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Huntingdon Town Council

The Mayor of Huntingdon - Councillor Jay Dyne

Huntingdon's Town Sign

Town Clerk: Philip Peacock
Town Hall, Market Hill
Huntingdon PE29 3PJ

Cemeteries

Applications for interment are usually submitted by undertakers but enquiries, including the purchase of Exclusive Rights of Burial, may be made directly to the Town Clerk's Office (Kate Yerbury) on 410381.

Priory Road Cemetery

This Cemetery was first established in the 1850s and was originally laid out by Robert Hutchinson, a well known Architect at the time. It is dominated by a Victorian Chapel, which is still available for use in connection with local internments. This Cemetery is both the old 'traditional' type, which contains memorials of all shapes, sizes and conditions. There is also an area set aside for 'lawn' burials, where the memorials comprise soley of a headstone. There are no burial plots available at this time.

Primrose Lane Cemetery

This Cemetery is a Lawn Cemetery, which was established in November 1982 and allows only for memorial of the simple headstone type. There is an area for interment of cremated remains in respect of which memorial tablets may either be set flush with the ground or mounted on a memorial wall. There is also a children's section in this Cemetery (for up to age 12), where a little more flexibility is allowed in the type of memorial erected.

North Street Cemetery

This Cemetery was opened in January 1997 and is also a Lawn Cemetery where only headstone memorials are permitted.

Closed Churchyards

Huntingdon Town Council is responsible for maintenance of closed churchyards.

Details of fees for our cemeteries services can be found below.

Table of Fees

effective from 1st June 2017)

Interment (including digging of the grave)

Stillborn

£0

Child (under 12)

£240

Adult single

£500

Adult double

£550

Cremated remains

£200

Purchase of Exclusive Rights of Burial

Stillborn

£0

Child (Under 12)

£140

Adult

£375

Cremated remains

£140

Memorials

Headstone

£140

Added Inscription

£58.90

Tablet

£75

Wall Plaque

£64

Additional services

Search fee

£107

Transfer fee

£107

Hire of Chapel

£85

  • Quadruple fees are charges for non-residents
  • If the deceased (or parents in the case of a child) was a Huntingdon resident and left the town less than one year prior to death then standard fees apply
  • If the deceased (or parents in the case of a child) was a Huntingdon resident and left the town between one and five years prior to death, double fees apply
  • STILLBIRTHS – if mother is Huntingdon resident or ex Huntingdon resident out of the area for less than 5 years – No charge. If non resident then £55 Interment fee applies.
  • Burials should be scheduled between 11am Monday to 12 noon Friday – No burials after 4pm. (exceptional circumstances will be at the discretion of the Town Clerk, when an additional fee may be incurred)
  • No burials may be scheduled on a Tuesday following a bank holiday.

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