Thornhill Memorials Cemeteries

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Thornhill Cemetery & Cremtorium

Here at Thornhill Memorials, we work closely with  Thornhill Cemetery and Crematorium. We have years of experience working with the cemetery, which gives expert knowledge of the cemetery grounds, including the rules and regulations of each individual section. We can guide you through every step of the process in finding the perfect memorial for your loved one in these grounds.

Christchurch cemetery section map

Thornhill Cemetery was opened in August 1952, with the Crematorium opening the following year. This famous Cardiff Cemetery is located in the Thornhill area, and contains two chapels – Wenallt Chapel and Briwnant Chapel. There are a number of different sections for different grave types, including eight Gardens of Remembrance for the scattering of cremated remains.

Thornhill Cemetery was named Cemetery of the Year in both 2019 and 2020 by the Memorial Awareness Board. It is one of the largest cemeteries in Cardiff, currently holding over 3000 cremations and around 700 burials each year. It was extended in 2021 to Northern Cemetery in order to provide burial space in Cardiff for a further 35-40 years.

Thornhill Cemetery Address

Thornhill Rd, CARDIFF

CF14 9UA

Thornhill Cemetery Office

Thornhill Rd, CARDIFF

CF14 9UA

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri     9am – 5pm*

Sat-Sun     Closed

Telephone

*Opening times subject to change throughout the year

Northern Cemetery

Northern Cemetery is located close to the existing Thornhill Cemetery, which is one of Cardiff’s largest cemeteries in the city and is rapidly growing. The new site is set to provide burial space for the next 35 – 40 years, aiding to the existing Thornhill Cemetery.

Christchurch cemetery section map

Northern Cemetery Address

Thornhill Rd, CARDIFF

CF14 9UA

Northern Cemetery Office

Thornhill Rd, CARDIFF

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri     9am – 4:45pm*

Sat-Sun     10am – 4:15pm*

Telephone

*Opening times subject to change throughout the year

Pantmawr Cemetery

Pantmawr Cemetery is located in the Whitchurch area of Cardiff, and is often referred to as Whitchurch Cemetery. It was opened in 1931 and underwent a large expansion in 2005 to meet the growing demand for burial space in Cardiff.

Christchurch cemetery section map

Pantmawr Cemetery Address

Pantmawr Rd,

CARDIFF CF14 7TD

Pantmawr Cemetery Office

Thornhill Memorials, 9B Thornhill Road,

CARDIFF CF14 6PD

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri     9am – 5pm

Sat-Sun     10am – 4:15pm*

Telephone

Western Cemetery

Western Cemetery, situated in Cardiff, South Wales, stands as a prominent burial ground. Its gates were first opened to the public in July 1936, providing a diverse array of burial options. Among these choices, you can find lawn memorials, traditional graves, and spaces for cremated remains, catering to a wide spectrum of preferences.

Christchurch cemetery section map

For those of specific cultural or religious backgrounds, Western Cemetery accommodates traditional memorials tailored to Muslim, Greek Orthodox, and Jewish burial customs. Additionally, the cemetery houses a dedicated Jewish prayer house, ensuring a space for appropriate religious observance.

Western Cemetery, as one of the largest burial sites in Cardiff, also features a serene garden designed for the scattering of cremated remains, offering a tranquil and meaningful setting for this practice.

Western Cemetery Address

Western Cemetery, Cowbridge Road West, Ely,

CARDIFF CF5 5TG

Western Cemetery Office

Western Cemetery, Cowbridge Road West, Ely,

CARDIFF CF5 5TG

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri     8:30am – 6pm

Sat-Sun     9:30am – 6pm

Telephone

Cathays Cemetery (North)

Cathays North Cemetery, a venerable burial ground, graces the Cathays locality of Cardiff, Wales. Inaugurated in 1859, this cemetery was established to meet the demands of the burgeoning city’s population, envisioned as a serene and picturesque sanctuary for eternal repose.

Encompassing approximately 110 acres, Cathays North Cemetery is thoughtfully divided into distinct sections. These include a consecrated area designated for Church of England interments, a non-conformist section, and a dedicated Jewish burial space. Within its grounds, a rich tapestry of graves, monuments, and mausoleums stands, many of which hold substantial historical and architectural significance.

Christchurch cemetery section map

Cathays Cemetery (North) Address

Allensbank Road, Heath,

CARDIFF CF14 3QY

Cathays Cemetery (North) Office

TBC

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri     9am – 5:45pm

Sat-Sun     10am – 5:45pm

Telephone

Cathays Cemetery (South)

Established back in 1859, Cathays Cemetery (South) stands as one of Cardiff’s most ancient burial grounds, offering a final resting place for individuals from all walks of life, including prominent figures from the city’s history.

Encompassing approximately 110 acres, Cathays Cemetery exudes a tranquil charm with its well-maintained lawns, venerable trees, and intricately adorned tombstones. Within its hallowed grounds, a diverse tapestry of graves mirrors Cardiff’s multicultural heritage. Ranging from imposing Victorian monuments to humble headstones, the cemetery proudly displays a wide spectrum of memorial styles and designs, exemplifying the ever-evolving funeral customs and architectural fashions of its time.

Christchurch cemetery section map

Cathays Cemetery (South) Address

Fairoak Road, Cathays,

CARDIFF CF24 4PY

Cathays Cemetery (South) Office

TBC

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri     9am – 5:45pm

Sat-Sun     10am – 5:45pm

Telephone

Barry Cemetery (Merthyr Dyfan)

Barry (Merthyr Dyfan) Cemetery, located in the town of Barry in South Wales, holds a rich historical legacy as a burial ground that has faithfully served the local community since the late 19th century. Nestled on a hill, it commands breathtaking vistas of the surrounding landscape.

Established in 1888 under the name Barry Cemetery, it underwent a name change in 1953, becoming the Barry Merthyr Dyfan Cemetery in honour of the nearby parish of Merthyr Dyfan. Encompassing an area of approximately 18 acres, the cemetery is thoughtfully partitioned into several sections, which include a consecrated area designated for Anglican burials, a non-conformist section, and a distinct Jewish section.

Christchurch cemetery section map

Barry Cemetery Address

Merthyr Dyfan Cemetery, Cemetery Rd,

BARRY CF62 8BP

Barry Cemetery Office

Barry Town Council, Town Hall, Kings Square,

BARRY CF63 4RW

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri     8am – 4:15pm

Sat-Sun     8:30am – 4:15pm

Telephone

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