South Australian Cemeteries
Location and brief history of 1,165 South Australian burial places (cemeteries, graveyards, lone graves) and memorial sites
Deaths and Burials
Death & burial information from burial registers and inscriptions on grave headstones & plaques up to 1855 at Adelaide West Terrace, Alberton St Paul Anglican, Balhannah St Thomas, Blakiston St James Anglican, Hindmarsh, Inverbrackie Presbyterian, Kensington Norwood Pioneers, Kensington St Matthew Anglican, Magill, McLaren Vale Congregational, Mitcham Anglican & General, Moculta Shannon, Morphett Vale Bains & Scotch, Mt Barker Catholic and Walkerville Wesleyan Cemeteries; and up to recent times at Andamooka Old & New (photos by Frank Church, with thanks), Bulls Creek Primitive & Cherry Gardens Wesleyan Methodist, Enfield Old Pioneer, Nailsworth North Road Anglican (public burials up to 1900), Lower Wakefield St Joseph, Navan, Pinkerton Plains St Benedict & Salisbury St Augustine Catholic, Point Sturt Church of Christ (updated by John Yelland, with thanks), Angaston Lindsay Pk and Wilmington Cemeteries together with some SA lone graves
Searching the cemetery database
From the drop-down list, select the type of search required:—
Deceased person allows you to search the burials in the cemeteries listed at the top of this page for a particular person, or
Cemetery name or location allows you to search for any cemeteries at a particular South Australian location. You can enter a place name, or a geolocation in the format latitude*longitude, both in decimal degrees, eg -34.9*138.5 gives cemeteries in the Adelaide western suburbs.
Note any geolocation prefixes or suffixes before undertaking extensive travel. They indicate unconfirmed or inaccurate location.
If you do not get the expected results, read the more detailed help article on advanced searching of our databases.
Note that many of the locations listed here have more than one cemetery.
The list includes cleared cemeteries and some that were reserved but never used. Some of the place names are obsolete and will not be found on present-day maps.
Data from burial registers and/or memorial inscriptions on headstones, plaques, etc have been extracted for inclusion in this database. In some cases, headstone photographs have also been included.