North and East Burial Grounds Commission

The North and East Burial Grounds shall hereafter be under the care and control of an administrative body consisting of five persons, to be called Commissioners of the Cemeteries, and appointed by the Town Council for staggered terms of five years with an appointment expiring each January. The Town Council may appoint an auxiliary Commissioner to serve for a five-year term. This individual shall sit as an active member in the event of a temporary vacancy, and at the discretion of the Chairman of the Commission.

Meeting Information

Meeting agendas are made available to the public through the RI Secretary of State website before a scheduled meeting. Once posted, meeting times will appear below.

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The North and East Burial Grounds Commission agendas and meeting minutes are available on the Rhode Island Secretary of State website. A link to the Commission’s information page is provided below.

Burial Grounds

The Cremation Garden

Rules and Regulations

For your convenience, the North and East Burial Grounds Commission has provided a downloadable PDF form with the Rules and Regulations.


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Contact Us

Address: 1081 Hope Street, Bristol, RI 02809
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday | 8:00AM – 4:00PM or by appointment

Melissa Cordeiro

Town Clerk

Phone: 401-253-7000 ext.130

ENZLY Ramsay

Superintendent of Cemeteries

Phone: 401-253-6426