There are specific baby burial sections available at Thornhill Cemetery and Western Cemetery, the graves in these sections will accommodate a single burial of a baby or babies.
The is no cost for burial into one of these graves and there is no fee for the grave; the placement of some mementos on the grave is permitted and if you do decide to have a memorial, you are able to purchase one through Bereavement Services whenever you are ready, these cost £375. You are not able to buy a memorial from a memorial mason to be placed on the baby section.
Once the burial has taken place, we will place a marker on the grave with the baby’s name, even if the baby didn’t need to be registered.
If you would prefer to bury your baby in a family grave or in a new grave which can accommodate future burials, there are graves available to purchase at Thornhill Cemetery, Pantmawr Cemetery and Western Cemetery. There is no cost for the burial of a child under the age of 18 into the grave, and the current cost of a grave is £900.
Burial times are available morning and afternoon, Monday to Friday.