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Cemeteries

There are arguably two cemeteries on Wadjemup: the Aboriginal cemetery, which was not originally designated as such, and the colonisers', which was marked by an enclosing stone wall.

References and Links

Myles, Lyn 2023, History of the Rottnest European (Settlement) Cemetery 1949-Present, Swan Genealogy.

Lorraine Larment 's Cemetery Records page for Rottnest Island Cemetery –  mentioning six graves, 1853-1899, for Ankerman, Gurney, O'Donoghue, Phillips, Shea, and Storrs @ www.ozburials.com/CemsWA/Rottnest/rottnest.htm


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