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Public Health Funerals

Requested on
Wed 1st August, 2012
FOI 2196
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I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act / Freedom of Information Act (Scotland) to establish how many public health funeral cases have taken place in the council within the last 6 months.

I would be most grateful if you could include in your response some or all of the following information:

Name of the Deceased

Date and Place of Death

Date and Place of Birth

Last known residence of the deceased

Whether next of kin have been traced

Value of the Estate

Date on which referred/due to be referred to the Treasury Solicitor or Duchy or QLTR if applicable.


There is one case of a death in Charnwood with no next of kin in the last 6 months:

1.       Surnames and forenames or initials  -      Stephen John Jackson
2.       Dates of death                                      10-50am on 8th March 2012
3.       Age at death or date of birth                    19/04/1954
4.       Place of birth                                         8 Belvoir Close, Mountsorrel, Leics 
5.       Marital status                                         Single never married
6.       Maiden surnames of married or widowed women  N/A
7.       Usual address at time of death                 8 Belvoir Close, Mountsorrel, Leics 
8.       Approx. value of their estate if known         Unknown at this time 
 9.       The date you sent information to the Treasury Solicitor (or, if in Lancashire, the Duchy of Lancaster, or, if in Cornwall, the Duchy of Cornwall), or confirmation that this action was not applicable.     N/A
10.   If you have yet to send the information on, as per 9 above, or a decision has not yet been made whether or not to do so, please also advise of this.   No decision has been made as we do not know the value of the estate