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LAWLERS CEMETERY:-

164 + 8 lonely graves.
1st Burial =
MONGOLA alias NELSON d 14 Mar 1896
Last Burial = WARREN Alfred George, d 3 Mar 1944

Plaque on Artwork.

ABERG Hilding, 30 yrs d 23 Mar 1904, Vivien GM, Lawlers, Occ: Miner, Cause: Explosion of gelignite in the Vivien GM, Order of the Coroner,  Mine Accident  www.wavmm.com   (AKA  Joseph BERRY) Born Sweden , Single, Reg 1593/1904 (spelt ABERG), Buried in the Lawlers Cemetery.

ALLANAH male unknown, 41 yrs, d 16 Apr 1914, Occ: Woodcutter, Father: MARKEEN (Merchant) Mother: Abuchi, Born Karachi India, In SA 3yrs, In WA 17yrs, Married to Mirriam in Karachi at age 20yrs, No living children, Reg 3/1914 East Murchison, Buried in the Lawlers Cemetery.

ANDREOLI Pietro, 34 yrs,  d 3 Apr 1907, at the Waroonga GM, Lawlers, Cause: fell down mine shaft from cage, Father:- Stefano ANDREOLI (Carpenter), Born Leglio Italy,  Mine Accident www.wavmm.com, Reg 11/1907 East Murchison, Buried in the Lawlers Cemetery.

ANDREWS Alfred, 45yrs, d 11 Jul 1916, at Waroonga near Lawlers, Cause: Suicide, by exploding some fracture on the top of his head, Verdict of Inquest, Parents Unknown, Reg 6/1916 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers cemetery.

ARCHIE d 27 Feb 1915, Police Station, 27yrs, Lawlers, Occ: Police Native Tracker, Cause:- From wound inflicted in a drunken brawl in the Native Camp, Verdict of the Coroner, Reg 2/1915 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

BAKER Joseph H, 52yrs, d 8 September 1906, at Lawlers Hospital, Occ: Labourer, Cause: Heart failure,  Born South Australia, in SA 42yrs, In WA 10yrs, Married in SA has 4 or 5 children, Reg East Murchison 19/1906, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

BARRATT Olive Vivien, 10mths, d 2 June 1907, Father: Albert William BARRATT (Gardener), Mother: Norah Agnes Maude PROSSER, Cause: Chronic Indigestion/Marasmus, born Vivien WA, Reg 20/1907 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

BASIOLI  Stefano, 59 yrs,  d 9 May 1907, near Vivien, Lawlers, Occ: Woodcutter Cause: Heart Condition, Father: Giovanni BASIOLI Mother: Maria MOLES, Born Teolo Italy, in WA 2yrs, Married to Lucia MOLES in Teolo Italy at age 34yrs, Children: Giovanni 23yrs, Vincenzo 17yrs, Margherita 14yrs, Giuseppe 10yrs, Luigi 7yrs, Reg 14/1907 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

BOHL James, 32yrs, d 7th Dec 1896, Park St Lawlers Occ: Prospector, Cause: Typhoid, born Victoria, In WA 3yrs, Married – Wife’s name unknown, Children:- Ethel, Marie, Michael, Joseph, Patrick,  
Reg: 9/1896 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

BORLEY Sydney Herbert, 43yrs, d 11 Jan 1904, Occ: Miner, Cause: Enteric Fever,  Father: William BORLEY (Labourer), Mother:  Bridget ROONEY, Born Kingston, Tasmania, In TAS 37yrs, In WA 6yrs, Single, Reg 1584/1904, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

BOUNSELL Samuel, about 27yrs, d about 20 May 1907, Cause: Exposure due to alcoholic excess,  
Reg 18/1907 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

BOYD David John, 7mths, d 19 Apr 1904, at Lawlers, Cause: Asthenia, Father: David BOYD (Grocer), Mother: Ellen Margaret FOLEY, Born Leonora WA, Reg 1594/1904, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

BROMILEY Joseph, 50yrs, d 18 May 1899, Public Hospital Lawlers, Occ: Miner, Cause: Dysentery, born England, Reg 4/1899 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

BROWN William, 35yrs, d 6 Sep 1902  at Lawlers Hospital, Occ: Miner, Cause: Mitral Incompetency (heart), born VIC, Single, Reg 1674/1902, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

BURNAND Theophilus, 45yrs, d 31 May 1901, at Lawlers Hospital, Cause: Chronic Interstitial Nephritis, born London England, Single, Reg 11/1901 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.


John Richard BURROWS - photo Kerri Blakeman


John Richard Burrows memorial plaquer - photo Kerri Blakeman

BURROWS John Richard, 43yrs  d 25 Nov 1903,  at Poison Creek, near Lawlers, Occ:- Coach Driver, Cause:- Heart Failure,  Father:- Frederick William BURROWS (Drover) Mother:- Sarah Jane BRITTON, born NSW, Reg 1630/1903, Buried Lawlers Cemetery. 

CADDY Kenneth Harry, 2 mths d 18 Nov 1910, Sutton Street, Lawlers, Cause: Pneumonia, Father:- John Freeman CADDY (Tailor) Ethel May BROWN, born Lawlers WA, Reg 22/1910 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery, 


Magnus Maxton CALDER - photo Kerri Blakeman

CALDER Magnus Maxton, d 4 May 1896, Clifton St Lawler’s Occ: Merchant, Cause: Typhoid Fever, Father: William Henderson Calder (Merchant), Mother: Jane BENNETT, Brother Herbert Keith CALDER, In WA for 27yrs, born 13 Jul 1865, Invercargill, New Zealand, Reg 4/1896 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

CALE Archibald Harold, 45yrs, d 11 Sep 1922, on main road 1 ½ miles north of Kathleen, Occ: Battery Manager, Cause:- Suicide, cut his own throat in Wiluna on the 10th Sep 1922 whilst temporarily insane,  Father: James CALE (Property Owner), Mother: Sarah JONES, born Rydal NSW, In NSW 18yrs, In WA 27yrs, Married to May Isabel HOLDSWORTH in Leonora WA at age 22yrs, Children: Dorothy May Isabel 21yrs, Leonora M 19yrs, Natal Florence 14yrs, Edna Phyllis 8yrs, Audrey May 6yrs, Reg 2/1922 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

CATTANEO  Vizenso ‘Vincent’,  24yrs, d 3 Apr 1907, Waroonga GM, Lawlers, Occ: Miner, Cause: Killed by falling down shaft from cage, Father: Belista CATTANEO, Mother: Rosa BUSCA, Born Mazzo di Valtellina, ITALY,
Reg 10/1907 East Murchison,  Buried Lawlers Cemetery.  Mine Accident: www.wavmm.com ,

COMETTI Battista Pietro, 22yrs, d 2 Feb 1908, at Vivien GM, Lawlers, Cause: Suffocation by a fall of sand, Father:- Giacomo COMETTI (Farmer), Mother: Maria Angela SALADANNA,  Born Grosotto, Lombardy, Italy, Single,   Mine accident- www.wavmm.com, Reg 4/1908 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

CORBOY John, 43yrs, d 3 Mar 1909, Found dead in a creek near Lawlers. Cause: Double Pneumonia, Occ: Labourer, Father: Patrick CORBOY,  believed born New Zealand. Single, Reg East Murchison 7/1909, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

DELLAQUA Agostino, 40yrs d 5 Feb 1909, at Lawlers hospital, Father:- Modesto DELLAQUA (Labourer) Mother:- Ossola TRINCHA, Born Grosotto, Lombardy, Italy, In WA 13yrs, Reg 6/1909 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery. Mine Accident –www.wavmm.com

DINEEN John, 50yrs, d 12 Mar 1918, May Bee GM near Lawlers, Occ:- Miner, Cause:- As a result of the collapse of a stope in the May Bee GM near Lawlers on the 12 Mar 1914. Single. Reg 1/1918 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery. Mine Accident – www.wavmm.com

DONALDSON Margaret Mary, 20yrs, d 19 Sep 1908, Cause: Childbirth exhaustion, Father: Daniel CAHILL (Carrier) Mother: Mary LINEHAM, Born Heidelberg, Victoria, In Vic 17yrs, in WA 3yrs, Married in Leonora WA to Kennedy Andrew DONALDSON (Police Constable), Children: 1 female stillborn, Reg 14/1908 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

DONALDSON unnamed female, Stillborn,  d 17 September 1908, at Police Quarters Lawlers, Father: Kennedy Andrew DONALDSON (Police Constable) Mother: Margaret Mary CAHILL, Reg 13/1908 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

DONOVAN Joseph, 43yrs, d 14 Nov 1898 at Lawlers Public Hospital, Occ: Miner, Cause: Abscess on liver and Peritonitis, Reg 3/1898 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

 


Thomas DOOHAN - photo Kerri Blakeman

DOOHAN Thomas, 47yrs, d 17 Nov 1901, at the Great Eastern Hotel, Lawlers, Occ:- Storekeeper, Cause-Acute Alcoholism, born Kilrush, Co Clare, Ireland, In WA 10yrs, Single, Reg 1539/1901, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

DUNCAN Simon David, 5mths, d 21 May 1901, at East Murchison Mine, Lawlers, Cause Marasmus, Father: Walter (surname unknown), Mother: Margaret DUNCAN (Illegitimate), born in WA, Reg 1525/1901 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

DUNN James, 42yrs, d 11 Apr 1908, at Kathleen GM near Lawlers, Occ: Millman, Cause: Fracture of the skull in accident at the Kathleen GM, Inquest held 22 Apr 1908, Father: James DUNN (Farmer), Mother: Elizabeth LEMON, Born Co Tyrone ,Ireland, Reg 7/1908 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery. Mine Accident- www.wavmm.com

ELLIOTT Harry, 66yrs, d 6 Apr 1897, Government Hospital, Park Street, Lawlers Occ:- Miner, born Scotland, 57yrs in WA, Reg  3/1897, East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

EVANS William, 40-45yrs, d 25 Dec 1911, half way between Vivien Townsite and Vivien Gem Gold Mine, Cause: Accidentally run over by a spring dray, born Wales, In South Australia about 20yrs, In WA 15-20yrs. Single, Reg 1/1912 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.
 


Hilda Florence FARRELL - photo Kerri Blakeman

FARRELL Hilda Florence, 2mths, d 30 November 1900, Father:  Hugh Kernohan McNiece FARRELL, Mother: Isabella DONALDSON, Born Cottesloe WA, Reg 1409/1900, Buried Lawlers Cemetery, 


Robert FARRELL - photo Kerri Blakeman

FARRELL Robert, 27yrs, d 8 Sep 1901, at East Murchison United Lease, Lawlers, Occ:  Mining Contractor, Cause:- Influenza, Father: William John FARRELL (Farmer), Mother: Martha McNIECE, born Ballarat, Victoria, 21yrs in VIC, 6yrs in WA, Single, Reg 1534/1901, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

FERGUSON James, 49yrs, d 3 Sep 1896, Park St Lawlers, Occ: Miner, Cause: Miners Consumption, born Scotland, Reg East Murchison 7/1896, Buried Lawlers Cemetery. Mining Accident www.wavmm.com

FITZGERALD Thomas, 74yrs, d 31 Aug 1901, Occ:- Miner, Cause:- Senile Decay, Reg 1533/1901, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

FITZPATRICK Eileen Mary, 6mths, d 12 May 1908, at Harris Street, Vivien, Cause: Chronic Colitis, Father: Patrick Walter FITZPATRICK (Carpenter),  Mother: Kate NOONAN, born Vivien WA, Reg 8/1901 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

FITZPATRICK  Mary Dorothy Violet, 11mths, 25 Feb 1907, Cause: Marasmus and Rickets, Father: Patrick Walter FITZPATRICK (Carpenter), Mother: Kate NOONAN, Reg 6/1907 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

FITZPATRICK  Walter, 21days, d 30 Jun 1909, at Lawlers, Cause: Malnutrition due to premature birth, Father: Patrick Walter FITZPATRICK (Carpenter), Mother: Kate NOONAN, born Lawlers WA, Reg 11/1909 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

FLEMING Thomas Bartholomew, 37yrs, d 15 Nov 1896, Occ: Farmer, Cause:- Typhoid Father:- Patrick Michael FLEMING (Farmer) Mother Annie GUILFOYLE born Strathalbyn SA,  In SA 12yrs, In VIC 23yrs, In WA 2yrs, buried Lawlers Cemetery Reg: 8/1896 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

FLETCHER Howard, 75yrs, d 5 Apr 1910, Occ: Miner, Cause: Carcinoma of the bladder, (Occ Father, Barrister), Born Birmingham England, Single, Reg 5/1910, East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

FLETCHER Thomas, 30yrs, d 29 Jun 1910, at Lawlers Hospital, Occ: Labourer, Cause: Peritonitis from an accident while returning to his camp on the 12 Jun, Father: Edward FLETCHER (Bootmaker), Mother: Bridget KENNEDY, In SA 20yrs, in WA 8yrs, Born Ireland, Single, Reg 9/1910 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.


James Watson FREESTONE - photo Kerrti Blakeman

FREESTONE James Watson, 46yrs, d 11 Mar 1899, Great Eastern Mine Lawlers, Occ: Engine Driver, Cause: Killed in an accident, drawn into one of the pulleys in connection to the Battery, Verdict of the Coroner, Father: John FREESTONE (Miner), Mother: Ann WATSON, born Saddleworth South Australia,  Married to Jane MEEK in Horsham VIC at age 37yrs, Death was registered by James MEEK (Father in Law), Reg 2/1899 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.
Mine Accident – www.wavmm.com

FRY Nicodemus, 50yrs, d about 8 Dec 1900, in the bush about 4 miles north of McCaffreys, Cause: The Coroner stated he was satisfied that the remains are those of Nicodemus Fry and that thirst was the cause of death, Born Switzerland, In QLD 30yrs, In WA 8mths, Married to Eliza ABDY in Mt Coora, QLD at age 24yrs, Children: William 25yrs, Henry 22yrs, George 19yrs, Jane 16yrs, Minnie 14yrs, Rose 11yrs, Reg 1532/1901, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

GAFFNEY Claude Walter,17mths d 31 Oct 1900, Lake Way Wiluna, Cause: Convulsions, Father: Walter Prior GAFFNEY (Assayers Assistant), Mother: Amy Beatrice SMITH, born Elsternwick VIC, Reg: East Murchison 6/1900, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

GROORY Tommy, 26yrs, d 11 Feb 1910, Occ: Native Tracker, born Kimberley WA, Reg 3/1910 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.


GREYMAN - Daily News 25 January 1901

GREYMAN Florence Mabel, 18mths, d 20 Jan 1901, at International Lease, Ogilvies, Cause: Accident  due to immersion in water and partly due to the cyanide in the water in which she was found, Verdict of Coroner, Father: Henry Frederick GREYMAN (Engine driver), Mother: Mabel COTTON, born Bunbury WA, Reg 1521/1901, Buried by father in Lawlers Cemetery.

GREYMAN Keith Ralston, 1mth, d 23 Nov 1910, at Mrs William’s, Clifton Street, Lawlers, Cause: Exhaustion and Peritonitis, Father: Henry Frederick GREYMAN (Miner),Mother: Mabel COTTON, Born Lawlers WA, Reg 23/1910 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

GRIFFITHS Mary Ann, 15mth, d 30 Dec 1906, Cause: Acute gastroenteritis, Father: Henry Reginald GRIFFITHS (Labourer) Mother: Annie Maria MILLIGAN, born Lawlers WA, Reg 1/1907 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

GRIGG Violet May, 1yr, d 4 Feb 1904, at East Murchison GM, Lawlers, Cause: Convulsions, Father: James Henry GRIGG (Mine Foreman), Mother: Harriet LARK, born Lawlers WA, Reg 1588/1904, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

GRIGG Vivien Herbert,  4mths, d 19 Mar 1909, at Mrs Kell’s residence Lawlers, Cause: Heart Failure/Marasmus, Father: James Henry GRIGG (Mine Superintendent) Mother: Harriet LARK, born at Harris WA. Reg 9/1909 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

GRIGG unnamed female, d 26 Jun 1907, Lawlers Cause: Stillborn, Father: James Henry GRIGG (Mine Manager) Mother: Harriet LARK, Reg East Murchison 24/1907, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

GROGAN  Hester Kate, 17mths, d 25 Sep1900, Cause: phosphorus poisoning by eating watermelon accidentally obtained, born Lawlers WA, Father: John GROGAN (Battery hand) Mother: Margaret FOLEY, Reg 1407/1900,  Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

GROGAN Joseph Edward, 24hrs, d 10 Mar 1904, at Clifton St, Lawlers, Cause: Premature Birth, Father: John GROGAN, Mother: Margaret FOLEY (Twin to William), Reg 1591/1904, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.


East Murchison News - 8 April 1905,

GROGAN  Margaret, 27yrs, d 31 Mar 1905, Occ: Housewife, Cause: Tuberculosis, Father: Patrick FOLEY (Cattle Dealer) Mother: Esther GROGAN, Born Cashel, Tipperary Ireland, in WA 6yrs, Married to John GROGAN in Cashel Tipperary Ireland at age 21yrs. Children: Patrick John 3yrs, Reg 1597/1905, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

GROGAN  William, 24hrs, d 10 Mar 1904, at Clifton St, Lawlers, Cause: Premature birth, Father: John GROGAN (Miner), Mother: Margaret FOLEY (Twin to Joseph Edward), Reg 1590/1904, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

GROSSINI Antonio, 45yrs, 22 Jan 1906, Occ: Miner, Cause: Heart failure from shock after being kicked by a horse, Verdict of the Coroner, Father: Giovanni GROSSINI, Mother: Catarina MAZETTA, Born Lombardy Italy, Married to Marie CEDRACINI in Lombardy Italy at age 25yrs, 1 daughter and 1 son, names unknown, Reg 6/1906 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

HARRISON  Margaret Hamilton,11mths, d 25 Mar 1902, Cause: Water on the brain, Father: Charles HARRISON, Mother: Maggie Hamilton SMITH, born Lawlers WA, Reg 1665/1902, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

HAYWOOD Benjamin, 45yrs, d 10 Jun 1902 ,at The Vivien Mine, near Lawlers, Cause: Heart Failure, Reg 1668/1902, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

HEENAN  Mary Eileen,  4wks, d 10 Jul 1905, Cause: Croupous Pneumonia, Father: Michael HEENAN, Mother: Alice DORIZZY, Born Leonora WA, Reg 1604/1905, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

HICKEY David, 56yrs, d 15 Aug 1896, in Park Street Lawlers, Occ: Horse Driver, Cause: General debility, born Ireland, in QLD 39yrs in WA 2yrs, Reg 1103/1896, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

HICKSON Henry, 27yrs, d 5 Sep 1901, Occ: Miner, Accidentally fell down shaft at East Murchison United GM, born Victoria, Reg 1535/1901,  Buried Lawlers Cemetery, Mining Accident www.wavmm.com

HINCE Emily Bertha, 10mths, d 29 Nov 1905, Cause: Bronchitis, Father: John Stockwell HINCE (Baker), Mother: Elizabeth Bertha HAINES, born Lawlers WA, Reg 1610/1901, Buried Lawlers Cemetery

JUISE Charles, 49yrs, d 20 Dec 1896, at Clifton Street Lawlers, Occ: Fitter/Miner, Cause: Double Pneumonia, born Switzerland, Reg: East Murchison 11/1896, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

KEANE  Thomas, 28yrs, d 1 Feb 1904, Occ: Miner, Cause: Injuries received through accidentally falling from a bakers cart, Verdict of the Coroner, Father: John KEANE (Farmer), Mother: Norah FOLEY, Born Co Kerry, Ireland, 8yrs in WA, Reg 1587/1904, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

KEMBALL Godby Henry, 57yrs, d 3 Jan 1906, at his camp at the New Woman GM, Occ: Prospector, Cause: Heart failure, Born England, Single. Reg 1/1906 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

KELLY James Joseph, d 21 Jun 1902, at Lawlers Hospital, Occ: Miner, 28yrs, Cause: Injuries caused by falling down a winze at the Bellevue Mine and by being overcome by dynamite fumes, Verdict of the Coroner, Father: Thomas KELLY (Farmer) Mother: Ann COTTER, born Haddon VIC, In VIC 22yrs, in WA 6yrs, Single, Reg 10/1902 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery, Mining Accident: www.wavmm.com

KILNER unnamed male, Stillborn, d 11 Dec 1911, Father: Robert Victor KILNER (Accountant), Mother: Mary BINNIE. Reg 6/1911 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery. 

KITCHEN Charles, 39yrs, d 16 Oct 1908, at Lawlers Hospital, Occ: Miner, Cause: Pneumonia, Reg 15/1908 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

 

 


Michael Francis LYNCH - photo Kerri Blakeman

LEWIS William Samuel, 31yrs, d 26 Jun 1902, at Woronga South Mine near Lawlers, Occ: Miner, Cause: Injuries caused by a fall of earth in the Woronga South Gold Mine, Verdict of the Coroner, Father: William LEWIS (Miner), Mother: Mary HAYES, born Woods Point VIC, in Vic 28 ½ yrs in WA 2 ½yrs, Single Reg: 11/1902 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery,  Mining Accident: www.wavmm.com

LYNCH Michael Francis, 70yrs, d 4 Aug 1935 at Clifton Street, Lawlers, Cause: Heart failure, Father: Patrick LYNCH (Farmer), Mother: Mary PIKLINTON, born Potts Point, Sydney NSW, in NSW 30yrs, In WA 40yrs, Married to Margaret Alice BURKE in Perth WA at age 46yrs, No Children, Reg: East Murchison 25/1935, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

LYON Ian Frank, 5mths, d 12 Jul 1910, at Northern GM, Lawlers, Cause: Exhaustion/Marasmus, Father: Gerald Robert LYON (Amalgamator), Mother: Lillie May GRIBBLE, born Lawlers WA, Reg 10/1910 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

MAHOMET Abdul Nuzar ‘Abdullah’, 65yrs, d 29 Apr 1919, at Lawlers, Occ: Afghan Camel Owner, Cause: Willfully murdered on the night of the 29th April 1919 by a bullet wound inflicted by person or persons unknown, Verdict of the Coroner, Father: Nuzar MAHOMET, Born Karachi India, in SA sometime, in WA 27yrs, Married in Karachi at age 35, name of wife unknown, 1 son and 1 daughter, names unknown, Reg 2/1919 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

MAHONY James, 38yrs, d 3 Aug 1899, at the Great Eastern Hotel, Lawlers, Occ: Miner Cause: Pulmonary Phthisis Father: John MAHONY (Farmer), born Stawell VIC, Reg 5/1899 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

MARSHALL Charles Throsby Smith, 39yrs, d 11 Dec 1896, Clifton Street Lawlers, Occ: Hotel Keeper (Commercial Hotel), Cause: Suicide, Rifle wound self-inflicted, Father: Benjamin MARSHALL (Station Manager), Mother: Emma SMITH, born Glencoe NSW, In NSW 20yrs, In WA 8yrs, Married to Johanna Mary BOURKE at age 27yrs in Cowra NSW, Children: Nathaniel 21yrs, Emeline (dec), Death registered by wife known as Annie MARSHALL, Reg 10/1896 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

MARTIN John, 34yrs, d 10 Mar 1898, Police Camp Lawlers, Occ: Brewer  Cause: Chronic Alcoholism, Reg 1/1897 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

MASKELL Frederick Eaton, 25yrs, d 27 Jan 1900, at Lawlers Hospital, Occ: Mechanical Engineer, Cause: Enteric Fever, Reg 2/1900 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

MASSEY Charles Richard, 29yrs, d 16 Nov 1903, at Lawlers Hospital, Cause: Injuries received by being caught in machinery at the Vivien GM, Lawlers, Father: Richard MASSEY, Born Chester, England, in WA 4mths, Reg 1629/1903, Buried Lawlers Cemetery. Mine Accident – www.wavmm.com


Lawlers Hospital

MAZEY Alfred, 66yrs, d 4 Nov 1906, at Lawlers Hospital, Cause: Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Single. Reg 21/1906 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.


Katie McALEER - photo kerri Blakeman

McALEER Katie, 50yrs, d 7 Mar 1911, Clifton Street, Lawlers, Married woman, Cause:- Gastric carcinoma,  years Father:- Patrick RODDY (Farmer) Mother:- Catherine PRIOR Born Co Leitrim Ireland, In NSW 2yrs in WA 19yrs, Married to Patrick McALEER in NSW at 28yrs  Children:- Kathleen 20yrs, Charles 17yrs, J????? 15yrs, Rose 13yrs, Reg East Murchison 2/1911, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.


Felix McCARTHY - photo Kerri Blakeman

McCARTHY Felix, 32yrs, d 21 Jan 1912, at Northern Mines Limited Lawlers, Occ: Contractor, Cause: Crushed by 150 tons of slime at the Northern GM, Father: James McCARTHY (Farmer), Mother: Julia O’NEIL, born Co Cork, Ireland, 10yrs in WA, Single, Reg 3/1912 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

McCAUSLAND Claudius, 42yrs, d 17 Aug 1899, at Great Eastern Mine Lawlers, Occ: Refreshment Room Keeper, Cause: Chronic Dysentry, Father: James McCAUSLAND (Farmer), Mother: Betst MARTIN,  born Moyle Hill, Newtown Stewart, Co Tyrone Ireland, In SA 30yrs, Port Augusta SA, In WA 4yrs Married to Jane ANDERSON, Reg 1367/1899, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

McDONALD Arthur, 28yrs, d 20 May 1905, Lawlers Hospital, Cause: Typhoid Fever, Father: John McDONALD, Born Castle Comer Kilkenny, Ireland, Single. Reg 1599/1905, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

McINTOSH Thomas, 35yrs, d 1 Mar 1901, Occ: Miner, Cause: Gunshot though the lung caused by an accident, Verdict of Coroner, Father: Robert McINTOSH (Farmer), Mother: Katherine BRUCE, born Dolly’s Creek, Ballarat VIC, in VIC 30yrs, In WA 5yrs, Married to Martha MARSDEN in Richmond VIC at age 24yrs, Children: George 8 ½ yrs, Mary Marsden 6yrs, 1 male deceased, Informant, Sister in law, Annie Reid. Reg 1522/1901,Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

James Henry McKEEFRY - photos Kerri Blakeman

McKEEFRY  James Henry, 33yrs, d 4 Feb 1903, Occ: Hotelkeeper, Cause: Alcoholism, Father: Peter McKEEFRY (Farmer), Mother: Mary HENRY, born Londonderry, Ireland, 2yrs in VIC, 11yrs in WA, Married to Sarah Teresa O’TOOLE, no children, Reg 1609/1903, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

McLEAN James, 47yrs, d 26 Mar 1904, Lawlers Hospital, Occ: Miner, Cause: Heart failure, Single. Reg 1592/1904, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

McMAHON Frank, 35yrs, d 14 Jul 1907, Occ: Miner, Cause: Asphyxiated caused by a fall of sluices in the mine. Parents unknown, Born Stawell, Victoria, In VIC 22yrs in WA 12yrs. Reg 26/1907 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery. Mine Accident: www.wavmm.com 

McMEEKIN unnamed male, 1 day, d 2 Dec 1911, at Mrs Hills, Eastern Street, Lawlers, Cause: Premature birth, Father: John McMEEKIN (Farrier), Mother: Minnie Elsie SCOTT, Reg 5/1911 East Murchison (registered as McMEEKEN),Buried Lawlers Cemetery.


Francis McNALLY - photyo Kerri Blakeman

McNALLY Francis, 28yrs, d 31 Jan 1904, at Lawlers Hospital, Occ: Miner, Cause: Pneumonia, Born Victoria, Single, Reg 1586/1904, (registered as McANALLY), Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

McNEIL Patrick, 45yrs, d 13 Sep 1901, at the Rose Hotel, Lawlers, Cause: Injuries self-inflicted in the region of the heart during temporary insanity, Verdict of Coroner, Born Co Antrim Ireland, in NSW some years, Reg 1536/1901, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

MEEK James, 55yrs, d 19 Apr 1899, at Lawlers, Occ: Gardener, Suicide, Gunshot wound self-inflicted, Verdict of the Coroner, Father: Robert MEEK (Farmer), Mother: Jane TUCK, born England, In WA for 2yrs, Married to Jane PAGE in South Aust at age 21yrs, Children: Louisa 34yrs, Mary Ann 32yrs, Jane 30yrs, Emily 28yrs, Eva 26yrs, George 24yrs, Robert James 20yrs, Hurtle Oliver 16yrs, Albert John 13yrs, Reg: 3/1899 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

MELLENDORF Harry, Stillborn, d 2 Oct 1916, at Lawlers Hospital, Father: Heinrich Christian Johann Griederick MELLENDORF (Miner), Mother: Adelaide Constance STURKE, Reg 8/1916 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

MILLER William, 40yrs, d 7 Feb 1910, at Lawlers Hospital, Occ: Miner: Cause: Heart failure, In WA 4yrs, Single, Reg 4/1910 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

MILLIGAN Mary Ann, 70yrs, d 3 Feb 1911, Lawlers Hospital, Cause: Senile decay, Father: Charles HAMILTON (Bootmaker), Mother: Susan JOHNSTONE, Born Ireland, in WA 34yrs, Married twice: First in Scotland to Richard STANCLIFFE? Second in Scotland to John MILLIGAN, Children: (which marriage not stipulated) Susan 48yrs, Sarah 38yrs, Rachel 34yrs, Annie 32yrs, Maggie 27yrs, James 25yrs, Reg 1/1911 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

MOLONEY Bryan, 79yrs, d 12 Jul 1918, at Lawlers Hotel, Clifton Street, Lawlers, Occ: Retired Civil Servant. Cause: Senile Decay, Father: David MOLONEY (Farmer), Mother: Helen MCMAHON, Born Co Clare Ireland, in VIC 48yrs, in WA 10yrs, Married to Bridget RUANE in Melbourne VIC at age 26yrs, Children: Mary 53,Patrick 40, Joseph, Reg 2/1918 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

NELSON alias MONGOLA, (prisoner under sentence) died 14th Mar 1896, Cause: Fever, Parents: Aboriginal natives of Port Darwin SA, Buried: Lawlers 14th March 1896, Reg 2/1896 East Murchison. Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

MORRIS Thomas, 62yrs, d 12 Mar 1906, at Lawlers, Occ: Shepherd, Cause: Dysentery, Single, Reg 11/1906 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

MURRAY Hugh, 93yrs, d 14 Nov 1929, at Lawlers, Occ: Prospector, Cause: Senile Decay, Born North Scotland, in WA 40yrs. Reg 4/1929 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

OCONNOR Edmond, 57yrs, d 19 Nov 1925, at Water Reserve, Corboy’s Find, Wiluna, Occ: Prospector, Cause: by falling down a well, no evidence of how the accident occurred, Verdict of the Coroner, Father: Peter OCONNOR (Farmer) Mother: Johanna HOGAN, Born Knockanore, Co Waterford, Ireland, Reg 4/1925 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

OCONNOR Peter C, 56yrs, d 8 Dec 1926, Lawlers, Occ: Miner, Cause: Phthisis, Father: Peter OCONNOR (Farmer), Mother: Johanna HOGAN, Born Co Waterford, Ireland, In WA 30yrs, Single, Reg 3/1926 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

OELMANN Carl William, 38yrs, d 25 Feb 1922, at Great Eastern Hotel, Lawlers, Occ: Blacksmith, Cause: Found drowned in a well at the rear of the Great Western Hotel, Verdict of the Coroner, Born Bendigo VIC, In VIC 17yrs in WA 21yrs, Reg 1/1922 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

OWENS Owen, 47yrs, d 3 Apr 1907, at Waroonga GM, Lawlers, Occ: Miner, Cause: Fall from cage down mine shaft after being knocked out of ascending cage into deep waters from recent floods. Born Wales, Single, Reg 12/1907 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery. Mining Accident www.wavmm.com

PEGG William Henry, 45yrs, d 21 Jan 1908, in bush 1 mile west of Nine Mile Well on Lawlers Road, 9 miles from Sir Samuel, Cause: Heart failure and acute Pneumonia and inflammation of kidneys, Reg 3/1908 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

POWELL Thomas, 64yrs, d 12 Sep 1899, at Lawlers hospital, Occ: Miner, Cause: Cirrhosis of liver, Reg: East Murchison 10/1899, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

PRATT George, 36yrs, d 9 Jun 1908, at Lawlers Hospital, Cause: Regurgitation, Father: George PRATT (Weaver), Mother: Ann McMANN, Born Co Clare, Ireland, In SA 15yrs, in WA 12yrs, Married to Agnes Mary SAUNDERS in Coolgardie WA at age 29yrs. No Children, Reg 9/1908 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

PSICHITSAS Emanuel, 9mths, 20 Dec 1902, at Clifton St, Lawlers, Cause: Murdered, Father: John PSICHITAS (Fruiterer), Mother: Sophia LEADAKIS, born in Mt Magnet WA, Reg 1680/1902, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

PSICHITSAS Sophia, 22yrs, 20 Dec 1902, at Clifton Street, Lawlers, Cause: Murdered by brother in law, Father: Emanuel LEADAKIS, Born Athens, Greece, Married to John PSICHITSAS in Athens Greece at age 20yrs, Child: Emanuel (Deceased), Reg 1679/1902, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

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PUNTON Frank, 36yrs, d 30 Dec 1895, at Lawlers, Cause: Suicide whilst lost in bush, revolver bullet self-inflicted, Born NSW, In NSW 36yrs, In WA 9mths, Reg 3/1896, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

QUAYLE Thomas, 57yrs, d 27 May 1907, at Lawlers Hospital, Cause: Bright’s disease, Father: John QUAYLE, Mother: Esther CORLETT, Born Adelaide SA, In SA 45yrs, in WA 12yrs, Reg 19/1907 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

RAFTREE James,  61yrs, d 9 Sep 1899, at Lawlers hospital, Occ: Shepherd and Ex Soldier, Cause: Pneumonia, born England, In WA 26yrs, Reg East Murchison 9/1899, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

RANKIN James, 49yrs, d 27 Jul 1907, at Commercial Hotel, Occ: Carpenter, Cause: Heart failure, Born Scotland, in WA 12yrs, Reg 27/1907 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

RAVOTTI William Carl, 4 days, d 7 May 1904, at Lawlers, Father: Guiseppe RAVOTTI (Miner), Mother: Annie SARTORI, Reg 1598/1904, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

REID  Frederick Charles Jackson, 39yrs, d 24 Feb 1908, Lawlers Hospital, Occ: Plasterer and Miner, Cause: Fracture of the base of skull by being pulled into machinery at the Bellvue GM near Lawlers, Father: Frederick REID (Plasterer and Contractor) Mothers maiden name FULLER, Born Westminster, London England, left England at 3yrs, 12yrs in NZ, 15yrs in VIC, 9yrs in WA, Married to Annie MARSDON in Richmond VIC at age 22yrs, Children: Charles Augustus 17yrs, Walter 15yrs. Reg 5/1908 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery. Mine Accident: www.wavmm.com

RICHARDS Jonathan Charles, 85yrs, d 25 Feb 1920, at Sutton Street, Lawlers, Occ: Retired mine owner, Father: Jerome Charles RICHARDS (Farmer), Mother: Polly SEYMOUR, Born Messina, St Lawrence New York State, America, In VIC 45yrs, In WA 25yrs, Married to Louisa BRIGGS in Ballarat VIC at age 26yrs, Children: Louisa 55yrs, Charles 53yrs, Henry 52yrs, David 50yrs, Deceased 2 males and 2 females. His wife Louisa died at age 71 in 1902, Reg 1/1920 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

RIGBY Alexander Henry Thomas, 35yrs, d 7 Mar 1896 at Lawlers GM, Occ: Mine Manager, Fever (4 weeks), Father: Edward RIGBY (Hotel Keeper), Mother:- Margaret GLASS, born Melbourne VIC, Married to Emma KUT In Melbourne at age 27yrs Children:- Margie 10yrs, Reg:East  Murchison 1/1896, Buried Lawlers Cemetery. 


Jessie RISDON - photo Kerri Blakeman

RISDON  Jessie, 35yrs, d 21 Oct 1910, at Mrs Hills, Northern Mines Lawlers, Occ: Married woman, Cause:- Poisoning due to rupture of abscess of the uterus following abortion, Father: Andrew FLEMING (Ironmonger), Mother: Mary Ann DAVIDSON, born Geelong Victoria, In VIC 20yrs, In WA 15yrs, Married to Marwood RISDON in Coolgardie WA at age 21yrs, Children: Myrtle Mary Ann 13yrs, Clara Margaret 10yrs, Grace Edith May 8yrs, William Andrew 6yrs, Frank Leopold 4yrs. Reg 20/1910 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

ROBERTSON John, 37yrs, d 13 - 14 Jun 1902, Occ: Brick layer, Cause:- Suicide by cutting his throat with a razor, no family details known, Reg East Murchison 8/1902, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

ROUSE William,  29yrs,  d 2 Aug 1903, at Lawlers Hospital, Occ: Blacksmith Cause: Inflammation of brain, Father: Richard ROUSE, Reg East Murchison 20/1903, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

ROWLES Sidney, 38yrs, d 18 Oct 1903, Occ: Miner, Cause: Suicide whilst in a fit of temporary insanity,  Father: Joseph ROWLES, Mother: Mary WALL, Born Maryborough, Victoria, In VIC 35yrs, In WA 3yrs, Married to Elizabeth PASSALICK in Maryborough VIC in 1895 at age 29yrs, Children:- James 7yrs, Alice 5yrs, Florence 3yrs, Reg 1626/1903, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

RUANE John, 50-60 yrs, d 25 Feb 1907, at Lawlers, Occ: Labourer, Cause: Drowning in the Government Stock Well, Verdict of the Coroner, Reg 4/1907 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

RUSSELL Matthew, 67yrs, d 27 Feb 1904, at Lawlers Hospital, Occ: Miner, Cause: Heart Failure, born Cardiff, Co Antrim, Ireland, Single, Reg 1589/1904, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

RYAN Martin, 38yrs, d 10 Apr 1909, at Vivien GM, Lawlers, Occ: Miner, Father: Thomas RYAN (Bootmaker), Mother: Bridget NEYLON, born Colac VictoriaIn VIC 26yrs, In WA 12yrs, Single, Mine Accident:- www.wavmm.com,
Reg 10/10-9 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

SALVETTI Francesco 'Frank', 62yrs, 28 Jan 1935, at Old Hall, Lawlers, Occ: Labourer, Cause: Heart attack brought on by heat, Born Italy, In WA 30yrs, East Murchison 2/1935, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

SANDERS Edward Greenow, 68yrs, d about 28 Jun 1926, in camp at Claudius Creek near Lawlers, Occ: Prospector, Cause: Senile Decay, Father: George SANDERS, Mother: Sarah Elizabeth CRAMFIELD, Born Richmond Victoria, In VIC 28yrs, In WA 40yrs, Single, Reg 2/1926 Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

SCOTT Margaret Lucy, 5mths, d 5 Dec 1902, at East Murchison GM, Lawlers, Father: John SCOTT, Mother: Ann KERSHAW, (Twin to Walter Charles), Reg 1678/1902, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

SCOTT Walter Charles, 5mths, d 1 Dec 1902, at East Murchison GM, Lawlers, Father: John SCOTT (Miner) Mother: Ann KERSHAW, (Twin to Margaret Lucy), Reg 1677/1902, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

SHERRIN SHEIRIN Haji Hadji, 58yrs, d 10 Feb 1927, Occ: Camel Driver, Cause: Accident, Injuries received when thrown from a cart, Verdict of Coroner, born Afghanistan, In WA 28yrs, Reg 1/1927 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

SHIEL Charles Victor, 3wks, d 2 Sep1907, at Lawlers, Cause:- Intercranial hemorrhage, Father: Sydney SHIEL (Miner), Mother: Isabella Mary BARNARD, born Lawlers WA, Reg 29/1907 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

SHIEL Mary Gladstone  d 17 March 1927,at Northern Mines, Lawlers, Cause: Stillborn/Premature birth, Father: Sydney Bernard SHIEL, (Secretary), Mother:- Mary Isabella BARNARD, Reg 2/1927 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

SHIELS Christina, 50yrs, d 8 Sep 1911,at  Wallace Street, Lawlers, Widow, Father: James McDONNELL  (Fishmonger), born Stornoway Scotland, In WA 17yrs, Married to Charles CHAMBERS in New Zealand at age 18yrs and then to David SHIELS in New Zealand at 24yrs, two children, Reg 4/1911 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

SHOVE George Henry, 26yrs, d 16 Aug 1896, born Dorking, England, Father: Luke SHOVE, Mother: Emma SPRIGGS, Reg 1104/1896, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

SIMES Clara, 3 days, d 23 Apr 1906, at Lawlers, Cause: Premature birth, Father: Thomas SIMES (Amalgamator), Mother: Grace LOGAN, born Lawlers WA, Reg 13/1906 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

SMITH Leo Henry, 21mths, d 26 Nov 1905, Cause: Cholera, Father: Mayhew Henry SMITH (Draper), Mother: Hannah Veronica SULLIVAN, born North Melbourne VIC, Reg 1609/1905, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

STELLING Harry, 45yrs,  d 11 Oct 1910 Occ:- Labourer, about 4 Miles E S E of Doyle’s Well, Cause: Suicide by hanging himself by a strap to a mulga tree whilst of unsound mind, Verdict of the Coroner, born Lundberg Germany, In WA for 14yrs,Reg 57/1910 Mt Margaret, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

STEWART Mary Constance, 18 yrs 7mths, d 24 Oct 1912, at Clifton Street, Lawlers, Father:- John STEWART (Hotel Keeper), Step Farther: John HOLOHAN, Mother: Mary Elizabeth MOLONEY, Cause: unsuccessful operation for appendicitis, born Melbourne VIC, In VIC 7yrs, In WA 11yrs, Reg 12/1912 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

STOLBERG William, 34yrs, d 13 May 1901, Cause: Erysipelas, married but details not known, Born Gympie, Queensland, Reg 1524/1901, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

STONE unnamed male, d 11 March 1908, at Northern GM, near Lawlers, Cause: Stillborn/Premature birth, Father:- Thomas STONE (Engine Driver), Mother: Mary PASCO, Reg 6/1908 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.

SYME Duncan McInnes, 38yrs, d 3 November 1908, Lawlers Hospital, Occ: Engine Driver, Cause: Laceration and hemorrhage to brain, Father: James SYME, Mother: Isabella McINNES, Born Newcastle NSW, 30yrs in NSW, 9yrs in WA, Married to Margaret POSTLETHWAITE in Maroomba NSW at age 20yrs, Children: James 18yrs, John William 15yrs, Peter McInnes 14yrs, Duncan Leslie 12yrs, Reg 16/1908 East Murchison, Buried Lawlers Cemetery.


Henry Edward James (Teddy) TAYLOR - photo Kerri Blakeman

TAYLOR  Henry Edward James (Teddy)  d 19 October 1907,  Aged 6 years, Cause:- Acute laryngitis and respiratory failure, Father:- Henry Albert Taylor (Coachbuilder) Mother:- Edith Mary JONES, born Fremantle WA. Headstone

TOGNOLINI  Samuel d 2 December 1901  Aged 23 years Occ:- Miner, Lawlers Hospital, Cause:- Explosion of dynamite,  Father:- Lorenzo TOGNOLINI (Carrier)  Mother:- Catterina TENNI, Born Tirano, Italy, 3 yrs in WA, Single

URQUHART  John  d 1 October 1910, about 12 miles from Lawlers, Occ:- Woodcutter, Cause:- Heart failure,  Aged 40-45 years, believed born Guilford WA, Single.

UZUNOE Yon (Female) d 1 December 1909  Aged 31 years, Cause:- Measles, Married woman, Father:- Wasakichi ORITRANI (Farmer) Born Japan, Married to Haruzau UZUNOE in Sasehoshi Japan at age 22yrs, No Children

VALENTINE  Alexander d 28 July 1909, 18mile peg on the Lawlers-Darlot Road, Aged 59 years, Occ:- Prospector formerly Cook, Cause:- Shock and Exhaustion from a strangulated hernia, Born Ceylon, over 10yrs in WA. 

WALDRON  James Henry d 9 July 1906  Aged 23 years, Occ:- Labourer, Cause:- Heart failure, Father:-Enias WALDRON (Labourer) Mother:- Catherine LUFF, Born Moonta SA, In SA 17yrs in WA 6yrs, Single.

WALKER  Adam  d 13 October 1902  Wooronga South GM, Lawlers, Occ:- Miner Aged 35 years Cause:- Accidental ruptured heart from a fall of earth, Verdict of the Coroner Reg:- East Murchison 14/1902, Mine Accident- www.wavmm.com

WALLIS  John d 2 November 1909, Lawlers Hospital,  Aged 53, Occ:- Labourer, Cause:- Gastric carcinoma, Born Victoria, in WA at least 10yrs. 

WARREN Alfred George, d 3 Mar 1944 At Agnew Hospital, Occ:- Prospector, 67yrs, Cause:- Silicosis and TB, Father:- Alfred WARREN (Miner) Mother:- Elizabeth GODDARD, born St Arnauds VIC, In VIC 22yrs, in WA 45yrs, Single Reg: E Murchison 11/44  see – www.wavmm.com

WEBB  James Born South Australia  31 January 1909, Pinacles East of Vivien, Aged 48 years Occ Miner, Cause:- Accidental discharge of gun, Verdict of the Coroner, Father:- George WEBB (Miner) Mother:- Mary JAMES, born Walaroo SA, in NSW 30yrs, in WA 5yrs, Married to Eliza UREN in Mt MacDonald NSW, Children:- George Charles 18yrs, Eliza Mary 17yrs, Alice May 15yrs, Ida Minnie 13yrs, Eva Annie 11yrs, Edna Ruth 9yrs, Stella Olive 7yrs, Sydney Edward 5yrs.

 

WERTHEIMER Arthur Harcourt, d 2 Sep 1947 died Perth WA, Reg 1794/1947.

WERTHEIMER Florence Jane, 76yrs, d 16 Aug 1944, at Leonora Hospital, Cause: Coronary Thrombosis, Father: Alfred George WARREN, Mother: Elizabeth WARREN, Buried 18 Aug 1944, Death registered by husband, born Clunes VIC, In VIC 28yrs, In WA 48yrs, Married to Arthur Harcourt WERTHEIMER in Euro WA at age 35yrs, Children: Rhoda 42yrs, Florence May 37yrs, Emily 35yrs, Arthur 33yrs,  Reg 11/1944 Mt Margaret, Buried in the Lawlers Cemetery.

WESTRUP Robert J, about 30yrs, d 31 Mar 1903  at the Commercial Hotel, Lawlers, Occ Miner, Cause: Suicide, Poisoning by cyanide self-administered, Verdict of the Coroner, Informant: Sergeant of police, Born England, about 5yrs in Western Australia, No details known about any wife or children. Reg 9/1903 East Murchison, Buried in the Lawlers Cemetery.

WHEELER Robert, 50yrs, d 25 Aug 1903, at Lawlers Hospital, Cause: Shock from burns when his camp near Bellevue GM caught fire on the 19th Aug, born Woolwich England, In Australia about 19yrs, Single, Reg 1623/1903, Buried in the Lawlers Cemetery.

WHITE Francis George, 3½hrs, d 15 Dec 1903, at Clifton Street, Lawlers, Father: George William Ernest WHITE (Contractor), Mother: Jane CLOUGH, Reg 1634/1903, Buried in the Lawlers Cemetery.

WHITTAKER Henry, 26yrs, d 28 Apr 1904, at Lawlers Hospital, Occ: Engine Driver, Cause: Ruptured Anurism, Father Henry WHITTAKER (Wheelwright), Mother: Elizabeth Ann BELLEFIELD, Born Newcastle WA, Single, Reg 1596/1904, Buried in the Lawlers Cemetery.

WILDING William Frederick, 24days, d 27 Nov 1904, Cause: Infantile Debility, Father: William WILDING (Miner),
Mother: Agnes REDMAN, Reg 1604/1904, Buried in the Lawlers Cemetery.

WILLIAMS Frank, 24yrs, d 22 Aug 1899, at Lawlers Hospital, Occ: Bootmaker, Cause: Traumatic Tetanus and asphyxia, Father: Thomas WILLIAMS (Engine Driver), Mother: Maria ROLLINS, born Ballarat Victoria, In VIC 22yrs, In WA 1yrs, Single, Reg: East  Murchison 8/1899, Buried in the Lawlers Cemetery.

WILLIAMS unnamed female, d 20 Mar 1909, at Kathleen GM, Lawlers, Cause: Stillborn, Father: William Henry WILLIAMS (Gem Turner), Mother: Lily MORETON, Reg 8/1909 East Murchison, Buried in the Lawlers Cemetery.


Mary Helen WILLIS - photo Kerri Blakeman

WILLIS Frank, 6mths, d 13 Aug 1906, Cause: Acute Intestinal Colic and Exhaustion, Father: James Bett WILLIS (Pastoralist), Mother: Louisa WILLIAMS, Death registered by J D Willis (Uncle), Reg 18/1906 East Murchison, Buried in Lawlers Cemetery.

WILLIS Mary Helen, 29yrs, d 14 Dec 1903, in Sutton Street Lawlers, Cause: Child Birth, Father: Thomas WEATHERALL (Brick Works Manager), Mother: Elizabeth WILLIS, Born Northcote, Victoria, In Vic 26yrs, In WA 3yrs, Married to James Bert WILLIS in St Kilda VIC at age 26yrs, 1 male child deceased, Reg 1632/1903, Buried in Lawlers Cemetery.

WILLIS unnamed male, d 14 Dec 1903, Cause: Stillborn, at Sutton Street, Lawlers, Father: James Bert WILLIS, Mother: Mary Helen WEATHERALL, Reg 1633/1903, Buried in Lawlers Cemetery.

WILSON James, 67yrs,  d 3 Nov 1910, at Rose Hotel, Clifton Street, Lawlers, Occ: Teamster, Cause: Suicide by hanging while suffering the effects of drink, Born England, in WA 15yrs, Single, Reg 19/1910 East Murchison, Buried in Lawlers Cemetery. 

WINTERS John, 38yrs, d 22 Sep1903, at Lawlers Hospital, Occ: Miner, Father: William WINTERS (Farmer), Mother: Helen DALEY, Born Cork Ireland, In WA 6yrs, Single, Reg 1625/1903, Buried in Lawlers Cemetery. 

WRIGHT Joseph, 52yrs, d 23 Nov 1910, at Clifton Street, Lawlers, Occ: General dealer, Cause Suicide, gunshot wound self-inflicted while in a depresses state, Born England, possibly Birmingham, Single, Reg 24/1910 East Murchison, Buried in Lawlers Cemetery. 

ZAMPATTI Antonio, 23yrs, d 21 Feb 1902, at Lawlers Hospital, Occ: Miner, Cause: Appendicitis, Father: Stefano ZAMPATTI, born Lovero, Lombardy Italy, In WA 7mths, Single, Reg 1664/1902, Buried in Lawlers Cemetery. 

Burials near Lawlers but not in Cemetery: -

MEBARRA Annie, 30yrs, d 3 Feb 1910, Reg 2/1910 East Murchison.
ROBINSON James K,  58yrs, d 8 Mar 1914, Reg 1/1914 East Murchison.
BIGORRIO Nelly, 50yrs, d 22 Dec 1914, Reg 7/1914 East Murchison
EMWIN Rosie, about 36yrs, d 16 Oct 1915, Buried by constable D Buckley in bush near Lawlers, Wittensses Sambo and Frank (natives), Reg 5/1915 East Murchison (registered as Rosie for surname)
WEEDARRA Rangie, 48yrs, d 5 Nov 1915, Reg 6/1915 East Murchison.
WANYA Polly, 49yrs, d12 Nov 1915, Reg 7/1915 (registered as Polly for surname)
YULGARRLIN alias Bob, 85yrs, d 23 Aug 1924,at natieve camp, McCaffrey’s near Lawlers, Cause: Senile Decay, buried in bush near Lawlers by Constable F M Shaddick, Reg 3/1924 East Murchison, (registered only as Bob).
GROGAN Hester Kate, 17mths, d 25 Sep 1900 Buried 8 Aug 1900, 50 miles from Lawlers on the Mt Magnet road, Born Lawlers WA, Father: John GROGAN (Battery Hand), Mother: Margaret FOLEY, Cause: Phosphorus poisoning by eating watermelon accidentally obtained, Reg 1407/1900.

 

Unidentified grave next to Felix McCarthy

Research has shown there are a number of errors on this sign so I have not included close ups of the text.


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