"My Favourite Island Church

- Poet Laureate Sir John Betjeman CBE (1906-1984)





I am the light of the world, he who lives in me will not die



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St. Alban's Church, St. Alban's Road,

Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1DE

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Our parish churchyard is at All Saints’ where we cater for the interment of ashes and traditional burial.

We accept those in relation to St. Alban’s to use All Saints’ churchyard as part of the parish or alternatively Ventnor Cemetery for those wishing to stay within the Upper Ventnor Lowtherville area.


Useful links:


Isle of Wight Crematorium

Whippingham Station Lane,

East Cowes, Isle of Wight,

PO32 6NJ

Tel: (01983) 882 288


William Hall Funeral Directors

Springbank Winford Road,

Sandown, Isle of Wight,

PO36 0JX

Tel: (01983) 868 688




Ventnor Cemetery

17 Newport Road,

Ventnor, Isle of Wight,

PO38 1AQ

Tel: (01983) 882 288


All Saints’ Churchyard

Church Hill,

Godshill, Isle of Wight,

PO38 3HY

Tel: (01983)






 Deacon Corinne Smith  0777 562 8593


Recently introduced earlier in 2018, the Bereavement ministry at St. Alban’s church serves for those who have recently lost a loved one and for those who have lost someone dear in their lives.


Through prayer and remembrance we ask god for his help in our time of grief

as we support one another in such difficult times.


Our bereavement services, created by Dn. Corrine Smith are for those who have lost someone close creating a time to reflect in a candle-lit service held at nearby Ventnor Cemetery Chapel.


As we read the names of our loved ones and place a votive candle on the altar to resemble our friends and families we give thanks to god for their lives and pray

for eternal life through Christ our Lord. After the service, we offer hot and cold refreshments, giving a time for a social gathering as part of the community.


Please keep an eye out for our next Bereavement service; we invite all to join us.

For those in the parish who would like a private visitation by one of our clergy, please contact Dn. Corrine Smith or Fr. John Ryder.


Both our mother-church of All Saints' and here at St. Alban's we support those who wish to have a traditional Christian funeral. Whether you would like a funeral in church or at the I.W. Crematorium, our priest will be able to advise you further. Our church Choir is available for funerals and our priest will be able to speak

about availability in more detail.


Here at St. Alban’s we do not have a cemetery, however we are in the process of applying for a cremation garden for the interment of ashes. More details to come.