Cooktown Cemetery - QLD

  Cemetery,Grave Site


DEG: -15.47763 145.241302
DMS: 15º 28' 39.47" S 145º 14' 28.69" E
UTM: 55 L 8288072mN 311327mE
Altitude: 22m


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John St
Cooktown QLD 4895
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Cooktown Cemetery is a heritage-listed cemetery at Charlotte Street, Cooktown. It was built from 1874 to 1920. It was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 8 April 1997.
Cooktown Cemetery, with over 3,000 burials, has been in continuous use since soon after the town was established in October 1873.
Although gazettal was not until mid-1875 the site was used earlier; the oldest marked grave is that of Rev. Francis Tripp, an Anglican clergyman who died at Cooktown on 20 May 1874. Cemetery records date from 1875, with approximately 1830 burials recorded in the period 1877 to 1920.
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Cooktown at 03/05:00am EST
Distance from Cooktown Cemetery 6.87km NW
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Closest Climatic Station

Cooktown Airport
Distance from Cooktown Cemetery 6.87km NW
Mean Max. °C31.831.630.429.127.726.726.127.028.830.431.532.2
Mean Min. °C24.324.323.822.920.719.417.718.220.922.623.824.5
Mean Rain mm280.3295.7390.8156.736.628.521.817.67.224.671.0154.0

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