31 October 2009
Whittlesea Cemeteries Tourby the Editor
The Yarra Plenty Regional Library presented talks at the Mill Park Library, 394 Plenty Road Mill Park (Melway Map 10 C2) on Whittlesea’s Cemeteries, followed at 1pm by a bus tour of the Yan Yean Cemetery on Saturday 31 October, 10.00am-4.30pm.
The talks from 10.00-11.30am included:
1. The history of local cemeteries including the Thomastown Lutheran Cemetery by David Weatherill, a Victorian cemeteries historian and
2. Stories relating to early pioneers and workers who constructed the Yan Yean reservoir, by local historian Lindsay Mann.