Content Related Links
- Aberdeen Crematorium
- Babies Memorial Facilities
- Burial Charges
- Burial Grounds/Cemeteries
- Contact Details for those with concerns surrounding past practices at Hazlehead Crematorium
- Cremation Charges
- Hall of Remembrance - Kaimhill Road
- Memorial Facilities
- Mortuary Service
- Records - Cremations and Burials
Click here for the Dame Elish Angiolini Report into National Cremation Investigation
Advice is freely available on all aspects of Burials and Cremations within Aberdeen City, for example:
- Purchase of burial lairs and cremation casket lairs
- Interment bookings
- Memorial facilities
- Searches of burial and cremation records
We have 17 cemeteries in Aberdeen and our records start from approximately 1900 onwards. Appointments should be made before a search of our records can be undertaken. Information pre-1900 may be obtained from the City Archivist located in the Town House.
We hold records of all persons cremated in Aberdeen since 15th March 1938 to the present day for both the old crematorium previously at Kaimhill and for Aberdeen Crematorium, Hazlehead. There are also Books of Remembrance that can be viewed at Aberdeen Crematoriumand the Hall of Remembrance, Kaimhill Road.
For further information please see the related links section on the right or use the Contacts section below
Arranging a Funeral in Scotland
The Scottish Government has published a public information leaflet, entitled Arranging a Funeral. The leaflet contains useful information and advice for those that need to arrange a funeral in Scotland and can be viewed and/or downloaded using the following link
- Bereavement Services
Business Hub 3
Ground Floor South
Phone: 03000 200 292
Frequently Asked Questions
- Do I need a Funeral Director or can I arrange a funeral myself?
- Must a burial be associated with a religious ceremony?
- What can I plant on a grave?
- What exemptions can be claimed on council tax when there is a bereavement?