Mansfield Shire Council is the Trustee for the Bonnie Doon, Jamieson, Mansfield, and Merton Cemeteries. All provide significant historical interest in the community, historical groups and visitors to the community.
The Bonnie Doon Public Cemetery is located on the corner of the Maroondah Highway and Wilson Street, Bonnie Doon. Most burial records dating back to 1892 are available.
The Jamieson Public Cemetery is located on the Jamieson-Licola Road, approximately 1km from the Jamieson Township. Most burial records dating back to 1871 are available.
The Mansfield Public Cemetery is located at the corner of Highett Street and Stoneleigh Road, Mansfield. Most burial records dating back to 1860 are available.
The Merton Public Cemetery is located off the Maroondah Highway, Merton. Most burial records dating back to 1890 are available.
Burials and ashes interments are provided for with both monument and lawn options are available. Mansfield Shire Council facilitates the pre-purchase of plots and the production of bronze plaques at need.
Cemetery records and maps are held at the Council offices at 33 Highett Street, Mansfield and are available to view Monday to Friday between 8.15 and 4.30pm. It is preferable to make an appointment to ensure an Officer is available to assist.
Requests for information can also be made via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fire destroyed some early burial records and consequently there are some inaccuracies. We know of many unmarked and unknown graves which remain unidentified.