Where to Register a Death.
You might find the informative video about how to register a death on the home page first. You may also find our Free Guide To Probate useful later – just download it. Should you need a family undertaker, click this link. What will the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages need to be told and who can tell them? (PDF download)
We can’t register a death for you, but here are details of the places where to register a death, with some information on how to do so and the downloadable Guide “What the Registrar Needs to be told” (see above). If the coroner is involved, you may gain some reassurance by reading this page. If you were looking for Probate Registries (they don’t register deaths), go HERE. It is expected that it will be registered within 5 days, so please don’t leave it. If the Coroner should be involved (and they are with nearly half of all cases, that will delay things.)
If the death was abroad, then this is where to register a death abroad may help. Apologies if your one isn’t listed – it is a long job, but hopefully you will find other really useful information on the site.
The Registrar is more correctly known as the Registrar of Births Deaths and Marriages, but not all sub-offices will necessarily perform all functions – ring them and ask. Please don’t confuse the Registrar of Births, Death and Marriages with the Probate Registries, which are Courts dealing with the estate of the deceased after death. The Probate Registry has no connection with registering deaths.
You should also check out the Tell Us Once service, it’s really useful.
Where to report and register a death in the family in:
- Berkshire East.
- Berkshire West
- Where to register a death in Cumbria
- East Sussex
- Isle of Wight
- North Yorkshire
- Nottinghamshire City of Nottingham
- West Sussex
- Brighton, Hove, Portslade
- Burgess Hill and Haywards Heath
- Chichester, Worthing
- Mid Sussex: East Grinstead Horsham and Midhurst.
- The East Riding of Yorkshire.
- Leeds, Dewsbury, Garforth, Rawdon, Pudsey, Weatherby, Morley, Rothwell, Ottley, Middleton, Chapeltown, Harehills, Armley
- Redcar & Cleveland
- North Yorkshire.
If you can’t find where to register the decease in your area, click the link below, put in your town or postcode in the form which appears, then click ONCE on the map and details of the nearest office will appear to the left.
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