Our Mornington cemetery is a fascinating resource that allows us to delve into the past and record the stories of people both famous and unknown who were closely involved in Mornington and the surrounding areas.

Val Wilson



Here Mrs Valerie Wilson of Mornington & District Historical Society, documents the known details of a selection of pioneers and early settlers now resting in the Mornington Cemetery in Mt. Martha.


How was Nunn’s walk named, and what of Cobb Road? Many of our streets and reserves are named after our early settlers Did you know that the Mornington Baths was once a flourishing institution on the foreshore?

Hopefully this website will not only give readers a glimpse into the lives of Mornington’s early folk, but also an understanding of Mornington as it was in an earlier time.
It may even lead to an exciting discovery in your Family History search.