Basic Burial Costs

The cost of a funeral depends on whether you have chosen cremation or burial, your choice of coffin and any optional services you wish to include in your funeral arrangement. Below is a sample funeral account for a simple burial based on our current price list

The Cost of a Simple Burial

(please note that in this example we have added our most popular coffin, the 'Norfolk', but your choice of coffin from our brochure may increase the total cost. We have also used the costs for burial in a churchyard- costs for burial in a cemetery will vary)

Our Professional Services

For making all necessary arrangements and obtaining all necessary documentation, liaison with all appropriate authorities, advice on certification, registration and other related matters,transfer of the deceased to our private Chapel of Rest (within 20 running miles), care of the deceased until the day of the funeral, provision of a hearse and bearers for the funeral,attendance of the Funeral Director at the funeral £1750.00 'Norfolk' veneered coffin £425.00

Disbursements (money we pay out on your behalf)

  • Grave excavation and timber supports £275.00
  • Service in church £164.00
  • Burial in a churchyard £269.00
  • Verger ( from) £30.00
  • Organist (from) £60.00

Total Cost £2973.00

Optional professional services available at an extra charge:

  • Family Limousine to seat six people
  • Hygienic Treatment (recommended if you are visiting to pay your last respects)
  • Return to home or reception into church prior to the funeral service
  • Surcharge for funerals conducted on Saturday/Sunday
  • Additional charge for mileage over 20 running miles
  • Horse Drawn Hearse

Optional disbursements available at an extra charge:

  • Newspaper announcements
  • Floral Tributes
  • Catering
  • Printed Order of Service

Contact Us

If you would like any further information on the costs of a burial please do not hesitate to contact us here at Robert Minns Independent Funeral Directors.

For Close attention please call us on 01603 261166

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