Anyone outside Knowsley wanting to bury their loved ones at either Fox's Bank Lane, Whiston, or Prescot Cemetery will have to pay pounds 2,352 for burial rights
and monument permission.
Could the common law relating to burial rights
be a source of the rule empowering a next of kin to prevent the biomedical exploitation of a deceased relative's genealogical and genetic information?
It could also have implications for the ancient burial rights
of North American Indians.
I am just asking them to respect my ancestor's burial rights
. I have been sent from pillar to post trying to get justice to leave my ancestors to rest in peace," she said
The court has also recognized that the intentional interference with familial burial rights
by mutilation or disturbance of the corpse is compensable.
Personally, I concur with the Hemings family view (expressed by Spurgeon) that the descendants of all Jefferson's slaves--whether descended directly from Thomas Jefferson or not--should be allowed burial rights
on Jefferson's property.
People laid to rest in the city's graveyards since 1954 have exclusive burial rights
for only 75 years.