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Certificate, of Right of Burial

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Certificate, of Right of Burial
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This is a certificate of the right of burial from the Warriston Cemetery Company of Edinburgh in favour of Mrs Jane Borthwick. It is dated 30 April 1847.

Certificate of the right of burial in the Edinburgh cemetery at Warriston in favour of Mrs Jane Borthwick, dated 30 April 1847

In the 19th century, churchyards were unable to cope with the number of burials in the larger towns and cities. First private, and then municipal cemeteries, provided more space.

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