Dear Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council,

Please can you give me a break down of the number of burials and cremations for each year from the beginning of 2015 to present day. Thank you

Yours faithfully,

Rachel Grant

BCP Council Enquiries, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council

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Dear Ms Grant,
Freedom of Information Request 
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Council on 24/05/2021.
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Environmental Services, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council

Dear Ms Grant,
Information Request – Freedom of Information Act
Further to your request for information received on 24/05/2021 please find
enclosed the material that you asked for.
Number of Burials

  01/01/2015-31/12/2015 01/01/2016-31/12/2016 01/01/2017-31/12/2017 01/01/2018-31/12/2018 01/01/2019-31/12/2019 01/01/2020-31/12/2020 01/01/2021-present  
Bournemouth 438 408 373 346 301 331 228
Christchurch 116 100 93 87 84 82 29
Poole 223 220 209 160 164 134 52

Number of Cremations
The number of cremations data for the Bournemouth & Poole Crematoria is
publicly available on
This is published annually with the current year intended for future
N.B. Poole Crematorium was decommissioned on 9^th April 2020.
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