If possible the next of kin should attend at the registrar’s office. Failing this, another close relative or the executor is usually acceptable. A death is registered at the sub-district in which the death occurs. The local Register offices and hours are listed below. If you are in any doubt as to which Registrar to visit, please do not hesitate to telephone our office.
THE REGISTRAR WILL REQUIRE:
- Doctor’s or Coroner’s certificate of death.
- Deceased medical card – if available.
- Details of any pension paid by the Paymaster General i.e. Dockyard or Service.
AND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
- Deceased’s full name.
- Date and place of birth.
- Usual residence.
- Last full-time occupation.
- Any surviving partner’s date of birth.
AND, IF THE DECEASED WAS A LADY:
- Her maiden name.
- Full name of her husband/father.
- Her occupation.
THE REGISTRAR WILL ISSUE:
- Green certificate for Funeral Director.
- White certificate for D.W.P.
- And for a small charge will issue further certified copies of the death certificate for solicitors, banks, insurances, building societies, premium bonds etc.
Plymouth Lockyer Street, Plymouth, (01752) 268331
By Appointment Mon, Wed, & Thur 9.00am – 5.00pm Tues, 9.00am – 6.00pm, Fri 9.00am – 4.30pm.
Totnes Follaton House, Totnes, 0845 1551002. By Appointment Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri 9.00am – 5.00pm, Wed & Thur 9.00am 1.00pm.
Tavistock – West Devon Registration Office
West Devon Borough Council Offices, Kilworthy Park, Tavistock PL19 0BZ 0845 1551002. By Appointment Mon, Wed & Thurs 9.30am – 4.00pm
Okehampton, by appointment Mon, Tues & Thurs 9.30am – 4.30pm, Fri 9.30am – 4.00pm Register Town Council Offices, Fore Street, Okehampton EX20 1AA 0845 1551002.
Cornwall Registration Service
For an appointment please telephone 0300 1234 181 between 8.00am – 6.00pm Mon to Fri, 9.00am – 4.00pm Sat.
Saltash – Saltash Library, Plougastel Drive, PL12 6DJ . Thurs 9.30am – 12.30pm and 1.00pm – 5.00pm.
Liskeard Graylands, Dean Street PL14 4AH
Mon 9.00am – 2.00pm, Tues 12noon – 5.00pm, Wed closed, Thur 8.30 – 1.30pm, Fri -12 noon – 5.00pm.
Newton Abbot – Old Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 4XX. 0345 1551002. By Appointment – Mon – Fri 9.00am – 1.00pm – 2.00pm – 4.30pm.
Torbay – Room 15 Paignton Library and information Centre, Great Western Road , Paignton. (01803) 207130. By Appointment – Mon – Fri 9.30am – 4.30pm
Exeter – Larkbeare House, Topsham Road, Exeter, EX2 4NG. 0345 1551002. By Appointment – Mon – Thurs 9.00am – 4.30pm, Fri 9.00am – 4.30pm