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Rookwood Anglican & General Cemetery, Sydney

Rookwood Anglican & General Cemetery - Sydney, Australia
Rookwood Anglican & General Cemetery
Hawthorne Avenue North, Sydney, NSW 2141Map
Homebush
+61 2 9746 2177
Neighborhood: The Inner West
Overview

Established in 1867, Rookwood Anglican & General Cemetery is one of the largest cemeteries in the world. It is also one of the best surviving examples of a Victorian garden cemetery. Over eighty different religious groups are represented here. Search out the graves of department store proprietor, David Jones, early feminist Louisa Lawson and David Scott Mitchell who endowed the Mitchell Library. The Friends of Rookwood Cemetery run guided tours including a General Heritage Walk, Ships and Shipwrecks, Bushrangers and Summer Twilight Tours.

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Rookwood Anglican & General Cemetery General Information
  • Type: Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
  • Nearest Train: Lidcombe Station
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