Amersham Resources

We understand that having to cope with the practicalities following a death can be a daunting and stressful prospect. Below is some useful information for your local area, but do not hesitate to contact us if we can help in any way.

Key Contacts

Crematoriums & Cemeteries

  • Chilterns Crematorium
    Whielden Lane, Amersham, Bucks, HP7 0ND
    Tel: 01494 724 263

  • Slough Crematorium
    Stoke Road, Slough, SL2 5AX
    Tel: 01753 523 127

  • Green Acres
    Potkiln Lane, Jordan, Chalfont St Peter, Beaconsfield, HP9 2XB (please note funeral service happens in their gathering hall at Green Acres but the cremation happens offsite)
    Tel: 01494 872 158

Local Churches & Celebrants

  • St Mary the Virgin Church
    Church Street, Amersham, Bucks, HP7 0DB

  • St Michael and All Angels
    70 Sycamore Road, Amersham, Bucks, HP6 5DR

  • Amersham Free Church
    Woodside Road, Amersham, Bucks, HP6 6AJ

  • Celebrant - Karen Puttick
    01494 721 593

  • Celebrant - Gail Kemp
    07970 020 071

  • Celebrant - Bernie French
    07964 358 583

Other Key Local Contacts

  • Beaconsfield Old Town Registration Office
    29 Windsor End, Beaconsfield, HP9 2JJ
    Tel: 01494 475 205

  • HM Coroner - Buckinghamshire
    Tel: 01494 475 505

  • Local Bereavement Office - High Wycombe
    Wycombe Hospital, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Bucks, HP11 2TT
    Tel: 01494 526 161

  • Local Bereavement Office - Aylesbury
    Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Mandeville Road, Aylesbury, HP21 8AL
    Tel: 01296 316 646

Catering, Flowers, & Venues

Local Caterers

Local Florists

  • Blossom & Ivy
    6 Chequers Parade, Wycombe Road, Prestwood, Great Missenden, HP16 0PN
    Tel: 01494 865 444

  • Floral Creations
    41 Hill Avenue, Amersham, HP6 5BX
    Tel: 01494 724 933

Wake Venues

  • The Hit or Miss
    Penn Street, Amersham, HP7 0FA
    Tel: 01494 713 109

  • The Kings Arms
    30 High Street, Amersham, HP7 0DJ
    Tel: 01494 725 722

  • The Bedford Arms
    Chenies House, Chenies, Rickmansworth, WD3 6EQ
    Tel: 01923 283 301

Taxis, Trains, & Hotels

Taxi Companies

  • Amersham Executive Cabs
    Tel: 01494 775 555

  • Kings Carriages
    Tel: 01494 256 500

  • A1 Taxi Line
    Tel: 01494 723 388

Train Stations

  • Amersham Train Station
    Station Approach, Amersham, Bucks, HP6 5AZ. (It is also the last stop of the metropolitan line of the London Underground)

Local Hotels

  • The Kings Arms
    30 High Street, Amersham, HP7 0DJ
    Tel: 01494 725 722

  • The Crown Hotel
    16 High Street, Amersham, HP7 0DH
    Tel: 01494 721 541

  • De Vere Latimer Estate
    Church Lane, Latimer, Chesham, HP5 1UG
    Tel: 01494 412 312

Parks, Gardens, & Attractions

Parks & Gardens

  • Hervines Park
    45 Longfield Drive, Amersham, HP6 5HE


  • Chilterns Lifestyle Centre
    Chiltern Ave, Amersham, HP6 5AH
    Tel: 01494 788 900

  • Chiltern Open Air Museum
    Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, HP8 4AB
    Tel: 01494 871 117

Local Walks

Useful Information

Registering a death that happened in Amersham

When you register the death, you will be asked for:

  • The medical certificate.
  • The deceased person’s medical card.
  • Any benefit books.
  • The deceased person’s marriage certificate, if there is a surviving spouse or civil partner.

You will also be asked for the following information about the deceased person:

  • First name, surname and any maiden name.
  • Date and place of death.
  • Last permanent address.
  • Date and place of birth (a copy of their birth certificate is helpful).
  • Occupation and name/occupation/date of birth of any surviving spouse or civil partner. Details of benefit being claimed, including State and private pension income.

The registrar will issue a death certificate. If the deceased person had financial dealings with a number of organisations including banks, building societies and insurance companies, you may find it useful to obtain additional copies. Many companies will require a certified copy of the death certificate when they are advised of the death.


If you’re struggling, you may find the following websites offer useful resources, advice and support groups for coping with grief and loss.