Merton Heritage and Local Studies Centre can assist in supplying proof of residency for families looking to claim residential discounts on funeral interment charges. There is a fee for the research. See Merton Heritage and Local Studies Centre web page

Merton Heritage Service can only provide proof of residency information for the years up to and including 2001.

For information about the current electoral register please contact:

Merton Electoral Services:

Telephone: 020 8545 3407


Residential information for the years 2002 onwards can be obtained from electoral registers held at:

British Library:

Switchboard: +44 (0)330 33 1144 Customer Services: +44 (0)1937 546060



Please note: We will also accept the following documents for proof of residency: bank statement, council tax bill, healthcare records, rent book or utility bill.

Contact us

Cemeteries Office
Cheam Depot
Cheam Park
Tudor Close

Tel: 020 3876 8806