Cemeteries, Crematoria and Interment of Ashes - Burlington and Area

Site: Burlington

Record #: BTN4805
Last Full Update: 13 Sep 2023

Memos and Bulletins

Public Comments


If you know the cemetery, crematorium or funeral home:

  • cemetery office will have a record of the grave number
  • crematorium will have a record of the cremation, and of interment of ashes (if interred there)
  • funeral home will have the information it was given at the time of the funeral, including cemetery or crematorium name, but may not have a record of where ashes were interred, if they were interred at a later date

If you do not know the cemetery, crematorium or funeral home:

  • burial Information may have been published in a newspaper obituary, or the cemetery inscription may have been transcribed
  • Burlington Public Library's Local History Services has resources to assist with searching for date of death information, obituaries and cemetaries, for more information see here

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

This listing describes legal requirements related to burial, cremation and interment of ashes, and related locations in Burlington and area 

Legal requirements related to funerals, burials, cremations and scattering of ashes are shown on the Government of Ontario website here




Greenwood Cemetery, 1030 Greenwood Dr,

  • Tel: 905-335-7765
  • facilities for traditional burial and interment of ashes, for more information see website here

The City of Burlington also maintains the following pioneer cemetery sites:

  • Appleby Cemetery
  • Bradt Cemetery
  • Campbell Davidson's Cemetery
  • Colling Cemetery
  • East Plains United Church Cemetery
  • Kilbride Presbyterian Cemetery
  • Kilbride United Cemetery
  • Mount Vernon Cemetery
  • Nelson United Church Cemetery
  • Salem United Church Cemetery
  • St. Paul's Presbyterian Church Cemetery


Hamilton Municipal Cemeteries operate 70 cemeteries across the greater Hamilton area

  • Tel: 905-546-4704
  • for more information see website here



Many places of worship have cemeteries and/or memorial gardens for interment of ashes

  • for list of places of worship in Burlington see here

Roman Catholic cemeteries of the Diocese of Hamilton include two cemeteries (Gate of Heaven and Holy Sepulchre) and three mausolea (Holy Souls, Our Lady of Peace and Our Lady of Victory) in Burlington, for burial and interment of ashes

  • for more information see here



Bayview Cemetery, Crematory and Mausoleum, 740 Spring Gardens Rd

  • Tel: 905-522-5466  
  • cremation and burial options including niches, crypts and a scattering garden (i.e., for ashes not interred in urns)

Burlington Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Cremation Centre, 3353 Guelph Line

  • Tel: 905-332-5545 
  • cemetery for traditional burial and crematorium with various options for interment of ashes

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Areas Served Burlington ; Hamilton (City of)
Eligibility No restrictions

Varies by location

Languages English
Fees None

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Located In Community Burlington
Physical Access Unknown - accessibility varies by location

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