Access to deceased person's records

Requests for access to a deceased person’s personal information that may be held by the Council should be made in writing to the Customer Services and Information Governance Team by post, email or via our website (below)

You will need to provide us with the following information:

Details of the deceased person:

  • Full name and any others names that they were known by
  • Date and place of Birth
  • Date of Death
  • Last known address

Your information including your name and a return address (postal or electronic).

Proof that you are the personal representative of the deceased person. This will be restricted to one of the following:

  • Certified copy of the grant of probate
  • Certified copy of letters of administration

Freedom of Information requests


Please let us know if there are any adjustments we can make for you in order to receive information from us or enable you to contact us.

If you need a copy of any of the information above in a different format such as large print, coloured background, Braille or in a different language then please contact us and we will be happy to help.

Phone: 01273 482913

Email Customer Services Officer