Beechworth Cemetery Historic Graves Tour
Beechworth Cemetery was established in 1856 and contains the graves of many of Beechworth’s pioneers.
The links below explain the significance of these historic graves.
Learn more about these thirteen historic graves
- Alexander Roy (Dick) Harwood - Produced the first "Talkie" movies in Australia
- Jacob Hoffman - American Civil War Veteran
- John Drummond - Battle of Waterloo Veteran
- James riley - American Civil War Veteran
- The Gammon Children
- James M. Storey - Mexican War Veteran
- John Watt - Shot by bushrangers
- James Ingram - Beechworth's "Grand Old Man"
- Rosetta Isaacs - Sister of Sir Isaac Isaacs
- Pioneer Graves - Transferred from original burial ground
- Henry Ah Yett - Last Chinese person buried in the Chinese Cemetery
- Chinese Graves and Burning Towers
- Dame Jean McNamara - D.B.E., M.D., B.S., LL.D. (Hon)
Acknowledgements & Sources
Researched and written for the Beechworth Cemetery Trust by Ian Hyndman.
Acknowledgement and thanks to Bob Simpson for information on American War Veterans.
If you enjoyed your walk, perhaps you would like to make a donation in the receptacle provided.
Electronic donations can be made to 803 - 070 - A/C 94990 S13