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?
2. The 'German Station Cemetery', established in 1846, later became known as which cemetery?
3. The first South Brisbane burial ground was under which current place?
West End School
Southbank Railway Station
West End Library
4. What now stands on the land where the North Brisbane burial ground was during 1843-75?
Lang Park stadium
Milton Tennis Centre
5. God's Acre Cemetery was established in 1859. It is now next to which facility?
Roma Street Railway Station
Rocklea Railway Station
6. In the early 1900s there was a bubonic plague Cemetery on which Brisbane River island?
7. Although it was first used in 1871, the Toowong Cemetery was not officially opened until 1875. Who was the first burial there?
8. How many people are buried in South Brisbane Cemetery?
9. What was Balmoral Cemetery, which opened circa 1874, originally known as?
East Brisbane Burial Ground
Norman Park Cemetery
Kangaroo Point Cemetery
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?
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