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

Nearest Funeral Directors (Bournemouth)

Latest Verified Reviews

Rosemary & Keith Landon 2020-10-24 21:30:42

I honestly cannot  recommend the team highly enough. At every step they were wonderful and made a heartbreaking time far easier to deal with. Every person we came into contact with was caring and compassionate and even managed to make us smile. They are simply amazing at what they do. 

Sylvia Baggs 2020-10-20 09:29:26

I can not find a single fault . You made a very sad day  Into some times joyous if that’s the right word. Chris Antell is wonderful and perfect . Must also mention Rory for looking after us so well .Thankyou all Sylvia Baggs

Anne Dyson 2020-10-19 13:43:35

O’Hara promote their work as ‘our family is here for your family’. They absolutely lived up to that promise, from our first contact with them, through to the service, and beyond. We really valued their guiding hand as we prepared for Mum’s memorial service, helping us with preparations, offering wise guidance, and supporting as we drafted our tributes. Their support on the day was amazing. Everyone that you meet at O’Hara is so professional, smart, and quietly respectful. We knew that Mum was in excellent hands, they were simply superb.

Jacky Colyer 2020-10-12 10:06:52

Very helpful and lovely service conducted. Well organised and thoughtful.

Karen Hayes 2020-10-09 21:50:15

The respect and dignity shown by the whole team is nothing short of outstanding. They helped make a very difficult time more bearable. Thank-you