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Watts Chapel & Cemetery

Compton Parish Council owns Watts Chapel and Cemetery.  Watts Gallery Trust agreed to take on the long-term management of the Chapel and Cemetery, the Parish Council remains the Burial Authority and requests for burial information should be directed to the Parish Council Clerk, Joanna Cadman - telephone 07711 566458


At present, only those living in Compton at the time of their death are eligible to be buried in a new grave, unless they previously purchased a plot whilst living in the parish.


Only residents of Compton are eligible to purchase a plot. Applicants from outside the parish may have their ashes interred in an existing family grave (or if the grave is a double one, a spouse living outside the parish may be interred). 

Ashes may be scattered, in the ash scattering area near zone 5, by any applicant, upon payment of a fee.


Applications from outside the Parish can be considered on a case by case basis by the Cemetery Committee / Parish Council.


The cemetery has been awarded a Grade II listing by English Heritage and the Chapel has long been Grade I. To retain the exceptionally high quality expected of a cemetery of this standing, regulations must be adhered to and may be different from other cemeteries.

Map of Cemetery

To view, click on the image below and use the 'zoom' tools in your browser for further detail.

To find a specific grave, search by zone.

This work is in its early stages. 

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