It is best to allow between 7 to 10 days, however in particular circumstances the
funeral can take place within 24 hours of the death. We will, of course, ensure that the date of the funeral is convenient for the family.
What is the purpose of a funeral?
Can members of the family and funeral bear the coffin?
How soon can I collect the cremated remains after the funeral?
Is the coffin cremated with the deceased?
How do I know that the cremated remains I receive back are those of my loved ones?
What is embalming?
Am I able to put personal items into the coffin?
Can I bring in clothing for the deceased to be dressed in?
What is a chapel of rest?
How soon can the funeral take place?
What if the death is abroad?
What is the difference between a funeral service and a memorial service?
Can I make funeral arrangements before a death is registered?
Registering a death
Frequently asked questions