OTHER GRAVE TALK

BLOGS
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Seeking Susan ~ Meeting Marie ~ Finding Family
22 June 2012
Gg – is for Grave Concerns
27 June 2012
More Grave Concerns but of the happy kind
1 July 2012
Grave Concerns & Shortcuts
7 July 2012

Grave Concerns Concluded

That Moment in Time
28 February 2013
HEARTBREAK IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Seeking Susan ~ Meeting Marie ~ Finding Family
3 March 2013
LEAVE OUR ANCESTORS ALONE!!!…
5 March 2013

Tombstone Tuesday: Your tombstone stands among the rest…

Kylie’s Genes
7 April 2012
REMOVAL OF HEADSTONES, PAYNEHAM CEMETERY, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
7 March 2013

DESTRUCTION OF GRAVES

Seeking Susan ~ Meeting Marie ~ Finding Family
20 May 2013
Sentimental Sunday: Grave concerns continue in Western Australia
2June 2013
Sentimental Sunday: … defiled, desecrated and destroyed

Kylie’s Genes
28 August 2013

SAVING GRAVES AUSTRALIA

Seeking Susan ~ Meeting Marie ~ Finding Family
3 Sep 2013
TROVE TUESDAY: The problem with cemeteries…

GenXalogy
12 September 2013
Geneahulk Coming Through

MAINSTREAM MEDIA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Grave Records Not Buried:
http://www.murrayvalleystandard.com.au/story/1361353/grave-records-not-buried/

About Time to explore region:
http://www.murrayvalleystandard.com.au/story/1448305/about-time-to-explore-region/

Council gives (cemetery) jobs to teens:
http://www.murrayvalleystandard.com.au/story/1253383/council-gives-jobs-to-teens/

Proposed Cemetery Bill may bury local councils
http://www.murrayvalleystandard.com.au/story/263269/proposed-cemetery-bill-may-bury-local-councils/

Dearly departed recalled with virtual memorial:
http://www.murrayvalleystandard.com.au/story/337229/dearly-departed-recalled-with-virtual-memorial/?cs=33

Heritage Left to Die:
http://www.murrayvalleystandard.com.au/story/1567651/heritage-left-to-die/

Council’s disgrace:
http://www.murrayvalleystandard.com.au/story/314740/councils-disgrace/

SOUTH AUSTRALIA – Suburban Cemeteries

Family fury at Cheltenham grave bungle:
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/family-fury-at-cheltenham-cemetery-grave-bungle/story-e6frea83-1226655123509

Natural Burial Laws Passed In South Australia:
http://au.news.yahoo.com/sa/latest/a/-/local/17492004/natural-burials-laws-passed-in-sa/

West Terrace Cemetery: A great insight into Adelaide’s history:
http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2013/06/12/3779910.htm

The financial cost of resting in peace:
http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2013/06/21/3786613.htm

City Council to oppose West Tce Cemetery expansion
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/messenger/city/city-council-to-oppose-west-tce-cemetery-expansion/story-fni9lkxa-1226750570165

All Souls Day Mass – Enfield Memorial Park
http://www.weekendnotes.com/all-souls-day-mass-enfield-memorial-park/

Grave Insult – Man arrested for theft of memorial plaques from Enfield Cemetery
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/grave-insult-man-arrested-for-theft-of-memorial-plaques-at-enfield-police-searching-for-second-man/story-fni6uo1m-1226759964543

VICTORIA

Time may be up for graves:
http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/time-may-be-up-for-graves-20130514-2jker.html

Victoria’s dead can rest easy:
http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/victorias-dead-can-rest-easy-20130606-2nrfv.html

Melbourne Walks. The Cemetery at Queen Victoria markets:
http://melbournewalks.com.au/the-old-melbourne-cemetery-queen-victoria-market-tour/

Mourners traumatised after corpse explodes:
http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/mourners-traumatised-after-corpse-explodes-20130608-2nx3h.html

$1200 Grant to preserve history at Cheltenham:
http://www.lorrainewreford.com.au/news-centre/media-releases-2011/315-1200-grant-to-preserve-history-in-cheltenham.html#

Council could help repair damaged monuments:
http://www.thecourier.com.au/story/1657806/council-could-help-ballarat-cemeterys-damaged-monuments/

Melbourne grave sites gloss over the brutal pasts of druglords, killers and thugs can rest easy
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/law-order/melbourne8217s-underworld-grave-sites-gloss-over-the-brutal-pasts-of-druglords-killers-and-thugs/story-fni0ffnk-1226741937546#ooid=Y1aXh4Zjqzj-8rf_WauvMZkDMW1oHyGt

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Gravesite vigil for “forgotten” diggers.
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/graveside-vigil-for-forgotten-diggers/story-fnii5t8l-1226676045852?sv=42d8f48f24a2fa522b638e8264bf794f

Crematoria stockpiling ashes
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-10-21/crematoria-stockpiling-unclaimed-ashes/5036692?section=wa

NEW SOUTH WALES

Old Sydney Burial Ground
http://www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/learn/history/people-and-places/old-sydney-burial-ground

Trams to wake the city’s dead – Old Sydney burial ground a “rare site”
http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/trams-to-wake-to-city8217s-dead-old-sydney-burial-ground-a-8216rare8217-site/story-fni0cx12-1226726492064

Eternal rest may last just 25 years
http://www.theherald.com.au/story/1896665/eternal-rest-may-last-just-25-years-poll/?cs=305

Uproar over plan to rent out graves
http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/uproar-over-plan-to-rent-out-graves/story-fni0cx12-1226760157161

http://m.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/uproar-over-plan-to-rent-out-graves/story-fni0cx12-1226760157161

Grave – recycling laws pass NSW parliament:
http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/national/19933816/grave-recycling-laws-pass-nsw-parliament/

Balmain Cemetery
http://www.balmaincemetery.org/

AUSTRALIAN MILITARY GRAVES

PM pays respect to WW11 troops, wraps up PNG visit:
http://www.murrayvalleystandard.com.au/story/1494443/pm-pays-respects-to-wwii-troops-wraps-up-png-visit/

Museum opens window to the field of sorrow
http://www.murrayvalleystandard.com.au/story/937577/museum-opens-window-to-the-fields-of-sorrow/

The Battle for Meaning:
http://www.murrayvalleystandard.com.au/story/1231351/the-battle-for-meaning/?cs=34

Paying Tribute at Battle Sites of VB:
http://www.murrayvalleystandard.com.au/story/1457245/paying-tribute-at-battle-sites-of-vb/

INTERNATIONAL

Preserving gravesites is a lonely task:
http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/31/met_460127.shtml

Preserving memories of a billion graves:
https://familysearch.org/blog/en/preserving-memories-billion-graves/

Grave Matters: The Preservation of African-American Cemeteries:
http://www.sciway.net/hist/chicora/gravematters.html

Initiative aims to find lost grave sites of slaves:
http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/nation/story/2012-02-02/slave-burial-sites/53083254/1Top of Form 1

 

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