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									      Odiham Parish Council
1                                                      1st October 2006

                                        ODIHAM PARISH CEMETERY
                                             TABLE OF FEES
    INTERMENT

    First Burial in any plot                                                   £             £
    Resident
    Administration                                                             70
    Exclusive rights – to include headstone approval                           425           495
    Non - Resident
    Administration                                                             140
    Exclusive rights – to include headstone approval                           855           995

    Subsequent Burial in any plot
    Resident
    Administration                                                             70
    Non - Resident
    Administration                                                             140

    Burial of a Child
    Burial in a grave plot
    Resident
    Administration                                                             70
    Exclusive rights – to include headstone approval                           150           220
    Non - Resident
    Administration                                                             140
    Exclusive rights – to include headstone approval                           300           440

    Burial of Ashes in New Garden of
    Remembrance
    Resident
    Administration                                                             70
    Exclusive rights – to include memorial stone approval                      225           295
    Non - Resident
    Administration                                                             140
    Exclusive rights – to include memorial stone approval                      450           590

    Subsequent Burial
    Resident
    Administration                                                             70
    Non - Resident
    Administration                                                             140

    Notes
    The Council reserves the right to alter the Table of Fees without prior notice. Fees are reviewed
    annually on 1st October; it is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that a current fee list is
    used.
    Fees to be sent to Mrs JE Hyatt, The Firs, 27 Crookham Road, Fleet, Hants, GU51 5DP
    Tel: 01252 621451
                                         Odiham Parish Council
                                           Notice of Interment
This notice is to be delivered to the Cemetery Administrator to the Council at least three working days
before the interment.
If the representatives of the deceased persons formerly resident in Odiham Parish wish to pay the
resident interment fee a Declaration of Residential status must be completed and submitted with this
notice of interment.
The granting of Right of Burial includes the granting of exclusive right to the grave plot.

Forenames, Surname and residence address of deceased




Last occupation of deceased



Date of birth of deceased



Date of death



Place in which death occurred



Time and date on which burial is to take place



If burial of ashes state place and number of plot


If grave state if first or subsequent burial and number of plot
Please indicate if plot will be double depth



Is the deceased a member of the Church of England?



Name and Address of funeral director




Form to be returned to the Cemetery Administrator to the Council
Mrs JE Hyatt. The Firs, 27 Crookham Road, Fleet, Hants, GU51 5DP.
                                         Odiham Parish Council

                                    Declaration of Residential Status.



I (full name)……………………………………………………………………………………………….



Of (address)…………………………………………………………………………………………….




…………………………………………………………………………………. …………………...

The executor/administrator/next of kin of (name of deceased)



………………………………………………………………………………………………………..


of (address)……………………………………………………………………………………………




………………………………………………………………………………………………………..


Confirm that he/she was resident in the Parish of Odiham for at least seven years consecutively


between ………………………………..and…………………………………………………………..


And therefore qualifies for at burial at the fee payable by a resident of Odiham.



Signed………………………………… Date ………………………………………………………



Relationship of next of kin …………………………………………………………………………..




Form to be returned to the Cemetery Administrator to the Council
Mrs JE Hyatt. The Firs, 27 Crookham Road, Fleet, Hants, GU51 5DP.
                                  ODIHAM PARISH CEMETERY
                  OWNED AND MANAGED BY ODIHAM PARISH COUNCIL
   The Cemetery Administrator: Mrs J Hyatt. The Firs, 27 Crookham Road, Fleet, Hants, GU51 5DP
                                    Telephone: 01252 621451

                                       RULES OF THE CEMETERY

Notice of Intended Interment

The rules apply to both burial of remains and interment of Ashes.

Notice of an intended interment shall be given to the Cemetery Administrator at least three working days
prior to the interment; a variation to this rule shall only be made in exceptional circumstances.
The Cemetery Administrator shall allocate a grave number and forward this to the applicant together
with a plan of the area if required.
Burial may only take place in the plot indicated. This shall be the responsibility of the applicant and in
the event of a divergence from the agreed plot the applicant shall remedy the mistake at no cost to the
Parish.
Any sub-contractor employed by the Funeral Directors shall be at their sole discretion and responsibility.
All grave spoil is to be removed from the Cemetery within two working days and the grave left in a tidy
condition.
The applicant shall be responsible for the payment of fees as may be determined by the Parish Council.

Rights of Burial

The right of burial or interment of ashes in Odiham Cemetery shall be granted to the following:
Persons ordinarily resident in the Civil Parish of Odiham at the time of their death.
The right of burial or interment of ashes in Odiham Cemetery may be granted to other persons at the
discretion of the Parish Council.
Persons who have at any time been resident in the Civil Parish of Odiham for at least seven years
consecutively, providing that their estate’s executor/administrator or the next of kin to sign a declaration
to this effect.

The formal granting of Right of Burial gives exclusive right to the grave plot allocated at that time, the
tenure is for a period of 50years and after this time the Parish Council reserve the right if necessary to
re-use the plot. Two further interments in the same plot may be made subject to the first grave having
been dug sufficiently deep and the payment of such fees as may be determined by the Council.
The allocation of all plots for burials and interment of ashes shall be made in strict order of the burial or
internment. No person may acquire or reserve a particular plot in advance.

Maintenance of Graves

The New Grave Area, is the area in current use for burials. New or reopened graves shall be levelled
and turfed if required after a minimum of six months, normally in March and October.
After levelling, graves in the New Grave Area shall be mowed regularly under Council arrangements; grass
cuttings shall not normally be removed. In accordance with the advice from English Nature.

It is the responsibility of the owner of a grave in the New Grave Area, which is not turfed, to keep it tidy
and trimmed. Such graves, which, in the opinion of the Council, do not meet the required standard,
shall be levelled and mowed. Whenever possible prior notification shall be given, but the Council
reserves the right to act without notice.
Out of consideration for others, wreaths and floral arrangements should not be left on other graves or
adjacent plots, which may be required for subsequent burials.
The Council reserves the right to take such measures, as it considers necessary to keep graves tidy in
all areas of the Cemetery without giving notice.
Grave Monuments

The monument may not exceed 1 metre in height x 61cms width x 30cms depth and it shall be placed at
the head of the grave, precisely aligned with other headstones in that row.
The minimum depth of the headstone shall be with one third of the headstone buried beneath the ground
and two thirds of the headstone displayed.
Full details of all headstones, vases and inscriptions shall be submitted to the Cemetery Administrator
for formal approval. Unless approval has been given a memorial may not be erected on the grave plot.
Monuments remain the property and responsibility of those who provided them. The Parish Council
cannot accept responsibility for damage or loss from whatever cause.

Interment of Cremated Remains
Ashes may be interred in a grave for which an exclusive right of burial has previously been granted.
All other ashes shall be interred within a Garden of Remembrance.

The Old Garden of Remembrance Rose Gardens.
The only monument permitted is a plaque set in the flowerbed, of the design specified by the Council.
The Council provides the rose bushes and no other planting or cut flowers are permitted.
Attention is drawn to rules above governing notice of interment, Rights of Burial, the payment of fees
and allocation of plots, all of which apply equally to the interment of ashes.
The New Garden of Remembrance in a formal chequered pattern, each plot providing a section for a
memorial stone and a section for plants.
Half of each plot allocated is for the monument stone which shall be 375mm square and shall not
exceed a depth of 150mm; a vase is permitted, provided it is an integral part of the stone. Full details of
all headstones, vases and inscriptions shall be submitted to the Cemetery Administrator for formal
approval. Unless approval has been given, a memorial may not be erected on the grave plot.
Fresh flowers or artificial silk flowers are permitted in the integral vase. The Parish Council reserves the
right to remove flowers if they become unsightly.
The garden half of each plot is to be used for planted flowers, small shrubs that may be from the list of
approved species given at the end of these rules or a small vase or container holding fresh flowers. All
plants and foliage shall be contained within the boundaries of the plot.

General
No interment in the Cemetery shall be allowed on Saturdays, Sundays or Public Holidays without the
express agreement of the Cemetery Administrator.

The cemetery shall be locked on the first Saturday of every year, in order to preserve the right of private
access to the Cemetery.

The Parish Council reserves the right to review and amend the Rules and Scale of Fees of the
Cemetery at any time. Fees shall be reviewed Annually on 1st October it is the responsibility of the
applicant to ensure a current fees list is used.
 01 October 2006
ODIHAM PARISH COUNCIL


Annex to Rules of the Cemetery
Approved list for planting in the new garden of remembrance


PLANTS:                                                   Primula    Heuchera Pinks Saponaria Dianthus
                                                          Thymus     Sempervivum       Miniature Rose

BULBS                                                     Crocus Anemone Puschkinia Cyclame Scilla Colchicum
                                                          Snowdrop Hyacinth Muscari
DECLARATION
I, the undersigned, acknowledge receipt of the Rules of Odiham Cemetery and shall make these known
to all concerned. I understand that the Parish Council shall inform me, at the address below, if
infringement of the Rules occurs.




Signed   ……………………                     Date ……………………….



Name     …………………….



Address ……………………


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