Church document details


The London Gazette.


Forest Row, Bethesda Chapel - Cessation of burials.


31 Oct 1879.


AT the Court at Balmoral, the 28th day of October, 1879.


The QUEEN's Most Excellent Majesty in Council,

WHEREAS the Right Honourable Richard Assheton Cross, one of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, after giving to the Incumbents and the Churchwardens of the parishes hereinafter mentioned ten days previous notice of his intention to make such representation, has, under the provisions of an Act passed in the session of Parliament held in the sixteenth and seventeenth years of Her Majesty's reign, intituled "An Act to amend the laws concerning the burial of the dead in England beyond the limits of the Metropolis, and to amend the Act concerning the burial of the dead in the Metropolis," made a representation stating that, for the protection of the public health, no new burial ground should be opened in the undermentioned parishes without the previous consent of one of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, and that burials should be discontinued therein as follows, viz. :—

FOREST ROW, EAST GRINSTEAD. — Forthwith wholly in Bethesda Chapel and chapelyard, Forest Row, in the parish of East Grinstead, in the county of Sussex.

Transcription details

Transcribed by: Michael Metcalfe.

Church(es) covered:

Baptist Chapel, Hartfield Road.

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