Academic and Other References
The following essay written by A. Garth 2009 discusses how cemeteries are an important source for historical research reflecting an everchanging local and social culture.
Discusses numerous headstones and cemetery layout.
In 2007, in response to the legend of Lloyd Rutledge's ghost, Ghost Research International scientifically investigated any paranormal activity in the Port Fairy Public Cemetery around the grave site of Lloyd Rutledge.
The report includes a detailed timeline of the Rutledge family from 1803 to 1940s. The full report is published online here. Ghost Research International, Investigation Report 2007.