Coping with the loss of a loved one is one of the most difficult things to happen in our lives. During times of grief, there is somebody you can talk to and organisations that offer a range of support.
Information about how to register a death, what we’ll need from you and what you can do once the death has been registered.
To order a copy of a birth, marriage, death or civil partnership certificates. You can order copies of birth, marriage, death or civil partnership certificates.
Death registration If you have experienced the loss of a loved one, please accept our sincere condolences. Deaths that have occurred at...
In some circumstances, the Council has to take responsibility for arranging funerals. This comes under the Public Health (control of disease) act 1984, where no suitable funeral arrangements have been made, or are being made for a deceased person.
A still birth should be registered within 42 days
We are responsible for fourteen cemeteries and twelve closed churchyards within the borough.
This page explains what you need to do to have a body allowed back into, or taken out of, England and Wales.
Alternative methods are available when arranging a funeral, widening your choice and providing the opportunity to reduce the costs.
Our Registrars team have teamed up with the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) to deliver ‘Tell Us Once’. This service automatically notifies relevant central and local government departments of a family’s change of circumstances.