Old Anglican Office, Rookwood Cemetery

Old Anglican Office, Rookwood Cemetery

Rookwood cemetery has become overgrown and a site of environmental conservation in some spots.  There are some rare and endangered plants which have survived Sydney hidden here.

Rookwood cemetery has become overgrown and a site of environmental conservation in some spots. There are some rare and endangered plants which have survived Sydney hidden here.

Old graves in Rookwood cemetery, relocated from Town Hall.

Old graves in Rookwood cemetery, relocated from Town Hall.

Rookwood cemetery in Sydney is the largest cemetery in the Southern Hemisphere.

Rookwood cemetery in Sydney is the largest cemetery in the Southern Hemisphere.

Old grave in rookwood cemetery.

Old grave in rookwood cemetery.

Monumental graves in Rookwood cemetery.

Monumental graves in Rookwood cemetery.

Catholic mausoleum in the Catholic section of Rookwood cemetery.

Catholic mausoleum in the Catholic section of Rookwood cemetery.

West Chapel at Rookwood Gardens Crematorium

West Chapel at Rookwood Gardens Crematorium

Rookwood Gardens Crematorium, the first crematorium in Sydney and now owned by InvoCare (the largest funeral company in Australia and New Zealand).

Rookwood Gardens Crematorium, the first crematorium in Sydney and now owned by InvoCare (the largest funeral company in Australia and New Zealand).

Old graves at Rookwood, near the Necropolis Circuit.

Old graves at Rookwood, near the Necropolis Circuit.

Old graves at Rookwood, moved here from Town Hall.

Old graves at Rookwood, moved here from Town Hall.

Old grave at Rookwood Cemetery, near the Necropolis Circuit.  You can see how high the grass gets around here.

Old grave at Rookwood Cemetery, near the Necropolis Circuit. You can see how high the grass gets around here.

Historic Chinese grave in Rookwood cemetery, near the Necropolis Circuit.  These graves have not been maintained and the gravestones have fallen over, vanishing completely in long grass.

Historic Chinese grave in Rookwood cemetery, near the Necropolis Circuit. These graves have not been maintained and the gravestones have fallen over, vanishing completely in long grass.

Old grave in Rookwood cemetery.

Old grave in Rookwood cemetery.

Catholic mausoleum in Rookwood cemetery.

Catholic mausoleum in Rookwood cemetery.

Garden area at Rookwood Gardens Crematorium, the first crematorium in Sydney.

Garden area at Rookwood Gardens Crematorium, the first crematorium in Sydney.

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