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Under the provisions of the Cemeteries Act 1890 (No 1137) and the Cremation Act 1903 (No 1876), a register of burials and cremations was required to be created by the trustees of the cemetery.

Also, cremation and burials record books were created to file required documents created/generated in conducting funerals including burial and cremation.

Permission for burial/cremation is given once the death/medical certificate signed by the State Coroner/licensed medical practioner is submitted.

Person conducting cremation/burial was required to send certificate of burial/cremation to the Government Statist/Registrar.

This series contains required documents created/generated in conducting funerals including burial and cremation. The documents include:

- Order for Burial/Cremation. Information recorded includes: date of burial/cremation, name, date of death, age of the deceased, location of grave or memorial, registration number, name of funeral director, name and address of originator (person giving the order)

- Schedule of burial /cremation, copy forwarded to the Government Statist/Registrar

- Medical/death certificate issued by a licensed medical practitioner /State Coroner.

Related Records
Grave/Memorial registers

Created: 1906 to 1981

Data time period: 1906 to 1981

Data time period: Series date range : 1906 - continuing
Series in custody date range : 1906 - 1981
Contents in custody date range : 1906 - 1981

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141,-34 142.91934,-34.1456 144.58213,-35.65923 147.74263,-35.87318 150.02422,-37.52904 150.2,-39.2 141,-39.2 141,-34

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  • Local : VPRS 16216