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There are many cemeteries scattered throughout Penang Island and Seberang Perai. These include old Malay graveyards which may even pre-date the arrival of Captain Francis Light to the island. The oldest known cemetery in Penang is the Protestant Cemetery and its adjacent Catholic Cemetery. They are the final resting place for many of the earlier British pioneers including Francis Light himself.

The Malays have been living in estuarine settlements in Penang even before the arrival of Francis Light. They may have established Muslim graveyards around their settlements, such as the graveyard in Minden Heights where Dato Jenaton has his grave. The influx of Chinese to the island also resulted in many cemeteries being created. Today Chinese cemeteries are the largest on the island. The Hokkiens, being the predominant Chinese ethnic group in Penang, has the largest cemeteries. These are managed by UHC or United Hokkien Cemeteries.

This page provides a listing of cemeteries as well as graveyards, columbariums and mausoleums in Penang. I also add crematoriums and funeral parlours to this list, as they are related. I have also created a list of the Cemeteries in Malaysia.

Batu Ferringhi Chinese Cemetery


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Batu Gantong Cemetery


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Batu Lanchang Hindu Cemetery


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Batu Lanchang Hokkien Cemetery


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Berapit Chinese Cemetery


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Blissful Memorial Park


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Bukit Mertajam Roman Catholic Cemetery


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Bukit Tambun Chinese Cemetery

GPS: 5.27362, 100.44771

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Cheah Sek Tong Private Cemetery


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Dato Jenaton's Grave


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Dawoodi Bohra Islamic Cemetery, Perak Road
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Kedah Royal Cemetery


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Kek Lok Si Columbarium


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Kelawei Road Catholic Cemetery


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Mount Erskine Cantonese Cemetery


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Mount Erskine Crematorium


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Mount Erskine Hokkien Cemetery


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Paya Terubong Hokkien Cemetery


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Pengkalan Tambang Muslim Cemetery

GPS: 5.42952, 100.43324

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Perak Road Malay Cemetery


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Pokok Setoi Muslim Cemetery


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Phraya Manopakorn Nititada's Tomb
Green Lane


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Protestant Cemetery
Northam Road


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Relau Sepuluh Kongsi Chinese Cemetery


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Relau Sepuluh Kongsi Columbarium

GPS: 5.33943, 100.27853

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Seberang Perai Hokkien Cemetery

Seberang Perai Hokkien Cemetery

GPS: 5.40582, 100.46789

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Sepuluh Kongsi Cemetery
Sungai Ara


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Sungai Bakap Chinese Cemetery


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Sungai Jawi Christian Cemetery


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Tanjong Tokong Muslim Cemetery


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Wellesley Chinese Cemetery


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Western Road Cemetery
Jalan Utama


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Zemschug Grave Marker
Pulau Jerejak


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List of Cemeteries in Malaysia; see also Famous Graves in Penang

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