The Council is the burial authority for the town cemetery and also has responsibility for St. Mary’s closed churchyard.
Cemetery fees 2023 including Grave digging fees came into effect as of 27th July 2017
Fees, other then grave gigging fees, have not been increased since 2017.
Grave digging is undertaken by a contractor.
Watton Town Council Cemetery Review undertaken February 2017 and March 2019
Cemetery Rules and Regulations
A PDF copy of the cemetery rules can be downloaded by clicking this link
Watton Cemetery Rules and Regulations – reviewed 26th March 2019 and amended 11th February 2020
In addition to real fresh flowers only silk artificial flowers will be allowed on graves.
- Notice of Interment Form
- Grave Digging Form
- Application for erection of a Memorial or Tablet
- Additional Inscription Form
- Indemnity Form
- Purchase of Exclusive Right of Burial Form
Any use of Watton Cemetery must be arranged through a funeral director and memorials can only be erected by an accepted stone mason.
The Town Council endeavours to create a pleasant environment for all users of the Cemetery and it is hoped the area is respected by those who visit.
The Town Council regularly inspects the Cemetery but please help to keep the area a pleasant place by reporting any concerns you might have regarding the Cemetery to the Town Council Office.
The Council has issued a statement which is being sent in response to comments received in regards to the removal of Grave Adornments.