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Rothley Cemetery Burial Fees 1904

April 21st 1904
The following Table of Fees and Payments fixed and settled under Section 34 of the Burial Act 1852 was received from the Local Government Board sealed and approved by them following completion of the Rothley Cemetery in 1904

1(a). In a grave in respect of which no exclusive right of Burial has been granted
In a site selected by the Purchaser:
Section A £1.7.6
Section B £0.15.0
Section C £0.7.6
In a site selected by the Council:
Section A £0.7.6
Section B £0.5.0
Section C £0.4.0
1(b). For the interment of the body of a still born child or of a child whose age at the time of death did not exceed one month
In a site selected by the Purchaser:
Section A £1.15.0
Section B £1.2.0
Section C £0.8.6
In a site selected by the Council:
Section A £0.15.0
Section B £0.12.0
Section C £0.6.0
For the interment of the body of a person whose age at the time of death exceeded twelve years
In a site selected by the Purchaser:
Section A £2.5.0
Section B £1.8.0
Section C £0.10.6
In a site selected by the Council:
Section A £1.5.0
Section B £0.18.0
Section C £0.8.0

2. In an Earthen Grave Walled Vault or Vault in Respect of which an exclusive Right of Burial has been granted
a) For the interment of the body of a still born child or of a child whose age at the time of death did not exceed one month
In a site selected by the Purchaser:
Section A £0.7.6
Section B £0.5.0
Section C £0.4.0
b) For the interment of a body of a person whose age at the time of death exceeded one month but did not exceed twelve years
In a site selected by the Purchaser:
Section A £0.15.0
Section B £0.12.0
Section C £0.6.0
c) For the interment of the body of a person whose age at the time of death exceeded twelve years
In a site selected by the Purchaser:
Section A £1.5.0
Section B £0.18.0
Section C £0.8.0

3. For the interment of the body of a person at a greater depth than 8ft for each additional foot 2/6 per foot

4. For the exclusive right of Burial in perpetuity in an earthen grave 8ft. by 4ft:
Section A £3.3.0
Section B £2.2.0
Section C £1.1.0

5. Vaults or Walled Graves.
For the right to construct a Vault or Walled Grave with the exclusive right of Burial therein. In perpetuity. 7ft by 3ft.
Section A £4.4.0
Section B £2.12.6
Section C £1.11.6

Monuments, Gravestones, Tablets and Monumental Inscriptions:
1) For the right to erect and place a Flatstone occupying a superficial area
a. not exceeding 7ft by 3ft
Section A £1.1.0
Section B £0.10.6
Section C £0.5.0
b. exceeding 7ft by 3ft
Section A £2.2.0
Section B £1.1.0
Section C £0.10.0
2) For the right to erect and place a Headstone not exceeding 5ft in height
Section A £1.1.0
Section B £0.10.6
Section C £0.5.0
3) For the right to erect and place a Footstone
a) Not exceeding 2ft in height
Section A £0.10.0
Section B £0.5.0
Section C £0.2.6
b) Exceeding 2ft in height
Section A £1.1.0
Section B £0.10.6
Section C £0.5.0
4) For the right to place Kerbstone or Border Stone enclosing a space not exceeding 7ft by 3ft
Section A £1.1.0
Section B £0.10.6
Section C £0.5.0
5) For the right to erect and place a Monument
a) Not exceeding 8ft in height and occupying a superficial area not exceeding 7ft by 3ft
Section A £2.2.0
Section B £1.1.0
b) Exceeding 8ft in height or occupying a superficial area exceeding 7ft by 3ft
Section A £4.4.0
Section B £2.2.0
6) For the right to erect and place an Iron or Wooden Tablet not exceeding 2ft in height
Section A £0.10.0
Section B £0.5.0
Section C £0.2.6
7) For the right to place on any Gravestone Tablet or Monument any inscription after the first
Section A £0.5.0
Section B £0.2.6
Section C £0.1.0

The Foregoing Fees and Payments will be doubled in the case of persons not being Parishioners or Inhabitants of the Parish of Rothley.
The Sections of the Cemetery above referred to as Sections A, B and C respectively correspond with the Sections as marked on the plan deposited at the residence of the Clerk to the Parish Council.

Adopted at a meeting of the Rothley Parish Council held April 7th 1904.
Signed by Hy. Staples, Chairman, H. Boyer and A.F.Haynes, Members.
The foregoing Table of Fees and Payments under Section 34 of the Burial Act 1852 is hereby approved by the Local Government Board this twelfth day of April 1904,S.B.Provis, Secretary. Acting on behalf of the said Board under the authority of their General Order dated the twenty sixth day of May 1897.

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