What to do when someone dies

Information, advice and guidance on what to do when someone dies in Essex

Cemeteries and crematoria in Essex

Contact your local council for information on cemeteries and crematoria in your area:

In Epping Forest and Uttlesford cemeteries are administered by town and parish councils. You would need to contact them directly:

Whether you choose a cemetery or crematorium, it does not have to be where the deceased was resident at the time of death. It can be located in a neighbouring local council and even in councils that border Essex. If you choose somewhere outside of the place of residence of the deceased, please be aware that this may increase the cost.