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Otahuhu Cemetery Applications for Burial Warrants Database 1921-1925

Otahuhu Cemetery is located at Atkinson Avenue, Otahuhu. The first burial was recorded in 1894 and the cemetery is still operational.

These applications for burial warrant forms are for persons buried from 1921 to 1925 and had to be completed before an interment warrant could be issued. They contain similar information as is found in a burial register. Details recorded in the applications are as follows:
  • name and signature of the applicant
  • name and age of the deceased
  • number of years they have resided in the province
  • address of their last residence
  • the country in which they were born
  • deceased's last occupation
  • date and cause of death
  • number of allotment or grave and its size
  • name of the officiating minister
  • religion of the deceased
  • name of the undertaker
  • time set for the burial
  • fees paid.
The database is searchable by name, occupation and residence. Use the Browse button to browse the contents of these fields.

The database is a partial transcript. For full details of entries in the record book, you may visit us. These details include cause of death, religion, fees and name of applicant.

See also Register of Burials Otahuhu Cemetery 1894-1922.