Glenella Park Cemetery
Location: Glenella Road, Glenella, Mackay.
Local Government Authority: Mackay Regional Council
Access: Cemetery no longer in existence. Was located in close proximity to the present Brickworks Court off Glenella Road on the present Glenella Industrial Estate.
History: The first burial took place on 11 September 1951 and the last took place on 17 June 1952. The cemetery was not deemed suitable for a cemetery after being in existence for less than a year. The soil was too saturated in the wet season and huge cracks in the soil appeared in the dry season. A decision was made to close the cemetery and the people interred were exhumed and reburied in the Old Mackay Cemetery during 1953.
Number of Burials: 65 according to the Mackay burial register.
Notes: The original burial register for the cemetery is kept in the Mackay City Council in the front of the first burial register for the Mount Bassett Cemetery. The re-interments were also recorded in the Old Mackay Cemetery records in time order and some read as ordinary burials.
Mackay Family History Society Archives.
Mackay City Council Burial Registers.
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