South Australian Cemeteries

Deaths and Burials

Location and brief history of 1,170 South Australian burial places (cemeteries, graveyards, lone graves) and memorial sites.

Death & burial information up to 1855 at early SA cemeteries, and up to recent times at several selected cemeteries together with some SA lone graves. Headstone photographs are sometimes included.

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Notes

This database has 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, Freeling Morn Hill Primitive Methodist, 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), Arthurton (photos), Brentwood (photos), Bulls Creek Primitive & Cherry Gardens Wesleyan Methodist, Enfield Old Pioneer (G Bliss), Nailsworth North Road Anglican (public burials up to 1900, G Bliss), Lower Wakefield St Joseph, Navan, Pinkerton Plains St Benedict & Salisbury St Augustine Catholic, Point Sturt Church of Christ (G Bliss updated by J Yelland), Angaston Lindsay Pk and Wilmington (V Jones) Cemeteries together with some SA lone graves.

Many of the places have more than one cemetery. The list includes cleared cemeteries and several that were reserved but never used. Some of the placenames are obsolete and will not be found on present-day maps.

The South Australian cemetery locations (suburbs, towns & localities) in this database are:—
  1. Adelaide, Alawoona, Alberga Crossing, Alberton, Aldinga, Alford, Algebuckina, Allen Creek, Allendale North, Alma, Althorpe Islands, American River, Amyton, Anama, Andamooka, Angas Valley, Angaston, Angepena, Angle Vale, Anna Creek, Antechamber Bay, Apoinga, Appila, Arcoona, Ardrossan, Arkaba, Arno Bay, Arrowie, Arthurton, Ashbourne, Athelstone, Auburn, Australia Plains, Avondale cemeteries;
  2. Bagot Well, Bakara, Balaklava, Bald Hills, Baldina, Balhannah, Bangor, Barabba, Baratta, Barmera, Barndioota, Baroota, Barossa, Battunga, Barunga Gap, Beachport, Beaufort, Bedford, Bedford Park, Belair, Beltana, Belton, Belvidere, Bendleby, Berri, Bethany, Bethel, Bethesda, Beulah Park, Beverley, Billa Kalina, Birdsville Track, Birdwood, Black Hill, Black Springs, Blacker, Blakiston, Blanchetown, Bletchley, Blinman, Bloods Creek, Blumberg, Blyth, Bon Bon, Bonney Flat, Booborowie, Bookabie, Bookaloo, Bookpurnong, Booleroo, Bordertown, Borrika, Boston Island, Bower, Bowhill (Bow Hill), Box Flat, Brachina Gorge, Bramfield, Brenda Park, Brentwood, Bridgewater, Brighton, Brinkley, Brinkworth, Broadview, Brownlow, Bruce, Buckaringa, Buckleboo, Bugle Hut, Bugle Ranges, Bullaparinga, Bull Creek (Bulls Ck), Bundaleer, Bundey, Bungaree, Burnside, Burra, Burton, Bute cemeteries;
  3. Cadelga, Cadell, Calca, Callabonna, Callington, Calomba, Caloote, Calperum, Caltowie, Cambrai, Campbelltown, Cannawigara, Canowie, Cape Banks, Cape Buffon, Cape Northumberland, Cape Willoughby, Capietha, Carawa, Carlsruhe, Carrieton, Castle Ranges, Ceduna, Centennial Park, Chain of Ponds, Chandada, Chapmanton, Charla, Charleston, Charlinga, Charlton, Cheltenham, Cherry Gardens, Childara Rocks, Clare, Clarendon, Clayton, Cleve, Clinton, Cobdogla, Cobera, Cockburn, Coffin Bay, Colona, Colton, Concordia, Condowie, Conglima, Coober Pedy, Cook, Cooke Plains, Coomandook, Coonalpyn, Coorabie, Copley, Corlbignie, Cordillo Downs, Corny Point, Coromandel Valley, Coulta, Coward Springs, Cowarie, Cowell, Cradock, Crafers, Crystal Brook, Cudlee Creek, Culburra, Cumberland Park, Cummins, Cungena, Curramulka, Cuttlefish Bay cemeteries;
  4. Dalkey, Dawlish, Dawson, Delabole, Delamere, Denial Bay, Depot Springs, Diamond Bore, Dorrian, Dublin, Dudley Park, Durantie cemeteries;
  5. Ebenezer, Echunga, Eden Valley, Edeowie, Edillilie, Edithburgh, Edward Creek, Elliston, Emmaus, Emu Bay, Emu Downs, Enfield, Erindale, Erskine, Ettrick, Eudunda, Eurelia cemeteries;
  6. Farina, Farrell Flat, Finniss Point, Flagstaff, Flaxley, Flaxman Valley, Forest Range, Forster, Fowlers Bay, Frances, Freeling, Friedensberg, Fulham, Furner cemeteries;
  7. Galga, Gawler, Geaks Hill, Georgetown, Geranium Plains, Gerard, Gladstone, Glen Osmond, Glenelg, Glenloth, Golden Grove, Gomersal, Goodwood, Goolwa, Gordon, Grace Plains, Greenock, Greens Plains, Gumeracha, Gum Flat cemeteries;
  8. Hahndorf, Halidon, Hallett, Hamilton, Hamley Bridge, Hammond, Hannigan Gap, Happy Valley, Harcourt, Harrogate, Hartley Vale, Harveys Return, Hawker, Hay Flat, Hay Valley, Hesso, Highfield, Hillbank, Hiltaba, Hilton, Hindmarsh, Hindmarsh Island, Hindmarsh Valley, Holder, Holowilena, Hookina, Hope Valley, Horseshoe Range, Houghton, Hoyleton, Hynam cemeteries;
  9. Illawara, Inman Valley, Innamincka, Inverbrakie, Iron Knob, Itali Itali cemeteries;
  10. Jamestown, Johnburg, Julia cemeteries;
  11. Kadina, Kaesler, Kalangadoo, Kangarilla, Kangaroo Flat, Kanyaka, Kapunda, Karoonda, Keilli, Keith, Kensington, Kenton Valley, Kersbrook, Ketchowla, Keyneton, Kiki, Kimba, Kincraig, Kingoonya, Kingscote, Kingston-on-Murray, Klemzig, Kokatha, Kolendo, Kollyowha, Koolunga, Koonchera Dunes, Koonibba, Koppio, Kringin, Krondorf, Kulpara, Kunden, Kyancutta, Kybunga, Kybybolite cemeteries;
  12. Lake Hamilton, Lake Killalpaninna, Lake Newland, Lake Wangary, Lameroo, Lancelot, Langhorne Creek, Langmeil, Laura, Leigh Creek, Light Pass, Lindley, Lipson, Little Para, Lobethal, Lochiel, Lock, Lockleys, Loos, Louth Bay, Lowaldie, Lowbank, Lower Finniss, Lower Nackara, Lower Wakefield, Loxton, Lucindale, Lyndhurst, Lyndoch, Lyrup cemeteries;
  13. Macaw Creek, Macclesfield, Magdala, Magill, Maitland, Mallala, Maltee, Mannahill, Manningham, Mannum, Manoora, Marama, Marananga, Marrabel, Marree, Martins Well, Mattawarrangala, McKinley Pound, McLaren Flat, McLaren Vale, Meadows, Melrose, Meningie, Meribah, Middle River, Middleton, Mikkira, Milang, Milendella, Millers Creek, Millicent, Minburra, Mindarie, Minlaton, Minnipa, Mintaro, Miranda, Mitcham, Moculta, Modbury, Mona Lena, Monarto, Montacute, Montague, Montillie, Mookatoona, Moockra, Moolawatana, Moonta, Moorlands, Moorook, Moralana, Morchard, Morgan, Morn Hill, Morphett Vale, Mt Arden, Mt Barker, Mt Barker Springs, Mt Bryan, Mt Compass, Mt Crawford, Mt Dutton, Mt Eba, Mt Ephraim, Mt Gambier, Mt Hope, Mt Ive, Mt Lofty, Mt Lyndhurst, Mt Mary, Mt Muirhead, Mt Pleasant, Mt Torrens, Mulka, Mullaquana, Muloorina, Mulpata, Mundoora, Mundulla, Mungerannie, Munjibbie, Murbko, Murdinga, Murdoch Hill, Murninnie Mines, Murtho Park, Murraminga, Murray Bridge, Murray Vale, Murtho Park, Myponga, Myrla, Myrtle Springs cemeteries;
  14. Nackara, Naidia, Nailsworth, Nain, Nairne, Nalang, Nappacoongie, Napperby, Naracoorte, Narridy, Narrung, Navan, Neales Flat, Ned Well, Nepabunna, Netherleigh, Neukirch, New Residence, Nildottie, Noarlunga, Nonning, Normanville, North Adelaide, North Anlaby, North Moolooloo, North Shields, Norton Summit, Norwood, Nundroo, Nuriootpa cemeteries;
  15. O'Halloran Hill, Oladdie, Olary, Old Noarlunga, One Tree Hill, Oodla Wirra, Oodnadatta, Oraparinna, Orroroo, Oulnina, Outalpa, Overland Corner, Owen cemeteries;
  16. Padthaway, Paisley, Palmer, Pancharpoo, Paney, Parachilna, Parilla, Paringa, Parkside, Parnaroo, Parrakie, Partacoona, Paroona, Payneham, Peake, Peake Creek, Peep Hill, Pekina, Penfield, Penneshaw, Penola, Penong, Penwortham, Percyton, Perponda, Peterborough, Peters Hill, Pewsey Vale, Phillips Ponds, Pichi Richi, Piednippi, Piltimittiappa, Pinda, Pine Creek, Pine Hut, Pinery, The Pines, Pinkerton Plains, Pinnaroo, Plympton, Point Brown, Point Pass, Point Pearce, Point Reynolds, Point Sturt, Pondana, Poochera, Poonindie, Pt Adelaide, Pt Augusta, Pt Augusta West, Pt Broughton, Pt Elliot, Pt Germein, Pt Julia, Pt Kenny, Pt Lincoln, Pt MacDonnell, Pt Moorowie, Pt Neill, Pt Pirie, Pt Victoria, Pt Vincent, Pt Wakefield, Price, Prince Alfred Mine, Purple Downs, Puttapa, Pyap, Pygery cemeteries;
  17. Qualco, Quorn cemeteries;
  18. Radium Hill, Ramco, Raukkan, Red Banks, Redhill, Rendelsham, Renmark, Rheinthal, Rhynie, Ridgehaven, Riverton, Robe, Robertstown, Rocky River, Roonka, Rosedale, Rostrevor, Rowland Flat, Roxby Downs, Rudall cemeteries;
  19. Saddleworth, Salem, Salisbury, Salt Creek, Saltia, Sandalwood, Sandergrove, Sanderston, Sandleton, Schoenborn, Schoenfeld, Schomburgk, Schondorf, Scott Creek, Seacliff, Seaford, Second Valley, Sedan, Sellicks Hill, Seppeltsfield, Sevenhill, Sheringa, Sherlock, Siegersdorf, Silver Hill, Skillogalee, Sleaford Bay, Sliding Rock, Smithfield, Smoky Bay, Snowtown, Snug Cove, Southend, South Gap, South Hummocks, South Kilkerran, South Neptune Island, South Rhine, Spalding, Spring Farm, Springfield, Springton, St Agnes, St Georges, St Kitts, St Mary Poole, St Marys, Stanley Flat, Stansbury, Staughton, Steinthal, Stephenston, Stirling, Stirling North, Stockport, Stockwell, Stokes, Stonefield, Stonehill, Strangways, Strangways Springs, Strathalbyn, Streaky Bay, Struan, Strzelecki Track, Summertown, Sunbury, Sutherlands, Swan Reach cemeteries;
  20. Tableland, Tailem Bend, Talia, Tantanoola, Tanunda, Taplan, Tarcoola, Tarcowie, Tarlee, Tarnma, Teal Flat, Teetulpa, Templers, Terowie, Terre, Tickera, Tinga Tingana, Tintinara, Tiparra, Toolachie, Torrens Island, Torrens Vale, Tothill Creek, Towitta, Tracy, Truro, Tumby Bay, Tungkillo, Two Wells cemeteries;
  21. Uley, Ulooloo, Undalya, Upper Bright, Upper Sturt, Urrbrae cemeteries;
  22. Veitch, Venus Bay, Verran, Victor Harbor, Vine Vale cemeteries;
  23. Wadnaminga, Waikerie, Waitpinga, Walker Flat, Walkerville, Wallanippie, Wallaroo, Walloway, Walpuppie, Wanbi, Wandana, Wandearah, Wangaraleednie, Waranda, Warcowie, Ward Belt, Warnertown, Warooka, Warrakimbo, Warra, Warramboo, Warratta Vale, Warrina, Waterloo, Waterport, Watervale, Wattle Range, Waukaringa, Wellington, Wertaloona, West Bay, West Coast, West Mitcham, White Hut, Whittata, Whitwarta, Whyalla, Whyte Yarcowie, Willaston, William Creek, Williamstown, Willippa, Willochra, Willowie, Willunga, Wilmington, Wilson, Winulta, Wirrabara, Wirraminna, Wirrealpa, Wirrulla, Wistow, Wolseley, Wonna, Wonoka, Woodchester, Woodside, Woods Well (Woodswell), Woodville, Woodville North, Wookata, Woolshed Flat, Woomera, Worlds End, Wudinna, Wyacca, Wynarka cemeteries;
  24. (none),
  25. Yabmana, Yacka, Yadnarie, Yalata, Yalpara, Yaninee, Yankalilla, Yantanabie, Yanyarrie, Yappala Waters, Yararoo, Yardia, Yatala, Yatina, Yednalue, Yeelanna, Yilki, Ynoo, Yongala, Yorketown, Yudnamutana, Yudnapinna, Yunta cemeteries;
  26. Zion Hill cemetery.

Sources

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.

Acknowledgments

The major sources of links to external burial data are Adelaide Cemeteries Authority, Australian Cemeteries, Australian Cemeteries Index, Dead Search, Forever Remembered, German Headstones in Australian Cemeteries, Gravesecrets, Headstone Transcriptions and the LGA & SA Councils. Thanks to Australian Cemetery Geolocations for assistance with locating several country and outback cemeteries.

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