Public health funerals freedom of information requests

We receive a large number of requests under the Freedom of Information Act for details of cases where Blackpool Council has undertaken arrangements for a funeral.

The table below provides the details of these cases since September 2018.

Public health funerals
NameMarital statusGenderDate of deathCremation
/Burial
Referred to Duchy of LancasterAgeDate of birthPlace of birthNext of Kin  
Ann Margaret Thomson 

 Single

Female  16/02/2019   C No   44  27/08/1974

 Nor Known

 Yes

Darren Wharton 

 Single

Male  12/02/2019   C  No 48   29/12/1970

 Stoke-on-Trent

 Yes

 William Bridge

 Single

Male   25/02/2019  C No  78  17/08/1940 

Not Known

No 

 Mavis Collins

Single

 Female 03/02/2019   C  No  74  16/03/1944

 Not Known

 Yes

 Louise Lesley Wiper

 Not Known

 Female  24/03/2019  No 47   07/04/1971

 Not Known

Yes 

 Elizabeth Ann Jones

 Widowed

 Female  08/04/2019  C No   87  23/03/1932

 Rhyl

 Yes

 Robert Joseph Campbell

 Single

Male   23/04/2019  C No  69   21/02/1950

 Aberdeen

Yes 

 Delia Margaret Westnage

Widowed 

 Female  21/04/2019  C  No  84 23/07/1934

 Not Known

 Yes

 Tim Elson

 Single

Male  18/04/2019  No   63 07/04/1956

Surrey 

 Yes

Brian Hart 

 Widowed

 Male  14/04/2019  No 69   13/08/1949

 Wigan

 Yes

 Eric Marsh

 Not Known

 Male  03/05/2019  C  No  88 15/08/1930

 Not Known

 No

 Christopher Dennis Agg

 Single

 Male  28/04/2019  C  No  62  02/07/1956

 Not Known

 Yes

 Howard Holmes

Single 

Male   06/05/2019 No   62  04/05/1957

 Not Known

 Yes

 John Kenyon

Single 

 Male  11/05/2019  C  No  64  17/10/1954

 Not Known

 Yes

Diane Laine

 Single

Female 21/01/2019 C No 74 27/04/1944

Not Known 

No 

Charles Alexander Vige

 Single

Male 28/04/2019 C No 48 16/03/1971

Not Known 

 Yes

Vitali Vladimirovic Rylscikov

 Single

Male 20/07/2019 C No 45 31/12/1973

 Not Known

No 

Karl David Spurling

 Single

Male 10/06/2019 C No 55 27/01/1964

Birmingham 

 Yes

David Holme Colquhoun

 Single

Male 10/08/2019 C No 72 29/06/1947

Falkirk 

Yes 

Michael Townsend

 Not Known

Male 05/08/2019 C No 68 18/11/1950

 Not Known

No 

Anthony Alex Knight

Single

Male 20/08/2019 C No 43 01/10/1975

 Not Known

 Yes

Raymond Hattersley

Single 

Male 09/09/2019 C No 80 07/10/1938

 Burnley

Yes 

Arthur Tempest

Single 

Male 16/09/2019 C No 71 02/08/1948

 Bradford

 Yes

Deborah Leitch

 Single

Female 28/08/2019 C No 24 24/05/1995

 Blackpool

 Yes

Frank Taun

 Single

Male 30/09/2019 C No 79 17/12/1939

Manchester 

 Yes

John McGrath

 Widowed

Male 20/10/2019 C No 89 10/07/1930

Not Known 

Yes 

Frances Shapland

Single 

Female 25/10/2019 C No 70 23/03/1949

Not Known

No

John Gillespie

 Single

Male 31/10/2019 C No 72 08/08/1947

 Not Known

No

David Mapp

Single

Male 01/11/2019 C No 73 03/03/1946

Cleveleys 

 No

Brian Mooney

Not Known

Male 08/11/2019 C No 61 28/11/1957

 Not Known

 Yes

George Herron

Divorced 

Male 12/11/2019 C No 66 17/09/1953

 Not Known

No 

Mark Horler

 Single

Male 15/11/2019 C No 55 14/04/1964

Blackpool 

 No

Ronald Sedgwick

 Single

Male 24/11/2019 C No 72 06/05/1947

Not Known 

Yes 

James Winn

Not Known 

Male 29/11/2019 C No 85 07/08/1934

 Northallerton

 No

Ronald Sedgwick

 Single

Male 24/11/2019 C No 72 06/05/1947

 Blackpool

 Yes

David Oddy

 Single

Male 03/11/2019 C No 78 30/01/1941

 Not Known

Yes

Anita Wilkinson

 Single

Female 10/12/2019 C No 53 18/11/1966

 Barnsley

 Yes

Richard Anthony Stinson

 Single

Male 27/12/2019 C No 47 26/06/1972

Blackpool 

 Yes

Martin Griffiths

 Single

Male 27/12/2019 C No 71 19/12/1948

 Chorlton, Manchester

 Yes

Hugh Skey

 Single

Male 25/01/2020 C No 74 29/06/1945

 County Donegal

No 

Susan Ann Green

 Married

Female 09/12/2019 C No 67 16/01/1952

 Birmingham

Yes 

Richard Hampton

 Single

Male 28/01/2020 C No 81 14/02/1938

 Fleetwood

 No