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Last updated: 26 June 2018

The Friends of Linwood Cemetery

About The Friends of Linwood Cemetery

Self appointed guardians of Linwood Cemetery, Christchurch.

General information about the cemetery plus on-going record of the approx 17,000 grave plots, materials and condition and biographical information of the approx 20,000 people interred in the cemetery.

Facilities and services

Contributor type:

  • Voluntary organisation

Archive types:

  • Voluntary group archives, clubs, societies, etc.
  • Personal Histories of people interred in the cemetery

Research services:

Location of grave plot. Photographing of headstone. Linking descendants. General research about the cemetery. Aiming to be a 'one-stop-shop' for everything about Linwood Cemetery.

Reproduction services:

Photographs and information - see our website for details


Please see our website for details

Visitor information

Opening hours:

Linwood Cemetery is a public green space owned by the Christchurch City Council. Foot access 24/7. Main gates open during daylight hours.

Onsite parking:

Linwood Cemetery Car Park, Butterfield Avenue. Bromley Park Car Park, Mcgregors Rd and parking on berm near the foot entrances around the cemetery's perimeter.

Physical access:

Main Gate allows wheelchair access. Main paths are even except for some EQ damage. Entrance from footpaths is generally steep.

Contact details

Contact person:


Butterfield Avenue

Postal address:

45 Rudds Rd
North Linwood
Christchurch 8062

Phone number:

  • +64 27 3814171