Weedons Cemetery

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[edit] Location

Weedons Cemetery is located on the corner of Maddisons Road and Weedons Ross Road approximately 3km west of Rolleston. It serves the communities of Selwyn Central and Springs Wards.

NZSG: Q09.04

[edit] Description

Formerly Weedons Wesleyan cemetery, it was taken over by SDC in 1991. The landscaping is basic but agreeable, featuring a shaped driveway and hedgerow borders. The cemetery was established around 1887. The average burial rate 2002-2006 was 5 per year.

The total area of the cemetery is 4,450m2, but includes 870m² of grave area, 199m² of graves lawn, 2,786m² of medium lawn and 300m² of access road.

[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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