Burnham Joint 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. 

Burnham Joint 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 – Mr Roger Phillips

Burnham Cemetery Caretaker – Mr Andrew Taylor

Highbridge Cemetery Caretaker – Mr Chris Tuck


For all enquires please contact the administration office:

Mrs Lorna Williams, Deputy Clerk to Burnham Joint 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:-

 FEES and Charges 2017-18

Application for a memorial or additional inscription  

Application Interment Form 2017

Cemetery Rules & Regulations

Memorial Testing Policy and Procedure

Complaints Policy 


Financial Information

Burial Committee Income and Expenditure


Statistical Information

Interment statistics for 2016


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



Cllr Mrs L Ripley(Chairman)

Cllr Mrs M Clarke (Vice-Chairman)

Cllr A Brewer

Cllr Mrs F Hector

Cllr M Cox

Two Councillors from Burnham Without

Cllr A Gordon

Cllr S Lester


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Tel: 01278 788088