Cemeteries
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Cemeteries

Cook Shire Council administers the following cemeteries throughout the Shire:

  • Cooktown cemetery
  • Coen cemeteries
  • Laura cemetery

Council is currently looking at the development of a cemetery for the Bloomfield Valley area.

For funeral planning information, please contact us

To apply to erect a plaque or memorial, download and complete Council's Cemetery - Erection of Headstone or Memorial Application Form.

To apply to dispose of human ashes or remains, or purchase or reserve a plot, download and complete Council's Cemetery - Burial Body Ashes Application Form.

Tourism, genealogy and historical research

Cook Shire cemeteries offer a wealth of historical information and keen public interest.

Tour operators take visitors to our local cemeteries as a point of interest and offer insight into days gone by.

Cook Shire libraries and the Cooktown Historical Society provide great sources of burial and historical information to family historians and researchers looking to trace the past.

View contact details and more information about Cook Shire libraries

Cooktown Historical Society
Charlotte Street, Cooktown
P | 07 4069 6640
E |
W | www.cooktownhistory.org.au

 

ABN: 45 425 085 688

10 Furneaux Street Cooktown, Qld 4895

Mail: PO Box 3 Cooktown, Qld 4895

Email: mail@cook.qld.gov.au

Phone: (07) 4069 5444