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Exeter Crematorium Records 1984 or 85,

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 14 Mar 2013 10:18

If it helps, the page of the Cremation register on which my grandparents cremations are listed 1970 & 1983 has the following headings

-Register number
-Date of Cremation
-Name, Residence and Occupation of deceased
-Age and Sex
-Whether married or unmarried
-Date of death
-Name and Address of person who applied for cremation
-Name and Address of persons signing certificate - not sure if this the cause of death certificate issued by the doctors/coroner, or the permission to cremate certificate
-District where death has been registered
-How ashes were deposed of – the entries on these particular pages give ‘burial’, date and where within the garden of remembrance the ashes were scattered.
-By whom ceremony performed
-Receipt no.


DazedConfused Report 13 Mar 2013 15:51

Most crematoriums are just that, and ashes are scattered or interred in a garden of remembrance or kept by a family member.

Not all gardens of remembrance are attached to the crem/cemetary.

Not all ashes are ever collected by the family and can often be left at the discretion of the undertakers to scatter (I did this with my mother as at the time I just did not know what to do with her - years later when doing this family research I realised I could have put her with her mother!!).

So I think that the Crematorium may be able to confirm that a cremation took place, but not much else. That is all dealt with by the undertakers. If you are lucky they will have all the names, family and undertakers held within their records.


GlitterBaby Report 13 Mar 2013 12:47

Do you actually know that the ashes were collected ?


FLUMP Report 13 Mar 2013 08:50

Thank you for info, Reggie.


jax Report 13 Mar 2013 02:13

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
about Marion Gouthwaite Minhinnick
Name: Marion Gouthwaite Minhinnick
Birth Date: 8 Nov 1888
Date of Registration: Jan 1984
Age at Death: 95
Registration district: Exeter
Inferred County: Devon
Volume: 21
Page: 1200

Marriages Mar 1917 (>99%)

Minhinnick Alfred S B Rendell S.Stoneham 2c 128
Rendell Marion G Minhinnick S.Stoneham 2c 128


Reggie Report 12 Mar 2013 23:26

Write to the crem............or phone them

There won't be more than one in Exeter

Topsham Rd Exeter, EX2 6EU
01392 496333

The ashes may not be at the crem.....................many people take them and scatter them in other places

In any case, such info is extremely unlikely to be on line................


FLUMP Report 12 Mar 2013 23:03

I have been trying to find out which Crematorium My Aunts Ashes are, but keep getting run around on computer address site.
Any help Please? Ladies name is Marion Minhinnick nee Randal