Shannon Mausoleum

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Date: 1876
Location: Shannon Road, Moculta, South Australia, Australiamap
Surname/tag: SHANNON
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Abraham Shannon intended to have a mausoleum built during the 1870s but died before work commenced. It was completed by his wife, Eliza in 1876.[1] The mausoleum was entered onto the (South Australian) Register of State Heritage Items on 27 September 1990.[2]

Names of those interred

The following persons are listed in order of their death; several family members who died before the completion of the mausoleum were re-interred there:[1]

  1. John Mahood
  2. Abraham Shannon
  3. Henry Bruce Shannon
  4. Edwin Shannon
  5. William Shannon
  6. Catherine Mahood
  7. Abraham Shannon
  8. Sarah Shannon
  9. Eliza Shannon
  10. Abraham Shannon Jnr
  11. Jessie Currie Shannon
  12. John Wallace Shannon
  13. Anne Grace Hotham
  14. Eliza Grieve
  15. Francis G. Scammell
  16. Alice Jane Shannon
  17. David Denzil Shannon
  18. Charles Grieve
  19. Mary Alice Hannah Scammell
  20. Abraham Wallace Shannon
  21. Mabel Fletcher Shannon
  22. Gladys Jean Dean
  23. Fannie Cynthia Fairweather


  1. 1.0 1.1 "A Mile of Shannon, Abraham of Moculta on the Duck Ponds 1820-1875", an unpublished work distributed by a descendant, Margaret Vowles (nee Murray) in 1990, pages 11-12, a copy currently in possession of David Cowan.
  2. South Australian Heritage Act, 1978, Entry of Items on the Register of State Heritage Items, The South Australian Government Gazette, page 1035, 27 September 1990, viewed 30 October 2021,

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