Kirwee Cemetery

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[edit] Location

Kirwee Cemetery is located on the Hoskyns Road, west of Courtenay Road about 1 km north of Kirwee centre. It serves the Malvern Ward.

NZSG: Q04.08

[edit] Description

The area displays little in the way of landscaping, featuring little tree cover, a wire gate and a rudimentary track. The cemetery was established in 1879. The average burial rate over the last four years was 3.5 per year.

The total cemetery area is approximately 40,930 m2 of which 745 m2 is used for graves, while 4,900 m2 available as medium lawn.

[edit] History

[edit] Burials

[edit] Acknowledgements

This article is based on the Selwyn District Council publication "Water & Sanitary Services Assessments: Cemeteries" June 2006

[edit] Return to Canterbury Cemeteries

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