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Registering the death of a loved one

Who can Register?

  • A Close Relative of the Deceased.
  • A Relative in attendance during last illness.
  • A Relative living in the district where death occurred.
  • A person present at the death.
  • The person causing the disposal.

Documents required

  • Medical Certificate of Death.
  • Medical Card if available or:
  • Birth Certificate and information regarding date of birth.

Information required to Register

  • Date and place of death.
  • Full name of deceased (maiden name if applicable)
  • Date and place of birth
  • Occupation and Home address
  • If married, full name and occupation of surviving spouse
  • Form 14 for the funeral director.
  • Social Security Certificate to be handed in at the D.S.S.
  • Offices with any pension books.
  • Copies of Entry of Death for bank, insurance, solicitors

39-41 Wilson Street, Largs, Ayrshire, KA30 9AQ, Telephone: 01475 670031 Fax: 01475 674965

44 Main Street, Beith, KA15 4AA, Telephone: 01505 502323 Fax: 01505 502 323

23 Main Street, Dalry, KA24 5DP, Telephone: 01294 832830


Arranging the funeral of a loved can seem a
daunting process but your funeral director can take care of
most aspects and will give you professional advice regarding
any aspects that are unclear.

The information included here in our website covers most
common queries but Robert Rarity Funeral Services would
be pleased to answer all your questions, help you through
a difficult time and make all the necessary funeral arrangements.