Every death in England or Wales should be registered in the district in which it takes place, within 5 days of the date of death where their is no Coroner involvement. A medical certificate of cause of death would normally be given to relatives to bring to the registrar’s office, but during this time the certificate will be emailed to the registrar by the hospital or doctor’s surgery.
A still birth should be registered within 42 days
We are responsible for fourteen cemeteries and twelve closed churchyards within the borough.
Some of the questions that are regularly asked about burials and cremations.
Price list for the period 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2022. (Due to the pandemic and pressure on families, the prices do not rise as normal in April 2021 - this is therefore a 2 year price list)
We have now extended our service provision with the introduction of new mausoleum and burial chamber interment facilities at Rose Hill Cemetery.
When a right of burial is purchased, it gives the owner control over the burials in the grave, as well as the right to place a memorial.
We have set aside an area within Rose Hill Cemetery for Woodland and Meadowland burials.
If you wish to trace your family tree or would just like to know where someone you knew has been laid to rest, we can help.