FOI 4081 Public Health Funerals 2016 – 2017

1. How many of these funerals did you arrange in the last financial year?

1st April 2016 to 1st April 2017   – 5 funerals

2. Would you list all funerals with the following details for each: the date, whether the body was buried or cremated, whether a funeral service was held, the total cost (including all disbursements such as crematorium fees and burial plots. And excluding any offset of monies recovered from the estates of the deceased), and the funeral director used. I do not require any personal information such as name or date of birth of the deceased.


Date Cremation or Burial Funeral Director Cost
18th November 2016 Cremation J Gorringe and son £1440
1st March 2017 Cremation J Gorringe and son £1440
3rd March 2017 Cremation J Gorringe and son £1440
7th March 2017 Cremation J Gorringe and son £1440
29th March 2017 Cremation J Gorringe and son £1440


3. How were the funerals providers found – on a case-by-case basis or part of a tendered contract? 

RSCH has one provider in J Gorringe and Son, 55 Hare Lane, Farncombe, Godalming GU7 3EF

4. If part of a tendered contract, when did the contract begin and when is it scheduled to be renewed?

It is on a case by case basis and there is no contract.

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