Richmondshire District Council

Cemetery fees 2021-22

The fees listed on this page apply to the cemeteries in Richmond, Grinton/Reeth and Wensley.


A stillborn child, or child under one month: no charge

Child under 18: £107

Anyone over 18: £815

Cremated remains: £210

The interment fees in all cemeteries are doubled when interment takes place:

  • outside 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday
  • when the person interred did not live in Richmondshire. Exceptions apply if the person had close family already interred within the cemetery or had lived in the district for more than half their life

Purchase of exclusive burial right

Earthen grave (8 feet by 3 feet): £714

Grave for stillborn child: £210

Cremated remains: £210


These may only be placed on a grave when the Exclusive Rights of Burial has been granted:

Flat stone (under one metre): £280

Headstone, cross or foot-stone (maximum one metre in height): £280

Vase (under 18 inches in height): £102

Search fee: £49

Deed transfer of ownership: £37

Copy of deeds: £37

Use of Reeth Road Chapel: £37

Public assisted burials

If financial help is needed to cover costs for the burial and the deceased does not have any family or special circumstances apply, please email

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