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From: "Joe Austen" <>
Subject: Re: [LON] Ownership of grave
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 09:27:20 +1000
Next of kin, is the closest living relative. HTH
Joe Austen in OZ
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From: "J Williams" <>
Sent: Thursday, March 26, 2009 5:49 AM
Subject: [LON] Ownership of grave
> Have been looking into our family burials at the West Norwood
> Cemetery and have found the following persons being in ownership
> of the grave:- Mary Jane Knox (died Jan 1935), Clifford Knox, Elsie
> Mary Smith (nee Knox died Feb 1943), Harold Gathorne Knox (died Dec
> 1949), Muriel Kate Knox, Doris K. Griffiths - next of kin.
> So far I have found the deaths of the persons above with their dates
> of death beside them. What I would like to know is - does Next of
> Kin usually mean a family member or just a close friend?
> No doubt when the person that has ownership has died the ownership
> passes onto another member of the family - is that right?
> I have had a bit of trouble trying to find this Knox family and their
> deaths - both Clifford and Muriel Kate Knox are very exlusive, but
> going by the entry from the cemetery they have died and Doris K.
> Griffiths is now in ownership of the family grave.
> Is there any way I can find out who Doris K Griffiths is? Would the
> cemetery have an address for who is in ownership of the grave?
> Any ideas please.
> Many thanks
> Nelson NZ
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