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End of life, death and dying

Using a computer to plan aheadPlanning ahead

Information about how to plan ahead to stay in control of decisions about your future care and after your death.

Registering a deathRegistering a death

Details of when to register a death and where to go.

Holding handsBereavement

Information about support and advice available.


Information about cemeteries in Newham including our own West Ham Cemetery.

Copy certificatesCopy certificates

Ask for copies of birth, death and marriage certificates.


Burial fees, children's area and Muslim burials at West Ham Cemetery.

Public funerals

What we do when a person dies and there are no arrangements for a funeral.

Repatriation of bodies - England and Wales

How to bring back a body to this country for a funeral.

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