Bournemouth Funeral Directors

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Guide to Funeral Directors in Bournemouth

Bournemouth has 11 funeral directors that provide services to a population of about 183,941. Some of the funeral arrangement services they provide include death registration, announcements, transportation, tributes and memorials. Customers can also benefit from after-funeral services such as monuments, memorial masonry, and financial and legal advice. Funeral homes in Bournemouth are spread out evenly in different sections of the town, from Lansdowne to Wimborne.

Over half of the population in Bournemouth is Christian, with the United Reformed Church, Church of England and Roman Catholic being the majority. Therefore many funeral directors in Bournemouth are experienced in offering services to suit these different denominations.

Other faiths in the town that businesses cater to include Sikhism, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism. Jewish religious functions are held at the Bournemouth Hebrew Congregation in Wootton Gardens, while Muslims attend the Bournemouth Islamic Centre and Central Mosque on St Stephen’s Road and Jamia Masjid on Cranmer Road.

A considerable percentage of the population of Bournemouth identifies as non-religious. This means that funeral directors in Bournemouth may have experience providing secular or Humanist services. Selected funeral homes make specialist arrangements, such as military funerals and burial at sea for customers who require them.

Bournemouth has four public cemeteries, including the North Cemetery and Kinson Cemetery, all of which have chapels for burial ceremonies. The Bournemouth Crematorium in North Cemetery is the only municipal crematorium.

Search using your postcode or area to find local funeral directors in Bournemouth. You can order results by best rated, most reviewed or nearest to you. Click on a funeral director’s profile to learn more about the services they provide, read customer reviews, and contact them to discuss funeral arrangements for your loved one.

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
  • Bournemouth Crematorium

    Bournemouth, BH8 9HX

  • Poole Crematorium

    Poole, BH17 9BQ

  • Test Valley Crematorium

    , SO51 6AA

  • Salisbury Crematorium

    Salisbury, SP1 3JB

  • Southampton Crematorium

    Southampton, SO16 3NF

  • Winborne Road Cemetery

    Bournemouth, BH3 7AB

  • North Cemetery (Bournemouth)

    Bournemouth, BH8 9HX

  • East Cemetery (Bournemouth)

    Bournemouth, BH7 6JB

  • Kinson Cemetery

    Bournemouth, BH11 8HA

  • Poole Cemetery

    Poole, BH15 3LN

  • Wimborne Cemetery

    Wimborne, BH21 1EX

  • Godlingston Cemetery

    Swanage, BH19 1QQ

  • Ludgershall Cemetery

    Ludgershall, BH24 1AJ

  • Ringwood Cemetery

    Ringwood, BH24 1NH

  • New Milton Cemetery

    New Milton, BH25 6RR

  • Milford Road Cemetery

    New Milton, BH25 6PW

  • Hillview Cemetery(Wareham)

    Wareham, BH20 6AB

  • Sway Cemetery

    Lymington, SO41 6EB

  • Lymington Cemetery

    Lymington, SO41 9JH

  • Brockenhurst Cemetery

    Brockenhurst, SO42 7UB

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Crematorium
Cemetery
  • Bournemouth Crematorium

    Bournemouth, BH8 9HX

  • Poole Crematorium

    Poole, BH17 9BQ

  • Test Valley Crematorium

    , SO51 6AA

  • Salisbury Crematorium

    Salisbury, SP1 3JB

  • Southampton Crematorium

    Southampton, SO16 3NF

  • Winborne Road Cemetery

    Bournemouth, BH3 7AB

  • North Cemetery (Bournemouth)

    Bournemouth, BH8 9HX

  • East Cemetery (Bournemouth)

    Bournemouth, BH7 6JB

  • Kinson Cemetery

    Bournemouth, BH11 8HA

  • Poole Cemetery

    Poole, BH15 3LN

  • Wimborne Cemetery

    Wimborne, BH21 1EX

  • Godlingston Cemetery

    Swanage, BH19 1QQ

  • Ludgershall Cemetery

    Ludgershall, BH24 1AJ

  • Ringwood Cemetery

    Ringwood, BH24 1NH

  • New Milton Cemetery

    New Milton, BH25 6RR

  • Milford Road Cemetery

    New Milton, BH25 6PW

  • Hillview Cemetery(Wareham)

    Wareham, BH20 6AB

  • Sway Cemetery

    Lymington, SO41 6EB

  • Lymington Cemetery

    Lymington, SO41 9JH

  • Brockenhurst Cemetery

    Brockenhurst, SO42 7UB

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Latest Verified Reviews

Paul Cox 2020-06-24 08:36:22

O'Hara Funeral Directors overall were very efficient and considerate with all elements of the funeral preparations and the funeral itself. Rory kept us abreast with updates, support and understanding throughout. He is an excellent ambassador for the company. Thanks You.

Vida Wood 2020-06-15 09:18:37

Despite the restrictions the funeral went to plan.Apart from number of people able to attend the funeral service was as Aunty wished.The tribute to her life and music choices were perfect.

Sheila Jackson 2020-06-14 09:24:30

I have the highest respect for the way my mother's funeral was dealt with, from start to finish. I cannot thank Anthony enough for his kindness, checking on me, to make sure I was OK, and the respect and dignity that was shown to my late mother. Thank You.

Martina Ellis 2020-06-13 18:20:13

It was just a perfect send of for my dad Who would of been very proud of his service even in these strange times  Thank you Anthony O’hara 

Jean Chester 2020-06-12 15:30:08

This is the second time I have used O'Hara . During this difficult time and over the 'lock down' period the funeral had to be sorted mainly by telephone or e mail so it was a great relief and comfort to find they were able to sort everything for me . Nothing was too much trouble. I cannot fault the kindness,sincerity and level of service . I would highly recommend their services