James SCOBIE and Peter MARTIN

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Dear Ballaarat General Cemeteries Trust,

This is a request under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information Act. Victoria.

1. I request copies of all documents held by the Ballarat General Cemeteries Trust that relate to the internment of James SCOBIE that is reputedly to have taken place at the Old Cemetery on or after the 6th October 1854, possibly but not necessarily in grave identified by the Trust as "CN Section 15, Grave 08"..

2. I request the same in relation to the possible internment of Peter MARTIN that may have taken place in the same time scale of that of James SCOBIE..
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3. I further request copies of all documents held by the Trust that relate to the granting of the Right of Internment for said grave identified by the Trust as CN Section 15 Grave 08 and for each internment that took place at the same time or subsequent to the Grant of the Right to Internment until the present time.

4.Additionally ,documents that relate to alterations, additions or maintenance to said grave commencing with the very first approval for the construction of a monument memorial until the present time.

Yours faithfully,

Peter Berlyn

Angela Bigarelli, Ballaarat General Cemeteries Trust

Dear Peter,

This email is to acknowledge receipt of your email and advise that we are currently assessing your requirements and will get back to you within the required time frame.

Angela Bigarelli
FOI Officer
Ballarat General Cemeteries Trust

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Angela Bigarelli, Ballaarat General Cemeteries Trust

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Dear Peter,

 

Freedom of Information request

 

I refer to your correspondence dated 26^th April 2022 in which you
requested:

 

1. I request copies of all documents held by the Ballarat General
Cemeteries Trust that relate to the internment of James SCOBIE  that is
reputedly  to have taken place at the Old Cemetery on or after the 6th
October 1854, possibly but not necessarily in grave identified by the
Trust as "CN Section 15, Grave 08"..

2. I request the same in relation to the possible internment of Peter
MARTIN that may have taken place in the same time scale of that of James
SCOBIE.

3. I further request copies of all documents held by the Trust that relate
to the granting of the Right of Internment for said grave identified  by
the Trust as CN Section 15 Grave 08 and for each internment that took
place  at the same time or subsequent to the Grant of the Right to
Internment until the present time.

4.Additionally ,documents that relate to alterations, additions or
maintenance to said grave commencing with the very first approval for the
construction of a  monument memorial  until the present time.

 

You are making a request under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Vic),
however at this time your request is not valid under Section 17 of the FOI
Act because you did not pay the application fee of $30.10 or complete a
FOI request form (Attached).

 

We have completed an initial search for the information required.  We
provide these document to you without utilising the FOI process.  Further
information requests will require you to complete a compliant FOI
request. 

 

Copies of Documents provided are:

Ballarat Old Cemetery line book entries for burial location CN Section 15
Grave 08

Ballarat Old Cemetery computer list showing those buried within the above
mentioned location and a copy of the inscriptions on the monument

Ballarat Old Cemetery Burial Deed No 2816 & Order B555 for the above
location

 

Burial records for:

James George Watson Scobie

George Scobie

Phoebe Scobie

Phoebe Scobie

 

I have undertaken an initial search of our burial register for a Peter
Martin and find no records relating to the timeframe you requested. 

 

Kind Regards

 

Angela

 

Angela Bigarelli

FOI OFFICER  

 

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Dear Angela Bigarelli,

Please tell me where you are up to with my request.

I submitted a copy of my health card to your reception in your absence weeks ago.

Yours sincerely,

Peter Berlyn