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Lilydale Lawn Cemetery

The first burial was conducted at Lilydale Lawn Cemetery more than 140 years ago, when the cemetery serviced a small group of local pioneer communities.


120 Victoria Road, Lilydale VIC 3140, Australia

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Office hours

There is no staffed office at this cemetery. All appointments are held at Lilydale Memorial Park. To make an appointment, please contact our customer care team on 1300 022 298.

Visiting Hours

Monday to Sunday:

7am - 5.30pm

7am - 7.30pm (during daylight saving)

Vehicle access is not available.

About Lilydale Lawn Cemetery

The site is at the top of a small but prominent hill which runs to a gully at the site’s southern boundary. There are currently no new burial options available at Lilydale Lawn Cemetery. New burial positions are available at nearby Lilydale Memorial Park.

There are many historically significant graves at Lilydale Lawn Cemetery, ranging in date from 1878 to 1968, but those of note are the historically and architecturally important Dame Nellie Melba memorial, and the memorial of her father, David Mitchell.

Many others are well known in the Australian context; Jessie Vasey who founded the War Widows Guild, Ernest Buckmaster and William Blamire Young, both artists, and Victor Deschamps the vigneron whose vineyards covered much of the original township of Lilydale.

Please see below for general descriptions of what we offer at Lilydale Lawn Cemetery. Please note: these descriptions are for the purposes of explaining the kind of service or product itself, rather than the unique features it might take on at each cemetery. To discuss further, please contact our customer care team on 1300 022 298.

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