warning sign Our offices at Woodwells Cemetery will close on 13 February 2023. We are moving to new premises at Poppy Fields Cemetery, Bedmond Road, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP3 8LL. Woodwells Cemetery will remain fully operational for full body burials, re-open grave spaces and cremated remains interments.  ×

List of public health burials

We have carried out the following public health burials in the last three years. This list is updated every month.

Please note that we will not release details of the deceased's empty property until the Treasury Solicitor has fully secured the estate's assets. This is in line with Freedom of Information Act 2000 exemption Section 31(1)(a) - Law enforcement (prevention and detection of crime).

List of public health burials
Name of deceased Date of death Date of birth Place of birth Marital status Maiden name Last known address Approximate value of estate Information sent to Treasury Solicitor
Marian Wojiech Niemczyk 14/02/2012 07/10/1951 Unknown Unknown - Flamstead, St Albans Unknown -
Mark Upton 02/03/2012 13/01/1970 Unknown Unknown - Hemel Hempstead Unknown -
Edwin Reynolds 15/03/2013 01/12/1938 India Unknown - Hemel Hempstead Unknown -
John Norman 27/06/2013 21/02/1952 Kings Langley Unknown - Kings Langley Unknown -
John David Hart 15/11/2012 28/07/1946 Unknown Unknown - Hemel Hempstead Unknown -
Dennis Herbert
Foskett
02/03/2013 24/04/1925 England Unknown - Northchurch Common, Berkhamsted Unknown 03/04/2013
Ref: BV21305127/1/CAN
Michael Breslin 01/08/2013 08/06/1939 England Unknown - Tring Unknown -
Christer Hobberstad 28/09/2013 09/02/1948 Unknown Unknown - Northchurch, Berkhamsted Unknown -
Stephen Dennis Clark 20/12/2013 11/7/1960 England Unknown -
Tring
Unknown 5/1/2014
Ref:
BV21422335/1/1CAN
Francis
Harding
15/02/2014 09/02/1943 England Unknown - Hemel Hempstead Unknown -
John Francis
Joseph
Hannafan
02/02/2015 27/12/1951 Germany Unknown - Hemel Hempstead Unknown -
Derrick George Searle 07/10/2015 28/10/1930 Unknown Widowed - Northchurch, Berkhamsted Unknown -
Jaqueline Alison Crawley 27/12/2015 24/11/1961 Unknown Unmarried - Hemel Hempstead Unknown -
Melvin (Melvyn) Slough 29/04/2016 11/02/1958 St Albans Unmarried - Hemel Hempstead Unknown -
Simon Rose 24/04/2016 15/09/1955 Unknown Unknown - Hemel Hempstead Unknown -
Sheila Richards 06/09/2016 01/04/1929 Unknown Unknown - Tring Unknown -
Ronald Richard Thorpe 06/10/2017 25/12/1954 Unknown  Unknown  - Hemel Hempstead Unknown  -
Peter Boydell 13/11/2017  17/01/1931  Unknown  Unknown  - Hemel Hempstead  Unknown -
Richard Crew 21/11/2017 21/11/1936 Unknown Unknown - Hemel Hempstead  Unknown  -
Michael Blindell 06/12/2017 18/02/1954  Unknown  Unknown  - Markyate  Unknown 
Diane Keys 23/03/2018 03/09/1947 Hertfordshire Unknown - Hertfordshire Unknown -
Michael Beere 29/07/2018 22/09/1938 England Unknown - Berkhamsted Unknown -
Murray John Metcalf 18/09/2018  15/02/1936  Barnet  Unknown  - Hemel Hempstead Unknown 
Derek James Cawdron  05/11/2018 08/01/1967 Hemel Hempstead Unknown - Hemel Hempstead Unknown
Matthew James Wilson 09/11/2018 16/05/1975 Watford Separated - Hemel Hempstead Unknown -
Steven Prentice 22/12/2018 16/09/1969 Bushey Unknown - Berkhamsted Unknown -
Janet Miller 22/02/2019 20/05/1947 Hemel Hempstead Unknown Reeve  Tring Unknown -
Pauline Louise Darwood 07/03/2019 05/04/1952 Unknown Unknown - Berkhamsted Unknown -
Cecil William Mead  07/04/2019  02/04/1942  Hertfordshire  Widowed  - Hemel Hempstead  Unknown
Martin Colin Ware 12/06/2019  26/03/1967 Unknown Unknown - Hemel Hempstead Unknown 
Matthew Charles Peppiatt 17/07/2019  28/07/1973 Aylesbury Unknown Tring Unknown
William Lawrence
21/01/2020
27/12/1959
Unknown
Unknown
- Hemel Hempstead
Unknown
-
Tamas Gazsi
10/04/2020
03/03/1982
Unknown
Unknown
- Hemel Hempstead
Unknown
-
Rachel Julia Wellings
17/04/2020 - Unknown
Unknown
- Hemel Hempstead
Unknown
-
Darren Manlow 14/05/2020 28/10/1970 Unknown Unknown - Tring Unknown -
Terence Kevin Gallagher
15/05/2020 24/01/1957 Unknown Unknown - Hemel Hempstead Unknown -
Patrick Leahy 19/07/2020 14/09/1956 Unknown Unknown - Hemel Hempstead Unknown -
Patrick Routen
21/11/2020
02/10/1958
Unknown
Unknown
- Hemel Hempstead
Unknown
-
Krysztof Piosek
08/02/2021
15/08/1982
Unknown
Unknown
- Hemel Hempstead
Unknown
-
Linda Poullai
24/02/2021
- Unknown
Unknown
- London Colney Unknown
-
Kevin Tomlinson
24/02/2021
20/09/1945
Unknown
Unknown
- Hemel Hempstead
Unknown
-
Raymond John Cooper
11/12/2021
24/02/1949
Unknown
Unknown
- Berkhamsted Unknown
-
Barry O'Dywer
06/01/2022
21/11/1954
Unknown
Unknown
- Hemel Hempstead
Unknown
-
Vjaceslavs Gabrens
20/03/2022
09/05/1970
Unknown
Unknown
- Hemel Hempstead
Unknown -
Roy Harrison
16/05/2022
14/06/1930
Unknown Unknown - Markyate Unknown
Denham Evelyn
17/05/2022
24/12/1964
Unknown
Unknown
- Hemel Hempstead
Unknown
-
Simon Bowhay
27/06/2022
22/03/1969
Unknown
Unknown
- Tring Unknown
-
Paul Heywood
30/09/2022
19/08/1963
Unknown
Unknown
- Hemel Hempstead
Unknown
-
Gerald Dignan
16/11/2022
15/09/1942
Unknown
Unknown
- Berkhamsted Unknown
-
Philip John Walters 
17/12/2022 29/08/1953 Unknown Unknown - Berkhamsted Unknown -

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