Lonely Graves of Western Australia WALKER, Roy Lionel Died 20.11.2006 buried Roys Retreat Argyle Kimberley Photo Barbara Walker Aug 2007

Brought to you courtesy of the Western Australian Genealogical Society Inc. (WAGS) and Yvonne & Kevin Coate.

The number of images currently showing on this website is: 2714

Yvonne and Kevin are the authors of "Lonely Graves of Western Australia and Burials at Sea", "More Lonely Graves of Western Australia", and "W.A. Locality Index". Yvonne and Kevin have provided WAGS with their images to be shared with you. 

The images shown here have been collected over many years, primarily by Yvonne and Kevin Coate, long standing members of the Western Australian Genealogical Society Inc. (WAGS).

The image above right shows the grave site of Roy Lionel WALKER at "Roy's Retreat", Argyle, Kimberley, Western Australia (courtesy Barbara Walker)


AH KONG burial site - Milly Milly Station, Western Australia


Burial sites at
Milly Milly Station
Kimberley, Western Australia


There are many others who have provided images to the Coates collection and they are acknowledged in the Contributors page as well as on the individual images. 

There are some 1,500+ photos from the Coates collection on these pages, and are being uploaded to this site as time permits.   

Images are shown in Alphabetic order - some samples images are shown below, others will be added as time permits, and as additional images come to hand. The sample images shown here are also in other pages.

Dale, St Johns of the wilderness
Church graveyard
Dale, St Johns of the wilderness

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PHILLIPS, Henry alias PIERCE, Henry Phillip
alias PIERCE, Henry Phillip
Buried Rottnest Island
Image ex Rottnest Ireland
Sketch Book by Paul Rigby

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