Lancashire graveyards and burial grounds
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Lancashire graveyards and burial grounds locations, and whereabouts of transcribed monumental inscriptions. by W. J. Taylor

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Published by Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Society .
Written in English

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ContributionsLancashire Family History and Heraldry Society.
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Open LibraryOL18145699M
ISBN 101870277201

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From around the 7th century, burial in Europe was under the control of the Church and could only be carried out on consecrated church ground. From the early 19th century, however, the burial of the dead in graveyards (burial grounds within churchyards) began to fall out of favour. Before the Burial Acts of and , most people were buried in church graveyards. The Burial Acts enabled the town officials to purchase and use land as civil graveyards. Private companies also maintained cemeteries before and after this time. Lancashire Graveyards and Burial Grounds Lancashire Registers. Lancashire Register III. Catholic Record Society History and Topography Bibliography Transactions of Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society Transactions of Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquaries Society Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and. Removal of graves and tombstones from disused and closed burial grounds and cemeteries. The National Archives (TNA) is a government department and an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice. It incorporates the Office of Public Sector Information and HM Stationery and also performs the Historical Manuscripts Commission's functions in.