Historical information

A history of the Batman Apple Tree and Pioneer Children's Cemetery along the Plenty River. Prepared by Samantha Westbrooke Pty Ltd in association with Peter Mills, historian.


The Batman Apple tree is said to be over 170 years old, being brought to Greensborough in the 1840s from the Melbourne orchard of John Batman, following Batman's death in 1839. The Pioneer Children's Cemetery is the burial place of 7 children from the Whatmough and Partington families who dies between 1845 and 1858.

Physical description

11 page photocopy, text and black and white illustrations.