Monica Miller

Monica Miller – Location, Ballarat New Cemetery, Lawn B, Secton 04, Grave 17. (BCN-LWNB-04-101-17-02) Monica received early musical training in piano, violin and singing at Ballarat’s Loreto College. She was a greatly loved music lecturer at the Ballarat...

Fiona Elsey

Fiona Elsey – Location, Ballarat New Cemetery, Lawn H, Section 15, Grave 41, (BCN-LWNH-15-101-41-01) Fiona grew up in Ballarat and attended Ballarat High School. In 1990 at the age of 13 she was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma. Fiona underwent treatment at the...

Aileen Palmer

Aileen Palmer – Location, Ballarat New Cemetery, Lawn H, Section 08, Grave 27. (BCN-LWNH-08-107-27-01) Born on 6 April 1915 in London Aileen was the eldest daughter of Australian-born writers Edward Vivian (Vance) Palmer and his wife Janet (Nettie) Gertrude, née...

Elizabeth Wilson

Elizabeth Wilson – Location, Ballarat New Cemetery, Presbyterian A, Section 04, Grave 36 (BCN-PRSA-04-105-36) Elizabeth Wilson was alleged to have been inside the Eureka Stockade and actively participating. She helped to load guns for her husband, when soldiers...

Mary McAllen

Mary McAllen – Location, Ballarat New Cemetery, Roman Catholic A, Section 18, Grave 08. (BCN-RCA-18-105-08-02) Wife of Michael Hanrahan who was present at Eureka Stockade battle.  Due to Michael’s involvement in the battle, the assumption can be made that Mary...

Susannah Morgan

Susannah Morgan – Location, Ballarat New Cemetery, Wesleyan A, Section 07, Grave 01X. (BCN-WESA-07-105-01X-02) According to the Pioneer Roll Susannah was one of the first women on the Goldfields.  Susannah was said to be highly independent as noted Susannah...