Abbotts Cemetery

ABBOTTS (Yoothapina Station) Reserve 6980 and 22406

AZIZ Abdul, d 29 Apr 1900, 43yrs, at Abbotts GM, Occ:- Camel driver

BISHOP Richard, d 26 Jan 1896, 54yrs, at Abbotts. Occ:- Labourer on contract at the Government Well.

BURGES/S Henry William d 23 Dec 1896, at Abbotts General Co, Abbotts, age 44, Occ:- Blacksmith

CAMPBELL John Archibald Hugh, d 4 Jun 1903 Age 11mths, Father:- Donald Archibald Hugh CAMPBELL (Miner) Mother:- Rosetta Alice OBRIEN.

COX Richard, d 4 Oct 1902, 25yrs, Occ:- Miner Cause:- burned to death when sleeping in a bough shed at the rear of Herman’s Hotel,  Born c 1876.

GARLAND Ethel, d 11 May 1899, 16months, at Gum Creek, Garden Gully, Abbotts. born Perth, Mother:- Rose Mary GARLAND.

FRASER James, d 11 Jan 1900, at Abbotts, about 40yrs, Occ:- Teamster, Cause:- Kicked by a horse, born 1860. Father:- John FRASER (Farmer)

ROBERTS Thomas Henry, d 1 Jul 1901, at Abbotts, A miner who died of shock, caused by being accidentally burnt, born Kingston SA, Married to Hannah BLUNDY at age 27yrs at Border Town SA.

SMITH Joseph, d 23 Mar 1906, at Mene property, Abbotts, 1 hour, Father:- Alfred SMITH (Mine Manager), Mother:- Elizabeth Rebecca BALLARD

WHITTAKER William Henry, d 8 Mar 1902, 36yrs, New Murchison King GM, Abbotts, Cause:- Killed by a fall of earth, born 1866, Father:- John Whittaker (Miner) Mother:- Lucy FOWLER

WILTON Unnamed male baby, cause:- Stillborn, died 17 Nov 1896 at Abbotts, Father:- Thomas Fishpool WILTON (Boarding House Keeper) Mother:- Catherine MCCAGH. They were the descendants of Mary MARKLOVE nee FISHPOOL and John WILTON who arrived in the colony on 13 Jan 1883 aboard the Travancore

– ref: Western Australia Lonely Graves

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My name is Moya Sharp, I live in Kalgoorlie Western Australia and have worked most of my adult life in the history/museum industry. I have been passionate about history for as long as I can remember and in particular the history of my adopted home the Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia. Through my website I am committed to providing as many records and photographs free to any one who is interested in the family and local history of the region.

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  1. Jeanette Peryman says:

    An article in the Murchison Times and Day Dawn Gazette dated 15 March, 1898, page 3 states a miner named Hugh Cameron was brought in to the Nannine Hospital from Abbotts with a fractured skull. He consequently died. He had been working in the Abbotts Gold Mine. The report was Tues 15th and he died on the 12th March, 1898. Wonder if he was buried at Abbotts.

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