Recent consistory court judgments: exhumation

Both of the following judgments relate to petitions for the exhumation of remains: a straightforward application of Re Blagdon Cemetery in which a request to move remains to a nearby cemetery was refused; and a factually and procedurally more complex, but legally straightforward consideration of the treatment of the buried bodies and cremated remains of three members of a  Buddhist family which had been inappropriately buried in the consecrated part of a municipal cemetery. Continue reading