Established in 1842, the historic Australind Pioneer Cemetery (previously Mt. Claremont Cemetery) is located on Old Coast Road at Leschenault, on the crest of a limestone hill.
The first burial at the Australind Pioneer Cemetery took place on the 13 March 1842. It was that of Dr Anthony French Carpenter, a Medical Officer on board the Barque "Parkfield". Dr Carpenter was about thirty at the time of his death. This unfortunate event was a year after the arrival of the first settlers.
Others buried here include Chief Commissioner of the Western Australian Land Company, Marshall Walter Clifton (Grave 20) and his wife, Elinor along with many of their descendants. For further information, visit Harvey Histories Online.
A special feature in spring is an abundance of wildflowers of all varieties.
21 St Nicholas Way, Australind WA 6233, Australia