RESTORATION AND CARE OF GRAVES
Symonds Street Cemetery has been designated an historical site. Auckland Council and Waitemata Local Board assisted by HNZ and FSSC have developed a comprehensive guideline for the care and restoration of graves for those who wish to restore a family or relatives grave. You can read this guide here “Guide to repair and conservation of monuments- Symonds Street Cemetery”
To find if a person is buried in SSC go to the Auckland Library and look under the conservation section. This data base has a list of all those buried in SSC.
For further information about the Cemetery and other cemeteries around Auckland- Auckland Council have a database of information which you can access here.
For maps of the denominations – Anglican, Wesleyan, Presbyterian and Roman Catholic try these websites: http://www.aucklandlibraries.govt.nz/EN/Events/Events/Pages/mapsofsymondsstcemetery.aspx or http://www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/virt-exhib/cemeteries/wesleyan.html
If you need more help to finding the physical site of a grave please email us or fill our the form below. Please give as much information about the person or family grave you are looking for.; their names, date of birth and death or approximate dates,spouse, children etc.
REQUEST GRAVE INFO / FIND GRAVE