Voices in the Graveyard

How did a person die? Who were they? Listen to our Voices in the Graveyard audios. Do it now online at home or better still visit the graveyard, stand by the grave and, using your mobile device, capture the 19th atmosphere among the historic headstones. The music on the audios are 19th century hymns played by our … Continue reading Voices in the Graveyard


Information Panels in Graveyard

On Saturday 5th April 2014 the 175th anniversary of the first burial in St Peters Graveyard was commemorated. To mark the occasion 12 permanent information panels were installed in the graveyard. These panels relate to people from the local area and their significance in the history of that area. Any visitor to the graveyard can … Continue reading Information Panels in Graveyard

Cooks River Nineteenth Century Sporting Life

Cooks River Nineteenth Century Sporting Life The recent digitisation of newspapers by the National Library of Australia, has created a greater awareness of life in the Cook’s River area in the 19th century. The term ‘Cook’s River’ has a certain flexibility regarding geographic location but textual clues indicate where an event took place. Sporting activity … Continue reading Cooks River Nineteenth Century Sporting Life