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Research Resources

Free tools to help you research family and local history:


Search Trove to read obituaries and other newspaper articles about people interred in Toowong Cemetery. Obituaries have been extracted from the newspaper holdings of the National Library of Australia.

Each list item will give you a direct link to the newspaper article as well as the grave number.

Australian Dictionary of Biography

The Australian Dictionary of Biography is Australia's pre-eminent dictionary of national biography. In it you will find concise, informative and fascinating descriptions of the lives of significant and representative persons in Australian history.

Search for "Toowong Cemetery" for the biographies of 190 of the most prominent people buried at Toowong Cemetery.

Obituaries Australia

Obituaries Australia is a digital repository of obituaries published in newspapers, journals, magazines and bulletins. View Obituaries of people interred at Toowong Cemetery

Toowong Cemetery Monumental Inscriptions

In 1988, as a Bicentennial project, the Queensland Family History Society published five volumes of Toowong Cemetery Monumental Inscriptions. They can be found in the Local History Reference section at the Toowong Library and is available on CD.

Toowong Cemetery Monumental Inscriptions, 5 Volumes Toowong Cemetery Monumental Inscriptions, sample page

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