The following frequently asked questions might help, but if you are unable to find the information you require please contact our Bereavement Services team:
- 01223 458000
Our general office and telephone line is open for help and advice from 9am to 4pm every weekday, except bank holidays. The site is also open for memorial enquiries on Saturdays from 10am to 1.30pm.
How to exhume a deceased body?
Exhumations are rare and traumatic for the family involved. They can take a long time to arrange and are usually expensive. For these reasons, it is always best to consult with all the relatives before proceeding.
How do I repatriate a deceased body?
Some countries require a Cadaver Certificate before they will allow the body into the country for burial. The certificate, if issued, confirms that no epidemic of infectious disease occurred in the borough for some three months preceding the death. Click here for more information.
How much does a cremation or burial cost?
Generally, the cost of a burial is higher than the cost of cremation.
Please visit our fees and forms page here.
Who to contact following a death?
Following a person’s death, various parties need to be informed. It’s important that some are notified immediately whilst others can be notified a little later. Read full details here.
- What to do following a death?
How do you obtain burial and grave records
All burial or grave records for these cemeteries are held at Cambridge Crematorium.
While some burial and cremation registers are held in electronic format, these are currently not available to the public online.