When the death of a loved one occurs, there
are many issues to consider. We hope that the information below
will help you through what is a very difficult time.
Guide has been prepared by a group of Registration Officers
employed in Northumberland.
Our aim is to give helpful advice and guidance to relatives who
have recently suffered the loss of a loved one.
We will endeavour to arrange an appointment for relatives at a
time and place of their choice.
Most people choose to appoint a funeral
director to help with the funeral arrangements, but there are a
number of things that you may wish to consider in order to
personalise the funeral and make it more meaningful for you and
You can access further information on
deaths, funerals and cremations by
using the sub topics on the Left-hand side of the page.
You can also get information about
bereavement advice and support on the following:
Directgov website provides a complete overview of the issues
relating to dealing with the death of your loved one and the
necessary steps you are required to perform.