There are some fascinating old cemeteries in Tasmania which deserve a look even if they may not have Irish related graves. One of these is OLD ROSS CEMETERY.

You can see a list of graves here


 but these photos are also well worth sharing. 

By kind permission of Jeff O'Keefe... (c) 2012

             J D no date, a footstone with the Tree of Life

Barkwith Anthony

7 Oct 1850 - 22 Aug 1853
3y son of Anthony and Harriet (Hodges)

Blyth, William
8th Jan 1851  27 Jun 1851
5 months and 19 days
son of William and Agnes (MacDonald)




via Cockle Creek Road, Recherche Bay
A convict cemetery.

(c)Marg Davies
Born c 1825 Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Died 17th March, 1882 at Southport
loving husband of Agnes Ann Braddy resting at Strahan
Father of William, Andrew, Alice & Thomas, Alfred, Agnes, Charles, Augustus, Elizabeth, Catherine, James & Henry

This plaque has been placed by his proud descendants.

(c)Marg Davies