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Bereavement services

  1. Major improvements for Whitehaven cemeteries
  2. Crematorium to hold Christmas memorial service
  3. Crematorium to host Mpther's Day service
  4. Death and bereavement

    On this page we hope to help you through this difficult time by giving you all the information you need when you have suffered a bereavement.  This includes registering a death, making funeral arrangements, types of funeral service, legal advice, wills and financial advice.

  5. Work starts on crematorium investment
  6. Funeral arrangements

    Guidance on how to arrange a funeral and things to consider.

  7. Council submits plans for crematorium revamp
  8. Distington Hall Crematorium

    Distington Hall Crematorium is set in very pleasant surroundings in the north of the borough and serves the majority of Copeland and most of the south of Allerdale.

  9. Keeping your cemeteries safe

    We are testing all the headstones and memorials in our cemeteries to make sure they are still standing secure.

  10. Crematorium to mark Father's Day
  11. Copeland's cemeteries

    Cemeteries are located in Whitehaven (adjacent to  the St Bees Road), Hensingham, Beckermet, Netherwasdale and Millom.

  12. Notice of cremation

    Form to use to notify us of your wishes regarding a cremation and strewing of ashes. This can be completed by you or your funeral director.

  13. Crematorium revamp plans approved
  14. Tell us once

    Recently bereaved Copeland residents can now take advantage of our new service.

  15. Bereavement services medical certificate

    Form to be completed by a General Practitioner regarding details of the deceased.

  16. Crematorium to hold Awareness Week service
  17. Transferring burial deeds

    How to transfer Exclusive Rights of Burial deeds for cemetery plots.

  18. Memorial bench application form

    Please complete the memorial bench application form if you'd like a memorial bench to be installed. It should then be returned to: Distington Crematorium, Distington, Workington, CA14 4QY.

  19. Memorial testing - why we do it

    This press release helps explain why we test all headstones and memorials, and lay them down if they are unsafe. It was issued by the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management.


  20. Notice of Interment form

    To instruct us on your wishes. To be completed by you or the funeral director.

  21. Memorials

    We offer you the opportunity to commemorate a loved one by dedicating a bench in their memory at our cemeteries or at Distington Hall crematorium.

  22. Cremation and Cemetery fees 18 -19

    Cremation and Cemetery fees 18 -19

  23. Public Health Funerals leaflet

    Public Health Funerals leaflet

  24. What is probate and do I need it?
  25. Book of remembrance

    Welcome to the Distington hall book of remembrance. To view entries on-line, we recommend you use a modern browser such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Apple Safari. To access the site directly please visit http:// .  


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