United Benefice of St Helen, St Mary, and St John the Baptist.

Fees for 2023 From 1st March

Funerals and Burials. (No fee for stillborn infant or person under the age of 16)

Service in churchFee payable to Diocese £Fee payable to PCC £Total fee payable £
Funeral service in church taking place before or after burial or cremation  
Statutory fee118.0099.00217.00
Heating (October to May) 50.00  50.00
Verger 30.00  30.00
Organist 75.00  75.00
Total if all options taken for service in church  372.00
Thanksgiving service 400.00400.00
Burial of body in churchyard following service16.00332.00348.00
Burial of body or cremated remains in cemetery following service16.00135.00  151.00
Cremation immediately preceding or following service in church32.00…………….  32.00
Burial of body in churchyard on separate occasion47.00332.00379.00
Burial of cremated remains in churchyard on separate occasion47.00135.00182.00
Burial of body or cremated remains in cemetery on separate occasion61.0017.00  78.00
No service in church  
Funeral service (including burial of body) at graveside in churchyard118.00332.00450.00
Funeral service (including burial of cremated remains) at graveside in churchyard118.00135.00253.00
Funeral service at crematorium or funeral service (including burial of body or cremated remains) in cemetery182.00 35.00217.00
Funeral service in premises belonging to funeral director, whether taking place before or after burial or cremation.182.00 35.00217.00
Cremation immediately preceding or following on from service in premises belonging to funeral director.32.00 32.00
Burial of body in churchyard not following service at graveside (committal only)47.00332.00379.00
Burial of cremated remains in churchyard or other lawful disposal of cremated remains (committal only).47.00135.00182.00
Burial of body or other lawful disposal of cremated remains, in cemetery (committal only).32.00 32.00
Certificate issued at time of burial………………17.0017.00
N.B. burial of cremated remains includes other lawful disposal  
Monuments in churchyard
Small cross in wood16.0036.00  52.00
Small vase not exceeding 12”x8”x8” or tablet, plaque16.0068.00  84.00
Any other monument16.00142.00158.00
Additional inscription on existing monument16.0017.00  33.00

MARRIAGES
Marriage service in church
Fee payable to Diocese £Fee payable to PCC £Total fee payable £
Statutory fee229.00276.00505.00
Heating (October to May) 50.0050.00
Verger 30.0030.00
Organist 95.0095.00
Total if all options taken  680.00
        Video 20.0020.00
         Bells – St Helen’s 160.00160.00
                    St John’s 100.00100.00
                    St Mary’s 25.0025.00
Publication of banns of marriage 34.0034.00
Certificate of banns issued at time of publication 17.0017.00