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Court grants Southwark more space for burials

by Shiranikha Herbert, Legal Correspondent

Posted: 21 Apr 2017 @ 12:03

THE Consistory Court of the diocese of Southwark granted two petitions made by officers of the London borough of Southwark, so that consecrated land in two disused public cemeteries, Camberwell Old Cemetery and Camberwell New Cemetery, which had also had war graves, could be used for future burials in consecrated ground.

The first petition concerned a two-acre area (“Area Z”) that had been used for public burials until the 1950s. In 2003, part of that area was subject to unauthorised ...

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