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Public Health Funerals, 2012-2018
Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England
Published: April 20, 2020
Total records: 30
Compiled by: Forest of Dean District Council
Acquired from: Council website
Forest of Dean District Council handles the disposition of bodies that expired within the limits of the Council, and which there are no other living persons willing to assume responsibility. If there is no next of kin to claim the body, the Council arranges for a public funeral. If the decedent had made their final wishes known regarding burial or cremation, the Council will comply. Otherwise, the Council will decide between burial or cremation.
Funeral expense are taken out of the decedent's estate. If there are any remaining funds, those funds are transferred to the Treasury Solicitor, and publicized through the Bona Vacantia Division. Browse these records at, "Unclaimed Estates".
Public Health Funeral Records
Beginning in 2012, the Forest of Dean District Council began making their Public Health Funeral records publicly available. Thus far, they have only made available records from 2012 to 2018...
- Public Health Funerals, (2012-2018), Forest of Dean District Council, (1.01 MB)