Cremation and Burial Fees

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Description Price
Child (under 16) No charge
Adults 16 years and over 628.00
Adults 16 years and over - Saturday 695.00
Additional Charge - Public Holiday 223.00
Clergy 77.00
Dispersal of Ashes 24.00
Casket - Purchase 53.00
Urn (plus carrier) - Purchase 24.00
Book of Remembrance (per line) 34.00
Small Book of Remembrance (2 Lines) 108.00
Small Book of Remembrance (5 Lines) 200.00
Small Book of Remembrance (8 Lines) 295.00
Small Book of Remembrance (Gilded Motif) 72.00
Badges 55.00
Coat of Arms and Floral Motif 76.00
Retention of Ashes - per month 12.00
Chapel of Rest 41.00
Plaque - Single with inscription 187.00
Plaque - Double with single inscriptions 272.00
Plaque - Double with two inscriptions 346.00
Additional inscription 102.00
Use of Crematorium Chapel for a Burial Service 237.00
Memorial Kerbstone - (10 years) 233.00
Inscription for Kerbstone 9.00
Description Price
BURIAL CHARGES - 2016/17  
*Interment/Re Opening Lair 634.00
Interment (Child under 16) No charge
Additional Charge - Interment on Saturday/Sunday or Public Holiday will incur this additional charge 236.00
Additional Charge - Burial of ashes on Saturday/Sunday or Public Holiday will incur this additional charge 67.00
*Burial of Cremated Remains 143.00
*Scattering of Ashes 111.00
*Purchase of Single Lair, incl maintenance 749.00
*Purchase of Double Lair, incl maintenance 1,498.00
*Purchase of Treble Lair, incl maintenance 2,248.00
*Lair for Casket only 153.00
*Woodland and Green Burial Service Burial Charge 634.00
*Woodland and Green Burial Service Standard Lair 1,499.00
Transfer of Title Deeds 41.00
Extract/Search Register (£13.20 to be paid in Advance for work up to half an hour) 23.00
Administration Fee for Return of Lair 0.00
Permission to erect Standard Memorial or one off design 123.00
Permission to erect semi recumbant book type memorial 61.00
Erection of plaques at Cemeteries (where consent granted) 61.00
Erection of inscribed memorial plaque (for previously unmarked graves) 207.00
Erection of Headstone (Tiree ONLY) 159.00
Exhumations (not including re interment) 679.00
Exhumations of Caskets (hourly rate) 45.00

* 100% to be added to interment/lair charges (except for the transfer of title deed) for non residents of Argyll & Bute with the following exemptions:  

  • Clear proof that deceased lived permanently in Argyll & Bute within 10 years of death.    
  • If the deceased person has been in long term residential care outwith the boundaries of Argyll & Bute Council, but was previously a resident of Argyll & Bute and was moved to such residential care at the behest of this, or a previous Local Authority.
  • Any resident or former resident of Argyll & Bute who has died in the service of their country.
  • Introduction of green burial service which facilitates woodland burials, sites at: Barbour Cemetery, Strachur, Carrick Cemetery at Tarbert and Pennyfuir Cemetery.