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What does the council do to trace any next of kin?

In order to establish who will be responsible for undertaking the funeral arrangements, the council may undertake a full search of the premises where the deceased person lived. If there is no property to search, for example where the death occurs in a care or nursing home, any personal papers will be carefully examined to discover if there are next of kin to arrange the funeral.

Related Pages (2)

  • Public health

    This page is about public health, including: blocked sewers and drains, welfare funerals, filthy and verminous premises, and ill health.

  • Cemetery Forms

    This page provides the forms associated with both Oadby Cemetery and Wigston Cemetery.

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