At a burial, the committal part of the service usually takes place at the graveside with the Funeral Service taking place before hand at a different location or in the Cemetery Chapel.
There are different types of Burial Grounds
- Cemeteries administrated by local authorities
- Privately owned burial ground
Churchyard burial is the traditional place of burial for those living within the parish of the church.
Cemeteries administrated by local authorities are cemeteries that are ran by –
- District Councils
- Parish Councils
Privately owned burial grounds can be split into different categories.
- Burial grounds that are specific to a certain denomination or religion
- Burial grounds on family estates
- Woodland burial ground