Dear Doncaster 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, in the Doncaster Borough Council jurisdiction.
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Paul Lewis Contact: Adrian
[FOI #745413 email] Pickersgill
Date: 28 April
Thank you for your Freedom of Information email request dated 8^th April
2021 where you are seeking information about Burials and Cremations
carried out by Doncaster Council. Apologies for the time taken to
Please find below Doncaster Council’s responses to the questions you have
Question: Please advise the total number of burials and cremations,
annually, broken down by burials and cremations from January 2015 to
December 2020, in the Doncaster Borough Council jurisdiction.
Answer: The burials and cremations carried out during the years requested
are as per the table below.
Year Burials Cremations
2015 399 2488
2016 411 2528
2017 399 2650
2018 400 2575
2019 422 2317
2020 431 2862
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