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Cornelian Bay

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Gate Hours:
8:00 AM – 8:30 PM during daylight savings months
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM all other months

Cornelian Bay Cemetery is located in the Hobart suburb of New Town and offers views across the River Derwent and across to Mount Wellington. There are a range of gardens, bushland settings, manicured lawns and other options available at this historic cemetery.

Memorials

Memories are a precious gift from those we have loved and can be passed on to future generations. Often people find that a memorial provides a focus – a symbol of remembrance. Millingtons have a comprehensive range of memorial options for lawns, garden sites, feature gardens and niche walls.

Inscriptions on memorials can record information such as achievements and services, becoming a valuable historical record for future generations. Various sizes and designs are available to you with an extensive library of motifs, emblems, borders and badges. Traditionally, plaques have a brown lacquer finish but coloured options are available.

Garden memorials are set onto plinths and placed throughout the cemetery. Feel free to contact Millingtons to see our full range of memorials.

Burial Sites

Burial sites at Cornelian Bay Cemetery are plentiful. Monumental grave areas are typically divided into religion or nationality and can feature a commemorative bronze plaque or a granite burial monument. Graves are available as single or double depth options. When arranging the first internment you may wish to consider the second.

Graves in the monumental lawn areas are located in established, landscaped gardens overlooking Mount Wellington. This area offers the simplicity of a lawn setting with the elegance of an enduring headstone monument.

 


 

Landscape Features & Monuments

Wide and beautiful views sweep across the River Derwent in this area, where cremation memorial placements are set among lawns, trees and flowering gardens. Millingtons can offer the simplicity of a niche wall placement through to a traditional rose garden memorial.

Parklands is featured within Derwent Gardens and offers spectacular, peaceful views. Individual family sites are available with unlimited placements for cremated remains. Bronze plaques can be set onto natural stone or plinths of your choice in this area.

Wellington Gardens provide a tranquil resting place. Facing the mountain, the beautiful gardens feature roses, daffodils and conifers. Manicured lawns and the peaceful, reflective sound of water are hallmarks of Wellington Gardens. The area offers niche walls and memorial plaques on garden plinths.

This tranquil garden with water features is set amongst the burial sites at Cornelian Bay. At this garden, commemorative plaques can be placed for those who have chosen to have their cremated remains scattered or placed elsewhere. Circle of Friends can provide a place to visit and reflect on your loved one.

Cornelian Walk is located in a natural bush setting with water features. Bronze memorial plaques are fixed to natural stone and set among landscaped bushland with flowers, bush paths and the soft whisper of flowing water.

This small, private area is off to the side of Wellington Garden. Fountain Court provides niche wall and memorial placements on garden plinths, with roses and the calming flow of the water fountain.

Within the gardens of historic Cornelian Bay Cemetery, surrounded by the River Derwent are the Cornelian Bay Crypts. An increasingly popular option, single and companion crypts are available and include the granite panel for inscription memorialisation, two flower tribute vases, eternal flame and ceramic portrait frames.