Cremations and Burials

L Andrews made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to High Peak Borough Council

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Dear High Peak Borough Council,

Under the FOI act, I formally request that you provide me with the following information...

Please advise the total number of burials and cremations, annually, broken down by burials and cremations from January 2015 to December 2020 (or the last full month of data), in the High Peak Borough Council area.

Yours faithfully,

L Andrews,

Your reference number is HPFOI2021/22-0164


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High Peak Borough Council

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Dear Sir

Re:      Freedom of Information Act request – HPFOI2021/22-0164

Thank you for your request for information which was received by the
Council on 28 May 2021.

I am advised that the Council’s response to your information request
regarding burials and cremations during 2015 to 2020 is as follows.

* Please note that the Council does not operate any crematoria therefore
only information relating to the burials that have occurred in the
Council’s cemeteries within the date range requested can be supplied.

    2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Total coffin burials 125 153 135 147 128 163
Total ashes burials 91 78 88 97 92 90
Total no. of burials 216 231 223 244 220 253


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Yours faithfully



Samantha Vernon
Freedom of Information Assistant
High Peak Borough Council

Tel:  0345 129 7777


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