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Cemetery Forms & Links

Name of Form / Organisation What is it for? / What does it do?
Assent of Executor or Administrator Form Form used by the executor or administrator of a will to legally transfer ownership of the rights to burial from the recent late owner to the dedicated person.
Assignment of Rights of Burial Form Form used by the current registered owner of the rights to burial to re-assign these rights to another person (i.e. resold)
Statutory Declaration Form Form used to declare ownership of the right to burial when no other supporting (i.e. no will) documentation is believed to exist and the original owner is currently buried in the said plot.
Renunciation of Rights Form Form used by the current registered owner to renunciate their right to burial and pass the right onto another family member.
Application to Erect a Memorial Form Official form used by a memorial mason, on behalf of their client, applying for the right to erect a memorial on a specific grave space.
Grave Space Purchase Form used for purchasing a right of burial space at Devizes Cemetery. Grave Space Purchase
Interment Form Official form used by undertakers when making arrangements for an interment in Devizes cemetery.
Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management (ICCM) National association site providing managerial support for all professional members and burial authorities.
National Association of Memorial Masons (NAMM) National trade association site for memorial masons providing support for professional members and burial authorities.
British Register of Accredited Memorial Masons (BRAMM) An offspring organisation of NAMM, provides an accredited british register of approved memorial masons. Many burial authorities throughout the UK are now only allowing registered members access to their burial sites.
National Association of Funeral Directors National trade association site providing support for professional members and useful information for the general public. Has many useful links to supportive organisations.
The National Society of Allied & Independent Funeral Directors This site has information of interest to members of the public, members of the funeral profession, and SAIF members. Has many useful lnks to supportive organisations.
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Central government site providing legislative information for burial authorities and associated trades.
Wiltshire Family History Society Local society providing advice and experience in researching family history throughout Wiltshire