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Williamstown Cemetery was opened in 1858 and is listed in the
Register of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria). It provides
a link to Melbourne's maritime history through its memorials to
lives lost at sea and to those connected with maritime
The Williamstown Cemetery is a monumental cemetery which offers
above ground headstones and monuments, concrete lined graves
(vaults) as well as memorialisation options.
An elegant Italian-inspired Mausoleum situated at the western
end of the cemetery provides above ground burial options.
The following burial options are available at Williamstown
- Lawn graves with headstones
- Monumental graves
- Concrete lined vaults
The La Cappella di Sant'Antonio Mausoleum is an elegant,
European inspired building, wrapped by airy colonnades. Inside
there are soft-toned granites which create a mix of contrasting and
It has a range of crypts, including single and double. The crypt
facings all feature a vase and vigil lamp, which may be
personalised with a bronze epitaph.
Adjoining the Mausoleum is a small chapel dedicated to St
Anthony of Padua.
The following memorial options are available at Williamstown
- Garden Memorials
- Rose Memorials
- Scattering Memorials
7:00am - 5:30pm
Daylight savings 7:30pm
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Enquiries relating to Williamstown Cemetery are handled
at our Altona Memorial Park office,
located in Doherty's Road, Altona North, Victoria 3025
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and New Year office opening hours.