Information on public health funerals in Brent from 2012-2023. Includes information about: month of death, sex, age band, next of kin, funeral type, date of funeral, cost of funeral, whether cost recovered and whether the case was referred to the treasury solicitor.
Public health funerals have also been previously known as national assistance funerals and pauper funerals. If a person dies within the Brent area and there are no known relatives or friends able to make the necessary arrangements, then the Council is required (under The Public Health (Control of Diseases) Act 1984) to register the death and arrange the funeral. Residents of Brent who pass away in another area are not the responsibility of the Council.
More information about public health funerals is available on the Council's website.