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Pioneer Cemetery
Richmond Shire, Queensland, Australia

Contributed by Jackie Carr, Apr 27, 2003 [carrwalker@bigpond.com]. Total records = 8.

To reach the cemetery, travel the Flinders Highway through Richmond. Tt is next to the BP Service Station on your way to Mount Isa.

Richmond was established in about 1860. This cemetery is no-longer used. There is another cemetery in Richmond that is in use now. This pioneer cemetery is very small and was first used in the early 1900's.

It only has about 30 graves about 15 of these are unmarked. The cemetery is kept in reasonable condition and is cared for by the Richmond Shire council.

The records are not complete since many of the headstones are badly worn and unreadable. I have transcribed from all existing and legible headstones.

I visited and transcribed this cemetery Apr 27, 2003.

- Jackie Carr

Barrow, John S., d. 11 Oct 1904, aged 45yr
Brown, Robert John, d. 24 Apr 1915, aged 35yr
Christensen, May Ethel, d. 4 Apr 1911, aged 24yr
Craddon, John Francis, d. 6 Jan 1905, aged 6mo
Kendall, John, d. 31 Oct 1907, aged 58yr, killed accidently
O'Byrne, John A., d. 6 Feb 1913, aged 42yr
Stanley, Hugh, d. 4 Jun 1916, aged 31yr
Williams, Mark, d. 13 Jun 1907, aged 32yr

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