Manchester City Council

Councillor Sheila Newman

Our sympathies are with the family and friends of Councillor Sheila Newman, Executive Member for Children’s Services and current Lady Mayoress of Manchester, who passed away on 18 February.

Read our tribute.


Births, marriages, deaths & nationality Register a death

Organising a burial within 24 hours of death

Organising a burial within 24 hours of death

You can call us to make a priority appointment if the deceased needs to be buried within 24 hours of death. We can issue the necessary paperwork so you can organise the burial as soon as you need to. After the burial you need to contact us to register the death. 

In some circumstances we may need to report the death to the coroner. This will mean we're not able to issue the paperwork to you within 24 hours.

Call us on 0161 234 5005, 9am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday

To contact us on a Saturday, please call 07904 417 282 between 9am and 3pm. (Please note:  During January 2018 this service is only available between 9.00am and 12 noon)

If you need to contact us on a Sunday or bank holiday, please call 07720 913 958 between 10am and 2.30pm.


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