White and pink rose FreoIn addition to the Metropolitan Cemeteries Board name search there are a number of excellent resources that may assist with Western Australian genealogy research.

State Library of Western Australia

Family History Guides


State Records Office of Western Australia

Family History Research and Archives

Registrar General’s Office


Telephone: (08) 9264 1555

Office of Australian War Graves


Australian War Memorial

Search for a Person

Search Honours and Awards


Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Find War Dead

National Archives of Australia

Service Records

Western Australian Genealogical Society Inc.

Telephone: (08) 9271 4311

East Perth Cemetery 

National Trust of Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries
Telephone: (08) 9321 6088

Albany Cemetery Board 


Telephone: (08) 9844 7766

Bunbury Cemetery Board 


Telephone: (08) 9721 3191

Geraldton Cemetery 

Telephone: (08) 9921 2707

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Cemetery Board

Telephone: (08) 9091 1693

Other WA Cemeteries 

WA cemeteries are generally administered by the Local Shire. The Department of Local Government website has links and contact details. In addition, cemeteries which belong to the Cemeteries and Crematoria Association of WA (CCAWA) are listed here.

Burials Outside Proclaimed Cemeteries  

Detailed information about burials on land outside of proclaimed cemeteries is available at the Department of Local Government website.