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 St. John's Burial Ground

Thi page lists all abbreviations used throughout the register

ACB

Alex Clark Burials - information taken from Undertakers of Hobart Vols 1 and 2 produced by TFHS Inc. from the funeral records of Pierce J Keating 1895–1964 and Alex Clark and Son 1885–1907.

AIF

Australian Infantry Forces

aka

also known as

assig

assigned

Aug.

Augusta

b.

born

Batt.

Battalion

Bch

Beach

Capt

Captain

CBC

Cornelian Bay Cemetery

CMB

Courier-Mail Brisbane

Comm.

Commissioned

crem.

cremation

CQOH

Children Queen’s Orphanage Hobart - see list of books by Joyce Purtscher page iv

Cttge

Cottage

Col

Colonel or Colonial

d

day

d.

died

DCG

Deputy Commissary General

Dept

Department

disch.

Discharged

Dist

District

D/N

Death Notice

d/o

daughter of

eld

eldest

Eliz

Elizabeth

f

father

F

followed by a number refers to the Church of England Section F and plot number at Cornelian Bay Cemetery where many vaults and tombstones were relocated following the closure of St John’s Burial Ground.

FOS

Female Orphan School

fr

from

fun.

funeral

Glen.

Glenorchy

Gov.

Government

h

hour

Hbt

Hobart

h/o

husband of

Hosp.

Hospital

HTC

Hobart Town Courier

inf

infant

Inq.

Inquest

Insp.

Inspector

IQOH

Infants Queen’s Orphanage Hobart - see list of books by Joyce Purtscher page iv

IOS

Infant Orphan School

IRE

Ireland

KB

Keating Burials - information taken from Undertakers of Hobart Vols 1 and 2 produced by TFHS Inc. from the funeral records of Pierce J Keating 1895–1964 and Alex Clark and Son 1885–1907 available at TFHS Inc. Hobart Branch Library.

KIA

Killed in action

KOS

King’s Orphan Schools

Lind.

Lindisfarne

Lt.

late

Lt

Lieutenant

m

month

Maj.

Major

m/o

mother of

m.

married

M Ex

Member Executive

MB

Millington Burials - records available at TFHS Inc. Hobart Branch Library.

MD

Medical doctor

MLC

Member Legislative Council

MOS

Male Orphan School

NSW

New South Wales

NT or N Town

New Town

OS

Orphan School

PHD

Public Health Department

QFOS

Queen’s Female Orphan School

QIOS

Queen’s Infant Orphan School

QMOS

Queen’s Male Orphan School

QOS

Queen’s Orphan Schools

Provid. Vy

Providence Valley

Pt

Point

RC

Roman Catholic

Rd

Road

reg.

Registered

Repat.

Repatriation

Ret.

Retired

Rev.

Reverend

Rgt

Regiment

RHH

Royal Hobart Hospital

San.

Sanatorium

SB or S Bay

Sandy Bay

sis/o

sister of

Sgt

Sergeant

s/o

son of

SCRT

Southern Regional Cemetery Trust

StJ

St John’s

Supt

Superintendent

Terr.

Terrace

TFI

Tasmanian Federation Index

TPI

Tasmanian Pioneer Index

VIC

Victoria

Vy

Valley

w

week

W H

West Hobart

wks

weeks

w/o

wife of

wid/o

widow or widower of

y or yrs

year or years

 

 

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