- Former Spouse who has not already re-married
- Co-habitee (i.e. anyone who for a period of two years immediately preceding the date of death was living in the same household as the deceased as husband and wife)
- Any person treated by the deceased as a child of the family
- Any other person who was being maintained in whole or part by the deceased immediately before the date of death (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975 (see above).