Births, marriages and deaths
The Registration and Celebratory Services is a part of Kent County Council and is responsible for recording lifetime events including Births, Deaths, marriages and Civil Partnerships within the Shepway district.
Register births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships Kent County Council registers births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships in the Shepway area. Funerals, burials, cremations and cemeteries Find out more information about arranging a funeral in the district. Reserve a burial plot Find out more information about reserving a burial plot. Arrange a burial, interment or scattering of ashes You can make arrangements yourself or through a funeral director. Arrange a memorial Find out more information about arranging a memorial Green burials at Hawkinge cemetery If you would like to arrange a more environmentally-friendly and natural burial, Hawkinge cemetery has a special area, called the green area, set aside for green burials.