Anglican Cemetery (St John the Baptist church), Buckland

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The headstones are at the front of and around the church, was built in the 1840s. This is just a handful of the headstones. There is a list of headstones and photos here and here.

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These, and the next photos, are graves on the path up to the church.

Nancy Williams Fullbrook, died 10 April 1854, aged 63 years

Samuel Hines, died 19 September 1864, aged 12 years

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Nathaniel Hy Olding, died October 1864, aged 43? years

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These, and the next photo, are graves behind the church.

Robert W. Blackmore, died 6 December 1890, in the 83 Year of his age, for forty three years Clerk of St Johns Church, Buckland

Anne (wife of Robert W)? Blackmore, July 19, 1893 aged 86 years

Alfred John, son of J.H & E.A Bellette May 1883 aged 23 years
& his Sister Emily, 14 March 1889, aged 15 years

(at the back) John Crocker Gatehouse, died 20 July 1881, aged 19 years

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Annie Frances Turvey
Died 27 June 1876, aged 11 years

Harriette Julia Turvey
Died 17 July, 1876, aged 5 years.

Maria Amelia Turvey
Died 1 August, 1876, aged 12 years and 10 months.

(At the back)
Susan, wife of George Gelley, eldest daughter of —n Turvey
Died 14 June, 1876 Aged 39

4 thoughts on “Anglican Cemetery (St John the Baptist church), Buckland

  1. These are ancestors of my daughter ANNE LILY TURVEY born 8th May, 1988 in Queensland (daughter of Allan Roy TURVEY born 7th December, 1950 Box Hill VICTORIA….Granddaughter of Allan Edward TURVEY born 1915 Gormanston, TASMANIA…..Great a granddaughter of John Edward TURVEY born 1886 Spring Bay, TASMANIA)

  2. I have a photo of an ancestor William Youels headstone at this church. However, on a trip a few years ago, couldn’t find it. Will keep searching

  3. ANNE LILY TURVEY WHO WAS BORN & RESIDES QUEENSLAND HAS MANY RELATIVES BURIED IN THE ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY, BUCKLAND, TASMANIA. THEY INCLUDE –
    HER GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GREAT {4X} GRANDFATHER
    John West Turvey (1803-1888)
    who was a Convict from England who was sent to Van Diemen’s Land 1824
    AND HIS FIRST WIFE Maria Turvey [nee Lyons] {born about 1816 – died 1873}
    (His 2nd wife [Mary] was buried in her 1st husband’s grave in Richmond, Tasmania)
    HER GREAT-GREAT-GREAT
    {3x}. GRANDFATHER
    John Charles Turvey
    (1835 – 1913)
    AND BOTH HIS FIRST WIFE
    Mary Ann Turvey [nee Dawson].
    (born about 1844 – died 1886)
    & HIS SECOND WIFE
    Kate (Catherine) Turvey [formerly Ferguson] [nee Connolly]
    ( 1861 – 1924 )
    Many of the children and grandchildren of the above are buried there also. The church was the place where many of the family members were married.
    HER GREAT – GREAT GRANDFATHER
    John West Turvey (1861-1906) was buried in Strahan, Tasmania.

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