BATESFORD Cemetery, Victoria

There are NO headstones in this cemetery and below is a list of known burials which occurred between 1860 and 1883, sadly most are for children.

Mark Batty is leading a campaign to locate the exact location of the graves and do some restoration work.

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So if you know of any other burials or connect to any of the people listed below Mark would be delighted to hear from you

Mark Batty

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  ALLAN William
     
Birth Date:
  abt 1859
Birth Place:
  Viaduct
Date of Death:
  2 February 1864
Age:
  4 years 6 months
Place of Death:
  Viaduct
Cause of Death:
  Accidental drowning in a waterhole
Place of Burial:
  Cemetery Moorabool Viaduct
Father:
  John ALLEN
Mother:
  Charlotte HUNT
     
Notes:
  Inquest Ref No. 48
   
    ANDERSON Jane
     
Birth Date:
  abt 1834 
Birth Place:
  Edinburgh, Scotland
Date of Death:
  23 July 1874
Age:
  40 years
Place of Death:
  Batesford
Cause of Death:
  Puerperal Peritonitis 
Place of Burial:
  Batesford Cemetery
Father:
  Unknown ROBERTS
Mother:
  Unknown
Spouse:
  Charles Henry ANDERSON
     
Notes:
 

Inquest Ref No. 226
Son Henry Charles Anderson born 1874 aged 8 days when his mother died

     
    DARDEL Alice Elizabeth
     
Birth Date:
  1864 
Birth Place:
  Batesford
Date of Death:
  23 July 1864
Age:
  2 weeks
Place of Death:
  Batesford
Cause of Death:
   
Place of Burial:
  Batesford, Cemetery
Father:
  James Henry DARDEL 
Mother:
  Mary BURROWS
     
Notes:
  Half sister to Emile Albert Dardel
     
    DARDEL Emile Albert
     
Birth Date:
  1876 
Birth Place:
  Batesford 
Date of Death:
  14 May 1876 
Age:
  18 weeks 
Place of Death:
  Batesford
Cause of Death:
   
Place of Burial:
  Batesford Cemetery
Father:
  James Henry Dardel 
Mother:
  Marguerite Dorothea Weitnauer  
     
Notes:
  Half brother to Alice Elizabeth Dardel 
     
    DAWSON Unnamed Male
     
Birth Date:
  1863
Birth Place:
  Batesford 
Date of Death:
  20 July 1863
Age:
  20 hours
Place of Death:
  Batesford
Cause of Death:
   
Place of Burial:
  Batesford Cemetery
Father:
  Francis William DAWSON  
Mother:
  Louis Stuart CORRY
     
    DESSAULES Alfred
     
Birth Date:
  abt 1855 
Birth Place:
  Neuchatel, Switzerland
Date of Death:
  26 February 1882
Age:
  27 years
Place of Death:
  Batesford 
Cause of Death:
  Accidentally drowned when bathing
Place of Burial:
  Batesford Cemetery 
Father:
  Unknown
Mother:
  Unknown
     
Notes:
 

Inquest Ref No. 246

     
    HIND Mary Georgina
     
Birth Date:
  1860 
Birth Place:
  Geelong 
Date of Death:
  11 May 1862 
Age:
  21 months 
Place of Death:
  Batesford 
Cause of Death:
  Scarlet Fever 
Place of Burial:
  Batesford Cemetery 
Father:
  John HIND 
Mother:
  Honora MURPHY 
     
    KENDALL Unnamed female
     
Birth Date:
  1865 
Birth Place:
  Batesford 
Date of Death:
  18 December 1865 
Age:
  1 day
Place of Death:
  Batesford 
Cause of Death:
   
Place of Burial:
  Batesford Cemetery 
Father:
  James KENDALL
Mother:
  Eliza HOLLIS
     
    KENNEDY Elizabeth
     
Birth Date:
  27 January 1876 
Birth Place:
  Moorabool Viaduct 
Date of Death:
  27 January 1876 
Age:
  15 minutes 
Place of Death:
  27 January 1876 
Cause of Death:
  Premature Birth 
Place of Burial:
  Batesford Cemetery 
Father:
  James KENNEDY 
Mother:
  Elizabeth HELMS
     
    KNEEBONE John
     
Birth Date:
  1860 
Birth Place:
  Viaduct 
Date of Death:
  5 March 1860 
Age:
  3 Days 
Place of Death:
  Viaduct 
Cause of Death:
   
Place of Burial:
  Batesford Cemetery 
Father:
  John KNEEBONE
Mother:
  Mary Ann CHAPPLE
     
    KNOX Mary
     
Birth Date:
  1877 
Birth Place:
  Batesford 
Date of Death:
  30 April 1877
Age:
  20 minutes
Place of Death:
  Batesford 
Cause of Death:
   
Place of Burial:
  Batesford Cemetery
Father:
  Samuel KNOX
Mother:
  Clara SMITH
     
Notes:
  Twin to Sarah Jane
     
    KNOX Sarah Jane
     
Birth Date:
  1877
Birth Place:
  Batesford
Date of Death:
  29 May 1877 
Age:
  1 month
Place of Death:
  Batesford
Cause of Death:
   
Place of Burial:
  Batesford Cemetery
Father:
  Samuel KNOX
Mother:
  Clara SMITH
     
Notes:
  Twin to Mary
     
    MALCOLM Alexander
     
Birth Date:
  1864 
Birth Place:
   Batesford
Date of Death:
  6 June 1865
Age:
  9 months 
Place of Death:
  Batesford
Cause of Death:
   
Place of Burial:
  Batesford Cemetery
Father:
  William MALCOLM
Mother:
  Ann BLACK
     
Notes:
  Brother of Elizabeth Alice
     
    MALCOLM Elizabeth Alice
     
Birth Date:
  1866
Birth Place:
  Batesford 
Date of Death:
   
Age:
  16 months
Place of Death:
  Batesford
Cause of Death:
   
Place of Burial:
  Batesford Cemetery
Father:
  William MALCOLM
Mother:
  Ann BLACK
     
Notes:
  Sister of Alexander 
     
    McDONNELL Eliza
     
Birth Date:
  1872 
Birth Place:
  Ashby, Geelong 
Date of Death:
  14 June 1872 
Age:
  21 Days 
Place of Death:
  Geelong 
Cause of Death:
  Insufficient Nourishment from poverty from birth, Diarrhoea 
Place of Burial:
  Batesford Cemetery 
Father:
  Unknown 
Mother:
  Margaret Mary McDONNELL
     
    PETTITT Marion
     
Birth Date:
  16 October 1867 
Birth Place:
  Batesford 
Date of Death:
  16 October 1867
Age:
  1 hour
Place of Death:
  Batesford
Cause of Death:
   
Place of Burial:
  Batesford Cemetery
Parents:
  Peter PETTITT
Spouse:
  Marion WOOD
     
    RIBAUX Sarah
     
Birth Date:
  abt 1825 
Birth Place:
  London, England
Date of Death:
  5 August 1883
Age:
  58
Place of Death:
  Batesford 
Cause of Death:
  Cirrhosis of the Liver
Place of Burial:
  Batesford Cemetery
Father:
  William EBBELS
Mother:
  Sarah BAKER
Spouses:
  1. George DOUGLAS 
    2. Aime RIBAUX
     
Notes:
  Children: George William DOUGLAS, Thomas DOUGLAS, Aime RIBAUX
     
    RYNIKER Mary Ellen
     
Birth Date:
  1861
Birth Place:
  Viaduct
Date of Death:
  9 August 1863
Age:
  2 years 
Place of Death:
  Batesford
Cause of Death:
   
Place of Burial:
  Batesford Cemetery
Father:
  Rodolph RYNIKER
Mother:
  Ellen KELNON
     
Notes:
  Mothers maiden name has a number of variations: Cullinane at marriage and on births of other children: Coleman, Kelinon and Kelmon
     
    SUMNER Thomas
     
Birth Date:
  1856 
Birth Place:
  Melbourne
Date of Death:
  25 September 1866
Age:
  10
Place of Death:
  Moorabool River, Viaduct
Cause of Death:
  Accidental Drowning
Place of Burial:
  Batesford Cemetery 
Father:
  Robert SUMNER
Mother:
  Isabella FAUSET
     
Notes:
  Inquest Ref no. 570
     
    SUTCLIFFE Margaret
     
Birth Date:
   abt 1830
Birth Place:
  Cork, Ireland
Date of Death:
  17 January 1860
Age:
  30
Place of Death:
  Viaduct
Cause of Death:
  Abscess in Abdomen
Date of Burial:
  19 January 1860
Place of Burial:
  Batesford
Father:
  unknown Freeman
Mother:
  Unknown
Spouse:
  John SUTCLIFFE