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Falkirk Town Council. Parks & Cemeteries Dept
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Local authorities became responsible for cemeteries from 1866. Church graveyards which were previously the responsibility of the Heritors transferred into the care of the Town Councils or the Parochial Board, (subsequently the Parish Council and then the District Councils set up by County 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

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