|Saint Thomas Street|
New South Wales Australia
Postal Code: NSW 2024
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
The Waverley Cemetery located on top of the cliffs at Bronte in the eastern suburbs of Sydney overlooks the Pacific Ocean. The first interment occurred on 4 August 1877 and noted for its largely intact Victorian and Edwardian monuments. The size of 41 acres bounded by Trafalgar, Boundary and St Thomas streets. The cemetery is self-funded, deriving its income from interments – including burial, cremation, memorials and mausolea – of which there has been over 86,000. It contains the graves of many significant Australians including the poet Henry Lawson, Jules Archibald, founder of The Bulletin and benefactor of the Archibald Prize, nineteenth century poet Henry Kendall, the American actor William E. Sheridan, poet and author Dorothea Mackellar and author Ethel Pedley.