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Carr Villa Memorial Park

The Launceston City Council owns and operates Launceston's major cemetery and crematorium, Carr Villa Memorial Park.

Originally the cemetery grounds were privately owned by the Knight family, and in the mid-1800s a small college and boarding school known as the Carr Villa Establishment for Young Ladies was based there.
The Council purchased the land in 1881 and opened a public burial ground to be known as Carr Villa in 1905. The crematorium and chapel were built in 1938 and the first cremation was in February 1939.

Memorial plaque arrangements are by appointment only. This enables us to have employees available to provide personalised attention in the privacy of our meeting room. Please call 03 6323 3600 to arrange a meeting.
View the Carr Villa Memorial Park Monumental and Lawn Cemeteries Brochure
View the Carr Villa Memorial Park Memorials and Placement of Ashes Brochure

Opening hours 
Main Office Monday to Friday
8.00am until 4.30pm
Park Main Gates Monday to Friday
7.30am until 5.00pm
  Weekends and public holidays
7.30am until 5.00pm
Crematorium Gates Monday to Friday (only)
8.00am until 4.00pm

Contact details
Address: 36 Nunamina Avenue, Kings Meadows
Phone: 03 6323 3600
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View the Carr Villa Overview Map 
View the Carr Villa Detailed Map
For further information please phone Carr Villa on 03 6323 3600.

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View the Carr Villa Memorial Park Find Your Ancestors Brochure (PDF 829 KB)