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The tombstone erected by fellow employees and friends commemorates William Robertson, a gripman who died on the 14th January 1897. 

Note :The profession of 'gripman' referred to on the tombstone was that of the man who operated the 'grip' on a cable tram which gripped the moving cable running underneath the street.

Location

Address:College Crescent, Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton North, 3054
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.791811
Long: 144.961975
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Front Inscription
        In Loving Memory
                  of 
   WILLIAM ROBERTSON
Late Gripman of North Carlton
Born Perth, Scotland, 1862.
Who Died In January 1897;
         Aged 35 Years

   Erected By His Fellow
    Employees And Friends
        As A Tribute Of 
    Respect And Esteem
Source: MA
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