Denny Parochial Board. Denny Cemetery Committee records

Primary maker
Denny Cemetery Committee
Production date
1869-1954
Description
Minutes, burial register, lair index

Object detail

Name/title notes
Local authorities were given authority to fund and operate cemeteries from 1855. Church graveyards were the responsibility of Heritors until in 1894 parish councils or town councils were allowed to accept responsibility for church graveyards from the Heritors. In 1925 all remaining Church of Scotland church graveyards were transferred into the care of the parish councils (which were replaced by district councils from 1930) or the town councils. Some cemeteries were run by Joint Committees of two or more local authorities.
Responsibility for cemeteries and the crematorium transferred to Falkirk District Council in 1975
Level of current record
Sub-collection
Primary maker
Production date
1869-1954
Measurements
8 items
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Restriction
Access restriction
Accession number
A820/F6

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