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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
  • Weymouth Crematorium

    Weymouth, DT4 0RR

  • Yeovil Crematorium

    Yeovil, BA20 2EJ

  • Poole Crematorium

    Poole, BH17 9BQ

  • Bournemouth Crematorium

    Bournemouth, BH8 9HX

  • Mendip Crematorium

    Wells, BA5 3RR

  • Poundbury Road Cemetery

    Dorchester, DT1 2PW

  • Melcombe Regis Cemetery

    Melcombe Regis, DT4 0AR

  • Weymouth Cemetery

    Weymouth, DT4 0RR

  • Wyke Regis Cemetery

    Wyke Regis, DT4 9QS

  • Bridport Cemetery

    Bridport, DT6 4SE

  • Hillview Cemetery(Wareham)

    Wareham, BH20 6AB

  • Sturminster Newton Cemetery

    Sturminster Newton, DT10 2BS

  • Sherborne Cemetery

    Sherborne, DT9 6AA

  • Blanford Cemetery

    Blandford Forum, DT11 7LR

  • Yeovil Cemetery

    Yeovil, BA21 3AG

  • Townsend Cemetery

    Crewkerne, TA18 7AH

  • Templecombe Burial Ground

    Templecombe, BA8 0HP

  • Wimborne Cemetery

    Wimborne, BH21 1EX

  • Poole Cemetery

    Poole, BH15 3LN

  • Godlingston Cemetery

    Swanage, BH19 1QQ

Nearest Funeral Directors (Dorchester)

Latest Verified Reviews

Avril Michelle Davenport 4 days ago

I have had so much help dealing with the funeral of my husband Mr Nigel Davenport  All of the staff have been very kind caring and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble even bringing paperwork that needed signing to my home.  I can’t thank you  all enough and I’ll always be very grateful to you  Kindest regards  Avril Davenport 

Andrew John Cowie 1 week ago

Excellent service with genuinely helpful, engaged and professional people.

Margaret Palmer 2 weeks ago

I could not fault them. Everything ran smoothly and on time . I had nothing to worry about on the day .

Richard Francis Smith 3 weeks ago

First of all would like to thank all the team from Weymouth for their kindness, understanding, patients and professionalism from start to the end, especially Jo, what a lovely lady. I can recommend highly the service that the Weymouth Co-op team gave and happy that I chose them to take care of my wife on her final journey. Thanks, Richard Smith.

Christine Protheroe 3 weeks ago

All arrangements were handled with care and sensitivity at a very difficult time. A touching and dignified service for my mum. Thank you Kate