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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 September 2018.

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

George Lloyd

 Single

Male 04/12/2019 C No 75 21/04/1944

 Islington, London

 No

Jean Scholey

 Single

Female 26/12/2019 C No 67 08/04/1952

Not Known 

 No

George Smith-Whittle

 Single

Male 21/01/2020 C No 71 18/09/1948

Leigh 

 Yes

Richard Graham

Single 

Male 21/02/2020 C No 46 03/05/1973

 Glasgow

 Yes

Dennis Conway

 Single

Male 23/02/2020 C No 82 01/07/1937

Not Known 

 Yes

Kerry Niblet

 Single

Female 24/02/2020 C No 62 26/04/1957

Pontypridd 

 No

Brian Narey

Single 

Male 13/03/2020 C No 80 25/04/1936

Bradford 

 Yes

Jerzy Mansfield

 Married

Male 19/03/2020 C No 68 15/01/1952

 Poland

 Yes

Gerald McGowan

 Married

Male 19/03/2020 C No 74 05/01/1946

 Not Known

 Yes

Gloria Page

 Single

Female 21/04/2020 C No 79 16/10/1940

 Not Known

 Yes

Marianne Fahey

 Single

Female 27/03/2020 C No 73 02/10/1946

Not Known 

Yes 

Nigel Bradley

 Single

Male 28/03/2020 C No 51 04/11/1968

 Bolton

 Yes

Graham Hopkins

 Single

Male 03/04/2020 C No 55 31/07/1964

 Not Known

 Yes

Brian Furness

 Married

Male 07/04/2020 C No 67 12/09/1952

Manchester 

 Yes

Kenneth Earl

 Single

Male 09/04/2020 C No 60 11/02/1960

 Not Known

 Yes

Michael France

Single 

Male 22/04/2020 C No 74 07/11/1945

 Not Known

 No

Margaret Joan Worswick

 Single

Female 24/04/2020 C No 92 06/08/1927

Not Known 

 No

Maureen O'Hara

Single 

Female 24/04/2020 C No 76 27/03/1944

 Not Known

 No

Kenneth Earl

Single

Male 09/04/2020 C No 60 11/02/1060

 Not Known

No 

Robert Bell

 Single

Male 17/04/2020 C No 58 24/10/1961

Not Known 

Yes 

Michael France

 Single

Male 22/04/2020 C No 74 07/11/1945

 Not Known

 No

David Fitch

 Single

Male 25/04/2020 C No 53 12/01/1967

 Lancaster

 No

Albert Chisam

 Single

Male 28/04/2020 C No 74 16/09/1945

 Liverpool

 Yes

Alex Hynes

 Single

Male 29/04/2020 C No 57 07/02/1963

 Not Known

 No

Elizabeth Finn

Single 

Female 15/05/2020 C No 93 Not Known

 Not Known

 Yes

William Vaughan

 Married

Male 03/06/2020 C No 49 18/07/1970

 Liverpool

 Yes

Malcolm Paterson

 Single

Male 06/06/2020 C No 57 23/12/1962

 Not Known

 Yes

Martin Spilby

Single 

Male 16/06/2020 C No 66 22/04/1954

 Not Known

 Yes

Dennis Iddon

Single 

Male 28/06/2020 C No 78 13/08/1941

Not Known 

No 

Andrew Wardle

 Single

Male 01/07/2020 C No 47 21/02/1973

 Not Known

 Yes

Toni Keane

Single 

Female 01/07/2020 C No 34 23/01/1986

Not Known 

Yes 

Stephen Mathie

 Single

Male 09/07/2020 C No 57 11/04/1963

 Not Known

 Yes