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CEMETERIES

The Thames-Coromandel District Coucil are able to help with historical information and to assist with genealogy enquiries.
4/2008:
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TARARU & SHORTLAND CEMETERY BURIAL DATABASE Pre 1900

TARARU CEMETERY
Location
: Tararu Cemetery is approx 3 kilometres north of Thames, on SH 25 as you head up the Coromandel Peninsula. To reach the cemetery there is a track up the hill about 350 metres after the bridge on the north side of Tararu.

  • NZSG Library has "Tararu 1873-1982 " MI's & BR(NZ.CEM D01.32 A28879711)
  • Records also available on Microfiche: at NZSG Library (NZF.CEM.118 A28886641)
  • Records also available at Thames Library incl Sexton's book & purchasing records

SHORTLAND CEMETERY
Location:
On the hills of central Thames, drive up Hape Road, turn right up The Terrace,left up Mount Pleasant to Danby Street.

  • 80+ Names at Murray & Marlene's site
  • NZSG Library has "Shortland 1869-1974" MI's (NZ.CEM D01.13 A28888979)
  • NZSG Library has "Shortland 1869-1988. 2 volumes" BR's and index to MI's Location (NZ.CEM D01.31 A28879766)
  • Records also available on Microfiche: at NZSG Library (NZF.CEM.118 A28886641)
  • Records also available at Thames Library incl Sexton's book & purchasing records

TOTARA CEMETERY
Location:
South of Thames, at Totara, off SH25 turn west and drive up Te Arapipi Road to Totara Memorial Cemetery and RSA section.

OTHER CEMETERY & BURIAL GROUNDS at THAMES
Locations: Jellicoe Crescent, Parawai Road and Ngati Maru Highway

FURTHER INFORMATION on Thames Cemeteries at The Treasury, including headstone photos.

Shortland Cemetery, Thames

At Shortland Cemetery, looking West over Thames