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Last reviewed: Tue, 14 May 2013

Bromley Cemetery

Wall and entry to Bromley Cemetery.

Entrance off Linwood Avenue (cnr Keighleys and Linwood Avenue) 

Opening times:

• Summer - 7.30am–8.30pm
• Winter - 7.30am–5.30pm

Hours for Interments:

• Monday - Friday 9.00am – 4.00 pm
• Saturday – 9.00 am – 1.00pm

Bromley Cemetery was opened in 1918 because there was a need for burial places for the great number of victims of the influenza epidemic who perished in the last months of that year. There are many Returned and Services Association (RSA) graves, predominantly Great War veterans.

Also found here is a memorial for stillborn children and one of the few mausoleums in Christchurch.

Bromley Cemetery is now full except for ash and second interments in family plots. The majority of memorials here tend to be lower and more conservative than most older cemeteries, providing a more orderly appearance which is accentuated by the uniformity of the Returned Services section.

Map of the Bromley Cemetery [PDF 936KB]


Authorising Unit: Transport and Greenspace

Last reviewed: Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Next review: Thursday, 14 November 2013

Keywords: bromley, cemeteries