Cosby Parish Council

Serving the people of Cosby

Clerk: Les Phillimore
76 Springwell Lane, Whetstone
Leicester LE8 6LT

Tel: 07802 303936

Cemeteries

Cemetery Fees

Fees, Payments and Sums fixed by the COSBY PARISH COUNCIL in pursuance of their powers as contained in Section 214 and Schedule 26 of the Local Government Act 1972, in respect of the Cemetery situate in Narborough Road, Cosby, provided and maintained by the above Council.


All Fees referred to will be trebled in respect of persons interred in the Cemetery and residing outside the parish, with the exception as stated in the accompanying listed fees, and with the exception that where the Exclusive Rights of Burial in the grave in question was acquired at the single fee, and a second interment is required.


No more than TWO interments are allowed in any one grave (interment of cremated remains excepted).


The Council reserve the right to refuse an interment in a grave space designated in the "Old Church Section" and the "Old Chapel Section" as marked on the Plans if there be any doubt as to the exact and precise nature of the reserved space due to the inaccuracy of the Plans. Every reasonable search will be undertaken to provide the exact location of the grave space prior to any such refusal.


The attached Fees were approved and adopted by the Cosby Parish Council acting as the Burial Authority at a properly convened Council meeting, held on Thursday 26th April 2018 and became effective as from that date.

INTERMENTS:

Reservation of a plot prior to burial Church or Chapel

£300.00

Any Interment thereafter classed as a Re-open

£150.00

Reservation of a Cremation Plot

£110.00

Interment of Ashes in an Urn/ Casket/Grave Plot

£110.00

Interment of a baby/young person of the Parish up to 18 years

No Fee

Scattering of Ashes on Rose Bed

No Fee

All Fees trebled for any person outside the parish being interred in the Cemetery.


EXCEPT:

(1) Where a parishioner is taken into hospital/ care and has had to leave the Parish.

(2) Where the Exclusive Right of Burial in the grave in question was acquired at the single fee, and a second interment is required.

In the above cases the SINGLE FEE will apply.


Please Note: The planting of any root bearing tree, shrub or bush on a grave space is not permitted and such material will be removed.

MEMORIALS & INSCRIPTIONS

A HEADSTONE not exceeding 2ft 9 inches in height and 4 inches thick. Including the First Inscription.

£100.00

A VASE not exceeding 12 inches square. Including the First Inscription

£95.00

A FLAT TABLET MEMORIAL not exceeding 12 inches square. Including the First Inscription.

£95.00

SMALL HEADSTONE not exceeding 15 inches in height and 12 inches wide. Including the First Inscription.

£95.00

A FLAT TABLET MEMORIAL or MARBLE VASE not exceeding 12 inches square. Including the First Inscription.

£95.00

Stone Masons making applications to the Council for permission to erect any such Memorials must provide details and a sketch BEFORE PROCEEDING and then await approval from the Council in writing.


Kerbstones are NOT PERMITTED


All the above Memorial/Inscription Fees are trebled for Non-Parishioners.


This includes the Interment of Ashes in an Urn or Ashes interred in a grave.

Second Inscriptions on any Memorial i.e Headstone, Vase or Tablet.

£90.00

  • Cemetery Policy 2018 (PDF, 202 Kb)

    Cosby Cemetery Policy, adopted by the Parish Council acting as Burial Authority, on 26th April 2018.