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The grave of Emily Cox has been restored to commemorate the centenary of the first burial in Botany Cemetery, which was the burial of Emily Cox in August 1893.



Address:12 Military Road, Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park, Matraville, 2036
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.971725
Long: 151.228816
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:Culture
Actual Event STart Date:21-August-1893
Actual Event End Date:21-August-1993


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 21st August, 1993
Front Inscription

In loving memory of Emily Cox

Wife of Frederick Charles Cox

Born : 5th December, 1868.
Departed this world 20th August, 1893.
Buried here 21st August, 1893 
Mother of Charles Frederick Cox
Born : 6th November, 1887

This headstone was erected on 21st August, 1993, by Botany Cemetery Trust

To commemorate the centenary of the first burial to take place at Botany Cemetery

Inaugurated 10th January, 1888.

Unveiled by Cr Ron Hoenig Mayor of Botany on 21st August, 1993.


Back Inscription

Erected by Botany Cemetery Trust on 21st August, 1993.

To commemorate the centenary of the burial of Emily Cox, first burial in Botany Cemetery on 21 August, 1893

In memory of Emily Cox (nee Goldsmith)
1868 - 1893

Loved wife of Frederick Charles Cox and fond mother of Charles Frederick Cox


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Source: MA
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