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Glendor Thomas Family Grave

Item details

Name of item: Glendor Thomas Family Grave
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Cemeteries and Burial Sites
Category: Isolated Grave/Burial Site
Primary address: 79 Callan Avenue, Maryland, NSW 2287
Local govt. area: Newcastle
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
79 Callan AvenueMarylandNewcastle  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

This lone grave is of high local significance as a lone funerary marker of Thomas family who lived in this area and evidence of the original land grants made to the family from 1835. It is aesthetically significant in its setting which overlooks the Hexham swamps and retains its cast iron surround which is rare locally.
Date significance updated: 22 Dec 06
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Physical description: The remaining monument is a 2m white marble obelisk with scrolls on a sandstone base dated 1904, it is enclosed in an ornate cast iron low surround.the area is further enclosed in an unpainted wooden picket fence.
Current use: Grave


Historical notes: The area was originally a grant made to John Thomas in 1835.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan I23615 Jun 12 64 
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Newcastle Heritage Study199087Unknown  Yes

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2170087
File number: 87

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