Clarence Lawn Cemetery
The Clarence Lawn Cemetery is located approximately 7kms from the South Grafton cross roads on the Armidale road. The non-denominational lawn cemetery was established in 1966.
703 Armidale Road
South Grafton NSW 2460
The Clarence Lawn Cemetery is located approximately 7kms from the South Grafton cross roads on the Armidale road. The non-denominational lawn cemetery was established in 1966. The cemetery offers a number of memorial options and is extensively landscaped with native trees and shrubs. The cemetery also features a large rose garden section.
All internments and memorial plaques are arranged through Clarence Valley Council. The approximate number of burials at the cemetery as at March 2009 was 6218.
Hard copy of maps for this cemetery is available for viewing and copying (copying charges apply)
Grafton Office - Clarence Valley Council
2 Prince Street
Grafton NSW 2460
Burials General Sections A to E
The lawn cemetery currently has five sections identified from A to E. Concrete footpaths separate rows of graves and is used for the placement of headstones and memorial plaques. The remaining area of the grave is maintained by Council as lawn.
All burials are double depth for provision of two internments.
Plastic vases are provided by Council and can to be placed in the 2 vase holes either side of the memorial plaque.
Families can find comfort in laying their infants to rest in our loving and tranquil Children's Section. All burial are single depth and offer privacy for families to spend peaceful moments on the seating provided with their loved ones.
A dedicated circular Catholic religious portion is located adjacent to Section E at the Cemetery. Only members of the Catholic religious order will be permitted to be interred in the religious portion.
There are currently 12 traditional columbarium walls for cremated remains available at the cemetery. Walls have single and double niches.
Memorial Shrub Plates
A memorial native shrub can be planted or an existing tree chosen where ashes can be buried or scattered. A memorial plaque is provided adjacent to the shrub. Shrubs are located along internal roads and around different sections of the cemetery.
Shrub's are provided and maintained by Council.
A selection of carefully chosen rose varieties adds colour and beauty to these 12 memorial gardens. Families can chose either the burial or scattering of ashes with a small individual plaque affixed to a concrete border surrounding the gardens.