> ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Peter Ross"
> To: > Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2006 2:42 PM > Subject: [AVNE] Yackandandah Cemetery > > >> Firstly, my thanks to Peter Lakeman for allowing this message to be put >> to > the List. >> >> For those with an interest in the above, the following notice (or > something like it) will shortly be published in local papers in the NE > Victoria. >> >> Should you be concerned at the Trust's proposed actions, or should you > wish to assist in any way with repairs, or make a financial contribution > to > this work on your family's behalf, please contact me without delay. >> >> This work must, and will, be done. I'm sure we all would agree with >> that. > Not all the comments will make sense, but you'll get the general idea! > Please let me assure everyone that no headstone will be removed, and all > care will be exercised as you would expect. >> >> Some of these names are part of the history of the North East. >> >> This is the notice... >> >> The following graves at the above cemetery are in a very poor state and > some are in a dangerous state. Families associated with any of these > graves > are invited to contact the Cemetery Trustees, within one month of this > notice date, with any plans to restore or maintain these graves. In the > event that the Trustees are not contacted, then the Trust retains the > right > to proceed with strategies which will render the grave sites safe. >> >> >> Please note that the Trustees are not in a position to restore the >> graves. > Work done will involve removing or reducing hazards, while still > maintaining > the integrity of the burial site. The work will be done with respect. >> >> >> >> Row Grave Name Damage >> >> Roman Catholic >> >> 2 33 Blanche Beatty Broken up at foot. >> >> 2 4 Catherine Mary Irons Broken up. >> >> 4 14 - 16 Thomas Cullen Broken up - fill & stabilise mem'l. >> >> 7 30 Quirk Fallen H/stone (no. 86 image) >> >> 7 32 Crawford ditto >> >> 7 [not located] No name? [Cast iron railing broken??] >> >> 10 30 Catherine Johnston ditto? >> >> 10 25 Robert Roche Fill hole. >> >> 10 22 John Cure Heavily fallen in on outside & front. >> >> 12 11 Michael Meehan Top stone breaking up - lift? >> >> 13 29 Patrick & Julia Garvey Top concrete breaking up. >> >> 14 2 John Henry Marble breaking up? >> >> 14 31 Hugh Grieve Fence needs repair. Fix H/S to fence. >> >> 15 14 Alice Clune Concrete breaking up. >> >> 21 2 Not identifiable Boundary broken away, Also overgrown. >> >> Anglican >> >> 2 2 John, Lucy Ann Moore Railing needs repair >> >> 3 8 Christian F. Bachaus Top needs repair (H/S OK?) >> >> 4 19 Charlotte & Sydney Britton Concrete needs repair. >> >> 6 27 Mary & Louis Stephens ditto >> >> 6 31 John, Alice, Robert Sealey ditto >> >> 6 36 Anne & David Robinson ditto >> >> 7 21 Arch & George Kinchington ditto >> >> 8 9 No name [James & Florence Sandegren] ditto >> >> 8 38 John & Jane Bartle Railing needs repair. >> >> 9 35 Honiara & Henry Richardson Cracked marble. >> >> 11 3 Mary Crosthwaite Fence needs repair. >> >> 11 10 No name [ Constance M. Pulling] Repair fence [Rose bush] >> >> 12 25 Annie & John Larkin Concrete needs repair [? Looks OK] >> >> 14 14 William John Casson Headstone needs repair. >> >> 14 19 Neils Madsen Cracked marble top. >> >> 14 22 Emma Wright Headstone needs repair. >> >> 16 18 Josiah G. Dickey ditto >> >> 18 9 Frank Lambert Marble slab needs repair [?- not bad] >> >> 21 1 Name unreadable [Sydney Johnson] H/S needs repair [straighten] >> >> 22 21 Hans Damm Headstone sunken [Top needs fill only] >> >> Methodist >> >> 3 4 Not identifiable! Concrete on top breaking up. >> >> 9 5 John Hattersley Iron fence broken. Grave front broken away >> >> 9 11 James Goldsworthy Concrete block at front fallen out. >> >> 11 4 Rev. John Donnes Iron fence broken. Front stone fallen out. >> >> 11 17 Annie Maddock Top disintegrating. >> >> 12 3 Samuel George Outside concrete breaking up. >> >> 13 2 Joseph Pleming Stone blocks supporting rail fence moving >> >> 14 20 Walter Paull Top collapsing. >> >> 16 13 Thomas George Gard Iron fence broken. >> >> Presbyterian >> >> 2 2 Elizabeth Lindsay Repair >> >> 2 11 Annie Magill Wallace ditto >> >> 2 18 James Pollock Rebuild Headstone etc >> >> 3 14-16 McLean Concrete disinegrating. >> >> 4 8 Dr R. A. Meek Fill & top. >> >> 4 11 Elizth Henry Remove glass >> >> 4 18 Henry Wm. Molyneux Front stone beam needs support. >> >> 5 6 Wm J McKillop Concrete breaking. >> >> 5 18 Violet Cleland Fill. >> >> 6 5 Margaret Grant Subsiding - URGENT fill. >> >> 6 7 Florence Emily Ashworth Stone foot falling out. >> >> 8 9 John Black Repair iron rail. Fill. >> >> 8 15 Rebecca Cunningham Fill. >> >> 8 16 Robert Henry Fill. >> >> 9 7 Eliza Hays Repair stone & fill. >> >> 9 8 Alexr Perry Fill. >> >> 9 18 Rasmus Peter Jensen Re-assemble fallen H/stone on top. >> >> 10 6 Emily Barns Restore stone fence & iron rail - fill. >> >> 10 7 Selina Bidgood DANGEROUS! Fully dismantle, replace h/s as is. >> >> 10 9 Julia Bidgood Replace h/s - repair concrete & fill. >> >> 11 7 James Steele Repair top near h/s. >> >> 11 9 Alexr. Whyte Fill. >> >> 11 10 Mary A Dickson DANGEROUS! H/S fallen (crane), replace slate top >> >> 11 16 Wm Dickson Repair iron rail. >> >> 12 1 Chas Wm Barber Repair concrete. >> >> 12 9 (fence only) Robt Martin Level & fill. >> >> 16 3 Mary Ann Suffern Needs 20 bricks at foot & sides. >> >> 16 12 Elizth. Dickson More fill required. >> >> 17 15 Douglas Haig Concrete top broken. >> >> 19 7 James Priestley Half h/s fallen (crane req'd). Remove u/s slate > top. >> >> 21 3 Samuel Evans Lift h/s fallen - fill & re-place h/s. >> >> 23 13 (fence only) Agnes Shaw 10 bricks to retain stones. >> >> Your comments, queries, positive advice, and assistance would be most > welcome! Please contact the undersigned in the first instance. >> >> Peter Ross >> >> >> >