Public funerals

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 1 April 2016

Public health funerals
NameMarital statusGenderDate of deathCremation/BurialReferred to Duchy of LancasterAgeDate of birthPlace of birthNext
of kin
contacted
John Joseph O'Brien Married Male 01/04/2016 C No 58 05/05/1957 Liverpool Yes
Ernest Robert Hayes Widowed Male 15/04/2016 C No 54 28/12/1961 Manchester Yes
Diane Joan Michelle French Single Female 17/05/2016 C No 52 15/01/1964 Blackpool Yes
Gardenina Pennington Single Female 16/05/2016 C Yes 80 19/02/1936 Liverpool Yes
Kevin Reilly Unknown Male 09/05/2016 C No 53 10/08/1962 Edinburgh Yes
James Tait Divorced Male 14/05/2016 C No 75 03/09/1940 Scotland Yes
Adan Joseph Yuill Single Male 27/05/2016 C No 43 23/03/1973 Paisley Yes
Michael White Single Male 11/06/2016 C No 73 14/11/1942 Preston Yes
Brenda May Allen Widowed Female 01/07/2016 C No 81 06/09/1934 Unknown No
Bernhard Davis Unknown Male 07/03/2016 C No 79 01/09/1937 Unknown Yes
Derrick Taylor Collinson Divorced Male 04/07/2016 C No 78 26/11/1938 Stockton-on-Tees Yes
Colin Christopher Jones Unknown Male 27/07/2016 C No 56 21/10/1959 Wiltshire Yes
Raymond Andrews Unknown Male 07/05/2016 C No 75 16/04/1941 Blackpool Yes
Stewart Jeffrey Mason Unknown Male 23/07/2016 C No 69 15/07/1946 Rotherham Yes
Bernard Walsh Single Male 06/08/2016 C No 59 17/01/1957 Unknown No
Darna Amy Lawson-Mold Divorced Female 05/07/2016 C No 68 04/06/1948 Nottingham No
John Evans Clarkson Unknown Male 21/08/2016 C No 70 05/02/1946 Blackpool No
Timothy Brookes Divorced Male 15/08/2016 C No 46 31/08/1969 Crewe Yes
Alec Dalley Single Male 22/08/2016 C No 66 10/03/1950 Manchester Yes
Heather Bradley Married Female 06/10/2016 C No 69 17/02/1947 Wesham Yes
Edna Hartigan Unknown Female 26/09/2016 C No 66 25/01/1950 Unknown No
William Gordon Hamilton Single Male 02/08/2016 C No 70 24/04/1946

Bally Carry

Co Antrim

Yes
Sonia Terenia Moreton  Divorced  Female  21/10/2016  C  No  46 14/06/1970 

 Ashton-under-Lyne

 Yes
Neil Rosbottom Divorced  Male  17/11/2016  No  58  26/10/1958

Unknown 

 Yes
Peter John Livingston Single Male 18/11/2016 No   67  02/11/1949

 Blackpool

Yes 
Ronald Clarkson  Widowed  Male 09/12/2016   C  No 82   15/09/1934

 London

No 
Paul Buttle  Single  Male  27/10/2016  C  No  33  17/06/1983

 Norwich

Yes 
Norman Neish  Single  Male  11/11/2016  C No  69   14/01/1947

 Unknown

 No
Gwendoline Dawson  Widowed Female   18/01/2017  C  No  73  31/05/1943

 Rochdale

 Yes
Winston James Varley  Unknown  Male  09/12/2016  C  No  64  04/10/1952

Unknown

 Yes
Valerie Hutchinson  Single Female  15/11/2016   No 70   22/08/1946

 Unknown

 Yes
Peter McCandle  Widowed Male   13/01/2017  C  No  76  12/09/1940

 Ormskirk

 Yes
Christopher Holgate  Single  Male 27/01/2017   C  No 33   18/07/1984

 Billinge

Yes 
 David Wilson McGeorge  Single Male   10/02/2017  C  No  56  28/08/1960

Edinburgh 

Yes 
 Florence Olive Bradley  Unknown  Female 05/03/2017  No  71   28/10/1945

Unknown 

Yes 
 James Michael O'Neill  Single  Male  23/02/2017  No 50   01/12/1964

 Blackpool

 Yes
 Anthony Brando  Single  Male 01/02/2017   C No   33  09/05/1957

 Unknown

No 
 Lisa Mawdsley  Unknown  Female  18/02/2017  C No  48  15/11/1968 

Rochdale 

 Yes
 Edward Bradley  Single  Male  16/03/2017  C No   85 14/10/1931 

 Unknown

Yes 
 Norman Roy Briggs  Widowed  Male  11/03/2017  No  95  11/06/1921

 Leicester

 No
Martin Youds Single   Male  17/03/2017  No 64  03/03/1953 

 Manchester

 Yes
William Martin  Divorced  Male  11/03/2017  B  No  66  05/01/1951

 Blackburn

 No
 Alan Massey  Single Male  11/04/2017   C  No  66  04/05/1950

 Blackpool

 No