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Linden

Location: Shire - Menzies

Coordinates: - 122.25.23. 29. 17.313
Direction - 75 km south of Laverton on the southern side of Lake Carey.

The cemetery was gazetted in 1898.
In 1915 the local residents wrote to the Department of Works to ask we are enquiring of you as the best possible way to secure a small grant to erect a fence around the Linden burial ground in which there are three bodied buried. It is, at the moment, unprotected from wild dogs, of which there are many in this part of the country, and also of travellers who may pass over in their conveyances without knowing it.

Cemetery
Number of known graves - 11

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Malcolm Cemeteries

Malcolm Salt Lake aka Raeside and Malcolm Kookynie Road

Location: Shire - Leonora
Coordinates
Direction - 19 kilometres South East of Leonora south of the Leonora – Laverton Road along the Malcolm Kookynie road. Malcolm town site is itself nothing these days than a bare area of flat ground. Bordering the former town site on the east now, is a modern railway siding.

There are two cemeteries at Malcolm; Malcolm Salt Lake aka Raeside 1897 – 1922 and Malcolm Kookynie Road Cemetery. The Malcolm Salt Lake cemetery (Raeside) was superseded in 1910 by the establishment of the Malcolm Kookynie Road cemetery gazetted on 25 November 1910 with an area of five acres. The last burial here was in 1915 after which burials took place in the Leonora Cemetery.

Malcolm Salt Lake (aka) Raeside
Number of known graves - 126

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Mertondale

Location: - Shire Leonora

Coordinates:

(28 41 33.7, 121 31 40) (28.6927, 121.5278)

Mertondale is 35 kilometres north-east of Leonora, and just east of the Leonora-Nambi Road where it turns north-east to north, if travelling from Leonora.
The former Mertondale town site borders the road but there is nothing left to see. The large north-south striking Mertondale 3-4 Gold Mine is 200 metres north. The historic Merton's Reward Gold Mine, is 100 metres south, and the three quarries mined over 100 years ago for this site can still be seen.

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Mount Barnett

We marked the grave site of John McKay on 19 July 2019. His actual graveis close by and was on the eastern side of a huge Boab tree, straight across the river from the Mt Barnett homestead. His grave had a wooden fence, but the fence and that Boab has now gone and cattle have bliterated any sign of the grave. So we placed his plaque on the eastern side of this young Boab, probably 100 metres from the original.

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Mount Morgans

Location: - Shire Laverton

28.7689S, 122.0378E

76 kms from Leonora on the Laverton – Leonora Road, turn right onto Koorong-Mt Morgans Road for 6kms then turn left (there is a sign post without a sign) for 2kms.  The cemetery is on the left with a stone built entrance.

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Murrin Murrin Cemetery

Location: - Shire. Leonora

Coordinates: Northing DMS 28 56 33
             Easting DMS 121 48 55
             Northing DD 28.9425
             Easting DD 121.8153

Is 883 km East of Perth and on the Old Laverton Road between Leonora and Laverton, about 50km east of Leonora.

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Murrin Murrin

List of known burials

Location: Shire - Leonora
Coordinates - Northing DMS- 28 56 33; Easting DMS 121 48 55; Northing DD - 28.9425; Easting DD - 121.8153


Direction - Is 883 km East of Perth and on the Old Laverton Road between Leonora and Laverton, about 50km east of Leonora.

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Niagara

Location: - Shire Menzies

Coordinates: 121.4361E 29.3817S

45 km north of Menzies on the Goldfields Highway to the Kookynie Mt Rem Rd turn off then 10 kms to turn off on the right.

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Nobby's Well

Nobby's Well is about 30 kilometres south of Derby on the edge of the mudflats. The well was named after a racehorse called Nobby, who apparently jumped from a ship at the Derby wharf and was later found living at the fresh water soak. Nobby's Well became a stopover point for travellers to rest and get fresh water. About 5 houses sprang up, market gardens and even rice growing.

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Sandstone

Location: - Shire of Sandstone

Coordinates: 27.96 97. 119 17 32; 27 .58. 11. 119.29.22

660 km north east of Perth and 158 km east of Mount Magnet

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