Huddersfield Burial Ground Act of 1852 by Huddersfield Corporation

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15 & 16 Vict. 1852.

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15&16 Vict. Huddersfield Burial Ground Ch. xlt,

Act 1852.

SECTION

Fees for Performance of Burial Service in consecrated Part of Ground

Fees for Interment in anconsecrated Ground

Fee may, at the Request of Relatives, be paid to Minister performing Service on Interments in unconsecrated Ground..

Extra Fees for Interment of Bodies from without the Township... Clerk to receive same Fee as Parish Clerk Money received by Officers to be paid to the

Compensation in respect of Burial Grounds affected by Order for Discontinuance of Burial

Compensation to be made for Damage, after Inquiry

Expenses under this Act to be defrayed out of Monies received thereunder, or in case of Deficiency out of Poor Rates

Fees and payments may be mortgaged. No

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15&16Vict. Huddersfield Burtal Ground Ch. Act 1852.

AN to provide a Burial Ground for the Township of Huddersfield in the County of York.

[ROYAL ASSENT 380TH JUNE

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15&16 Viet. Huddersfield Burial Ground Ch. 5 Act 1852.

Purpose and the other Purposes of the Act may enter into all necessary Sec. 4—7 Contracts ; and all Conveyances and Leases of Lands to be purchased or hired by the Commissioners may be made to any Five of the Com. missioners, on behalf of all the Commissioners; and the Execution of the Duplicate or Counterpart of any Lease by such Five Commissioners shall be binding on all the Commissioners.

4, That the said Commissioners may from Time to Time appoint Commis- or employ, for the Purposes of this Act, a Registrar, a Treasurer, and Sioners may an Auditor, with such Clerks and Officers, and on any Burial Ground

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Commission- ers may give Notice when Interments may be made in such Ground.

Burials to cease wholly or in part in certain Grounds after such Notice.

Burials may

15 &16 Vict. Huddersfield Burial Ground Ch. Act 1852.

said Commissioners by virtue of this Act, be used for the Interment of Bodies, when the Relatives or other Persons having the Care and Direction of the Funerals desire to have such Bodies so interred, and such Bodies may be there interred in such Manner, and with such Religious Service, Rites, or Ceremonies, as such Relatives or Persons having the Care and Direction of the Funerals may think fit; and the said Commissioners may, upon the Request of Members of separate Religious Denominations, and upon such Terms and Conditions, not inconsistent with the known Tenets or Usages of such Religious Denominations, as the said Commissioners may think fit, permanently appropriate and set apart or cause to be enclosed separate Parts of the Portion of the said Burial Ground not consecrated as aforesaid, to be used for the exclusive Interment of the Bodies of Persons of such separate Religious Denomination.

8. That when the said Commissioners have provided the said Burial Ground, and have made all such arrangements as they may think necessary for the Interment of the Bodies of the Dead in such Ground, and after the Consecration of the One Half thereof as afore- said, they shall give Notice for Two successive Weeks in some One or more Newspaper circulating in the Township of Huddersfield, and by Notices affixed for the same Time on the Doors of all the Churches and Chapels within the Township, that they have provided such Burial Ground, and that Interment may be made therein, and after the Expiration of such Time Interments may be made in the said Burial round.

9. That from and after the Expiration of the Time of such Notices as aforesaid Interments shall wholly cease and be discontinued in the Ground attached there to the Roman Catholic Chapel situate in the New North Road in the said Township, and in the Vault now used for Burials under the Wesleyan Chapel situate in Queen Street in the said Township; and that from and after the same Time Interments shall, subject to such Exceptions as herein-after mentioned, also cease and be discontinued in the Burial Grounds respectively attached to or connected with the Church of St. Peter, being the Parish Church of the said Township, the District Churches called the Churches of the Holy Trinity in the Trinity District, and All Saints Church in the All Saints or Paddock District of the said Township, and in the Chapel of Ease called St. Paul’s, situate in Ramsden Street in the said Township, and also in the Vaults of such Churches or Chapels ; and whosoever, after the Expiration of such Time, buries, or causes, permits, or suffers to be buried, in or under any such Burial Ground, Church, or Chapel - respectively, any Corpse or Coffin, contrary to this Provision, shall for every such Offence be liable to a Penalty of Fifty Pounds, to be recovered in a summary Manner.

10. That when the said Commissioners shall be .of opinion that

be prohibited Interment (otherwise than in the said Burial Ground) should be

in other Grounds in the said Township.

discontinued wholly, or with any Exception or Exceptions, in the said Township, they shall make and publish an Order directing that after a Time mentioned therein Interment in such of the Churches, Chapels, Churchyards, and other Places used for Burial within the said Town- ship as shall be set forth in such, Order shall be discontinued, either wholly or subject to any Exception mentioned in such Order and to be previously approved by the General Board of Health; and such Order shall be published for Two successive Weeks in some One or more

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15&16 Vict. Huddersfield Burial Ground Ch. 7 Act 1852.

Newspapers circulating within the said Township, and shall during the Sec. 11—12 same time be affixed on the Doors of the Churches and Chapels in the said Township; and from and after the Date mentioned in such Order Interments in the Churches, Chapels, Churchyards, and other Places used for Burial mentioned therein shall be discontinued, either

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Sec. 18—15

Bodies may beremoved by Permission.

Officer of Commission- ers to select Site of Grave and keep Plan and Register.

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15&16 Vict. Huddersfield Burial Ground Ch.

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Sec. 19—20

Hearses, &c. to be Toll-free

Commission- ers may fix Scale of Charges.

15&

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15 &16 Vict. Huddersfield Burial Ground Ch. xli. 11 Act 1852.

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15&16 Vict. Huddersfield Burial Ground Ch. xlt. 15 Act 1852. Sec. 36—38

Board of Health,” used in such Sections, shall be construed to mean the Commissioners under “The Huddersfield Improvement Act, 1848.”

[By virtue of s. 313 of the Public Health Act 1875, ss. 251, 258, 269, and 341, now stand substituted for the sections of the Public Health Act 1848, here referred


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