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Certificate, of Right of Burial

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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Online ID: 000-100-067-823-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.OK 87 A
Date: 1847
30 April 1847
Material: Paper, white. Inscription: 13 / 282 [Register volume number]; [?] / 11 b [Compartment number]
Dimensions: 420 mm H x 342 mm W
What: Certificate, right of burial
Who: Mrs Jane Borthwick (Owner)
Where: Scotland, Midlothian, Edinburgh, Warriston Cemetery
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