ST. MICHAEL'S R.C. CEMETERY
List of Administrative fees as from
1st June 2016:
Purchase of new grave: £1,600 (currently no new plots available at February 2023).
Re-opening of existing grave admin fee: £600
Burial of ashes casket: £50 Minister's fee plus £50 admin fee plus £40 grave digging fee.
Amendments to tombstone inscription: £25 admin fee (plus stonemason's fee).
SAMPLE LETTER OF INTENT
for those who wish to purchase a burial plot at a future date.
Purchase of the exclusive right to burial: - Letter of Intent
Thank you for your enquiry regarding the purchase of the exclusive right to burial in a plot in the graveyard at St. Michael's R.C. Cemetery, Rivelin Valley Road, Sheffield S6 5GL.
The Trustees of the Diocese of Hallam do not allow purchase of this right in advance. However, it is the policy of the parish to seek to ensure that those who have a long association with St. Vincent's R.C. church through their regular worship and their participation in the life of the parish have the opportunity to be buried here in accordance with their clearly expressed wishes.
On behalf of the parish I am able to give you this letter of intent to express the agreement that, should a plot be available at the time of your death then purchase of the exclusive right to burial at the cost then applicable will be available to your executor.
This letter of intent is valid only for the person named above and is not transferrable to other members of the family.
Please keep this letter in a safe place, which is known to your executors/next of kin.