Interment of Cremated Remains

(Often also called ‘Burial of Ashes’)

The Interment of Cremated Remains (Burial of Ashes) is permitted in:


St Mary’s Fordingbridge Churchyard
St Mary’s Hale Churchyard
St Mary’s Breamore Churchyard
Church of the Ascension, Hyde Churchyard

All those who live within the benefice are welcome to have their ashes interred. Those outside the benefice, but with a strong connection here, are permitted to inter ashes at the discretion of the Rector.

Ashes are interred loose (i.e., not in a container), and will be placed within a specially dug small grave (i.e., not ‘scattered’)

Other local cemeteries – Enquiries need to be made to the relevant parish or
town council:

Hale Civic Cemetery
Woodgreen Civic Cemetery
Stuckton Road Civic Cemetery

If you would like to know more, please contact the benefice office.

If you have any questions, use the Contact Form to get in touch with us.