ST DAY BURIAL GROUND

The fees, payments and sums set out below under ‘Parishioner’ apply where the person interred or in respect of whom the right of burial is granted, is, or immediately before his death was, an inhabitant of the Civil Parish of St Day, or, in the case of a still-born child, where the parents are (or one of them is), or at the time of the interment, were such inhabitants or parishioners. In all other cases the fees, payments and sums payable are set out under Non-parishioner, but the burual authority reserves the right to refuse burial to anyone outside the Civil Parish of St Day.

Part 1 – Interments

The fees set out below (a) exclude the digging of the grave and (b) apply only where the interment is made on a weekday or on the certificate of a coroner or registered practitioner stating that immediate interment is necessary.

Parishioner Non-Parishioner

Part 2 – Charges

1.     For the interment in a grave in respect of which an exclusive right of burial has been granted:-
       (i)   of the body of a still-born child, or a child whose age at the time of death did not exceed 12 years 100.00 200.00
       (ii) of the body of a person whose age at the time of death exceeded 12 years 210.00 420.00
The fees indicated under the heads of item 1 apply only where the interment is at a depth notexceeding 9 feet.
2.    For the interment of cremated remains in a grave in respect of which an Exclusive Right of Burial has been granted (at the end of a row of graves – a headstone may be erected) 210.00 420.00

Part 3 – Exclusive Right of Burial in earthen graves

     1.     For the Exclusive Right of Burial in perpetuity in an earthen grave. 210.00 420.00
     2.     For the Exclusive Right of Burial of cremated remains – see parts 2. and 3 above – in an earthen grave   50.00 100.00

Part 4 – Headstones and crosses

1.     For the right to erect or place on a grave in respect of which an Exclusive Right of Burial has been granted :-
     (i)     a headstone incorporating a vase (maximum 3 feet high) 100.00 200.00
     (ii)   a wooden cross (maximum 3 feet high)   50.00 100.00
The fees indicated under the various heads of this part include the first inscriptions. For each inscription after the first the sums indicated are payable.   80.00 160.00

No flatstones, footstones or kerbstones are permitted.

It being a lawn cemetery, no bushes, shrubs or plants are permitted.

It is the responsibility of the funeral director to ensure that any surplus earth is taken away as soon as the burial has taken place and that the grave is left level by 3 months after the burial.

St Day Parish Council fixes and settles the fees, payments and sums set out above. These charges were fixed at the Parish Council Meeting held at the Mills Street Community Centre on Monday 09 October, 2017 and will be reviewed annually. The charges will take effect from 01 November, 2017.

Stephen Edwards
Parish Clerk.