• North Road Cemetery

    Burial place of many significant pioneers who made great contributions in the colony's early settlement days

North Road Cemetery was established in 1853, and consecrated by Bishop Augustus Short, the first Anglican Bishop of Adelaide.

It is the burial place of many significant pioneers who made great contributions in the early days of the settlement of the colony.

Notable persons buried within the cemetery are pioneering aviators Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith, anthropologist and welfare worker among Aboriginal people Daisy Bates, Government Astronomer Sir Charles Todd, explorer Stephen King, the founder of BHP Charles Rasp, and Sir Edward Charles Stirling who was a champion for women’s’ suffrage.

Cemetery Office open Monday – Friday from 9am to 5pm (excluding Public Holidays).
Pedestrian access gates open daily from dawn to dusk.

Andrew Boucaut (Manager)
08 8344 1051
[email protected]

North Road Cemetery

Burial place of many significant pioneers who made great contributions in the colony's early settlement days