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Melbourne Cemeteries

Melbourne Cemeteries

How do I find out where someone is buried in Melbourne?

To find a local Cemetery visit: https://smct.org.au/blog/deceased-search-help

What's the difference in a graveyard and cemetery?

The word cemetery (from Greek κοιμητήριον, "sleeping place") implies that the land is specifically designated as a burial ground and originally applied to the Roman catacombs. The term graveyard is often used interchangeably with cemetery, but a graveyard primarily refers to a burial ground within a churchyard.

How do I find where someone is buried in Victoria?

there is a Cemetery Search page on the Department of Health and Human Services website that lists contact details for cemetery trusts. you can also consult genealogical websites such as 'Find a Grave' which collect cemetery records and gravestone photographs.

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What is the difference between a coffin and a casket?

A coffin is similar to a casket as it is also a specially designed box used to hold, transport and bury the remains. The major difference comes in the shape of the container. Unlike a casket, a coffin has six sides and the top of the container is wide than the bottom.

Can I be buried without a casket?

Can You Legally Be Buried in the Ground Without a Casket? Laws differ between states, but the majority require that people be buried in a casket. ... You can also choose to be buried in a simple cloth shroud. Many cemeteries that require burial with a casket also require a burial vault.

South-Eastern Melbourne

 

Brighton General Cemetery

 

Operator: Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

(03) 9578 5525
Corner North Road and Hawthorn Road, Caulfield South VIC 3162
www.bgc.smct.org.au

 

Bunurong Memorial Park

 

Operator: Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

(03) 9788 9488
790 Frankston Dandenong Road, Dandenong South VIC 3175
www.bmp.smct.org.au

 

Burwood Cemetery

 

Operator: The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

1300 022 298
Corner Burwood Highway and Gilmour Street, Burwood VIC 3125
www.gmct.com.au/our-locations/burwood-cemetery

 

Cheltenham Memorial Park

 

Operator: Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

(03) 9583 5814
Wangara Road, Cheltenham VIC 3192
www.cmp.smct.org.au

 

Cheltenham Pioneer Cemetery

 

Operator: Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

(03) 9583 5814
Charman Road, Cheltenham VIC 3192
www.cpc.smct.org.au

 

Dandenong Community Cemetery

 

Operator: Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

(03) 8558 8278
Kirkham Road, Dandenong VIC 3175
www.dcc.smct.org.au

 

Springvale Botanical Cemetery

 

Operator: Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

(03) 8558 8278
600 Princes Highway, Springvale VIC 3171
www.sbc.smct.org.au

North-Eastern Melbourne

 

Andersons Creek Cemetery

 

Operator: The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

1300 022 298
Blair Street, Warrandyte VIC 3113
www.gmct.com.au/our-locations/andersons-creek-cemetery

 

Preston Cemetery

 

Operator: The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

1300 022 298
900 Plenty Road, Bundoora VIC 3083
www.gmct.com.au/our-locations/preston-cemetery

 

Templestowe Cemetery

 

Operator: The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

1300 022 298
263 Foote Street, Templestowe VIC 3106
www.gmct.com.au/our-locations/templestowe-cemetery

Northern Melbourne

 

Coburg Pine Ridge Cemetery

 

Operator: The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

1300 022 298
Corner Bell and Elizabeth Streets, Preston VIC 3058
http://gmct.com.au/our-locations/coburg-pine-ridge-cemetery/

 

Fawkner Memorial Park

 

Operator: The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

1300 022 298
1187 Sydney Road, Fawkner VIC 3060
http://gmct.com.au/our-locations/fawkner-memorial-park/

 

Northern Memorial Park

 

Operator: The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

1300 022 298
56 Box Forest Road, Glenroy VIC 3046
http://www.gmct.com.au/our-locations/northern-memorial-park/

North-Western Melbourne

 

Keilor Cemetery

 

Operator: The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

1300 022 298
Cnr Cemetery Road & Ely Court, Keilor East VIC 3033
http://www.gmct.com.au/our-locations/keilor-cemetery/

South-Western Melbourne

 

Williamstown Cemetery

 

Operator: The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

1300 022 298
Champion Road, Williamstown VIC 3016
http://www.gmct.com.au/our-locations/williamstown-cemetery/

 

Altona Memorial Park

 

Operator: The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

1300 022 298
2-14 Dohertys Road, Altona North VIC 3025
http://www.gmct.com.au/our-locations/altona-memorial-park/

Outer Melbourne

 

Werribee Cemetery

 

Operator: The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

1300 022 298
Corner Cemetery Road and Railway Avenue, Werribee VIC 3030
http://www.gmct.com.au/our-locations/werribee-cemetery/

 

Truganina Cemetery

 

Operator: The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

1300 022 298
Woods Road, Truganina VIC 3029
http://www.gmct.com.au/our-locations/truganina-cemetery/

 

Yarra Glen Cemetery

 

Operator: The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

1300 022 298
Corner Eltham-Yarra Glen and Glenview Roads, Yarra Glen VIC 3775
http://www.gmct.com.au/our-locations/yarra-glen-cemetery/

 

Healesville Cemetery

 

Operator: The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

1300 022 298
Mt Riddell Road, Healesville VIC 3777
http://www.gmct.com.au/our-locations/healesville-cemetery/

 

Emerald Cemetery

 

Operator: The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

1300 022 298
169 Macclesfield Road, Avonsleigh VIC 3782
http://www.gmct.com.au/our-locations/emerald-cemetery/

 

Lilydale Memorial Park

 

Operator: The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

1300 022 298
126-128 Victoria Road, Lilydale VIC 3140
http://www.gmct.com.au/our-locations/lilydale-memorial-park/

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