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Public Health Funerals, (2010-2019)
Caerphilly Borough Council, Glamorgan, Wales

Published: April 9, 2020
Total records: 37

Compiled by: Caerphilly Borough Council
Acquired from: County website


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The Caerphilly Borough 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, it is up the council to decide between cremation or burial.

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 2010, Caerphilly Borough Council began making their Public Health Funeral records publicly available. Thus far, they have only made available records from 2011 to 2019...

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