Headstone Transcriptions

Greenough Cemetery

Transcribed by Lorraine Larment
From photographs taken by Marylin and Steve Jones

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The first recorded burial was in 1853 and since then many of the regions pioneers have been buried here. Amongst these are : the Clarkson brothers, cattle drovers of the 1870s who were found dead at Hooleys Well, one having perished and one speared by natives. Mrs Anne Connolly who was the first woman to take up land on the Front Flats in her own right. A young man named Walters who was shot at Ellendale, believed to be the first murder in the region. Between 1853 and 1957 more than 1000 burials were registered in the region. Further historical details of the region can be obtained at the Walkaway Station museum.

ADLAM , Caroline (with James), his daughter, born at Greenough Flat, 10 January 1859, died 10 June 1865, Aged 6 years 
ADLAM , James, late Corporal in HM 8th Kings Regiment, Bucket Castle, near Manchester, England, 9 May 1810, died at Greenough Flats 6 November 1853, aged 87 years (with Caroline) erected by grand daughter Maud Wilson.
AHERN , Dan (with William), died March 25, 1896, aged 33 years, RC
AHERN , John, died 7 May 1893, aged 79 years, RC
AHERN , William, native of Cork, Ireland, died October 25, 1891, aged 50 years, deeply regretted by his wife and family (with Dan), RC
ANDERSON , Wendy Beatrice, our darling baby, who left us 2 July 1942, aged 4 months

BACKSHALL , Alfred George, died 28 September 1988, aged 47 years, erected by his wife and children, RC
BACKSHALL , Fredrick John, infant son of A and T Backshall, born February 4, 1896, died April 4, 1896, RC
BACKSHALL , Mary Teresa Carmel. Born 19 Dec 1916 died 17 Jan 1919
BACKSHALL , Rueben, B. 1.1.1821, D. 8.3.1860, came to Greenough with his wife Ellen, nee Smith, born 13.6.1832, D. 1909, in about 1830/32. Remains of their dwellings can still be seen directly opposite the Hampton Arms Inn, Company Road, Greenough. And, his daughter Sarah, born 1855, D. 12.7.1860 (typhoid), his son Rueben Fredrick William B. 1880, D. 5.7.1940, his grandson Rueben (Bill) Bn 20.2.1912, D 20.11.1935, his grand-daughter Mary Teresa Carmel, Bn 19.12.1916, D 17.1.1919, John James (Jim) Mahony, Bn 17.9.1934, D. 6.2.1942, erected by his grand daughters Ellen, Susan (Peg), Ewing nee Backshall, Bn 3.5.1913. Ruby Monica Sands nee Backshall, Bn 11.11.1918, Teresa Carmel (Tess) Backshall, born 19.4.1919, and his great grand children, and his great great children. This plaque was erected on 12.2.1997, RC
BACKSHELL , Alfred William, born around 1865, died 5 July 1944, husband of Teresa, RC
BACKSHELL , Teresa Maria, who passed away 1 March 1938, aged 82 years, RC
BRIDGEMAN , Catherine. (aged 65 years). Lost her life in the Flood of February 1888 and is buried in this vicinity.
BRIDGEMAN (BRIDGMAN) , Joseph and Catherine, erected by Joseph and Jane Bridgeman
BYRNE , John, died 14 ???? 1893, aged 59 years, RC - NO PHOTOGRAPH AVAILABLE

CANT Ann Margaret, died 17.3.1934, aged 66 (with William and George Smith)
CANT , Margarett, the beloved wife of Charles, who died October 24, 1904, aged 36 years, RC
CANT , William Henry, died 25.11.1941, aged 77 (with Ann and George Smith)
CLARKSON , Henry James (with William), who was murdered by natives near Hooleys Well I January 1875, aged 27 years
CLARKSON , William Wilberforce, who died through exhaustion, near Hooleys Well in January 1875, aged 32 years (with Henry)
CLINCH , Arthur Charles, born 23 November 1868, Yathroo, died 8 August 1933, at Mill Farm
CLINCH , Bernard Morrell, born 1 February 1914, died 25 September 1974, (with Edith)
CLINCH , Caroline Adlam (nee Wilson), born Greenough 25 August 1897, died at age 78 (with Frederick)
CLINCH , Clarence William, died 29 January 1909, aged 15 years and 4 months
CLINCH , Edith Merle (with Bernard), born 29 May 1910, died 5 April 1989
CLINCH , Eena Gertrude, and his wife (Francis), who died aged 89 years, September 29, 1969, her ashes lie beneath this tablet
CLINCH , Francis Edward Mortimer, husband of Eena, born at Greenough, 1 June 1879, died 3 January 1945
CLINCH , Frederick Gladstone, born at Greenough 15 July 1898, died at age 74 (with Caroline)
CLINCH , Sarah, wife of Thomas, died 11 January 1932, aged 82 years
CLINCH , Thomas, beloved husband of Sarah, died 25 April 1915, aged 79 years, erected by his loving daughter Gertie
COLE , Isabella. Aged 50 years. Lost her life in the Flood of February 1888 and is buried in this vicinity.
COLE , Thomas. Aged 57 years. Lost his life in the Flood of February 1888 and is buried in this vicinity.
CONNOLLY , George Joseph, died 16 December 1954, aged 69 years
CONNOLLY , Harold Reginald, died 17 April 1952, aged 55 years
CONNOLLY , James, my beloved husband, who died December 14, 1906, aged 59 years, 7 months
CONNOLLY , John Maitland, beloved husband of Olga, who 6 August 1914, aged 34 years
CONNOLLY , Joseph, beloved husband of Emma, who died 18 December 1906, aged 59 years and 7 months
CONNOLLY , Mary, 1814 - 1892, arrived Hooghly 1850, wife of John, 63rd Regiment, Pioneer mother
CONNOLLY , Ruby Grace, died May 3, 1957, aged 68 years
CONNOLLY ,,,, James Vernon, died June 22, 1947, aged 59 years
CREACH , Edmund Riorden, Rev., Father. who died June 16, 1917, aged 52 years, RC
CRIDDLE , Bertha Maria, beloved wife of William, loving mother of Gladys, Stanley and Cecil, who died 5 August 1925, aged 48 years
CRIDDLE , Mary, who died 26 November 1925, aged 76 years (with Thomas)
CRIDDLE , Susannah, died 4 September 1918, aged 36 years, erected by her daughter Hilda (Billie) Ball
CRIDDLE , Thomas (with Mary), who died 21 May 1914, aged 69 years

DAVIS , Geoffrey, erected by his loving wife and daughters
DAVOREN , John Patrick, Priest, born 25 January 1865, died 5 December 1931
DELOWER , Charles, who passed away October 21, 1941, aged 74 years
DOYLE , Mary, our dear mother, died 11 December 1933, aged 91 years, RC
DOYLE , William, beloved husband of Mary, died 10 October 1905, aged 77 years, RC
DUNCAN , Charles Lindsay, died 9 September 1936, aged 68 years
DUNCAN , David Francis, beloved husband of Fanny Louisa, died September 9, 1937, aged 70 years, ever remembered by Ruth
DUNCAN , Isabella Jane, our dear mother, died 23 January 1940, aged 96 years
DUNCAN , Mary, born 28 October 1860, died 25 December 1927
DUNCAN , Maud Mary, our mother, born 25 June 1883, died 23 June 1949
DUNCAN , Thomas Lindsay, who departed this Life August 7, 1878, aged 55 years
DUNCAN , Thomas Pearson, beloved son of Thomas and Isabella, died March 20, 1942

EAKINS , Hannah, born England 1816, arrived WA 1829, died 1901 (with John)
EAKINS , John, born Ireland 1814, arrived WA 1830, died 1899, (with Hannah)
EAKINS , Samuel John, who died 10 August 1909, aged 67 years, erected by his loving wife
ELLIOTT , Rosa Ann, the beloved wife of the Rev. Robert Elliott, who died January 11, 1894, aged 39 years
EVES , Baby, 3 February 1912, beloved son of Henry and Ida
EVES , Elizabeth Mary, beloved child of James and Flora Eves, died 3 November 1899, aged 1 year and 7 months, (with Mary)
EVES , Emma Alice, passed away 16.6.1963, aged 79 years
EVES , Ernest E., passed away May 13, 1946, aged 69 years
EVES , George, who died 14 November 1865, aged 4 1/2 years (with Henry)
EVES , Henry who died 12 April 1881, aged 32 years (with George)
EVES , Henry, beloved husband of Ida, died August 2, 1949, aged 84 years, ever remembered by Osra, Jack and family
EVES , Ida Pauline, beloved wife of Henry, departed this life 7 April 1936, aged 66 years
EVES , John Samuel, who passed away March 18, 1940, aged 67 years
EVES , Mary, died 9 January 1906, aged 64 years (with Elizabeth)

FALLON , Mary Malvina, who died at St Peters, Greenough, 10 October 1882, aged 19 years, RC
FARMER , Patrick, 63rd Regiment, died 9.12.1872, aged 70 years, husband of Margaret, father of Jane, Patrick, James, Ann Maria, Margaret and William, RC - NO PHOTOGRAPH AVAILABLE

GALLAGHER , John.
GALLAGHER , Sarah.
GOODWIN , Margaret, erected by a sorrowing husband, died 13 November 1901, aged 67 years, RC
GRAY , Edward (with Hannah), our dear father, who died 16 November 1926, aged 82 years
GRAY , Hannah (with Edward), our dearest mother, who died 21 March 1915, aged 68 years

HACKETT , Edward, Eliza and Thomas, RC
HAMERSLEY , Hugh, 1840, 25 March 1898
HAMERSLEY , Mary, 21 October 1856, 10 July 1946
HAMERSLEY , Nance, the beloved wife of Hugh E., who fell asleep June 06, 1898, aged 83 years
HARRISON , Ann, beloved wife of Thomas, (Greenough), who died at Dongarra, (sic) December 13, 1897, aged 56 years, 5 months
HARRISON , Enid, the beloved child of Steve and Blanche, who died 9 January 1909, aged 2 years and 9 months
HARRISON , Thomas, B. 24.12.1843 D. 19.5.1931, after 58 years in WA
HAYDEN , Charlotte Ellen, the beloved child of James and Martha, who died February 20, 1890, aged 12 years and 2 [?] months
HEELAN , Helena, who died 1 June 1896, aged 33 years, RC
HOLLINGSWORTH , Elsie, beloved wife of T A., died 13 September 1926, aged 44 years
HOLLINGSWORTH , Margaret (with Richard), died 7 September 1936, aged 98 years
HOLLINGSWORTH , Mary Rachael, who fell asleep 6 October 1917, aged 48 years
HOLLINGSWORTH , Richard, (with Margaret), who died August 15, 1894, aged 75 years

JONES ,, Arthur, (with Mary, George and Maria), died 11 April 1875, aged 2 years; Mary Ann, died at Greenough, 31 October, 1878, aged 18=; George, died at Cullewa, 24 February 1892, aged 27 years; Maria, died 5 July 1905, aged 68 years, RC - NO PHOTOGRAPH AVAILABLE
JONES , John, who died 8 March 1893, aged 48 years

LEVERMAN , , Elizabeth, beloved wife of Louise (sic), died 25 July 1925, RC

MALEY , , Elizabeth Kniest, born at Perth, 14 May 1841, died at Geraldton, 22 August 1917
MALEY , George Stephen, born June 1874, died July 1879
MALEY , John Morrison, who died 8 March 1934, aged 63 years
MALEY , John Stephen, born at Albany WA, 5 April 1839, died at Greenough 28 December 1910
MALEY , Martha Mary, born at Hampshire, England, 11 August 1804, died at Greenough 16 March 1903, aged 99 years and seven months
MCCAGH , Bridget (with James), who died 18 May 1819, aged 77 years, RC
MCCAGH , James, who died 20 May 1888, aged 51 years, (with Bridget) RC
MCCARLEY , Alexander, born April 7, 1859, died August 21, 1894, aged 35 years and 4 months
MCCARLEY , Isabella, Senr., who died March 25, 1906, aged 73 years
MCCARTNEY , Mary, (with Thomas), who departed this life 5 September 1916, aged 79 years, erected by their sons and daughters
MCCARTNEY , Thomas, who departed this life 1 September 1879, aged 64 years, (with Mary) RC
MCCLUSKEY , Catherine, our dear mother, who died January 16, 1898, aged 59 years, RC
MCCLUSKEY , Matthew, our dear father, who died 10 August 1905, erected by his sorrowing family, RC
MCDERMOTT , James, who died May 24, 1892, aged 28 years and 9 months
MCDERMOTT , Jane, who died 30 May 1907, aged 71 years and 3 months
MCDERMOTT , John, aged 82 years
MCDONNELL , Ellen, our dear mother, died April 1920, aged 80 years, RC
MCDONNELL , John, our dear father, died April 1884, aged 45 years, RC
MCDONNELL , Unknown. 1880 - 1900
MOLONEY , Ada. Our beloved daughter and sister, died 20 October 1918, aged 21 years, RC
MOLONEY , Lillie, our dear daughter, who died 5 March 1915, aged 13 years, RC
MOLONEY , Patrick, died 29 April 1935, aged 77 years, RC
MORRELL , Alice, beloved wife of Fred T. Morrell, died 14 March 1926, aged 25 years, 9 months
MORRELL , Elizabeth Jane, our dear mother, died May 19, 1949, aged 84 years
MORRELL , Reuben Edwin, beloved husband of Elizabeth, who died 20 October 1919, aged 64 years
MURPHY , Ellen (possibly)(with Jeremiah, Jeremiah and Michael), his beloved wife, who died 30 August 1884 possibly aged 76, RC
MURPHY , Jeremiah (with Jeremiah, Mrs Murphy and Michael), who died 12 March 1910, aged 65 years, RC
MURPHY , Jeremiah, (with Jeremiah, Mrs Murphy and Michael), who died 11 February 1868, RC
MURPHY , Michael (with Jeremiah, Mrs Murphy and Jeremiah), died 29 August 1923, aged 77 years, RC

OSBORNE , , John. 14 ? 1893 aged 59 years

PATIENCE , , Isaac, B. 8.11.1861 D. 6.11.1878, Guy Fawkes night accident
PEARSON , Francis Watson, born at Newcastle on Tyne, July 31, 1819, died at Perth March 5, 1880, and was interred in this cemetery on March 18th.
PEARSON , Henrietta Alice, 3rd daughter of the above (Thomas Walsh), born at sea 1861, and died at the Greenough 1876, also the three infant daughters of Robert and Henrietta Alice Pearson, RC
PEARSON , Mary Jane, entered into (her) rest August 15, 1889, aged 36 years
PEARSON , Robert Blackett, died March 29, 1891, aged 44 years
PEREJUAN , Amelia Mary, Bn 12 August 1868, D 31 March 1946, RC
PEREJUAN , Ann Maria, beloved wife of John, who departed this life January 28, 1883, aged 49 years, RC
PEREJUAN , Louis Vincent, born 28 April 1861, died ? August 1943, RC
PEREJUAN (PERYUAN) , John, our dear father, who departed this life July 14, 1900, aged 69 years, RC

RUMBLE , , Doris, who died 24 February 1814 (sic), aged 1 year
RUMBLE , Elizabeth (with James and Ellen), infant daughter of the above
RUMBLE , Elizabeth, beloved wife of George, died 10 November 1936, aged 74 years
RUMBLE , Ellen, (with James and Elizabeth), died May 31, 1882, aged 47 years, 8 months
RUMBLE , Esther Agustas (sic), infant daughter of Mr and Mrs Joseph Rumble, died 5 November 1898, aged 4 weeks
RUMBLE , George, beloved husband of Elizabeth, who passed away suddenly 2 June 1938, aged 72 years
RUMBLE , Isabella, died September 1941, aged 76 years
RUMBLE , James, died 24 April 1943, aged 87 years, erected by his fellow parishioners
RUMBLE , James, died May 30, 1908, aged 74 4 months (with Ellen and Elizabeth)
RUMBLE , Joseph, beloved husband of Isabella, father of Nathan, Esther, Alexander, Manford and Ernest, who died on 13 May, 1924, aged 66 years
RUMBLE , Louisa, who died 24 June 1896, aged 28 years
RUMBLE , Margaret, beloved wife of Thomas, died 14 July 1936, aged 66 years
RUMBLE , Mary Anne, my dear wife, aged 75 years and 5 months
RUMBLE , Thomas, who passed away 14 November 1940, aged 69 years
RYAN , Mary, who departed this life 5 April 1904, aged 42 years, RC
SAVAGE , Norah Chester, (Nornie), Accidentally drowned South Greenough School, 30.6.1924, aged 3 years, daughter of Wilfred and Ivy,

SCARFF , , Mary Annie, died May 26, 190?, aged 60 years, RC
SHIELDS , Cecelia Mary, beloved wife of Edward, who died 30 May 1914, aged 42 years, RC
SHIELDS , Julia Ann, beloved wife of J. Shields, died 14 October 1931, aged 55 years, RC
SILCOCK , Ann, who died 17 November 1995, aged 81 years, RC
SILCOCK , Joseph, who died 13 March 1873, aged 43 years
SMITH , George, beloved father of Ann Margaret, died 10.10.1873 (with William and Ann Cant)
STOKES , Anna, who passed away September 21, 1945, aged 76 years
STOKES , Leyton, died 8 September 1949, aged 4 years
STOKES , Mary, who died 29 July 1886, aged 41 years, dearly lamented by her sorrowing husband, children and friends
STOKES , William, beloved husband of Anna, who died 26 April 1933, aged 69 years
STOKES , William. Born and died ?? October 19?5
STONE , James, a native of Dublin, Ireland, who died 4 January 1899, aged 73 years, (with Susan), RC
STONE , Susan (with James), infant daughter of P and E Stone, aged 10 months
SWEENEY , Ellen, (with John and William), died 19 June 1908, aged 72 years
SWEENEY , John, died 21 August 1889, aged 63 years (with William and Ellen), RC
SWEENEY , William, (with John and Ellen), died 19 May 1895, aged 34 years

THOMPSON , , Albert E., passed away January 31, 1944, aged 61 years
THOMSON , James Band, beloved husband of Amelia, died October 1, 1897, aged 61 years
THOMSON , John Charles, fourth son of the late James Band and Amelia, who died 19 September 1916, aged 45 years
THOMSON , William Thomas, the eldest and beloved son of James Band and Amelia Thomson, who died 28 March 1895, aged 30 years and 7 months
TICHBON , Henry, - plaque on entrance wall, 1850 - 1930, loved father of Emma Eves, grandfather of Dorothy and Vernon

WALDECK , Frederick, who died 14 September 1895, aged 87 years and 10 months
WALDECK , Fredericke, who died 9 August 1905, aged 93 years
WALDECK , Joshua W., my dear father, died 6 October 1920, aged 72 years and 5 months, erected by his daughter Mollie
WALLACE , Joseph Keith, dearly beloved son of Winnie and Robert, who died 20 May 1907, aged 7 months, RC
WALSH , Thomas, born in Cork, Ireland, June 9, 1811, died at Geraldton May 2, 1883 For 23 years he served in His Majesty's 96th and 50th Regiments of Foot, and upon receiving his parole he was awarded a good conduct medal and a pension for long service. He was for some years engaged in the government service of this colony in which he was a resident for 30 years. He has left behind him many sorrowing relatives and friends. Also, Esther, 1st daughter of the above, who died at Mount Hill, in 1861, aged 10 years, RC
WALTER , Reginald Feltham, our darling boy, of Worthing, England, killed at Walkaway, March 23, 1926, aged 20 years - NO PHOTOGRAPH AVAILABLE
WHITFIELD , Eugene Claude, who died 2 March 1895, aged 30 years
WILKINS , Josiah Alfred, Rev, dearly beloved husband of Minnie E., died at the Rectory, Mt Magnet, 18 April 1914, aged 66 years, erected by his sister in law
WILSON , Mostyn William, dearly beloved infant son of William and Maud, who died 15 September 1909, aged 2 years
WILTON , George, died March 15, 1945, aged 65 years - NO PHOTOGRAPH AVAILABLE
WILTON , John, died April 23, 1890, aged 72 years (with Mary)
WILTON , Mary Marklove, the beloved wife of the above (John), died April 27, 1896, aged 80 years
WILTON , Mary, who died 27 March 1917, aged 29 years
WOOLHOUSE , Priscilla wife of George, who died April 11, 1881, aged 67 years
WOOLHOUSE , Susan E., passed away 23 November 1946, aged 80 years

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