The Bukit Brown Cemetery Documentation Project




The documentation project at Bukit Brown Cemetery has adopted a holistic approach, treating the cemetery as an organic socio-cultural space. This entails not just the documentation of graves, but also the social history, memories and rituals associated with the cemetery, as well as the exhumation process. More

\ documenting graves


Grave 105

The project has now released an initial database of 3901 graves, including (where available) Chinese and English names, and close and wide angle photographs of the graves. Click here to view the graves

\ pedestrian access update


Pedestrians can still access parts of Bukit Brown during the exhumation and road construction process. Find out more

\ documenting rituals


Beyond grave documentation, the documentation team is also involved in the research of commemoration rituals in Bukit Brown. Find out more