Law of Burials
1902; including cremations, burial, unidentified bodies...
Third edition. Hardback, bound in tan cloth with printed titling to spine. 22 × 14cm. xl, 758pp, 89pp
Full title: The Law of Burial: including all The Burial Acts as Modified or Affected by The Local Government (England and Wales) Act, 1894; All the Church Building, New Parish and Poor Law Acts Relating to the Subject; The Cremation Act, 1902, and the Official Regulations of the Home Office and Local Government Board, with Notes and Cases.
This book collects the various laws of burial in the United Kingdom at the turn of the last century. It includes cremation, removal of dead bodies, unidentified bodies, burial of shipwrecked and drowned people, burial of the poor, burial of murderers etc etc
A reference copy. The cloth is marked and rubbed, with the cloth lifting from the boards to both front and rear. The contents are in good order, slightly foxed but perfectly readable.