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OLD GOOLWA CEMETERY

 

The Old Goolwa Cemetery is located on the corner of Kessell Road and Houlden Road, Goolwa SA

 

The Photos were kindly donated by Jean Rinkin

There are no headstone photos available

 

                    

      

 

 

 

                       

 

Information Source:   National Trust of South Australia

                                     Goolwa,  South Australia

 

Name:       Mary Ann BOWLEY  (nee GEORGE)

Address:   Old Goolwa Cemetery

                  Kessell Road

                  Goolwa, South Australia

 

 

Family records show that Mary Ann BOWLEY (nee GEORGE) was buried in the Old Goolwa Cemetery, South Australia

Mary Ann GEORGE was born 5 November 1817, Pembroke, Wales, married James BOWLEY 10 November 1840, and died 24 October 1861

 

Mary Ann is recorded in the Burial Register as having died 28 October 1862, Buried 28 October 1862, aged 42 years, with the Minister officiating being J Redclift

On enquiring, the plot, numbered 296, belonging to Mary Ann BOWLEY is being used as one of the known reference points in the centre of the Cemetery

On stepping out the distances from a known and visible broken slate headstone, it was found that Plot 296 was under a fallen tree

Alas, there was no sign of any headstone

 

 

 

 

 

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