Yarra Plenty Regional Library services the outer municipalities of Nillumbik, Whittlesea and Banyule in the north of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. This blog promoting local history in our community has been operating since 2006 and is managed by the Local and Family History Librarian.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Donnybrook Cemetery Tour
Enjoy an informative walk and talk on a tour of this ten acre rural cemetery led by cemetery historian David Weatherill on Saturday October 25 as part of the Royal Historical Society of Victoria's History Week and the City of Whittlesea Cultural Heritage Program.
This pioneer cemetery was established in 1857 and is still open to burials. Learn the stories of pioneers past while enjoying the Spring colour of wildflowers common in the cemetery at this time of year. People with family history related connections welcome to come along and share their stories. Meet at the Malcolm Street, Donnybrook Cemetery at 2.00 pm