Cemeteries

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Greater Hume Shire Council maintains several cemeteries within the Shire.  Options for burials and reservations include Lawn, Monumental and Upright Memorial Sections. A number of cemeteries also have Niche walls, Columbariums and Memorial Gardens.
 
Burial information and reservations for the following cemeteries can be obtained by contacting the Culcairn office on (02) 6029 8588 or by email at mail@greaterhume.nsw.gov.au
 
Culcairn General Cemetery
Cookardinia Cemetery
Gerogery West Cemetery
Henty General Cemetery
Holbrook General Cemetery
Jindera General Cemetery
Walla Walla General Cemetery
Walbundrie Cemetery
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Contact details for cemeteries managed by commitees is listed below:
 
Management Committee
Contact
Phone
Bungowannah Cemetery
Mr Shiphard
(02) 6026 6129
Burrumbuttock Cemetery
Mr Barry Mott
(02) 6029 3339
Goombargana Cemetery
Mr N Shiphard
(02) 6029 4220
Moorwatha Cemetery
Mr M Maxwell
(02) 6026 5374
Mullengandra Cemetery
Mr Bill McDonald
(02) 6020 4232
 
 
Cemetery Plaque Information 
 
The payment of Burial Fees to Council for Lawn graves and Interment of Ashes, include a basic bronze plaque to a certain value – depending on the burial/columbarium and the current Council Management Plan. 
 
At some point in time following a funeral it would be appreciated if you could contact Council's Environment and Planning Department at the Culcairn Office, to discuss the plaque for the lawn grave/niche wall for your deceased family member.
 
Council will obtain a quote and proof of the plaque from our supplier. You will be advised of the additional cost over the amount allowed for in the Burial Fee (if any) and also a copy of the proof. You will be required then to check the proof carefully for spelling/dates etc and give approval for the plaque, or notify if any corrections need to be made.
 
The order for the plaque will then be issued to the supplier. Once the plaque is received it will be fitted at the cemetery and then Council will raise a sundry debtor account for the additional cost (if any) to the Executor of the estate or person nominated.
 
Lawn Graves
The size of the plaque for the lawn graves is 381 x 216mm. The plaque may be a single plaque, double plaque with detachable small plates for individual information (if for couple in the one grave), or book of life (2 book leafs). The plaques may vary by different borders, emblems etc.
 
Niche Walls/Columbariums
The size of the plaque varies for the different niche walls/columbariums in the individual cemeteries under Council’s control within the Greater Hume Shire Council area.
 

 

View our Cemetery Registers
Culcairn General Cemetery PDF (102 Kb)
Gerogery West Cemetery PDF (79.1 Kb)
Henty General Cemetery PDF (194 Kb)
Holbrook General Cemetery PDF (167 Kb)
Jindera General Cemetery PDF (33.6 Kb)
Walla Walla General Cemetery PDF (98.5 Kb)

Please note some documents may be large and could take some time to open. If you have difficulty please contact a Council Office to obtain a copy of the document.

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