721 kms Southeast of Perth

Once again, many thanks to Renae @ the Shire of Esperance for additional information.

Please note: Spelling of names, number of children, etc vary on documentation.  Where possible corrections have been made but only if it was an obvious mistake.

Memorials as a rule do not have a plot numbers.

Address: Windich Street Esperance WA 6450
Postal Address:
PO Box 507 Esperance WA 6450
Telephone: (08) 9071 0666
Facsimilie: (08) 9071 0600



denotes  a Headstone or plaque is present


All graves have been photographed. Contact for a copy (no charge)


Jill Bickmore 15 August 2009











Lawn 2400

YARNOLD, Maurice Christopher (Chris)


Burial: 15-12-2008

Funeral Director: EFS

Minister: Father Marian

Occupation: retired Miner

Place of Birth: Worcester, England

Place of Death: Esperance District Hospital


YARNOLD, Maurice
Friend and protector for thirty two years.
Missing you sadly...Your wife, Maria.
YARNOLD, Maurice Christopher. The funeral service for the late Mr. Chris Yarnold

will be held at the Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Giles St, Esperance on Monday

15th December at 11am. The cortege will then proceed to the Lawn Cemetery for interment.

Esperance Funeral Services, 9071 2062.
12/12/2008 Esperance Express


Anglican 883  & 2248

YENCH, Raymond Milton

31-08-192029-12-1977 aged 57 years

Inscription: ‘Beloved husband of Lois Loved father of Leslie, Brett, Gregory & Norman.  ‘Till We Meet Again.’VX 24130 SGT. YENCH R.M. LATE 2/22 BATT. A.I.F’


YENCH, Lois Lesley


Burial: 19-05-2006

Funeral Directors: Esperance Funeral Services

Service Minister: Jillian Beale

Place of Birth: Victoria

Place of Death: Aged Care Facility, Esperance


**Uniting 868/1155

YORKSHIRE, Michael James

19-06-1977 aged 26 years

Burial: 28-06-1977 Minister: Paster  A. Knapp

Funeral Director: Hearn Bros.

Occupation: Labourer

Place of Birth: Gnowangerup, WA

Place of Death: Bandy Creek, Esperance

Father: Oliver Woods (labourer)

Mother: Doris (nee Yorkshire)


COLGARET, Colin Douglas

12-03-1985 aged 30 years

Burial: 18-03-1985 Minister: Paster S. Graham

Funeral Director: Hearn Bros.

Place of Birth: Mt. Barker, WA in 1955

Place of Death: 38 Burton Road, Esperance

Father: Horas Colgaret (labourer)

Mother: Ida (nee Ray)

Spouse: Maxine Rose (Ellis) m: 22-02-1980 Alice Springs NT

Issue: Brendan, Laurent, Timothy, Marea, Colin, James & Collette.


Lawn 1269/1295

YOUNG, Cloreen Olive


Burial: 06-11-1987 Minister: Rev. F. Roe

Funeral Director:  Esperance Funeral & Monumental Services

Place of Birth: Quorn, SA; 50 years in WA

Place of Death: Esperance Hospital aged 76 years

Father: Robert (Chapman) (railway ganger)

Mother: Mary Jane (nee Rodgers)

Inscription: ‘Loving wife of Alfred’


YOUNG, Alfred George


Burial: 12-07-1988 Minister: Rev. F. Roe

Funeral Director:  Esperance Funeral & Monumental Services

Place of Birth: Warrabra, SA (Atlas shows a Warrabrah in NSW)

Place of Death: 13 Mungan Street, Esperance, WA aged 81 years

Father: Henry Edward James Ying (shearer)

Mother: Mary Jane

Spouse: Cloreen Olive (Chapman) m: 01-07-1932 Kingoonya, SA

Issue: Berris, Benjamin (dec’d), Dorothy, Ewen, Desmond & Henry

Inscription: ‘Loving husband of Cloreen. Dearest parents of Henry, Berris, Dot, Ted, Tom (dec), Des. Nanna & Grandad of Cloreen. Forever in our hearts. R.I.P’


RC 215

YOUNG, Frederick Richard

30-11-1936 aged 10 years @ Esperance Hospital

Burial: 01-12-1936 Minister: Cyril Stenson, W. Wegner, E.L.Hearne

Funeral Director: Hearn Bros.

Place of Birth: Esperance

Father: Richard Joyce (farmer)

Mother: Kathleen Sarah (nee Morgan)


Uniting 214

YOUNG, George William

01-11-1936 aged 78 years @ Esperance Hospital

Burial: 03-11-1936 Minister: J. Gilks, W.Wegner, E.L. Hearne

Funeral Director: Hearn Bros.

Place of Birth: 24-06-1860 Happy Valley, South Austalia #15/386

Father: Henry

Mother: Sarah (nee Fitzpatrick)


Anglican 985/1402

YOUNG, James Percival (Jim)

07-09-1980 aged 65 years

Inscription: ‘Beloved husband of Edith’


YOUNG, Winifred Edith (Georgie)

14-09-1990 aged 77 years shire has 13-09-1990

Burial: 19-09-1990

Funeral Director: EFMS

Minister: Rev. F. Roe

Spouse: James Percival

Inscription: ‘Loving wife of Jim’


Anglican 389

YOUNG, Walter Purcell

1882 – 07-10-1955

Place of Birth: Sandhurst, Victoria #18823

Father: George

Mother: Emma Jane (nee Maynard)

Inscription: ‘Our Dear Father. Erected by his loving family’


Uniting 956

YULL, Margaret Mary

17-11-1979 aged 47 years

Inscription: ‘Beloved wife of Malcolm’.






See also: Grass Patch & Salmon Gums for further burials in Esperance Shire.



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