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  
 Brian Howarth

Single 

 Male  02/11/2018  No 81  13/05/1936 

Not Known 

 No

 Kevin McDowell

 Single

 Male 03/11/2018   C  No 63   23/03/1955

 Not Known

 No

 Alan David Jones

 Separated

 Male  06/11/2018  No  63  16/04/1955

Not Known 

 Yes

 Lawrence Kime

Widower 

 Male  05/11/2018  C  No 73   21/11/1944

Sheffield 

Yes 

 Michael Aspin

Unknown 

 Male 23/11/2018  No  43   19/11/1975

 Not Known

 Yes

 Frederick Lawlor

 Single

 Male  07/11/2018 No  80  14/06/1938 

Wicklow, Ireland 

No 

 Stella Notton

 Married

 Female  26/12/2018  B  No  75  01/10/1943

 Blackpool

 Yes

 Peter John Steers

Single

 Male  18/12/2018  N  79  15/02/1939

 Southend

 No

 Alan Finch

 Unknown

 Male  27/11/2018  C  65  30/01/1953 Not Known  Yes
 Michael Chadderton

 Unknown

 Male  14/12/2018  C No  68   24/12/1949

 Dukinfield

 Yes

 Peter James Dick

Widower 

 Male 25/01/2019   C  No  78  11/07/1940

Dagenham 

 Yes

 Malcolm Norburn

 Unknown

 Male  01/01/2019  C  No 68    19/02/1950

 Newcastle

 Yes

 Nicholas Hughes

 Single

 Male 08/01/2019   C No  58 10/02/1960 

 Manchester

 Yes

Ann Margaret Thomson 

 Single

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

 Nor Known

 Yes

 Gary Cromie

 Not Known

 Male  10/01/2019  C  No  55  21/01/1965

 Not Known

 No

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