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Agency ID1905
TitleTownsville Cemetery Trust
Agency TypeBoard or Committee
Start Date 31/8/1872
End Date 1/7/2010
Date NotesN/A

Responsibility for maintenance of local cemeteries

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Series IDTitleFromTo
19371Burial Registers 1/1/1873 8/12/2008
17788Register of Interments in the Townsville Cemetery (West End) 2/11/1873 1/4/1998
19372Index to Burial Registers 1/1/1874 31/12/1997
19370Indexes to Burial Registers 1/1/1902 31/12/2007
19369Burial Registers 2/6/1902 27/2/2007
19376Grave Payments Books 1/1/1929 31/12/1975
19374Ledger 1/12/1953 1/1/1981
19375Journal 12/8/1960 30/12/1990
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
107Colonial Secretary's Office 31/8/1872 5/8/1896
123Home Secretary's Office 6/8/1896 25/12/1902
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Information Sources

Cemetery Act, 1865
Queensland Governent Gazette 31 Aug 1872, Vol. XIII, No. 96, p.1372
Local Authorities Act, 1902
Townsville City Council Annual Report 2009-2010, p 79
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Establishing N/A
Abolishing N/A
Administered Cemetery Act, 1865
Local Authorities Act, 1902
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Cemetery maintenance

No official date has been located for the date the Trust became known by the trading name the Townsville / Thuringowa Cemetery Trust.

On 1 July 2010 Townsville City Council took direct control of the operations of the West End and Belgian Gardens cemeteries formerly operated by the Townsville and Thuringowa Cemetery Trust, a controlled entity of Townsville City Council. The assets and liabilities of the Trust were transferred to the Council on 30 June 2009.

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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID1905, Townsville Cemetery Trust
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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