Organisations that can help

If you are having any difficulty in dealing with the deceased's property, possessions or guardianship of their children, get advice from a solicitor or contact the Citizens Advice Bureau a soon as possible. 

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

0191 477 1392
www.gatesheadcab.org.uk

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 bereavement information

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

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

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

01778 542264
enquiries@namm.org.uk 
www.namm.org.uk

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

0121 7111343
www.nafd.org.uk

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

www.iccm-uk.com

The Coroner for Gateshead and South Tyneside

Mr T Carney
There are two coroners officers for the Gateshead Borough, who assist Mr Carney: Mr A Kirk and Mrs J. Iverson.
Gateshead Police Station
High West Street
NE8 1BN

0191 4547555  ext. 64054.
Find out more about coroner services on the Gov.uk website.

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