Funerals

A funeral marks the close of a human life on earth. It is the opportunity for friends and family to express their grief, to give thanks for the life which has now completed its journey in this world.To find out more about holding a funeral in the Church of England follow the link.

Funerals are usually arranged directly by Funeral Directors. The clergy are available to advise on any such arrangements and to offer support and counselling to the dying or bereaved. Please contact the Team Vicar on 01752 851488


Church yard registers

These contain the names and date and location of those buried at St Stephens from about the year 1890 to the present day. Searches of the registers, for which a fee is payable, can be made by appointment.

Other than registers in current use all records are lodged with Cornwall County Record Office in Truro to whom application to view should be made.


Saltash Team Ministry

St. Stephens by Saltash, and SS Nicholas & Faith Parish Churches
FUNERAL FEES from 1st January 2015 Including fees charged by the Saltash Burial Board

 


FEES FOR A FUNERAL SERVICE IN CHURCH
Funeral Service in Church £178.00  
Verger £ 45.00  
Organist £ 70.00 Total £293.00
Heating(when appropriate) £ 85.00 Total £378.00
Travelling to Plymouth crematorium £ 25.00  
Travelling to Bodmin Crematorium £ 45.00  

BURIAL IN THE CHURCHYARD WHEN THE FUNERAL IS HELD
AT ST.STEPHENS OR SS. NICHOLAS &FAITH PARISH CHURCHES
Burial of Body in the Churchyard £272.00  
Burial Board Fee £630.00  
Verger's Fee £ 45.00 Total £947.00

BURIAL FEES WHEN THE SERVICE IS HELD
IN ANY OTHER CHURCHES OR CHAPEL
Burial of Body in the Churchyard £310.00  
Burial Board Fee £630.00  
Verger's Fee £ 45.00 Total £985.00

BURIAL OF CREMATED REMAINS
Burial of Cremated Remains £148.00  
Burial Board Fee £300.00  
Verger's Fee £ 45.00  
Fee for digging the plot £ 45.00 Total £538.00

FEES FOR SERVICES AT CREMATORIA
Service Fee £178.00  
Travelling to Plymouth Crematorium £ 25.00  
Travelling to Bodmin Crematorium £ 45.00  

 

Clergy attendance fees are included in the above and are assigned to the Diocese of Truro. The Clergy receive no direct payment for any of these services.