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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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