Series VPRS 18441
Plot Books
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Date Range: Series 1858 - cont
  Series in Custody 1858 - Circa 1950
  Contents 1858 - Circa 1950
Public Access: Closed
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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1858 - Circa 1950 Creswick Cemetery (Creswick Cemetery Trust) VA 5208
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1858 - Circa 1950 Creswick Cemetery (Creswick Cemetery Trust) VA 5208
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  • How to use the Records
    The entries in these plot books were created as burials took place, and are in a chronological order. If the exact date of death is not known, and it took place prior to 1994, researchers should consult the alphabetically arranged Index to the Register of Burials (VPRS 18437) to locate the family name of the deceased person who has been buried in the cemetery. The references will be to page numbers in the Register of Burials (VPRS 18436). The entry in the Register of Burials (VPRS 18436) provides details including date of burial and the registration number, either of which can be used to search these plot books.

  • Function / Content
    This series comprises of plot books that were used for recording each person buried within a particular plot (often they are multiple) of Creswick Cemetery (VA 5208), their burial register number (from VPRS 18436 Register of Burials), and the compartment (denominational section) in which the plot is located.

    Information recorded includes:
    - plot number
    - surname and given name of deceased
    - burial register number of first person buried in each plot, then the burial register number of each subsequent person buried in the same plot.

  • Recordkeeping System
    Arranged by order of instructions being given, generally chronological.

    The Index to the Register of Burials (VPRS 18437) provides an alphabetised listing of family names of every person buried or holding a reservation (right of internment) prior to 1994. Each entry records a name and a page in the Register of Burials (VPRS 18436) which in turn records a sequential burial registration number which can then be used to locate an entry in these plot books.

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