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Losing someone close to you can be very painful and after a significant loss, you may experience all kinds of emotions. Dealing with the practicalities that a death involves can seem very distressing and overwhelming.
Here you will find information that you may need to know in relation to a cremation or burial taking place, or if you need to organise one. It also gives details of options associated with the Service and in the time that follows.
We aim to provide a quality service that meets the needs of our customers. You have the right, under the Charter for the Bereaved, to request to inspect our records and to be shown around our premises. Prior notice for these sorts of requests is appreciated and helps us to avoid service disruptions.
A death should be registered as soon as possible after the death, and within eight days of the death. The registration can be carried out by:
Family History Enquiries
We have been responsible for opening new cemeteries since the late 19th century and have also acquired the responsibility for older parish burial grounds records.
Bereavement Services holds the records of public cemeteries and crematoria in Fife. The records consist of burial and crematoria registers.
Should you wish to find out information on the final resting place of your ancestors, please fill out a Family History Enquiry Form, (see related publications section below for this form). This should be completed in full and returned to email@example.com
We will complete up to 2 family searches, per person, per month.
We currently do not charge a fee for this service.