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A Guide to the Melbourne General Cemetery

The Melbourne General Cemetery by Don Chambers My rating: 4 of 5 stars Every graveyard needs a book like this: a little history, a little architecture, a bit of gossip, and a self-guided walking tour or two. For the most … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #154: Melbourne General Cemetery

Melbourne General Cemetery College Crescent, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia Founded: 1852 Size: 106 acres (43 hectares) Number of interments: 300,000 Melbourne General Cemetery is the final resting place of Australia’s longest serving Prime Minister, authors, billiards players, and the Princess … Continue reading

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