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Pricing and charges for a funeral

Funeral Costs

Here at Peter Smith & Son we know that every funeral is unique and so each funeral is priced individually. Below is a list of our charges. In addition to these charges there will be external payments (Disbursements) that we will pay on your behalf. These include such fees as Crematoria, Doctors, Clergy, Church and Cemeteries etc. You will be provided with a full estimate of the Funeral costs including disbursements before the Funeral takes place.

Our professional fee includes all the administration of the Funeral arrangements; liaising with and making payments to external parties on your behalf; providing advice and guidance on registration of death; preparation, collection and distribution of all the documentation necessary to allow the funeral to proceed legally; coordinating and conducting the funeral on the day in accordance with your wishes.

Professional fees



  • Pall Bearers (Four)
  • Care of deceased
  • Removal of deceased into our care within a 30 mile radius, outside of this may incur an extra charge
  • Use of Chapel of Rest.

Hire of hearse


Hire of limousine

Covers a 50 mile round journey

Additional Bearer


Simple cremation coffin


Veneered Oak coffin


Solid Oak coffin


Eco coffin

Wool, Bamboo, Water Hyacinth, English Willow From

Picture coffin


Cremated remains casket



Funeral prices for cremation and burial

Example Funeral Costs

Basic funeral


For a service at South Oxfordshire crematorium, at a day and time convenient to Peter Smith & Son, basic coffin, removal of deceased from within 15 miles in office hours only, hire of hearse directly to crematorium, bearers and conducting the funeral. Excludes presentation and use of Chapel of Rest.

This plan is unchangeable.

Simple cremation

Approximate Price

For a service at South Oxfordshire crematorium, simple coffin and hearse only.

Church service and cremation

Approximate Price

For a typical church service followed by a committal service at South Oxfordshire Crematorium, veneered oak coffin, hearse and one limousine.

Church service and burial

Approximate Price

For a typical church service followed by burial in a churchyard, with a veneered oak coffin, hearse & one limousine.

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