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The Island Cemetery, Lake Austin
Western Australia

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BOURKE Peter d. 19 Sep 1894 –Murchison death cert 873/1894

CARNEVALI Pietro d. 24 Sep 1902 age 28 b. Italy, Cause: Died from inhaling dynamite fumes at the Golconda GM, Lake Austin, Father: Pietro CARNEVALI, Mother: Madalena CARANZI, Married to Antonia CARMEVATI at Sondalo, Italy– Murchison death cert 1640/1902

CLEARY Edward d. 4 Jun 1909 age 40 b.Ireland – Murchison death cert 36/1909

CRONIN Jeremiah d. 25 Jul 1895 age 70 –Murchison death cert 990/1895


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HICKS John, 46yrs, d. 11 Nov 1898, Occ: Painter and Miner, Cause: Accident at Lake Austin Murchison WA by the accidental fall of earth in the claim which he was working and that no blame attached to anyone born Canada, In WA 6yrs Murchison death cert 1569/1898

HUTTON Philip Pavy d. 11 Jan 1897 age 25 –Murchison death cert 1448/1897, from Mintaro SA, Son of David and Sarah Hutton,  Buried Lake Austin Cemetery.

JOHNSON Sven or HYARTONSEN d. 12 Feb 1896 age 61 – Murchison death cert 1047/1896

KAY Robert James d. 18 Apr 1904 – Murchison death cert 1549/1904

LORENZO Rinaldi d. 30 Jan 1895 age 30 – Murchison death cert 64/1895

McKAY James d. 8 Oct 1896 age 50 –Murchison death cert 1097/1896


William Thomas Moate

MOATE William Thomas, 37yrs, d. 30 Nov 1901, at Alluvial workings, Island of Lake Austin WA, Accident: Suffocation by fall of earth.  Verdict of Coroner Jury at Lake Austin, He was working single-handed under a bench of ground only a few feet from the surface, taking out a seam of alluvial, when it came away and crushed him. Single, Father: Richard Thomas MOATE, Mother: Louisa CORBY, Born: Jamieson VIC, Buried: Lake Austin Cemetery, Western Australia, Reg 1516/1901


Patrick Philbin

PHILBIN Patrick d. 19 Jul 1895 age 51 –Murchison death cert 989/1895

PINKNEY Alfred Henry d. 18 Jan 1894 age 38 – Murchison death cert 230/1894

WALSH John d. 9 May 1908 age 63 –Murchison death cert 26/1908

MISSING AND UNDENTIFIED

HARRIS J.C. missing near Lake Austin – unidentified skeleton 1931

HEITMANN Christian Daniel


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