> ----- 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
>>
>>
>>
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