The cemetery at Huncote is on Forest Road and was opened in 1897.
For anyone wishing to visit the cemetery, parking is available a short walk away (less than 250 yards) at Huncote Leisure Centre, on Sportsfield Lane or kerbside on Forest Road.
Information for Huncote Cemetery
Anyone wishing to purchase a burial plot in Huncote cemetery as either an ashes plot in the Garden of Remembrance or a full size burial plot in the main cemetery should review the documentation below and contact the Clerk, who will discuss your needs with you.
- Huncote Cemetery - Definitions of terms
Definitions of terms used in relation to the cemetery.
Huncote Cemetery - Rules and Regulations (PDF, 284 Kb)
Rules and Regulations for Huncote Cemetery effective from 7th December 2018.
Huncote Cemetery - Fees (PDF, 152 Kb)
Huncote Cemetery fees effective from 1st October 2022.
Huncote Cemetery - Fees (Ending) (PDF, 148 Kb)
Fees for Huncote Cemetery effective from 1st April 2019.
Huncote Cemetery - Application for the Purchase of the Exclusive Right of Burial (PDF, 207 Kb)
Form for completion for purchasing the Exclusive Right of Burial.
Huncote Cemetery - Regulations For Ashes Burials and Notice of Inurnment (PDF, 395 Kb)
Regulations relating to ashes burials, including application for inurnment, and wording for memorial, effective 1st April 2019.
Huncote Cemetery - Regulations For Coffin Burials and Notice of Interment (PDF, 215 Kb)
Regulations relating to full burials, including application for Earthen burial plots, effective 1st April 2019.
Huncote Cemetery - Right to Erect or Install a Monument/Second or Subsequent Inscriptions (PDF, 226 Kb)
Application form to install, erect or amend a monument in Huncote Cemetery, effective from 1st April 2019.
- Search in Register of Graves, Burials or Exclusive Rights
- Should anyone wish to review cemetery records to determine their ancestry, an appointment can be arranged with the Clerk at a mutually agreeable time. A small fee will be charged for this service.
- Gov.uk - Death and bereavement (external link)
Information on what to do when someone dies, how to register a death and a variety of other information you may find useful when a friend, relative or loved one passes away is available from the gov.uk website.
- Gov.uk - Support for child funeral costs (Children’s Funeral Fund for England)
The Children’s Funeral Fund for England can help to pay for some of the costs of a funeral for a child under 18 or a baby stillborn after the 24th week of pregnancy.
- Gov.uk - What to do after someone dies (external link)
Guidance on what to do after someone dies.
- Information for the Bereaved: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Information to help bereaved families, friends or next of kin make important decisions.
Coronavirus bereavement support leaflet (PDF, 269 Kb)
A leaflet which has been produced to provide support and information for those who have been bereaved through the Coronavirus.
- Register a Death (external link)
You must register a death with the County Registrar within 5 days, or 42 days for a stillbirth.
- Dying Matters - Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland
Raising awareness of dying, death and bereavement and providing support to those who need it.
Memorial Safety Testing
- Memorial Safety Testing Frequently Asked Questions
Huncote Parish Council will be carrying out a memorial safety check at Huncote Cemetery. For further information click on the memorial safety link below.
- Parish Registers
This lists the records of christenings[C], marriages[M] and burials[B] of Huncote people which can be found at the Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland.