Wongarbon Cemetery

 

Data compiled and gathered by Cathy Cavanagh

 

Transcripts from Wongarbon Cemetery, approx 15kms SE of Dubbo

Formerly called Murrumbidgeree

 

These transcripts were taken in October 2004, of those graves for which there were readable headstones. There were more than a handful of graves that no longer had written memorials.

 

Thomas McNamara of Forest Reefs who died at Murrumbidgeree 13 May 1900, aged 46, RIP

 

Henry Alfred Pender died 6 October 1942 aged 72, dear father

Caroline Frances Pender died 18 December 1919 aged 41, dead mother

 

James Hill died (headstone unclear, either) 17 March 1942 or 17 May 1942 aged 81, dear father

 

John and Margaret Bourke aged 1 month

 

Margaret Anne Hill wife of James Hill, died 19 June 1971 aged 51

Grace, daughter, died 12 December 1918 aged 21

 

Frank Murphy died 15 February 1913 aged 28, erected by his daughters and friends

 

John Henry beloved husband of Sarah Finucane, died 13 June 1919 aged 78

Sarah Finucane died 30 June 1930 aged 79

 

Alpha Thorley died 2 December 1936 aged 65

 

Patrick Terence Lynch died 8 November 1927 aged 40, husband and father

Cecily Winnifred Lynch died 23 March 1953 aged 63, mother

 

Albert Smith died 20 March 1936 aged 68, dear husband and father, gone but not forgotten

Julia Teresa Smith died 12 February 1941 aged 68, dear mother, gone but not forgotten

 

John Hunt died 11 December 1909 aged 72

Annie Hunt died 16 August 1911 aged 65

Too far away for sight or speech but not too far for thoughts to reach

 

John Joseph Hunt died 12 March 1944 aged 81

 

Joseph William Constable died 23 August 1933 aged 58

 

B Uptin died 9 August 1898 aged 57, father

A Uptin died 18 August 1910 aged 66, mother

Erected by loving sons and daughter/s

 

James Cowan Dunn died 14 June 1914 aged 84, husband

Isabella Dunn died 29 March 1919 aged 92, wife

 

John Thomas Baker born 17 August 1845 died 25 July 1916

Thy way not mine Oh Lord

 

Doris, daughter of C and A Dunk, died 20 February 1916 aged 12 years

Safe in the arms of Jesus

 

Infant child of A and L McDonald died 10 February 1907 aged 8 months

 

 

Reuben Pearson died 11 May 1895 aged 22

John Pearson died 10 September 1900 aged 63

Gladys McKelvey died 26 March 1903 aged 11 months

Thomas McKelvey died 20 May 1914 aged 52

Pte Leslie Pearson killed in action at Ypres France died 12 October 1917 aged 36

Ambrose Pearson died 17 November 1923 aged 54

Albert Pearson died 28 March 1929 aged 50

Sarah Ann Pearson died 20 October 1932 aged 85

George Pearson died 8 March 1943 aged 67

(Ed. All nine are in same large family vault.)

 

Thomas Dennison died 31 August 1897 aged 64, dear father

Eliza Dennison died 7 September 1947 aged 92, dear mother

 

These pages were produced by P.Applebee for Cathy Cavanagh ©2005