Author Topic: Looking for a grave and cremation location in Allerton Cemetary in Liverpool  (Read 344 times)

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Re: Looking for a grave and cremation location in Allerton Cemetary in Liverpool
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 09 August 18 23:21 BST (UK) »
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John Gostage Bibby (born 26th June 1929 in Liverpool), who died on 17th September 1976 in Liverpool, not sure when he was cremated, but his remains were put somewhere in an unmarked cremation area in Allerton.

Do you mean they were scattered?  I'm not sure but I think it would be unusual for ashes to be buried in an unmarked grave.  If the ashes were scattered officially by the crematorium they would have been scattered on one of a number of plots.   Again - the staff would have the plot number on their database
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Re: Looking for a grave and cremation location in Allerton Cemetary in Liverpool
« Reply #10 on: Saturday 25 August 18 13:27 BST (UK) »

As you have her exact death date and the cemetary I am surprised you have been asked to pay.  I thought they only charged if they had to make a search
They do have to search as they don't know how soon after death she was buried. In a busy cemetery that could mean searching many pages of the burial register. Then they have to find the relevant plot map and photocopy it. All this takes time away from their regular duties.

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Re: Looking for a grave and cremation location in Allerton Cemetary in Liverpool
« Reply #11 on: Saturday 25 August 18 17:55 BST (UK) »
My impression was that everything is now held on a database.   

I made enquiries of the same nature last year at Carleton and Lytham cemetaries and was given the info over the phone as everything is on computer.  Both were for dates long before 1976
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Re: Looking for a grave and cremation location in Allerton Cemetary in Liverpool
« Reply #12 on: Monday 27 August 18 16:13 BST (UK) »
Not everything. Some cemeteries have digitised their historical registers but many have not and it is still necessary to consult the original register books.