Privy Council solution to irregular burial

At the Privy Council on 12 October 2022, amendments were made to an Order dated 20th March 1857 which prohibited further burials in All Saints Churchyard, Pontefract, West Yorkshire*. These changes permitted the burial of the unknown human remains from the 1340s to 1390s exhumed under a MOJ Licence from the former St Richard’s Dominican Friary in the then disused site of Pontefract General Infirmary. Continue reading