Shinfield Cemetery closed 13 and 14 June 2018
Shinfield Cemetery will be closed to the public, for maintenance work, on 13 and 14 June 2018. Sorry for any inconvenience.
We look after 2 cemeteries:
- St. Sebastians Cemetery, Heathlands Road, Wokingham Without, RG40 3AR
- Shinfield Cemetery, Grovelands Road, off Hyde End Road, Shinfield, RG7 1DP
Most people use a funeral director to organise a funeral.
To find a funeral director visit:
For advice about arranging a non-traditional or non-religious ceremony visit:
There are costs associated with arranging a funeral.
It is important to find out whether or not the deceased had taken out a funeral plan. This would generally cover the costs of the funeral.
There is no general death grant to help pay for funerals. However if the person paying for the funeral is receiving any means tested benefits they may be able to claim financial help from the Social Fund. Find out more about the Social Fund on Gov.uk website Social Fund information.
Widows, widowers and widowed parents are entitled to bereavement benefits. Visit Gov.uk website bereavement benefits information.
National Insurance and tax
For information on how a death affects national insurance and tax visit Gov.uk website after death information.
Death and bereavement support
For more information and support visit:
Read our Coroners Service page.