F. E. Addlesee & Son.

Family owned & run since 1930.

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The Medical Cause of Death Certificate from either the Hospital or GP Surgery will be emailed to the Lincolnshire Registration Service. Please call them on (01522) 782244 to make an appointment to register the death at any available office in Lincolnshire.

At the appointment, the person registering the death must provide the following information:

  • Date and place of death
  • Name and surname of the deceased
  • Maiden surname, if the deceased was a woman who had been married
  • Date and place of birth
  • Occupation
  • Name and occupation of husband/wife/civil partner, where the deceased was a married man/woman or widower/widow/surviving civil partner
  • Usual address
  • Whether the deceased was in receipt of a pension or allowance from public funds
  • If the deceased was married or in a civil partnership, the date of birth of the surviving widow/widower/civil partner

The doctor treating the deceased will issue the medical certificate of cause of death.

If the death was sudden or the doctor treating the deceased is unavailable it may not be possible for a medical certificate of cause of death to be issued. If so, the death will have to be reported to the coroner and may lead to a delay in registering the death.

It's important that the information recorded in the death register is accurate as correcting errors can cause problems.

When registering the death, you should check the information in the register carefully before the entry is signed. To assist the accuracy of the registration, the following documents for the deceased will help:

  • All marriage/civil partnership certificates
  • Birth certificate
  • Deed Poll
  • Proof of address (eg utility bill, driving licence, NHS medical card, passport)

You will also need to provide your own passport and proof of address.

Tell Us Once

They will also offer to you’re a Tell Us Once service whereby they can confidentially inform other local and national Government departments of the death so that you don't need to – for example Driving Licence, Passport, Blue Badge etc.

Each copy of the Death Certificate will cost £11.00.

After Registration

Once the registration process has been completed, we will meet with families to discuss funeral arrangements, either at our offices or in your own home.

Cremation can be arranged at a Crematorium of your choice. The local ones are Boston, South Lincolnshire or Alford but we do travel country wide for services. This can be preceded by a Church service if you so wish.

If burial is your preferred choice, then there are various options as to a final resting place for your loved one. You may choose a service in your Parish Church followed by interment in the Churchyard.

There are various cemeteries around the area i.e. Boston, Kirton, Sutterton to name a few or you may decide you prefer something more natural i.e. A Natural Burial Ground. Locally there are Beechwood in Boston, Sutterton Natural Burial Ground or Birdsong in Alford.

In our almost 100 years of service to bereaved families we have carried out funerals of varying faiths & religions, nationalities & cultures and always strive to provide a service personal to each individual.

When a decision has been made as to the type of funeral required we can then guide you through the type of coffin, arrange printing or orders of service, order floral tributes, arrange press notices and discuss eventual wishes regarding cremated remains.

We offer support and guidance throughout the entire process.