Burial Committee


We endeavour to provide a pleasant peaceful setting in the cemeteries and we welcome the opportunity to answer your questions or provide information. 

The Burial Committee is responsible for the running and maintenance of

three cemeteries in the Township:

Brent Road Cemetery – Brent Road, Burnham-on-Sea TA8 2JT


Burnham CemeteryWestfield Road, Burnham-on-Sea TA8 2AW


Highbridge CemeteryBurnham Road, Highbridge TA9 3JF 


Opening Times

All three cemeteries have a caretaker on site and are generally available,

except when assisting at one of the other cemeteries:

Monday to Thursday – 8:00am to 4:00pm

Friday – 8:00am to 3:30pm


Contact Details

Brent Road Cemetery Caretaker – Andrew Taylor

Burnham Cemetery Caretaker – Stewart Crosby

Highbridge Cemetery Caretaker – Chris Tuck


For all enquires please contact the administration office:

Lorna Williams, Clerk to the Burial Committee,

The Old Courthouse, Jaycroft Road, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset TA8 1LE

Tel: 01278 795111       e-mail:


Office opening hours:  Monday – Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm

Please Note:   No dogs (except Guide Dogs) are permitted within the cemetery grounds

For further detailed information, application forms and fees payable please download from list below:-


Interment Application Form 2019.pdf


Application for a memorial or addtl inscription.pdf



Application to Reserve a Grave Space.pdf



Cemetery Regulations.pdf

FEES and Charges 2019-20.pdf


Memorial Testing Policy and Procedure

Complaints Policy 


Financial Information


Income & Expenditure as at 31 March 2018


Balance Sheet as at 31 march 2018


Statistical Information


Interment statistics for 2018.pdf


Agendas, Minutes and Reports of the  Burial Committee can be viewed under the said tab on the Town Council home page. 



Cllrs: C Allen (Chair), A Brewer, S Harvey, J Keen, C Winfield

Two Councillors from Burnham Without, but have no voting rights 

Cllr A Gordon

Cllr S Lester


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Tel: 01278 788088