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Can someone's home be the final resting place for ashes?
If a family chooses to keep the ashes of a loved one in their home for an indefinite period, there is nothing legally to prevent them from doing so. Pastorally, you may wish to encourage the family to think about a final resting place that enables the ashes to be buried.
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Can I conduct a Church of England funeral in a woodland burial site or other unconsecrated ground?
Yes it is possible to do so, but you must first bless the grave - See Common Worship Pastoral Services p.296.
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