Truro Funeral Directors

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Guide to Funeral Directors in Truro

The county town of Cornwall, Truro is the most southerly city in the UK. A picturesque city that thrived during the boom in tin mining during the 18th and 19th Centuries, the town centre is dominated by the cathedral, completed in 1910.

Largely of British origin, about half the population of Truro identify as Christian and around a third as non-religious. This means that while funeral directors in Truro will be able to offer traditional funerals, they may also be able to help in arranging secular or Humanist services. Sixteen churches serve Truro’s population of 21,000. Other faiths are represented further afield, with Baha’i meetings in Hayle.

There are eight funeral directors in Truro and its surrounding areas. The city itself has one cemetery at St Clement’s Hill and there are also a further four nearby in the Redruth area and one in Falmouth. Penmount Crematorium, on a secluded estate on the edge of Truro, serves the whole of Cornwall and also offers a natural burial ground.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What should I do when someone dies?

When someone dies you need to get a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death from a doctor, register their death and choose a funeral director to arrange their funeral. The Registration Office will give you a Death Certificate and Certificate for Burial or Cremation (GR021 in Northern Ireland).

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How do you arrange a funeral?

You can arrange a funeral by choosing a funeral director who will help you organise all of the details. They can help you decide whether to have a cremation or burial and what type of service to choose, as well as additional options, such as music and flowers. You can find out what happens at a funeral and compare funeral directors on Funeral Guide.

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How much does a funeral cost?

The cost of a funeral depends on where you are in the UK and whether you choose a burial or a cremation. Natural burial is becoming increasingly popular, but can often be more expensive than burial in a traditional cemetery. The cost of coffins, flowers, catering and transport also varies a lot. There is also an almost unlimited list of options for personalising a service, such as professional funeral singers or a motorcycle-hearse. You can compare the price of funeral directors on Funeral Guide.

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Crematorium
Cemetery
  • Penmount Crematorium

    Truro, TR4 9AA

  • Treswithian Downs Crematorium

    Camborne, TR14 0BL

  • Glynn Valley Crematorium

    Bodmin, PL30 4AU

  • Efford Cemetery and Crematorium

    Plymouth, PL3 6NG

  • Weston Mill Cemetery and Crematorium

    Plymouth, PL2 2EP

  • Truro Public Cemetery

    Truro, TL1 1NT

  • St. Day Road Cemetery

    Redruth, TR15 2RT

  • Trewirgie Cemetery

    Redruth, TR15 2TB

  • Falmouth Cemetery

    Falmouth, TR11 4HU

  • Pencoys Cemetery

    Redruth, TR16 6RL

  • Illogan Cemetery

    Redruth, TR16 4SR

  • Fairpark Cemetery

    Newquay, TR7 3EA

  • St Columb Minor Cemetery

    St Columb Minor, TR7 3HX

  • Troon Cemetery (Camborne)

    Camborne, TR14 9DP

  • Killivose Cemetery

    Camborne, TR14 0RH

  • Trewinney Cemetery

    Mevagissey, PL26 6SZ

  • Camborne Cemetery

    Camborne, TR14 7PD

  • Eastbourne Road Cemetery

    St Austell, PL25 4SS

  • Campdowns Cemetery

    St Austell, PL25 3PG

  • Treverbyn Cemetery

    Treverbyn, PL26 8TL

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Latest Verified Reviews

Barbara Anne Fincher 8 hours ago

We found all the personnel very helpful, kind, thoughtful and patient with the arrangements of my husbands funeral. Can’t thank them enough.

Maurice Elliott 11 hours ago

The service given by Mr Hackett was exemplary. He offered what I had been unsuccessfully seeking from other funeral service providers. At a most difficult time for me, he listened and lightened the strain. I am very very grateful for his help.

Sally Jones 4 days ago

I would unhesitatingly recommend this company and hope that they will be used for my own funeral - but not yet.

Jonathan Borlase 2 weeks ago

From the initial phone call ,all of the staff at LJ Tregunna have been so kind helpful and considerate . They  helped us through a difficult time, taking on any concerns and worries  that we had . A truly profession team, of  which we cannot speak highly enough. Nothing is too much bother and everyone truly cares for you at this difficult time

Christopher Carter 2 weeks ago

Couldn't have asked for a better send off for my sister. Thank you all do much.