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Silverton Cemetery

LOT 11 Silverton Rd, Silverton, New South Wales, Australia
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Histroy

Interesting in the young ones that past away,lot of Uni marked graces, felt humble to know these... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Belinda N
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Kadina, Australia
A Must visit for the history buff

Absorb yourself in local history by visiting the icon Silverton Cemetery. By walking between the... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
best0ne2017
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Greater Perth, Australia
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  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
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“sad history” (3 reviews)
“no exception” (2 reviews)
“hard life” (3 reviews)
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LOT 11 Silverton Rd, Silverton, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Interesting in the young ones that past away,lot of Uni marked graces, felt humble to know these people did it so hard

Thank Belinda N
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Absorb yourself in local history by visiting the icon Silverton Cemetery. By walking between the rows of head stones you can picture the diversity of the population of the town of silverton during its peak when mining was booming in the area. The range of...More

Thank best0ne2017
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Love the history & stories that old cemetery’s tell. Silverton was no exception, so many lives lost at such young ages. Tells the story of how harsh life was back then.

Thank Lisa P
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Stopped in as we always do when travelling for a walk around the old cemetery, always interesting to look at ages, especially children, which just highlights the difficulties of those days. Worth a stop

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Out there in the red dust is Silverton's Cemetery, appears well maintained and is fenced and easy to access there is also some information signage there too and a local memorial. Tells the story of Silverton, just reading the birthplace of those interned there is...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in to take a look, was good to see some of the history. Tough times back in those days. If you have a spare 15 minutes it’s worth the walk around.

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

This place makes you realize how lucky we are not to have lived here one hundred years ago. The loss of children and miners is found on many headstones.

Thank Colin F
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

A very different kind of cemetery, with a lovely memorial at the entrance. There is probably so much that you can't see that is here, because over time there is not much left. It is a wonderful tribute that for that reason the old cemetery...More

Thank Karen R
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

The old 'pioneer' cemetery is separate to the 'newer' one. Headstones are scattered around it so there are many plots without headstones. Walking around and it struck us just how many died in the typhoid outbreak. A wonderful stone memorial wall is near the entrance...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is a 43 acre Cemetery and all plots are placed in different places very few are together... need time to see very many headstones...

Thank Karen T
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