Broome Pioneer Cemetery (Seamen's Cemetery, Seafarer's Cemetery)

 -Physical Description
Broome Pioneer Cemetery comprises 11 graves and a number of memorial plots 
and commemorative sites. The pioneer graves have headstones and two graves 
have palisade surrounds. 

The first graves on the site were of men who had died at sea. The first 
burial took place in 1883, the same year that Broome was gazetted as a town. 
Pemberton Walcott (1883), Inspector of Pearl Fisheries, Sub-Collector of 
Revenue and an Officer of Customs; pearler Matthew Forrest (1884) brother of 
John and Alexander Forrest and pearler Edward Cokayne Chippindall (1886).