Historical Tour of Rookwood Cemetery – Thursday 29 September 2022

The guided historical tour (approximately 3 hours) takes you through Rookwood’s most historic and captivating areas from its vast landscape and culturally specific gardens.

Followed by lunch at Strathfield Golf Club.

Numbers: 10 minimum for the tour, maximum 20.

Where: Rookwood Cemetery, 1 Hawthorne Avenue, Rookwood  (North of Necropolis Drive)

Time:  Meet at 9:00 am for 9.30 am start.

  • Meet at All Souls Chapel, Hawthorn Avenue, next to General Cemetery office.
  • Own transport by car, car pooling is recommended.
  • Tour will proceed in own cars around the cemetery, stopping at each site of interest.

Convener:  Click here to contact Jill Porta.  When booking, please advise if you will be attending lunch at Strathfield Golf Club in the message field.

Cost: No cost, however a gold coin donation would be appreciated.
Lunch at member’s own expense.

Bookings close: 19 September 2022

Click here to view information about Rookwood Cemetery tours.


  •  At each site you will be required to walk a short distance to the site of interest.
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes.