Mathoura Pioneer Cemetery

Cemetery Road, Mathoura 2710


History

The former Murray Shire Council took over management of the Mathoura Pioneer Cemetery in the 1960s with the first interments taking place over a century ago.

The Pioneer Cemetery consists of four former religious sections, these being Anglican (also known as Church of England), Presbyterian, Methodist and Roman Catholic, allowing both burials and cremated remains.

To date, there has been approximately 600 interments, with the oldest dating back to the late 1800s.

Cemetery activities completed by Council

  • Burial and cremated remains interments;
  • Ordering and placement of plaques;
  • Assistance with genealogical records inquiries; and
  • Maintain interment records.

Vehicle access

Vehicle access for burials, monumental masons, visitors and maintenance staff into the cemetery is from Cemetery Road. This access leads into a graveled area and allows direct access to the burial sections for funeral directors, monumental masons and maintenance staff.

Visitor car parking is provided onsite along with public toilets.

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