Finch Hatton Cemetery


 
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Location: Finch Hatton, Queensland.  Located near the Finch Hatton dump.

Local Government Authority: Mackay Regional Council.

Access:  just off Eungella Road opposite the Service Station near the old Trueman siding.

History:  The 4 acres of land was reserved for a Cemetery in 1912 by the Queensland Lands Department.  The Mirani Shire Council fenced the area in 2003.

Number of Burials:  unknown . 2 identified. No existing headstones.

Burials:  2 confirmed as per Police records researched by Mr. Mel Lowth.

Surname First Names Date of Death Age Notes
LANES John Frederick 19 November 1930 Aged 27 yrs. 24 dys. Trueman Cem., Finch Hatton.
McMINN Robert Wilson 11 December 1926 Aged 33 years Finch Hatton.

25 Other Finch Hatton Burials as recorded in Mackay Court House Death Register . Some deaths listed are obviously lone graves not buried in the Cemetery but others identified by only the death recorded as buried at "Finch Hatton" are not confirmed as being interred in this cemetery.

Surname First Names Date of Death Age Notes
BADEN Charles 1 February 1907 56 Years Finch Hatton.
BRADSHAW Michael 24 December 1911 53 years Finch Hatton.
CAMPBELL Thomas Humphries 5 February 1909 10 mths, 10 days Finch Hatton.
DOUGLAS Victor Walter 27 March 1912 2 mths Finch Hatton.
DREW Anne 3 December 1925 66 yrs. Neč MULHERIN.
Wilson's Paddock, Finch Hatton.
DREW Robert 25 December 1914 64 yrs, 10 mths Finch Hatton.
FOX Percy Edward Allan 27 February 1909 2 mths, 25 days Finch Hatton Creek.
HABERLING Gottfried 12 November 1914 74 yrs, 8 mths. Finch Hatton.
HAGARTY Eileen 12 July 1908 5 1/2 hrs. Finch Hatton.
HAGARTY Peter 12 July 1908 5 hrs. Finch Hatton.
HEAD Edith Mary 17 November 1883 3 mths. Cattle Creek.
HORST Edward 2 February 1911 73 yrs. Hess' Selection, Finch Hatton.
JENSEN Annie 27 September 1910 1 hr. Finch Hatton.
JENSEN Eleanor Milfull 28 January 1914 1 yr, 3 mths, 11 dys Finch Hatton.
JOHNSON Henry William 5 October 1921 67 yrs. The Gorge, Finch Hatton.
MERRILL Joan Winifred 19 July 1920 3 yrs. 3 mths. 14 dys. Glenwood Farm, Finch Hatton.
MONTGOMERY Richard 27 May 1907 41 yrs. Shepherd's Paddock, Finch Hatton.
 PEISLEY Harry 20 April 1923 abt. 65 yrs. Eungella Range, Finch Hatton.
PEOPLES Elizabeth 29 June 1913 47 yrs. 5 mths. 7 dys. Neč EWING.
Finch Hatton.
PEOPLES James 14 November 1922 67 yrs. 11 mths. 14 dys. Finch Hatton.
ROCHE Marian 25 September 1909 10 mths. People's Selection, Finch Hatton.
SCOTT Simon 28 November 1907 65 yrs. Finch Hatton.
TYE James 15 January 1909 1/2 hour. Finch Hatton.
WALLACE William John 4 August 1909 2 yrs. 8 mths. Finch Hatton.
WINCER Esther Elizabeth 24 May 1912 2 hrs. Finch Hatton.

Sources:

Email from Mr. Mel Lowth (13 July 2004)

Mackay Courthouse Death Registers.

Townsville Daily Bulletin, April 13, 1912.


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