCK Geoffrey Lewis Clark1918 Apr 131995 Mar 17 Loving Husband to Ruth 4
BROCK Peter Geoffrey1945200661 4
CURRELLElsie19272010 5
CURRELLM. B. (Tom)19212001 Oct 0280 Stoker B3382, Royal Australian Navy 5
DOSSERAaron William Henry1874 May 1311 years, 4 months 7
EDGEEthel Lucy1958 Jul 19 8
EDGEJohn William Davis1956 Feb 10 8
EDGEPhilip Swift1941 Dec 21 AIF, Killed Middle East 8
McCROHANCarmel Josephine nee Dobbie Required
REIDAgnes May1798184749 nee Hay; 1st Burial at this Cemetery Required
REIDPatrick17841858742nd Burial at this Cemetery Required
WANHOPEVictor (Charlie) Required

More links and lists about this Cemetery

  1. Website • Trove aka National Library of Australia, Compiled List of articles, content from libraries, museums, archives and other research organisations found in the research and creation for the people profiles of this Cemetery - Trove Help with Lists
  2. Website • Australian Cemeteries
  3. Website • Find A Grave Records = 55
  4. Website • Billion Graves Records = 0
  5. Website • Wikitree Records = 0 (New Cemetery Added 25 Apr 2016)

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