Expired Sites

Up until 1 August 2015, in accordance with South Australian legislation all grave and memorial sites at Centennial Park traditionally carried limited tenure. Limited tenure Interment Rights for burial and memorial positions are issued for a set period of time.  Once a site has expired the position can be reclaimed by Centennial Park.

We make every effort  to contact the Interment Right holder well in advance of expiry. Prior to expiry of the Interment Right, a letter is sent to the Interment Right Holder. This becomes complicated if the Interment Right Holder has not notified us of any address changes. Notification of expiry is also placed on the grave or memorial asking the Interment Right Holder or any other interested party to contact us. We also publish in The Advertiser a notice of expired Interment Rights.

If after these actions and a minimum period of 2 years has elapsed, Interment Right Holders for these expired sites cannot be contacted, ownership of the sites reverts to Centennial Park, and they may be re-used in accordance with the Burial and Cremation Act 2013 and Regulations 2014.

The process of re-using a grave site is treated with utmost dignity, care and respect. Skeletal remains are carefully recovered from graves and are individually placed into ossuary boxes and re interred at a lower depth in the same grave.  In the case of cremated remains, they will be removed and re-interred at a dedicated unmarked location within Centennial Park. Interment Right Holders who do not want a site to be re-used can renew or extend the Interment Right.

We do understand the importance families place of having a site that is forever.  As of 1 August 2015 we now also offer families the option of perpetuity, meaning a site can be purchased indefinitely.

Please click here for more information on Perpetuity

To check the status of a position please visit Memorial Search

To download a Transfer of Interment Right form CLICK HERE

Deceased Name
Interment Right Number
Site Details
Expiry Date
Status
Elizabeth Rose Cox
207570
West, Rose Bed W25, Position 073
12/06/2020
Expired
Gwen Edna Chatfield
207590
West, Rose Bed W25, Position 082
10/05/2014
Expired
George Hughes
207595
West, Rose Bed W25, Position 083
06/09/2018
Expired
Lily Harrison
207668
West, Rose Bed W26, Position 012
19/05/2016
Expired
Murree Livingstone Smith
207685
West, Rose Bed W26, Position 035
25/02/2016
Expired
Emily Edith Jarmain
207731
West, Rose Bed W26, Position 059
28/07/2020
Expired
Margaret Rose Sangster
207736
West, Rose Bed W26, Position 061
17/10/2014
Expired
Horace Reginald Lancelot Young
207752
West, Rose Bed W26, Position 083
17/05/2015
Expired
Ernest Joseph Morris
207759
West, Rose Bed W26, Position 070
10/01/2019
Expired
Eric Lancelot Eastgate
207768
West, Rose Bed W26, Position 074
26/03/2015
Expired
Iris Beatrice Schulz
207814
West, Rose Bed W27, Position 024
25/05/2019
Expired
Margaret Stevenson Campbell McEwan
207847
West, Rose Bed W27, Position 044
14/06/2013
Expired