Springston Cemetery

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[edit] Location

Springston Cemetery is located on Weedons Road approximately 3km east of Springston. It serves the communities of Springs and Selwyn Central Wards.

NZSG: Q16.12

[edit] Description

The cemetery is well established and excellently landscaped, featuring large (6m high) boundary hedgerows, a long access driveway and walking track and numerous trees providing shade. The average burial rate 2002-2006 was 17 per year.

The total area of the cemetery is 20,440m2, but includes 6,380m² of grave area, 2,735m² of graves lawn and 9,620m² of medium lawn. The cemetery features additional assets of a pergola and an RSA memorial section. Approximately 100 trees and a border of large hedgerows complement the cemetery’s location off the road to provide a peaceful atmosphere. The cemetery is easily accessed from the road.

[edit] History

The cemetery was established around 1872.

[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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