Cemetery Commission

The Wenham Cemetery Commission is charged with maintaining the order and cleanliness of the town’s historic burying grounds. There are 3 historic cemeteries in Wenham. All veterans graves in all town cemeteries will be properly marked and maintained with an American flag.

The Cemetery Commission is responsible for developing and maintaining a research file for each historic cemetery including history, land survey info, those interred and living descendants. The commission is also charged with overseeing and maintaining records of contemporary burials in historic cemeteries allowed by law for proven descendants or those given permission by living descendants.  

The Cemetery Commission currently consists of two (2) elected members and one appointed (1) member. 
Gary Cheeseman, Chair (Appointed through April 2021)
Harriet Davis (Elected through 2019)
Dana Bagnell (Appointed through 2020)


Sheila Bouvier
978-468-5520 Ext. 6

Wenham Town Hall, 2nd Floor
Monday - Thursday 9am-4:30pm
Friday 9am-1pm

The Cemetery Commission holds regular public meetings each month at the Town Hall in the 2nd floor conference room, as published on the Town's website calendar.

Town Hall Hours

Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Wednesday & Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Friday Closed

Contact Town Hall

Phone: 978-468-5520

Fax: 978-468-8014

138 Main Street

Wenham, MA 01984


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