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Brighton Cemetorians AGM
August 6, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Brighton Cemetorians Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday, August 6, 2023. Time TBC. Venue: Murumbeena Bowls Club, 10 Blackwood Street, Carnegie.
Guest Speaker – Terry Young. Title: The Forgotten Chinese of Melbourne. Many Melburnians are unaware the Chinese have lived in Australia for over 150 years, as the tracks of those original migrants are invisible or lost in time.
This presentation will discuss three different projects that bring these people back into the limelight: Chinese Market gardens of Melbourne; The Victorian Certificates Exempting from Dictation Test (CEDT) Index Project, and Chinese graves in the Melbourne General Cemetery
Terry Young is a first generation Chinese Australian whose father and grandfather were Chinese market gardeners in Victoria. He is currently Vice President of the Chinese Australian family Historians of Victoria.
More details to follow.