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There are currently no burial or memorial options available at
Northcote Cemetery was established in May 1861 and there have
been approximately 200 burials in the cemetery. The cemetery has
been closed since 1908, except to holders of rights of burial -
with the last burial taking place in 1971.
The burial records of the cemetery no longer exist, but some
records have been reconstructed using the old reciept books and a
plan of the cemetery.
One notable monument within the cemetery is to Thomas
Weatherall, who was buried in 1892, he was the works manager of the
Northcote Brickworks. The monument was erected by the shareholders
and workers of the brickworks and bears the words "Sweet Rest in
Another interment, is that of Carl Adolph August Schwaebsch, a
former councillor of the Shire of Northcote and descendent of
August Schwaebsch, one of the founders of the cemetery.
Cemetery opening hours:
In an effort to minimise damage to the monuments the cemetery is
normally locked. By prior arrangement the cemetery will be opened
to allow the public to visit.
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Enquiries relating to Northcote Cemetery are handled at our Preston
Cemetery office located at 900 Plenty Road, Bundoora,