About Us

A tranquil place for rest and remembrance.

We care for the Harewood Memorial Gardens and the memorials of your loved ones. We’re guardians to generations of Cantabrians.

Our committed team are here for you

Organising a service and cremation and a memorial can be a difficult, emotional journey. Our team are here to help.

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Your support team

We’re here to support you and answer all your questions. We’ve cared for grieving Cantabrians since 1963, and bring compassion and experience to every situation.

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Your gardeners

Our dedicated gardeners look after the gardens, tending the roses and maintaining the mature trees. We see our work as a service to our community, beautiful evidence of our promise to care for your loved one in perpetuity.

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Barbara Terry

General Manager

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Joanne Knight

Assistant Manager

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Yvonne Jordan

Reception & Memorial Advisor

Harewood Staff Tim Brown

Timothy Brown

Cremator and Monumental Technician

Harewood Staff Keith

Keith Bond


Canterbury Memorial Gardens Geneaology

Researching your genealogy

If you’re researching your family’s history and your relative was cremated here, we can help you find answers, including their date of death and cremation, and where any memorial is located.

Annual remembrance service

Every year on the 2nd Thursday in December, we host a service for those who wish to light a candle of remembrance for loved ones.

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Request a guided tour of the gardens

We’re always happy to host tours of the memorial gardens and chapel for gardening associations, historical societies, and other interested community groups.

We’re here to help

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