Wokingham Free Church Burial Ground
Wokingham Free Church Burial Ground is a Charity managed by Trustees appointed by the Wokingham Baptist and Methodist Churches. There are four Trustees from each church plus their respective Ministers, Revd Nick Hudson from the Baptist Church and Revd Catherine Bowstead from the Methodist Church. The first interments took place in 1921 and to date just over 1000 people have been interred there. There are separate areas for both grave and ashes plots. Initially, only members of the Methodist and Baptist churches were buried at the Ground, but now permission for burial may be granted for anyone who was resident in Wokingham, provided their families agree to the current regulations. The Secretary to the Trustees liaises with local funeral directors on plot availability, dates and costs. Funeral Directors are able to provide booklets giving full details.
Anyone is welcome to visit at any time during the day, except when an interment is taking place. Do please close the gate as you leave.
The grounds are off the Reading Road past St Paul's Church, just beyond Skew Bridge. They are well maintained by the groundsman and provide a peaceful spot for those visiting and reflecting.
Dorothy Adams – Secretary and Trustee 0118 9789605