Data Sources For Our Main Infographic Used As of May 2016

For all the data used on Funeral Costs over 117 Years

We would like to give accreditation to the following sources

1900 content was From

http://www.1900s.org.uk/1900s-funerals-cost.htm

1960 data source From

http://www.statista.com/statistics/251686/funeral-cost-for-adults/

converting the exchange rate over the years as the dollar /pounds exchange fluctuated see rate here

1980 information content and timelines

http://articles.latimes.com/1993-11-18/local/me-58296_1_funeral-director

1982 answers gained from

http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/written_answers/1982/feb/02/funeral-costs

2005 welfare cost to council was gained from

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/average_cost_of_welfare_funerals

PDF and Very Fine Details From

Sun Life and Royal London annual surveys into the cost of dying “SunLife Cost of Dying Survey 2014

With Further Help an excellent source of funerals over the last 117 years from

http://www.fwww.ilcuk.org.uk

http://hansard.millbanksystems.com

Funeral_Timebomb_UPDATED_1.pdf

Further Help and Guidance to Planning a Funeral

 

If you want to be buried on private land, have your ashes scattered at sea,or scattered or buried in a public place you’ll need to check with the Environment Agency first.
Visit: www.environment-agency.gov.uk

For more information on woodland burials,
visit: www.naturaldeath.org.uk
If you want to be buried at sea you can find details on the Marine Management Organisation’s website at:

visit www.marinemanagement.org.uk
To find a celebrant to help you plan, write and lead a funeral service, ask a funeral director for recommendations, or

Go To www.funeralcelebrants.org.uk