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.

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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
  • 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

Alan Hamilton 1 month ago

Excellent service in every aspect, could not have asked for better. Many Thanks from all of the family and friends. Alan A Hamilton

Kathy Manners 1 month ago

Neil and everyone at George Scott Funeral Services provided exemplary care and service on all aspects of the planning as well as the actual day of our Father's funeral. Our family are beyond grateful to Neil for helping us give Dad such a wonderful service to celebrate his life.

Delphine Pouncy 1 month ago

I can’t express how grateful we were to Martin, he took the stress out of what was an extremely stressful time! He put us in touch with the most perfect celebrant who did a fantastic job celebrating our late father. 

Marie Mackenzie 1 month ago

Fantastic service from start to finish during this difficult time. Our Dad was treated with the dignity he deserved in death. We were guided through the funeral process in a very supportive, friendly yet professional manner by all the staff who really do seem to care. The funeral parlour is non-assuming from the outside yet has a lovely, airy and light interior. A well-deserved five stars for all aspects of provision, with no hesitation. Thank you.

Karen Dix 1 month ago

My family have now used George scott funeral directors for three members of our family and could not have ask for better service . They put every effort into making what is a very hard day into something beautiful and so well organised . They are never too busy to answer any questions or advise you along the way .I certainly would advise anyone to use this company when you are having to deal with saying goodbye to a loved one .