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The Cost of Funerals

A sample of detail relating to funeral costs in days gone by

Information from the The Isle of Man Family History Society (IOMFHS).  I recommend this publication for all interested in Manx genealogy (Annual membership is very reasonable) - More information here

Funeral costs in 1944/45

To Funeral of the Late Michael John Kissack of Market Street, Peel

January 28th 1945
Coach atending funeral   £    12s  6d
Coffin                   £  1 15s  0d
New Grave                £  2  0s  0d
Opening grave & fees     £  1  5s  0d
Paid                     £  5 12s  6d Revd Morris (vicar)


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