The Life & Death Quiz #4
The History of Brisbane Cemeteries
1. The convict burial ground from the 1820s-40s now lies under a park off which Brisbane city street?
1 point
2. The 'German Station Cemetery', established in 1846, later became known as which cemetery?
1 point
3. The first South Brisbane burial ground was under which current place?
1 point
4. What now stands on the land where the North Brisbane burial ground was during 1843-75?
1 point
5. God's Acre Cemetery was established in 1859. It is now next to which facility?
1 point
6. In the early 1900s there was a bubonic plague Cemetery on which Brisbane River island?
1 point
7. Although it was first used in 1871, the Toowong Cemetery was not officially opened until 1875. Who was the first burial there?
1 point
8. How many people are buried in South Brisbane Cemetery?
1 point
9. What was Balmoral Cemetery, which opened circa 1874, originally known as?
1 point
10. The Mt Thompson Crematorium - originally known as the Brisbane Cematorium - was the first facility of its kind in Queensland. When did the first cremation take place there?
1 point
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