Region B, Zone 4, Between Johannes & Still Streets, Fairland, Randburg, South Africa
The cemetery no longer offers new graves, except for some reserved ones. Maintenance Programme is every 60 days.


Randburg, Greater Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa


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Newclare CemeteryView
Located to the west of Johannesburg, in the suburb of Bosmont, Newclare Cemetery was built in 1934. Servicing the suburbs of Westbury, Newlands and Riverlea, Newclare is a quiet location, ringed by gold-mine getimage_copy. jpgdumps. The cemetery is split by Maraisburg Road one side holding older graves, the other the Walter Sisulu Memorial Garden, Chinese and Muslim section. Most famous of its graves is that of Walter Sisulu, the former activist leader and ANC stalwart who served 26 years on Robben Island as a prisoner of the apartheid state. Though the cemetery is full, there is still room for family second burials and other non-burial options.
Ferndale CemeteryView
The cemetery no longer offers new graves, although some reserved graves are empty. Maintenance programme is every 28 days.
Westpark CemeteryView
Westpark Cemetery is a large cemetery in Johannesburg, South Africa, and is the resting place of some of the country's well-known citizens. It is a non-denomination designated burial ground, and thus has Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Chinese burial areas. The Jewish section contains a Holocaust Memorial, erected in 1959. It was opened in 1942, and historically was part of one of Johannesburg's original farms, Farm Waterval, which was purchased in 1887 by two Geldenhuys brothers in the hope of finding gold. While they did not find gold, Louw Geldenhuys employed Boer War veterans to build the Emmarentia Dam, and leased smallholdings with fruit trees. In 1993, 13 hectares were donated to the city for public recreation and, eventually with the other sections, became the Johannesburg Botanic Gardens, Marks Parks Sports Club and the Westpark Cemetery. Today, the sprawling cemetery is the resting place of thousands of Johannesburg residents, and has separate Chinese, Muslim...