Cemetery fees and charges
Exclusive Right of Burial for 100 years
|Full grave space||£785|
|Half grave space||£320|
|Stillborn - 1 month||Free|
|Child - 1 month to 17 years||£330|
|Adult single/double/treble depth graves||£825|
|Scattering of ashes||£66|
|Additional fee - casket/non-standard coffin||£384|
Charge for interment/Exclusive Rights of Burial
|Interment/Exclusive Rights of Burial||Cost|
|Charge for the interment of a **non-resident of Westmorland and Furness District||Double fees|
|Charge for the Exclusive Rights of Burial for a **non-resident of Westmorland and Furness District||**Double fees|
|Charge for an interment outside of 'prescribed hours'||Double fees|
*This fee will only be charged to the Children's Funeral Fund and where reclaim is not possible the charge will not be passed to the family.
**Individual who had not lived in the Westmorland and Furness District within their last 12 months.
**The fee for purchasing a grave is doubled for those not currently living in Westmorland and Furness District, unless the grave space has been bought to be used for an upcoming funeral of a Westmorland and Furness Resident.
Surrender of an unused grave space
The re-purchase price will be the amount originally paid, less an amount of 15% to cover the cost of administration.
Monumental Mason registration
Annual registration fee due 1 April 2023 or with first application.
|Permission for monuments and headstones||£157|
|Permission for monuments and headstones (under 12 years)||Free|
|Permission for monuments and headstones (local stone)||Free|
|Each additional inscription||£57|
|Monumental Mason registration fee||£110|
As a financial incentive to encourage the use of native stone, we will waive the £157 fee for monuments and headstones. Native stones are produced and manufactured in Cumbria and the UK.
Read sustainable cemeteries for more information.
|Statutory Declaration/Transfer of Grave Rights||£30|
|Fixing 6 x 4 plaque||***£143|
|Fixing 11 x 7 plaque||***£300|
|Memorial plaque - renewal fee 10 years||£50|
Searching cemetery registers
|Each subsequent name||£22|
|Certified copies of searches||£29|
All the above fees are exempt from VAT, except those marked with a ***, which are inclusive of VAT.