Looking for a loved One's final resting place?
e.g. "SMITH, John". Remember that headstones may only contain initials for Christian Name so if you are unsuccessful just insert Surname.
If their name doesn't appear try one of the following
Not all councils enter their information on this site but it is a start. Click here to access.
2. If there was a second marriage are they buried with their first partner under that surname?
3. Are they buried with their parents?
4. Have you searched the papers of the day for their funeral and death notices? South Australian papers are kept at the State Library of South Australia on Microfilm available for access any time the library is open or try searching Trove Newspapers Online
5. If they died in Adelaide they may be buried at West Terrace Cemetery administered by Adelaide Cemeteries Authority.
Click here to search West Terrace, Enfield Memorial Park, Cheltenham and Smithfield Memorial Park.
6. Contact the local district Council for more information - they may hold burial registers.
7. Death Certificates after about 1945 show location of burial or disposal of body.
These are available to view at the District of the event up until 1967 - usually free of charge.
Click here for details
This is a Cemetery.
Lives are commemorated, deaths are recorded. Families are reunited, memories are made tangible, and love is undisguised.
Communities’ accord respect. Families bestow reverence, historians seek information, and our heritage is thereby enriched.
Testimonies of devotion, pride and remembrance are cast in words to pay warm tribute to accomplishments and to the life, not the death, of a loved one.
The work is a homeland for memories that are a sustaining source of comfort to the living.
A history of people, a perpetual record of yesterday and a sanctuary of peace and quiet today.
Because every life is worth loving and remembering - Always.