Burial-ground Sentence Examples
Three cemeteries remain intact - King's chapel burying ground, with the graves of John Winthrop and John Cotton; the Old Granary burial ground in the heart of the city, where Samuel Sewall, the parents of Franklin, John Hancock, James Otis and Samuel Adams are buried; and Copp's Hill burial ground, containing the tombs of the Mathers.
The Canongate Tolbooth adjoins the parish church, in the burial-ground of which is the tombstone raised by Burns to the memory of Robert Fergusson, and where Dugald Stewart, Adam Smith and other men of note were buried.
There is an interesting Phoenician burial-ground near Mandia.
It is an open-air museum, installed in a disused burial-ground, and is situated near the castle.
The Broad Street Burial Ground was laid out in 1655.Advertisement
Kilmun, on the northern shore of Holy Loch, a portion of the parish of Dunoon and Kilmun, contains the ruins of a Collegiate chapel founded in 1442 by Sir Duncan Campbell of Loch Awe and used as the burial-ground of the Argyll family.
The earthworks west and south of the town are of great extent; there was a large Saxon burial-ground here.
He died in Boston on the 13th of February 1728 and is buried in the Copps Hill burial-ground, Boston.
The north transept, with early Decorated windows, has been covered in and walled off, and is the burial-ground of the Kerrs of Fernihirst, ancestors of the marquess of Lothian.
The power to provide a cemetery under the act under consideration must not be confounded with that of providing a burial ground under the Burial Acts.Advertisement
The distinction between a burial ground provided under the Burial Acts and a cemetery provided under the act of 1879 is important in many ways, of which one only need be mentioned here - the expenses under the Burial Acts are paid out of the poor rate, while the expenses under the act of 1879 are paid in an urban district out of the general district rate, the incidence of which differs materially from that of the poor rate, as will be seen hereafter.
The distinction between a burial ground under the Burial Acts and a cemetery provided under the Public Health Acts has already been noticed.
It has been mentioned that a portion of the burial ground must be left unconsecrated.
But this is subject to one important exception, that the parish meeting may unanimously resolve that the whole of the burial ground shall be consecrated.
In that case, however, the parish council may, within ten years thereafter, determine that a separate unconsecrated burial ground shall also be provided for the parish.Advertisement
The island also received the epithet of Holy, and was a favourite burial-ground until modern times.
An additional burial ground was added to the north side in 1973.
The excavation proved to be located at the edge of the burial ground with a clearly demarcated line of graves to the south.
They were built to shelter and provide a lookout point for those guarding the burial ground from such depredations.
The burial ground is is of considerable extent, having been recently much enlarged.Advertisement
The Howff burial ground is a historic graveyard given to the people of Dundee by Mary, Queen of Scots.
From its left-hand gable turn left through a gate to the burial ground with tall sycamores.
The prisoners' burial ground at Andersonville has been made a national cemetery, and contains 13,714 graves of which 921 are marked "unknown."
The Greyfriars burial ground in Perth, located close to the city center, has survived relatively unchanged through five centuries of urban development.
The vestry of the parish of Marylebone have erected a large public mortuary in the burial ground at Paddington.Advertisement
Deurne, a few miles east of Helmond, the site of a prehistoric burial-ground, was an early fen colony.