Lot Purchase and Ownership

Ground maintenance at the Cemetery

Lots in the Cambridge Cemetery are not sold for future use. Lots are sold to persons wishing to make arrangements for the immediate burials of a Cambridge resident only. The above rule does not apply to lots previously purchased, in which case the owner of the lot may request that a person be interred therein whether or not they are residents of Cambridge.

The purchase price of every interment space and perpetual care on such space must be paid in full before a deed or certificate of ownership is issued, a burial made or a monument placed.

Persons whose names appear on our records as owners are recognized as owners of interment spaces and grantees and other owners are advised to record their ownership immediately with the Superintendent of Cemeteries.

All owners of interment space are advised to notify us of changes in address as all notices are sent to the last address on file and shall be conclusively presumed to be sufficient.

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Cambridge MA 02139


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Monday - Friday
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Cambridge Cemetery
76 Coolidge Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138