Downton Parish Council has been a burial authority since 1942 when the Cemetery was opened in Barford Lane. Guidance and regulations for members of the public, funeral directors and stonemasons are set out in the Burial Regulations (2011).
The Cemetery is divided into four sections – Church of England, Roman Catholic and Non-Conformist Burials, and an area for the interment of Ashes. The current burial and memorial fees are set out below. For the pre-purchase of graves or for the records on existing graves, please contact the Parish Clerk.
Table of Burial and Memorial Fees for Barford Lane Cemetery, Downton Effective 1st January 2017
|(a)||Child (not exceeding one month)||0.00|
|(b)||Child (one month – 12 years)||47.00|
|(c)||Adult (in excess of 12 years)||134.00|
|Part 2||EXCLUSIVE RIGHT OF BURIAL||Fee|
|(a)||Purchase Burial (single depth)||258.00|
|(b)||Purchase Burial (double depth)||364.00|
|(c)||Purchase Cremation Plot in allocated area (2’x2’)||96.00|
|(a)||Headstone (not to exceed 2’x1’x3’)||150.00|
Flat Memorial Tablet flush with ground (not to exceed 12”x 18”)
All the above Memorial Fees are inclusive of inscription.
|(d)||Subsequent inscription after the first||20.00|
Memorial Fees (a)-(c) are inclusive of first inscription.
Please note Clause 1.3 (d) of Burial Regulations that fees are double for deceased not being a resident in the Parish.