The Centenarians: Life's Quiet Sunset
Society's fascination with centenarians is enduring and buried in Melbourne's historic Cheltenham Pioneer Cemetery (Charman Road) are 28 persons who reached the grand old age of 100...plus those who just missed out! Written by Travis M. Sellers, The Centenarians: Life’s Quiet Sunset is the first book in the Remembering Them series published by the Friends of Cheltenham and Regional Cemeteries Inc. For these hale and hearty centenarians, their longevity is worth remembering…
The A5-sized book comprises 172 pages in colour and 48,000 words with an index of over 800 names [PDF-341KB]. It is a rich source of genealogical information containing birth, death and marriage records, burial details, wedding notices, emigration and shipping records, death and obituary notices, probate records, census details, electoral rolls, military service records, newspaper articles and publications, as well as extracts from the Victorian Government and Police gazettes. The book foreword is written by Joan E. Hunt, FRHSV (Councillor, Royal Historical Society of Victoria Inc.) and Dr. Graham Whitehead (City Historian, City of Kingston).
Download the index and see if your ancestor is included! [PDF-251KB]
A limited second edition print run of just 35 copies, each book is individually numbered.
Paperback (A5 book in colour):
$30.00 incl. postage and handling ($28.00 for financial members)
Electronic (PDF file on CD):
$20.00 incl. postage and handling ($18.00 for financial members)
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