Welcome to our Cemetery Page


The cemetery has been overseen by Dishforth Parish Council since the late 1800s the land having being donated to the Parish Council by the Swiers family.



Plot 100.00
Reservation (indefinite) 100.00
Interment – Single 150.00
Interment – Double 300.00
Children under the age of 12 years 100.00

Cremated Remains:

Plot 50.00
Reservation (indefinite) 50.00
Interment of Ashes 50.00


Single Space 50.00
Double Space 80.00
Additional Inscription 25.00
Vase 25.00
Memorial Trees (up to 15 feet high) 40.00
Cremated Tablet 50.00


Fees do not include labour.
Non-Residents of the Parish – Double Fees or at the discretion of the Parish Council.
Row A is reserved for the Swiers Family and no Fees are payable.

Upkeep of Memorials

The upkeep of all Memorials is the responsibility of the owners not the Parish Council. It is recommended that owners arrange Insurance cover on their Memorial. 3 yearly safety checks will be carried out and owners informed of any necessary remedial repairs.

Vases / Floral Tributes

No Vases, Flowers or similar items should be placed on top of or near to the Cremation Tablets in the Garden of Rest or on the grass in front of the other Headstones without permission from the Parish Council. Any unauthorised items will be removed and taken into safe keeping for subsequent collection.


We respectfully seek your help in keeping the Cemetery peaceful, tidy and safe for all users with dead flowers and other rubbish being removed and placed in the Bins provided.


Requests for further information and/or applications for Reservations or Interments should be made to:

Cllr Sue Reid

Tel: 07507714782

Email: suereid@dishforthpc.org.uk

Regulations Relating to Memorials

A copy of the Byelaws and Regulations is available from the Parish Council – the following is an extract of the Regulations relating to Memorials:

  • Graves should be at 4 feet 6 inch Centers
  • The maximum permitted width of a Headstone is 2 feet 6 inches
  • And the maximum height is 3 feet leaving 2 feet between Stones
  • Any kerbs should be set at ground level
  • Cremated Plaques should be 12” x 15” and laid flat in the ground in the Garden of Rest

All Memorials must be placed in accordance with the latest specifications of the Code of Practice of the National Association of Memorial Masons.

A Certificate of Compliance to the NAMM Code of Working Practice and/or a 30 Year Guarantee covering the fixation of the Memorial must be issued to the owner of the Memorial with a copy being supplied to the Parish Council with clear details on both copies of the Grave Number and the Masons’ Signature.

Thank you

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