Address: Clarafield Road, Croydon 4871 QLD
Croydon Cemetery dates from the latter part of the 19th century, the earliest inscriptions extant being 1889. Peter and Karen Patterson-Kane visited the cemetery in May 2010 and made digital images and notes of every visible inscription. Peter comments that that the grounds are very neat and tidy and well maintained by the Croydon Shire Council.
Peter's images may be downloaded from the list of all inscriptions for this cemetery. That list was compiled from his images and with reference to the Queensland indices of births, deaths and marriages and to the Australian War Memorial online military rolls for additional information.
Peter advises that The Visitor Information Centre at Croydon has a local Genealogy Database, with over 15,000 names of families that once called Croydon ‘home’ including information about unmarked graves.
How to find it
From the Gulf Development Road (Savannah Way) at Croydon, head south via Allridge Street and Clarafield Road for 2.5km.The cemetery is on the left (eastern) side of the road. Lat -18.22604 Long 142.244024
The Croydon Cemetery is administered by the Croydon Shire Council. Enquiries should be directed to Manager Heritage, Culture and Tourism; phone 07 4748 7152; email: email@example.com.
The number of inscriptions for this cemetery is 202
The listing was last updated on 2010-06-03
The listing was complete as at 2010-05-22
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