Cemeteries

South Oxfordshire District Council has two cemeteries in:

  • Castle St, Wallingford, (A329)  OX10 8LG
  • Coopers Pightle, Kidmore End  RG4 9AZ

The cemeteries have areas of consecrated and non-consecrated land. 

The council also maintains closed churchyards on behalf of the diocese at:

  • St Mary's, St Leonard's and All Hallows in Wallingford
  • St Mary Magdalene in Crowmarsh Gifford
  • St Margaret's in Harpsden
  • St Nicholas in Forest Hill
  • Old Church in Christmas Common 
  • St Mary's in Henley
  • St Paul's in Culham

The council is responsible for digging graves and grounds maintenance including grass cutting, trees, shrubs, fences and hedges. 

A plan showing the division of the cemetery and the register of burials for Castle Street, Wallingford and Coopers Pightle, Kidmore End can be viewed free of charge at the council offices.  To arrange an appointment please contact Parks (see contact details).

For current cemetery fees and charges, see downloads section of this page.

Arrangements in the event of a death

Families will usually arrange for either a burial or cremation through a funeral director. It will be at this time that a decision will be made on the preference for burial or cremation.

See also help through difficult times for advice on death and bereavement including what to do after a death and how to organise a funeral.

Last reviewed: 10 - 04 - 2017

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