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Registering a Death.

When someone you love dies, the first thing you need to do is register the death, preferably within five days. This can be down with us or at the Doncaster Register Office, Doncaster, South Yorkshire.

The Next Step of Registering a Death

The next step of registering a death is needing to book an appointment with a Doncaster Funeral Director which you can do by calling 07729 173 058. Click here to see more details on the Register Office in Doncaster.

Registering a Death from elsewhere

If your loved one passes away anywhere else in Doncaster or the surrounding South Yorkshire regions and you would like Paul Young – Doncaster Funeral Director to take care of the arrangements then please contact us at any time of day or night and we will advise you on what you need to do about registering a death of your loved one, and their location of the death.

There will be a slight delay issuing of any certificate if the coroner is involved in ascertaining the cause of death, but the coroner’s office will keep you informed of the progress daily and whatever time it takes. Should you need to contact the coroner’s, the office contact number is 01302 737135.

Send us a Message

To send Paul Young – Doncaster Funeral Director a message simply fill in the form below and one of our team will get in touch with you.

Their address is as follows:

The Coroner’s Court and Office

Crown Court Building

College Road



Registering a Death with Paul Young, Doncaster Funeral Director

Funding for a Funeral

For many families, funding for a funeral in Doncaster can be considered hard or impossible to raise the funds to pay for the memorial service. Don’t be disheartened by this, Paul Young Doncaster Funeral Director is here to support you through this difficult time.

We are always here for you twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, to advise you on anything before or after the funeral service. Remember you are not alone. After the relevant certificates have been released from the register office or the Coroner, the rest is up to us.  

What do I need to take with me to register a death? for a Funeral

The only documents that are legally required when registering a death is the medical certificate of the cause of death or the coroner’s form. If you are registering a death yourself, it can be helpful to bring some more information about the deceased to the registry office or to Paul Young. Here is a checklist of the most important documents and information, such as:

·     Birth Certificate

·     NHS Medical Card or National Insurance Number of the Surviving Spouse or Civil Partner.

·     Proof of their Address, maybe a utility bill as an example.

·     Driving Licence (or Provisional)

·     Passport

·     Marriage or Civil Partnership Certificate

·     Death certificates for the spouse if the partner was already widowed.