Roebourne-Pioneer Cemetery

Andover Way


(next to the Idjudinna Aboriginal village)

Latitude: -20.727061

Longitude: 117.138555

Headstone Photos
Online Data




Famous for:

Flying Foam Massacre of 1868
Following the killing of two police and two settlers by local Yabuarara people, two parties of settlers from the Roebourne area, led by prominent pastoralists Alexander Mc Rae and John Withnell, killed an unknown number of Yaburara. Estimates of the number of dead range from 20 to 150.

Also Famous for the Union Bank Murders of January 1885 visit Roebourne Bank





Photos and Data by
Andrew de Weerd


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