Public Health Funerals and Cremations Freedom of Information Requests

Public Health Funerals and Cremations

We receive a large number of requests, under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, for details of cases where the Public Protection Team (Licensing) have undertaken arrangements for a funeral. The attached document shows the funeral costs paid by the Council and recovered costs (if any) since 2000. The following table provides the details of these cases since 2010 and is correct as of today's date:

Public Health Funerals since 2010
Name of deceasedDate of birthDate of deathMarital statusDate referred to Treasury Solicitor or Duchy of Lancaster or Cornwall if applicableDecision to refer still pending
Geraldine Ann Street  N/KNothing to referN/A
Robert John Howlett12/08/194530/03/2010N/KNothing to referN/A
Barbara Butler11/01/193402/04/2010WidowNothing to referN/A
Ivy Dalby03/02/192117/09/2010WidowNothing to referN/A
John William Ward04/05/193024/11/2010SingleNothing to referN/A
John Peter Coles18/05/195027/07/2011DivorcedNothing to referN/A
Colin Dawson (Prev. Anthony Ackroyd)15/01/195427/10/2011WidowerNothing to referN/A
Sofia Smith (Prev. Shirley Kirkham)27/09/196428/10/2011N/KNothing to referN/A
Martin Frank Riley 28/09/194003/09/2012N/KNothing to referN/A
Gertrude Fawcett 13/12/192619/08/2013N/KNothing to referN/A
Susan Donner04/07/196518/10/2013Single Nothing to referN/A
Peter Herron24/06/194523/12/2013N/KNothing to refer N/A
David Wilkinson 09/07/194104/04/2014DivorcedNothing to refer N/A
Ernest Russell 03/11/193116/10/2014SingleNothing to referN/A
Diane Mahmood10/02/196026/02/2015DivorcedNothing to referN/A
John Charles Thomas14/03/194516/09/2015N/KNothing to referN/A
Derek Ernest Franklin11/06/194729/10/2015N/KNothing to referN/A
Richard Frank Price13/05/195809/06/2016DivorcedNothing to referN/A
Adam Smith-Gibson21/07/194717/07/2018N/KNothing to referN/A
Ronald Henry Bennett10/05/195218/01/2019DivorcedNothing to referN/A
Sheila Tomlinson12/09/193607/03/2019WidowNothing to referN/A
Paul Leonard Ostle19/06/195109/03/2019MarriedNothing to referN/A
Jonathan Heron12/08/195910/04/2019N/KNothing to referN/A
Angela Jean Shaw04/08/195114/06/2019N/KNothing to referN/A
Steven Watson17/10/195930/06/2019N/KNothing to referN/A
John Leslie Burman07/05/196624/08/2019N/KNothing to referN/A
Ian Alan Robinson25/07/195830/09/2019SingleUnknownFamily being traced
John Marshall26/11/195102/11/2019SingleUnknownFamily being traced
David Thompson 19/06/194129/11/2019WidowerUnknownFamily being traced
Chester John Parker13/03/193516/12/2019DivorcedNothing to referN/A
Geraldine Ann Street25/09/195502/01/2020N/KNothing to referN/A
Wallace Arthur Plewes30/12/194116/01/2020N/KNothing to referN/A
Yvonne Cox21/01/194010/02/2020DivorcedNothing to referFamily traced
Jutta Egan 10/03/2020MarriedNothing to referN/A
Ivan Kenneth Rose03/08/194302/05/2020N/KUnknownFamily being traced
Vivian Chambers07/05/193316/07/2020DivorcedFamily to be tracedN/A
Victor Cave28/08/195925/10/2020WidowerNothing to referFamily traced
Avars Kalejs04/03/193917/12/2020MarriedNothing to referN/A
David Dixon19/04/194724/03/2021Estrangednothing to referN/A
Vincent Allen22/06/195901/05/2021N/KNothing to referFamily traced
Douglas Edwin West20/08/192614/07/2021WidowerUnknownFamily being traced
Quarterly cremations
Date fromDate toNumber of cremations
01 July 202130 September 2021154
01 April 202130 June 2021119
01 January 202131 March 2021191
01 October 202031 December 2020180
01 July 202030 September 2020101
01 April 202030 June 2020127
03 February 202031 March 202071