The Garden of Remembrance at Liverpool road Methodist Church was dedicated
in March 2010 in the church grounds for the ashes of loved ones to be
scattered. The Garden is set adjacent to the grassed area to the side
of the church building and provides the opportunity to lay flowers and
visit at appropriate times.
Ashes are usually placed into the ground during a short service. A small
plaque may also be placed in the garden to remember the name of a loved
one. Many people also choose to place a shrub or plant around the area
where their loved ones ashes have been placed.
As the Garden of Remembrance is not consecrated ground we are unfortunately
unable to bury caskets. Ashes are placed into the ground using a brass
The amount of time between the cremation and ashes being scattered is
a very personal thing and is different in every situation. Usually it
is done in the period between a month and a year following cremation,
but there is no hard and fast rule.
There is no set charge for the service or the burial of the ashes although
a contribution towards church funds would be gratefully received.
However if you require a marker stone and/or a plant to be placed in
the ground a fee of £25, in addition to the purchase cost, will
Notice of Remembrance
A framed notice listing those whose ashes are buried is displayed within
the church building. The name of your loved one can be added to this
if so desired. The simple details record the name and lifespan of the
If you have any queries or require further assistance please contact
the Circuit office on Tel 01704 562697
For more details on the Garden of Remembrance please contact Revd Patrick
Evans on 01704 571798