The Rix-Finch Collection


The Rix family gravesite in the St Kilda Cemetery, Melbourne

The gravesite comprises two plots, 0518 and 0520, located in the Wesleyan (Methodist) B compartment of the cemetery.  This compartment lies in the cemetery's south-west quarter.

Thomas and Mary Ann are buried here.  Buried with them are their adult-aged children:-  Henry, Thomas, Alfred and Bertha.

The headstone's inscription is transcribed beneath this image.

Rix family gravesite

The internal links lie below this inscription.
the memory of
Thomas Rix
who departed this life 20th April 1890 aged 76 years
"To be with Christ, which is far better"
Also of his wife
Mary Ann
who died 20th May 1896 aged 79 years
Asleep in Jesus
Henry Finch Rix B.A.
son of the above and beloved husband of Elizabeth Rix
who died 27th February 1906 aged 58 years
Perfect and upright one that feared God and eschewed evil
Job 1:1 
Thomas Rix
son of the above
Thomas and Mary Ann Rix
who died 3rd July 1919 aged 76 years
At rest
Alfred Steward Rix
son of the above
Thomas and Mary Ann Rix
who died 16th Feby 1924 aged 69 years
At rest
Also Bertha Rix
daughter of Thomas and Mary Ann Rix
died 3rd July 1953
aged 96 years

Your response will be welcome!

Internal Links of the Rix-Finch Collection

  Thomas Rix's Bible.

  The inscription in Thomas Rix's Bible.

  Thomas Rix's Bible open at its collection of John Wesley's hymns, including the words of Thomas' five favourite hymns.

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