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. 

 -History
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).