Life Events: Civil Funerals

Civil Funerals

What is a Civil Funeral?

A civil funeral is a dignified and personal way of remembering and celebrating the life of a loved one when they pass away.

The Registrar will design a ceremony with a family making it personal and unique to the individual reflecting their life, their personality, their achievements and talk about important people in their life and in a dignified and non religious way.

Ceremonies can include readings, music poems and prayers and although are non religious in nature can include readings with religious content and the Lord’s Prayer can also be used during the ceremony.

Where would it be?

The Registrar will perform the ceremony at a crematorium or place burial chosen by the family.

How do I organise a Civil Funeral?

A Civil Funeral can be organised before of after the passing of a loved one. You can contact us direct or via your funeral director and we will arrange to meet you at either our office or at your home to make arrangements.

Our contact details are:

The Register Office
The Guildhall
Wrexham
LL11 1AY

Tel: 01978 292027
Email: civilfunerals@wrexham.gov.uk

Civil Funerals with Wrexham County Borough Council

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