Record of Burial for William and Hannah Ashcroft




On 3 December 1869 William Ashcroft paid Wolverhampton General Cemetery Company four pounds and six pence for an unbricked grave nine feet long, four feet wide, and seven feet deep to hold two adult bodies in consecrated ground. The grave's location was 2609, square 21. Dates of interment were 8 July 1869 [Hannah died 4 July 1869] and 4 December 1878 [William died 28 November 1878].

Entry 848, at the bottom of the page, records the information in the Register of Exclusive Rights of Burial, 1850-1886, Merridale Cemetery, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, for William and Hannah Ashcroft. The information given left to right by column: No.: 848; Date of Grant: Dec. 3, 1869; Grantors and Assignors: The Wolverhampton General Cemetery Company; Grantees and Assignees: William Ashcroft of Wolverhampton in the County of Stafford, Auctioneer; Consideration[?] of grant: Four Pounds and Six Pence; Number of Burial Place on Plan: 2609, square 21; Description of the Ground: An Unbricked grave Nine feet long, four feet wide, and seven feet deep to hold two adult Bodies; Date of assignment: blank; Consecrated or Unconsecrated: Consecrated, 2 interments; Date of Interments and No. in Register: July 8th 1869, Dec. 4 1878.

Source: Register of Exclusive Rights of Burial, 1850-1886, Merridale Cemetery, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. FHL MF 2299868, Page 212, #848.


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