East Perth Cemeteries

East Perth Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Perth, WA

Here at East Perth cemeteries, we believe cemeteries embody historic, social, aesthetic, scientific and spiritual values. They provide a history of the nation’s growth, present a personal connection with history, demonstrate customs and religious practices, and are highly valued by the community. That is why we put so much effort into preserving our cemeteries. From large metropolitan cemeteries to lone graves; cemeteries form an important part of our history and culture. Some cemeteries are significant to the nation at large, some to a religious or cultural group or a region, some to a single family. Cemeteries. The site for a burial ground was surveyed at East Perth in late 1829, and the first acknowledged burial was John Mitchell on 6 January 1830. The cemeteries within the grounds continued to be the main burial ground for the Perth area until April 1899 when burials commenced at Karrakatta Cemetery.

The East Perth Cemeteries burial ground were closed for new burials in 1899, except for those in vaults or with the approval of the Governor. Burials at East Perth continued until 1916 when this practiced was ceased with a handful of exceptions. It is widely acknowledged that there are over 10,000 burials within the grounds of the East Perth Cemeteries. There was no burial register kept by either the Church Wardens or the caretakers of the Cemeteries. This led to researchers having to spend many hours compiling various histories and datasets on the East Perth Cemeteries and these have been produced in various formats.

The East Perth Cemeteries is open to the public every Sunday between 2 and 4pm. We offer guided tours available by appointment.

Contact Information

Premium Wholesalers & Dropshippers


Other Information

Other Categories:

Domestic Services » Funeral Services & Cemeteries

Entertainment » Landmarks & Historical Buildings

Entertainment » Museums

Related Listings:
Ken Slater Memorials
East Gippsland Historical Society
Jordan Memorials
A.L. Nalty Memorials Pty Ltd
Bowra & O'Dea


Featured Listings

  • Used Car Parts Search Request from Wreckers


    Request a used car part from wreckers around Australia with one simple form. Searching for car parts from wreckers is

  • Halls Construction

    Butler, WA 6036

    Halls Construction in Perth provide residential and commercial brick repair services from Mandurah to Two Rocks. Our

  • Roller Door Repairs Perth

    Suite 100/6/50 St Georges Terrace
    Perth, WA 6000

    Perth’s garage door company Roller Door Repairs Perth serves the entire metro area of Perth. At Roller Door Repairs

  • Merindah Botanicals

    PO Box 402
    Newstead, TAS 7250

    Our 100% natural range of face and body care products empowers women to feel confident & beautiful

  • Launceston Treadmill Hire

    66 Kennedy Drive
    Unit B6
    Cambridge, TAS 7170

    Looking to hire a treadmill, exercise bike, elliptical cross trainer or a rowing machine in the Launceston Area? Based