Carol Herben

Carol Herben was a Wollongong-based local historian who specialised in the recording of cemeteries. She wrote books and articles about local history and heritage, including ‘Forgotten souls: the tuberculosis hospital and cemetery at Waterfall, NSW’. Carol tells the stories of some of the people buried in Waterfall cemetery and talks about its future.

A digital copy of Carol’s book can be accessed here.

Listen to Carol’s Interview

Carol’s audio interview can be downloaded here.


Waterfall – Sanatorium – Garrawarra – Cemetery – Tuberculosis – Headstones – Families – Migrants – Burials – Andrew Spelson – Frank Siren – Beatrice Rail – Dorothy St John – Robina Fraser – Charles McDermott – Edward Tweedie

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Carol’s Photo Album