York Funeral Directors

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Guide to Funeral Directors in York

The city of York has a population of 150,000 people, with numerous places of worship in the city including its world-famous 13th century Minster.

Christianity is the most commonly practiced faith in York, which has 33 churches, eight of which are Roman Catholic. The city also has a Jewish community of around 200 people, while local churches also host weekly dedicated services for Polish, Korean and Portuguese congregations.

There are numerous funeral directors in York who can advise on burial or cremation arrangements within this multicultural city. These firms can tailor their offering to meet the requirements of each family, whatever their cultural background, and can offer non-religious, green burial or cremation, as well as traditional funerals.

For Muslim worshippers, the city has its own mosque and Islamic Centre in Bull Lane. Although there is no longer a synagogue in York, Jewish believers gather to worship once a month at the Friargate Quaker Meeting House.

Burials are available at York Cemetery in Fishergate and Fulford Cemetery, located south of the city. Fulford is maintained and managed by the local parish council, with a full-time staff to tend the gardens. It offers an area for Muslim burials and a natural burial ground and is open to people of all faiths. York Crematorium is situated near Bishopthorpe and offers Christian, Hindu and Sikh ceremonies.

Search for local funeral directors in York using your postcode or area. You can filter search results by best rated, most reviewed or nearest to you. Click on a funeral home’s profile to read customer reviews, learn more about their services, and get in touch to begin making funeral arrangements.

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
  • York Crematorium

    York, YO23 2QD

  • Stonefall Crematorium

    Harrogate, HG3 1DE

  • Rawdon Crematorium

    Leeds, LS19 6JP

  • Cottingley Hall Crematorium

    Leeds, LS11 0EU

  • Pontefract Crematorium

    Pontefract, WF8 4HA

  • York Cemetery

    York, YO10 5AJ

  • Fulford Cemetery

    Fulford, YO19 4QG

  • Wetherby Cemetery

    Wetherby, LS22 6JD

  • Selby Cemetery

    Selby, YO8 9BL

  • Goldsborough Cemetery

    Harrogate, HG5 8NS

  • Knaresborough Cemetery

    Harrogate, HG5 0AH

  • Whinmoor Cemetery

    Leeds, LS14 3DW

  • Garforth Cemetery

    Leeds, LS25 1NX

  • Malton Cemetery

    Malton, YO17 7BQ

  • Kirkby Overblow Cemetery

    Harrogate, HG3 1HD

  • Kippax Cemetery

    Leeds, LS25 7HE

  • Holme Road Cemetery

    Market Weighton, YO43 3EZ

  • Dishforth Cemetery

    Hambleton, YO7 3LU

  • Snaith, Cowick & Gowdall Cemetery

    Snaith, DN14 0AB

  • Ferrybridge Cemetery

    Ferrybridge, WF11 8PP

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Crematorium
Cemetery
  • York Crematorium

    York, YO23 2QD

  • Stonefall Crematorium

    Harrogate, HG3 1DE

  • Rawdon Crematorium

    Leeds, LS19 6JP

  • Cottingley Hall Crematorium

    Leeds, LS11 0EU

  • Pontefract Crematorium

    Pontefract, WF8 4HA

  • York Cemetery

    York, YO10 5AJ

  • Fulford Cemetery

    Fulford, YO19 4QG

  • Wetherby Cemetery

    Wetherby, LS22 6JD

  • Selby Cemetery

    Selby, YO8 9BL

  • Goldsborough Cemetery

    Harrogate, HG5 8NS

  • Knaresborough Cemetery

    Harrogate, HG5 0AH

  • Whinmoor Cemetery

    Leeds, LS14 3DW

  • Garforth Cemetery

    Leeds, LS25 1NX

  • Malton Cemetery

    Malton, YO17 7BQ

  • Kirkby Overblow Cemetery

    Harrogate, HG3 1HD

  • Kippax Cemetery

    Leeds, LS25 7HE

  • Holme Road Cemetery

    Market Weighton, YO43 3EZ

  • Dishforth Cemetery

    Hambleton, YO7 3LU

  • Snaith, Cowick & Gowdall Cemetery

    Snaith, DN14 0AB

  • Ferrybridge Cemetery

    Ferrybridge, WF11 8PP

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