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26-November-2013
26-November-2013

Photographs supplied by John Huth

The monument in the historic cemetery commemorates the settlers and convicts who established Port Macquarie. The monument contains the windingsheet list of deaths as compiled by the Port Macquarie Historical Society in 1996. 

Port Macquarie's historic cemetery contains 1500 burials from the 1820's to the 1880's. It contains many interesting people who made their mark on the early colonial history of the region,

The burial ground is located close to St Thomas Church which was completed a few years after Port Macquarie was established as a convict settlement. 

Location

Address:Gordon Street, Cemetery, Port Macquarie, 2444
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.434614
Long: 152.908363
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 14th April, 1963
Front Inscription

To Commemorate The Early
Settlers And Convicts
Who In Harsh And Grim
Conditions Established
Port Macquarie 
This Plaque Was Laid By
The Hastings District
Historical Society

14th April 1963

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Left Side Inscription

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Back Inscription

Port Macquarie the Windingsheet
List Of Deaths As At July 1966
                   By
Port Macquarie Historical Society Inc 

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Right Side Inscription

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Source: MA
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