Fawkner Crematorium & Memorial Park
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
1187 Sydney Road
Fawkner Victoria 3060
(03) 9355 3118
Established 1906 as New Melbourne General Cemetery. This is Australia's
largest cemetery with over 352,000 burials. The Old Pioneer section comprises
220 graves transferred from the Old Victorian Markets site in 1922.
This is not a complete listing of burials! The records below were provided
by contributors to Cemetery Records Online. Last edited May 31, 2006.
Total records = 8.
Batman, John, d. 06 May 1839, (Founder of Melbourne) who landed
at Port Phillip 29 May 1835, erected by the Melbourne City Council in
honor of the Early Pioneers, (removed from old Melb. Cem Grave 999), Old
Pioneer Sect, [JD]
Jackson, James, d. 8 Feb 1851, age 45-46yr, of Toorak, "Erected
by several colonists" died at sea aboard the Barque Nelson during her
passage to England (removed from old Melb. Cem Grave 323), Old Pioneer
Newson, Edward Samuel, b. 1855, Bur 7 Feb 1923, h/o Wilhelmina,
Newson, Georgina Esther Liddle, b. 1869 Sandhurst, d. Feb 1953,
bur. 3 Feb 1953, w/o Charles John Newson, [DO]
Newson, Henry Leopold, b. 1908, Hawthorn, d. Apr 1971 Parkville,
bur. 16 Apr 1971, h/o Matilda, [DO]
Newson, John (Jack) Davis Strahan, b. 19 Jul 1916, d. 23 Sep 1996,
bur. 26 Sep 1996, h/o Edna, [DO]
Newson, Margaret Ellen Kiely, b. 20 Jul 1868, Bendigo, d. 8 Oct
1949, bur. 11 Oct 1949, w/o Thomas, [DO]
Newson, Thomas Blyth, b. 16 Sep 1868 Geelong, d. 2 Aug 1952, bur.
5 Aug 1952, h/o Margaret Ellen, [DO]
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