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Closed churchyards

A closed churchyard is a churchyard with no room for any new coffin burials that has been formally closed by order of the Privy Council.

Ashes burials are possible and it may be possible to re open a family grave for a coffin burial if there is room.

Our parks team look after the churchyards at the following churches

  • St Chads's Church, Bagnall
  • St Peter's Church, Blythe Bridge
  • St Anne's Church, Brown Edge
  • St Mary & St Laurence's Church, Cauldon
  • St Peter's Church, Caverswall
  • St Giles' Church, Cheadle
  • St Edward's Church, Cheddleton
  • St John's Church, Cotton
  • St Margaret's Church, Draycott
  • St Luke's Church, Endon
  • St Leonard's Church, Ipstones
  • St Werbergh's Church, Kingsley
  • St Edward's Church, Leek
  • St Luke's Church, Leek
  • Holy Trinity Church, Oakamoor
  • St Luke's Church, Onecote
  • Christ Church, Tean

Please contact the church if you have a query about burial records for a churchyard and contact the parks team to report a problem with the grass.