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Organisations that can help

Department for Work and Pensions (for information on bereavement benefits)
Bede House
Tynegate Precinct
Sunderland Road
Gateshead
Tyne and Wear
NE8 1JB

Department for Work and Pensions Information

 

Closed Churchyard Records 
The County Records Office
County Hall
Durham
DH1 5UL

Tel: 0191 3833253
Email: record.office@Durham.gov.uk 
Durham County Record Office

 

National Association of Memorial Masons 
1 Castle Mews
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV21 2XL

Tel: 01778 542264
Email: enquiries@namm.org.uk 
www.namm.org.uk

 

National Association of Funeral Directors
618 Warwick Road
Solihull
West Midlands
B91 1AA

Tel: 0121 7111343
www.nafd.org.uk

 

Citizens Advice
5 Regent Terrace
Gateshead 
Tyne and Wear
NE8 1LU

Tel: 0191 477 1392
www.gatesheadcab.org.uk

 

Institute of Cemeteries and Crematorium Management
City of London Cemetery
Aldersbrook Road
Manor Park
London
E12 5DQ

 

The Coroner for Gateshead and South Tyneside is Mr T Carney. There are two coroners officers for the Gateshead Borough, who assist Mr Carney, they are, Mr A Kirk and Mrs J. Iverson.

They are situated at Gateshead Police Station, High West Street, NE8 1BN. Tel: 0191 4547555  ext. 64054.

A comprehensive look at how the coroner’s service is delivered can be obtained by visiting their website.

Contact us

Bereavement Services
Gateshead Council
Civic Centre
Regent Street
Gateshead
NE8 1HH
Tel: 0191 433 3816 or 433 3811
Email: cemeteriesandcrematoria@gateshead.gov.uk 

Office opening times: Monday to Friday 9am-1pm, 2 - 4.30pm