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Offline lisaa26

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Newbie looking for a relatives grave
« on: Saturday 09 May 20 13:42 BST (UK) »
Hi my name is Lisa and I am new to this site.

 I have been rehearsing what could be my dad's dad.  I have a name for him etc and a register of his cremation, I have been to Liverpool's Central library but can not work out what cemetery he could be at. Just wondering if anyone could help.
   I am sorry if this is in the wrong section
Thank you for reading
Lisa x

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Re: Newbie looking for a relatives grave
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 09 May 20 15:33 BST (UK) »
If he was cremated there is probably no grave marker. Just the ashes scattered somewhere with no record. In all the years I have been researching I have only one instance of a wife having her ashes scattered on her military husband's grave. This was recorded.

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Re: Newbie looking for a relatives grave
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 09 May 20 15:44 BST (UK) »
Welcome to Rootschat

Did he leave a will - you can check here  https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk/#wills

Was he cremated at Anfield or Allerton?  Both cemetaries have facilities for ashes to be buried in a plot with a memorial stone.   Anfield also has the Colonnade  which are niches big enough to take an urn with a memorial stone in front.  Bought on a lease system

If his ashes were buried or scattered at the crematorium - there will be a record.  If they were scattered somewhere privately by the family - then no record
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Re: Newbie looking for a relatives grave
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 09 May 20 15:54 BST (UK) »
Thank you both for replying, unfortunately my dad didn't know who is dad was so we never knew anything about him. I did find on find my past a record transcript and today I have also found a register of cremations too.
Lisa x


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Re: Newbie looking for a relatives grave
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 09 May 20 16:19 BST (UK) »
Whilst definately not Liverpoo, just up the M62 in Manchester we went to the Crematorium and looked at records there whcih shown that the ashes were scattered after the internement lease expired.

The staff there at at Southern Cemetery were very helpful.

Maybe the same process occured in Liverpool

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Re: Newbie looking for a relatives grave
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 09 May 20 16:54 BST (UK) »
My great aunt was cremated in Lambeth, but her ashes were interred with her parents and my grandfather in a town just north of Glasgow.
I was lucky that the graveyard that my grandfather is buried in still have all the lair records on site, or I would never have known.