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Ballarat Old Cemetery was officially established in 1856, with a board of trustees. It had been opened by Ethersay and has burials relating back to 1848. The Rules and Regulations of this historic cemetery are dated 1854, two years prior to its official establishment. Of historic significance are the Eureka Diggers' Graves and the Soldiers Graves associated with Eureka. It is now part of the Ballarat Cemetereis Trust, incorporating the Ballarat Old nad New Cemeteries and the Crematorium.
Inscriptions & Markings
Erected by their loving family n Affectionate Remembrance of their beloved parents, Francis Diamond died 25? Dec 1889 aged 54? years, MARY DIAMOND died 21? March 1887 aged 53? years, natives of Co Derry, Ireland. their beloved daughter Sarah died 18 February 1877 aged 21 years, Mary died 8th Dec 1941