Births, deaths and marriages

If you are organising a burial, or burial following a cremation, there are a number of options available to you.

The council owns and maintains a number of cemeteries, where new and existing plots are available for burials and burials following cremation.

Ceremony fees for 2023/24

If you have been granted British citizenship, you must attend a citizenship ceremony within three months of approval being granted, or you may need to make a new application for citizenship.

If a birth, death, marriage or civil partnership took place in Knowsley, you can apply for a copy certificate.

If you wish to marry or form a civil partnership you must make an appointment to give notice at the register office in the district where you have lived for the last seven full days prior to giving notice. Giving notice of marriage.

You may wish to arrange for a memorial headstone or plaque to be placed on the grave of a loved one or family member laid to rest in a Knowsley cemetery.

A naming ceremony is a non-religious ceremony to celebrate the birth and naming of a child or to welcome an adopted child or stepchild of any age into a new family.

We publish all the cases we refer to the Treasury Solicitor on this page.

A death should be registered within five days unless a coroner is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death. Deaths should be registered at the local register office for the area where the death took place. Registering a death.

You must register your baby within 42 days of the birth. Births should be registered at the local register office for the area where the birth took place. Registering a birth.

A Renewal of Vows Ceremony is a non religious ceremony for couples who would like to celebrate renewing their vows and commitment to each other.

This policy explains how the information we collect about you is used and your rights in relation to that information.

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