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25-October-2018
25-October-2018

Photographs supplied by Dave Rave

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.

 

Location

Address:12 Military Road, Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park, Matraville, 2036
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.971725
Long: 151.228816
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Actual Event Start Date:21-August-1893
Actual Event End Date:21-August-1993

Dedication

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 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

Trustees
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