Moonta, Copper Coast, South Australia
71 George Street, Moonta SA 5558
Ph: (08) 8825 2622 Fax (08) 8825 3743
The town of Moonta is located 165 km northwest of Adelaide and 20 m above sea level, It is often referred to as as 'Australiašs Little Cornwall'. It is part of the region known as the 'Copper Triangle' which includes the towns of Kadina and Wallaroo.
Moonta cemetery has many burials with no markers, whether from vandalism of aging or never having one. There is a large number of unmarked childrens graves (just beyond the main gates). A plaque states that these simple mounds locate the burial places of children killed by a disease that was due to unsanitary conditions from the mines.
This is not a complete listing of burials! The records below were provided by contributors to Cemetery Records Online. Total records = 5.
Connor, Sarah, b. 9 Aug 1856 Goodwood SA, m. 9 Sep 1877 Kadina, d. Adelaide 2 Nov 1944, [RB]
Connor, William Henry, b. c. 1852, m. 9 Sep 1877 Kadina SA, d. Moonta 5 Dec 1931, [RB]
Jacka, Mary Argall, b. 17 Sep 1816 Cornwall England, d. 06 Jun 1887, age: 70yr, w/o William, [BM]
Jacka, Samuel, b. 20 Mar 1839 Cornwall England, d. 17 Sep 1891, age: 52yr, s/o Mary and William, gf/o Donald A Dunstan, [BM]
Jacka, William, b. 27 Aug 1816 Cornwall England, d. 26 Mar 1884, age: 68yr, h/o Mary, William, Mary and Samuel left Falmouth England on board the Waterloo, 30 Mar 1840, arrived Adelaide 9 Nov 1840, [BM]
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