History Tour – mystery and tragedy theme

Postponed to Wednesday, 29 September

Macquarie Park Cemetery & Crematorium

Explore the many notable individuals buried within Macquarie Park Cemetery and Crematorium. Their stories are brought to life by knowledgeable tour guide, Tom Sweeney, who will passionately share history and extraordinary tales with you.

Mystery and tragedy theme: This tour raises awareness about the tragedy of circumstances and missing persons. It will feature ‘Lottie Lyell’ Charlotte Edith Cox (silent film actor), Graeme Thorne (kidnapped and murdered child), Flora MacKillop (Saint Mary MacKillop’s mother) and ‘Johnny’ John Michael O’Keefe (rock n’ roll performer).

Photo sources: Lottie Lyall – Courtesy of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia | Graeme Thorne – Fairfax Archives, Sydney Morning Herald | Flora MacKillop – Find A Grave, Mémoriaux Atlantique | Johnny O’Keefe – Russell McPhedran, Sydney Morning Herald