Freedom of information request response - 05640

FOI request

FOI ID number
Public Health Funerals

I would like to know details of anyone who has died with no known next of kin from 1/6/2018 to the day of your reply. 

If there are any cases where the person died prior to 1/6/2018, but have only dealt with after this date, please also include details. Please also supply a list of any Public Health Act Funerals carried out from the above date (also known as Welfare or Environmental Health Act funerals) where this does not already form part of your reply to the above. 

If this information is provided on your website, please send the hyperlink.

Please include as much of the following information as you are able to:

  1. Deceased persons full names
  2. The date(s) they died
  3. The approximate value of their estate(s)
  4. Their date and place of birth or age at death
  5. Whether or not they were married, divorced, single, or widowed
  6. The maiden surnames of married females or widows
  7. Their address at death
  8. The date when a referral was made of this estate to any other 3rd party or body to research or administer and the name of the 3rd party concerned.
  9. If a referral to a 3rd party or body  has not yet been made could you advise of the case details as above too.
  10. If a case referral to a 3rd party is still  undecided or awaiting referral, please also advise of details of the case as above.


Our response


Further to your FOI request about public health funerals which was logged under FOI Ref No 05640, I am now in a position to provide a response to your request for information under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Officers advise that the information you are seeking would come under section 22 (1) of the Freedom of Information Act and would be intended for future publication on the unclaimed estates list website.

Response date
03 October 2018