Home > United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > St. Albans Public Health Funerals, 2014-2019

Search Death Records (United States)

 

Public Health Funerals, 2014-2019
St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England

Published: April 13, 2020
Total records: 23

Compiled by: St. Albans City & District Council
Acquired from: Council website

Background

st. albans city district council england

St. Albans City & 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 remains are buried in a public lot with no burial marker.

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 2014, the St. Albans City & District Council began making their Public Health Funeral records publicly available. Thus far, they have only made available records from 2014 to 2019...

cemetery records

A free online library of cemetery records from thousands of cemeteries across the world, for historical and genealogy research.

Clear Digital Media

What makes us Different?

Single-sourced, not crowd-sourced

Each transcription we publish comes from a single-source, be it the cemetery office, government office, church office, archived document, a tombstone transcriber. Other websites already do an excellent job of crowd-sourcing a single cemetery together. But genealogists also need to see the original records from a single source. That's what we offer.