Macksville Cemetery

Address: Wallace Street, Macksville 2447 NSW

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Macksville General Cemetery is a monumental cemetery comprised of Anglican, Catholic, Methodist, Presbyterian and Seventh Day Adventist portions that are all clearly signposted. A columbarium has been added, probably in the 1990s, although there a several memorial plaques of much earlier date.

The cemetery was photographed and listed by Sandra Cockbain in March 2010. She found the grounds in excellent condition, with lawns cut and grass trimmed around each grave. Although there are several fallen stones, the monuments are generally in good condition and the inscriptions legible.

Sandra's images may be viewed from the list of inscriptions for this cemetery. In compiling the list, we referred to the NSW indices of births, deaths and marriages and to the Australian War Memorial online military rolls for additional information.

How to find it

Wallace street runs west off Cooper Street (Pacific Highway) in the central business district of Macksville. Follow it for 1.8km to the cemetery on the left hand (eastern) side of the street. Lat -30.717246 Long 152.914837

Latitude/longitude -30.717665,152.915695

More information

Macksville General Cemetery is administered by Nambucca Shire Council. For further cemetery information, contact Council at PO Box 177, Macksville NSW 2447; phone: 02 6568 2555; email:



The number of inscriptions for this cemetery is 2,140
The number of inscriptions with headstone image(s) is 2,140
The listing was last updated on 2010-06-29
The listing was complete as at 2010-03-31

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