Macclesfield Community History

Macclesfield and District Cemeteries


Battunga Cemetery

Battunga Cemetery


Battunga Cemetery


Davenport gravestone

Above: Davenport gravestone

Battunga Cemetery is a small historic cemetery on private property between Flaxley & Echunga.

A number of the DAVENPORT family are buried there:

1. Amy Louisa Davenport b. 30 Sep, 1854 at Battunga, died 30 Aug, 1856 aged 2 years. Daughter of Robert Davenport and Dorothea FULFORD.

2. G. L. Davenport (no detail).

3. Dorothea Davenport. Sacred to the memory of Dorothea, wife of Robert Davenport, died 5 Nov, 1865 aged 43 at Macclesfield.

4. Robert Davenport, died 3 Sep, 1896 aged 79 years at Battunga.

5. Howard Davenport, died 22 Oct, 1927 aged 68 years.

6. Mary Davenport. Beloved wife of Howard Davenport died 9 Jan, 1968 aged 88 years.

7. Robert Noel Davenport. In loving memory of Robert Noel Davenport died 22 Nov, 1934 aged 82 years. Son of Robert & Dorothea Davenport b. 26 Nov 1852.

8. Isabel Davenport. Wife of Noel died 1951.

9. Emily Harris (in cast iron fence - see below). Sacred to the memory of Emily, wife of Rev. S. L. Harris of Macclesfield, who died 27 Nov 1889 aged 78 years.

10. Samuel Link Harris. Died 22 Jan, 1894 aged 87 years.

Emily Harris

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Bugle Range Cemetery, off Long Valley Road

Bugle Ranges Cemetery off Long Valley Road



Bugle Ranges Cemetery - a pioneer grave

Bugle Ranges Cemetery - a pioneer's grave


Bugle Ranges Cemetery - pioneer grave

Bugle Ranges Cemetery - a pioneer's grave


Bugle Ranges Cemetery pioneer grave Shepley

Bugle Ranges Cemetery - a pioneer's grave

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