White and pink rose FreoIn addition to the Metropolitan Cemeteries Board name search there are a number of excellent resources that may assist with
Western Australian genealogy research.


State Library of Western Australia

Family History Guides


State Records Office of Western Australia

Family History Research and Archives


Registrar General’s Office

Telephone: (08) 9264 1555


Office of Australian War Graves



Australian War Memorial

Search for a Person

Search Honours and Awards


Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Find War Dead


National Archives of Australia

Service Records


Western Australian Genealogical Society Inc.

Telephone: (08) 9271 4311

East Perth Cemetery 

National Trust of Western Australia

East Perth Cemeteries

Telephone: (08) 9321 6088


Albany Cemetery Board


Telephone: (08) 9844 7766


Bunbury Cemetery Board 

Telephone: (08) 9721 3191


Geraldton Cemetery 

Telephone: (08) 9921 2707

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Cemetery Board

Telephone: (08) 9091 1693


Other WA Cemeteries 

WA cemeteries are generally administered by the Local Shire. The website of the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries has links and contact details.

In addition, cemeteries which belong to the Cemeteries and Crematoria Association of WA (CCAWA) can be found on the CCAWA website.


Burials Outside Proclaimed Cemeteries  

Detailed information and policy about burials on land outside of proclaimed cemeteries is available on the Department of Local Government website's Cemeteries + Burials page.