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Subject: Re: [Lon] Stillborn
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2002 01:37:14 EST
In a message dated 12/3/2002 9:54:15 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> There is a stillborn in my grandfathers grave, as my parents first child was
> stillborn I have always assumed that this is theirs, but following this
> thread I am not so sure that it is the one.
> I have the undertakers receipt for the burial of £3.25. Is it likely that
> they would have reopened a grave to bury a stillborn and only charged such
> a small amount?
I think it is unlikely that the grave was re-opened for anyone else's child
other than a member of the family.. The child may have been popped in whilst
the coffin remained unsealed.
If you know there is a child there then you must have some evidence to prove
it. Can you not work this out to the death of a stillborn child in your
Judy, nee Elkington
Researching: ELKINGTON Suffolk, Warwicks, Oxon, Glam, Carmarthen
Northants, Leics Lincs. Somerset.
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