Charles Cowling
Burial of the Unknown Parishioner, Kemnal Park   We were unable to attend the opening of the new cemetery at Kemnal Park, and were sad about that. We’ve heard good things. Anyone been there? This is from their press release:  London’s largest and most important burial development in the last
Charles Cowling
  The following is extracted by a PhD thesis by Sarah E Bond. It describes the social status of funeral workers in earlier times, particularly in ancient Rome where, we discover, FSOs were often employed, also, as executioners.  According to an inscription from Puteoli dated to the first century BCE: