Funerals and Burials

Funerals should be arranged through a funeral director, it is important to note that no burials can take place on Sundays or Bank / Public holidays.

You will need to register the death with the Registrar for Births, Deaths & Marriages in the county where death took place. if this was in Forest Row you would need to register in Crowborough.

Forest Row Cemetery has full burial plots in the cemetery extension section and cremated remains plots in the main cemetery. All of our plots are individually blessed at time of interment and families would need to arrange for this to be carried out by their chosen minister. Grave spaces may be purchased at any time and the Exclusive Right of Burial will remain with the purchaser for a period of 50 years. This enables families to plan ahead and decide where they would like their final resting place.

Floral tributes

After the service any floral tributes will be placed on top or the grave mound. A grave marker detailing the deceased persons name and grave number will be placed in the soil at the head of the grave.

Any floral tributes placed on the grave will be removed and disposed of six weeks after the burial has taken place.

It will take about a year for the ground to settle after a burial before you can erect a memorial. Fees are payable for the right to erect a memorial.

Download Burial fees

 


Application for burial including ashes

Please follow the link for the current form for burial (including ashes)


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The Community Centre
Hartfield Road
Forest Row
East Sussex
RH18 5DZ



Tel: 01342 822661 Fax: 01342 825739
Office hours are:
Monday to Friday 9am-4pm
Clerk: Mr David O'Driscoll
Email: parishclerk@forestrow.gov.uk
Assistant Clerk: Mrs Carolyn Coomber
Email: ccoomber@forestrow.gov.uk
Burials Clerk & Market Manager:
Mrs Sue Young
Email: sue.young@forestrow.gov.uk
Admin Assistant & Allotments:
Mrs Janet Lamprell
Email: info@forestrow.gov.uk
Community Services Officer:
Mrs Sara Smart
Email: sara.smart@forestrow.gov.uk
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