Burial Fees 2017

TO INTER AN EARTHEN GRAVE: 

With effect from 1 April, 1998, there will be no charge for the interment of a stillborn child or the body of a child whose age, at the time of death, did not exceed 16 years of age. 

 

To inter the body of a person whose age, at the time of death, exceeded 16 years of age: 

Parishioner £595.00( including preparation of the grave) 

Non-Parishioner £915.00 (with existing Grant of Exclusive Right) 

 

Full burial graves are of double depth and can accomodate two burials and subsequently up to four cremation caskets (placed in each corner of the grave space). 

 

TO INTER CREMATED REMAINS: 

To inter the cremated remains of a person whose age, at the time of death, exceeded 16 years of age: 

Parishioner £180.00 

Non-Parishioner £385.00 (with existing Grant of Exclusive Right)

 

Cremation plots will accomodate the interments of two caskets only. 

 

PREPARATION OF CREMATION AND EARTHEN GRAVES:

With effect from 1 April 2017, the preparation of cremation and earthen graves will be undertaken by the Town Council staff. The fee for which is incorporated within the interment fee.

 

Removal of memorials will remain the responsibility of the funeral director, on behalf of their client. 

 

GRANT OF EXCLUSIVE RIGHT FEE:

 

Please note: With effect from 1 April 2017, Hedge End Town Council will introduce a Tranfer of Exclusive Right of Burial charge of £50.00. 

 

To purchase the Grant of Exclusive Right for an earthen grave or cremation plot for a Parishioner only (for an exclusive right of burial for a period not to exceed 75 years.)  

A plot 9' x 4' adult grave £195.00

A plot 6' X 3' child grave £90.00

A plot 4' X 3' infant grave 5p in consideration of transaction. 

A plot 2' X 2@ Cremation Plot £105.00

 

PLEASE NOTE

  • With effect from 1 April 2009, a Non-Parishioner interment will only be permitted in respect of an existing grave space, i.e where the Grant of Exclusive Right is exercised for a Non-Parishioner.
  • With effect from 1 April 2009, the ability to Reserve/ Pre-purchase a grave space in Albert Road Cemetery has been removed. 
  • The charge for the interment of a Non-Parishioner will be, in all cases, where the person to be interred was not, at the time of death, or within the preceeding 12 months, a resident of Hedge End. 
  • A Parishioner is determined by their apperance on the Register of Electors. 
  • Applications for a person residing at the time of death, in a rest / nursing home or hospital or, because of age or informity, living with relatives elsewhere, shall be deemed a Parishioner if, up to 2 years prior to the aforementioned, they resided within the parish of Hedge End. It must be emphasised that the Parishioner status is determined upon the former residency of the deceased and NOT the executor or bereaved. 
  • The Lawn Cemetery Regulations are applicable in all circumstances and are readily available from the Town Council Offices. 

 

ARRANGEMENT FOR INTERMENTS:

 

British Summer Time to 29 October 2017

  Earthen Grave interments Cremation Interments
Monday  2pm only 10am - to last interment 3pm
Tues - Thurs 10am - to last interment 3pm 10am - to last interment 3pm
Friday 10am - to last interment 1pm 10am - to last interment 1pm

 

British Winter Time from 30 October 2017 - 25 March 2018

  Earthen Grave interments  Cremation Interments
Monday  No interments 10am - to last interment 1pm
Tues - Thurs 10am - to last interment 1pm 10am - to last interment 1pm
Friday 10am - to last interment 12.30pm 10am - to last interment 12.30pm