Cremation in Great Britain

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Bibliographies

Harrah, Barbara K., and Harrah, David H.(1976). Funeral Service: A Bibliography of Literature on its Past, Present and Future, the Various Means of Disposition and Memorialisation. New Jersey: Methuen.

Lange, Martina, Schutkowski, Holger, Hummel, Susanne, and Herrmann, Bernd.(1987). A Bibliography on Cremation Leichenbrand - Bibliography PACT 19. Strasbourge: Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.

Mose H.E.(ed.).(1940). The John Crerar Library: A List of Books, Pamphlets and Articles on Cremation including the Collection of the Cremation Association of America. Published in Honor of the Eightieth Birthday of Dr. Hug Erichsen June 22, 1940.

Townshend, John.(1887). A Catalogue of Some Books relating to the Disposal of the Bodies and Perpetuating the Memories of the Dead. New York.


Studies of Certification

Arber, Roger.(1999). "Crisis in Cremation: May Have Been Created to Increase Fees". British Medical Journal, 318, 812(20 March).

Baker, Richard.(2000). Harold Shipman’s Clinical Practice 1974–1998: A clinical audit commissioned by the Chief Medical Officer. London: Department of Health.

Bateson, M.C.(1999). "Cremation Form Should Be Abolished". British Medical Journal, 318, 811-812 (20 March).

Gordon, Harvey.(1983). "1,000 Cremations: A Medical Referee's Experience". Pharos, 49(3), 81-86.

Gordon, Harvey.(1998). "Audit of the Work of Medical Referee and Deputies Randalls Park Crematorium". Institute of Burial and Crematorium Authorities Journal, 66(2), 59.

Hawley, Clare.(1999). "Crisis in Cremation: Poor Form Filling Makes Medical Referees Essential". British Medical Journal, 318, 811 (20 March).

Hawley, Clare.(1999). "Errors in Completion of Medical Certificates Presented for Cremation". Resurgam, 42, 89.

Horner, J. Stuart.(1982). "Medical Referee of a Crematorium". British Medical Journal, 284, 437-440 (6 February).

Horner, Stuart.(1998). "Crisis in Cremation: Positive Action by the Home Office is Urgently Needed". British Medical Journal, 317, 485 (22 August).

Horner, J. Stuart, and Horner, Jonathan W.(1998). "Do Doctors Read Forms? A One-Year Audit of Medical Certificates submitted to a Crematorium". Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 91(July) 317-376; reprinted in (1998) 64(3) Pharos International 26-29.

James, D.A.(1995). "An Examination of the Medical Aspects of Cremation Certification: Are the Medical Certificates Required under the Cremation Act Effective or Necessary?" Medical Law International, 2, 51-71.


Codes of Practice

British Institute of Embalmers. Code of Practice and Code of Ethics.

British Institute of Funeral Directors. Code of Ethics.

Federation of British Cremation Authorities. Code of Cremation Practice.

Funeral Ombudsman Scheme. Code of Practice.

Funeral Planning Council. Code of Conduct.

Funeral Standards Council. Client Pledge.

Institute of Burial and Cremation Authorities. Charter for the Bereaved.

National Association of Funeral Directors. Code of Practice for Funeral Service.

National Associations of Memorial Masons. Code of Business Practice.

National Association of Pre-Paid Funeral Plans. Code of Practice for Pre-Paid Funerals.

National Funerals College The Dead Citizens Charter.

Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors.


Directories

Cremation Society of Great Britain.(1996). Directory of Crematoria.

Woolfson, Patricia, and Webb, Clifford.(1994). Greater London Cemeteries and Crematoria. Third edition. London: Society of Genealogists.


Manuals and Handbooks

National Association of Funeral Directors. Manual of Funeral Directing.


Official Reports

Cremation Committee.(1903). Report of the Departmental Committee appointed by the Secretary of State for the Home Department to Prepare a Draft of the Regulations to be Made under the Cremation Act, 1902, Cd 1452.

Cremation Committee.(1950). Report of the Interdepartmental Committee appointed by the Secretary of State for the Home Department, Cmd 8009.

Home Office.(1971). Report of the Committee on Death Certification and Coroners, Cmnd 4810.

Home Office.(2001). Report of the Home Office Review of Death Certification.

Home Office.(2002). Certifying and Investigation Deaths in England, Wales and Northern Ireland - An Invitation for Views: A Consultation Paper by the Fundamental Review of Death Certification and the Coroner Services in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Home Office.(2003). Death Certification and Investigation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland: The Report of a Fundamental Review, Cm 5831.

Home Office.(2004). Reforming the Coroner and Death Certification Service: A Position Paper, Cm 6165.

Office for National Statistics.(2002). Registration: Modernising a Vital Service - Births, marriages and deaths in the 21st Century.

Office for National Statistics.(2002). Civil Registration: Vital Change - Birth, Marriage and Death Registration in the 21st Century, Cm 5355.

Office for National Statistics.(2003). Civil Registration: Delivering Vital Change - A public consultation document about proposed changes to the legislation relating to the Civil Registration Service in England and Wales by means of a Regulatory Reform Order.

Smith, Janet.(2002). The Shipman Inquiry - A Discussion Paper: Developing a New System of Death Certification.

Smith, Janet.(2003). The Shipman Inquiry Third Report: Death Certification and Investigation of Deaths by Coroners, Cm5854.


Other

Anon.(1999). "More About Mercury". Resurgam, 42, 60.

Arber, Roger N.(2002). "Contemporary issues facing the cremation movement" in Peter C. Jupp and Hilary Grainger (eds.), Golders Green Crematorium 1902-2002: A London Centenary in Context, 93-101. London: London Cremation Company.

Audit Commission for Local Authorities in England and Wales.(1989). Managing Cemeteries and Crematoria in a Competitive Environment. Audit Commissional Occasional Papers No 9, March 1989.

Bowdler, Roger.(2002). "Golders Green Crematorium: the monuments" in Peter C. Jupp and Hilary Grainger (eds.), Golders Green Crematorium 1902-2002: A London Centenary in Context, 49-57. London: London Cremation Company.

Browne, Thomas.(1658). Hydriotaphia, Urne Buriall; Or, A Discourse of the Sepulchrall Urnes Lately Found in Norfolk.

Chamberlain, Clive T.(2002). "Fuels and furnaces: changing fashions" in Peter C. Jupp and Hilary Grainger (eds.), Golders Green Crematorium 1902-2002: A London Centenary in Context, 85-93. London: London Cremation Company.

Clifford, Robert.(2002). "Regulation Cremation: The Recent History". Resurgam, 45(2), 50-53 and IBCA Journal, 70(3), 24-28 (address to BMA Conference of Crematorium Medical Referees "Cremation: Which Way Forward?" Friday 26 April 2002)

Davies, J. Douglas.(1990). Cremation Today and Tomorrow. Alcuin/GROW Liturgical Study 16. Nottingham: Grove Books.

Davies, Douglas.(1995). British Crematoria in Public Profile. Maidstone: Cremation Society of Great Britain.

Davies, D.J..(1996). "The Social Facts of Death" in Glennys Howarth and Peter Jupp (eds), Contemporary Issues in the Sociology of Death, Dying and Disposal, 17-29. London: Macmillan Press Ltd.

Davies, Douglas.(1997). "Cremation and Burial as Contemporary Poplular Options". Pharos International, 63(Spring), 34-37.

Davies, Douglas J.(2002). "Ritual and Cremationn" in Peter C. Jupp and Hilary Grainger (eds.), Golders Green Crematorium 1902-2002: A London Centenary in Context, 85-93. London: London Cremation Company.

Davies, Douglas J., with Mates, Lewis H.(2006). Encyclopaedia of Cremation. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing Ltd.

Davies, D.J., and Shaw, Alastair.(1995). Reusing Old Graves: A Report on Popular British Attitudes. Crayford: Kent: Shaw " Sons.

Eassie, William.(1875). Cremation of the Dead: Its History and Bearings upon Public Health. London: Smith, Elder " Co.

Gale, Christopher P.(2002). "Pacemaker Explosions in Crematoria: Problems and Possible Solutions". Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 95, 353-355.

Grainger, Hilary.(2002). "Golders Green Crematorium and the Architectural Expression of Cremation". Mortality, 5(1), 53-74.

Grainger, Hilary.(2002). "The achievement of Sir Ernest George and Alfred B. Yeates at Golders Green" in Peter C. Jupp and Hilary Grainger (eds.), Golders Green Crematorium 1902-2002: A London Centenary in Context, 27-39. London: London Cremation Company.

Grainger, Hilary.(2002). "The development of the gardens at Golders Green" in Peter C. Jupp and Hilary Grainger (eds.), Golders Green Crematorium 1902-2002: A London Centenary in Context, 37-49. London: London Cremation Company.

Grainger, Hilary J.(2006). Death Redesigned: British Crematoria: History, Architecture and Landscape. Reading: Spire Books Ltd.

Haweis, H.R.(1875). Ashes to Ashes: A Cremation Interlude. London: Daldy, Isbister.

Holland, P.M.(1874). "Burial or Cremation?". Contemporary Review, 23, 477-484.

Jupp, Peter.(1990). From Dust to Ashes: The Replacement of Burial by Cremation in England 1840-1967. Congregational Memorial Hall Trust (1978) Ltd: The Congregational Lecture.

Jupp, Peter.(1992). The Development of Cremation in England 1820-1990: A Sociological Analysis. Ph. D. thesis, University of London.

Jupp, Peter C.(1993). "Cremation or Burial? Contemporary Choice in City or Village" in David Clark (ed.), The Sociology of Death: Theory, Culture, Practice, 169-197. Oxford: Blackwells Publishers.

Jupp, Peter C.(1997). "Why was England the First Country to Popularize Cremation?" in Kathy Charmaz, Glennys Howarth, and Allan Kellehar (eds), The Unknown Country: Death in Australia, Britain and the USA, 141-154. London: Macmillan Press Ltd.

Jupp, Peter C.(2002). "The Critical Years: The Development of Cremation in England, 1918-1952". Resurgam, 45(3), 102-109.

Jupp, Peter C. and Grainger, Hilary (eds), Golders Green Crematorium 1902-2002: A London Centenary in Context. London: London Cremation Company.

Jupp, Peter C.(2002). "Golders Green Crematorium: last resting pace of London's famous" in Peter C. Jupp and Hilary Grainger (eds.), Golders Green Crematorium 1902-2002: A London Centenary in Context, 101-112. London: London Cremation Company.

Jupp, Peter C.(2002). "The Critical Years: The Development of Cremation in England, 1918-1952". Resurgam, 45(2), 102-109.

Jupp, Peter C.(2006). From Dust to Ashes: Cremation and the British Way of Death. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Kazmier, Liza.(2000). "Modernity, Britain and the Culture of Cremation". European Journal of Palliative Care, 7(4), 134-137.

Lampard, John.(2009). Theology in Ashes: How the Churches have gone Wrong over Cremation. The Methodist Sacramental Fellowship.

Leaney, Jennifer.(1989). "Ashes to Ashes: Cremation and the Celebration of Death in Nineteenth Century Britain" in Ralph Houlbrooke (ed.), Death, Ritual and Bereavement, 118-119.

Leadbeatter, Stephen, and White, Stephen.(2004). "After Brodrick, Luce and Smith - What?". Pharos International, 70(Summer), 20-23.

Litten, Julian, W.S.(2002). "Golders Green Crematorium and its early influence in London funerals" in Peter C. Jupp and Hilary Grainger (eds.), Golders Green Crematorium 1902-2002: A London Centenary in Context, 17-27. London: London Cremation Company.

Makepeace, Chris E.(1990). Manchester Crematorium 1890-1990. Manchester: Manchester Free Press.

Maloney, Susan R., Phillips, Carol A., and Mills, Allan.(1998). "Mercury in the Hair of Crematorium Workers". The Lancet, 352, 1602 (14 November).

McHale, Bernard.(2002). "Deficiencies in the Cremation System and Their Remedy: A Perspective". Resurgam, 45(2), 56-59 ((address to BMA Conference of Crematorium Medical Referees "Cremation: Which Way Forward?" Friday 26 April 2002).

McHale, Bernard.(2002). "Cremation lore and lawn" in Peter C. Jupp and Hilary Grainger (eds.), Golders Green Crematorium 1902-2002: A London Centenary in Context, 65-73. London: London Cremation Company.

Miller, Mervyn.(2002). "The suburb salubrious" in Peter C. Jupp and Hilary Grainger (eds.), Golders Green Crematorium 1902-2002: A London Centenary in Context, 57-65. London: London Cremation Company.

Parsons, Brian.(2006). Committed to the Cleansing Flame: The Development of Cremation in Nineteenth-Century England. Reading: Spire Books Ltd.

Smale, David A.(1993). Davies' Law of Burial, Cremation and Exhumation. Sixth Edition. Crayford: Shaw and Sons.

Swift, Graham.(1996). Last Orders. London: Picador.

Robinson, W.(1889). Cremation and Urn-Burial or The Cemeteries of the Future. London: Cassell " Co.

Thompson, Henry.(1874). "The Treatment of the Body after Death". Contemporary Review, 23, 319-328.

Thompson, Henry.(1874). "A Reply to Critics and an Exposition of the Process". Contemporary Review, 23, 553-571.

Thompson, Henry.(1888). "The Progress of Cremation". Nineteenth Century, 23, 1-17.

Thompson, Henry.(1889). Modern Cremation: Its History and Practice, with Information relating to the Recently Improved Arrangements made by the Cremation Society of England. London: Kegan Paul, Trench " Co.

White, Stephen.(1990). "Cricket and Cremation". Pharos International, 56(4), 134-135; also as "A Burning Issue", New Law Journal, 140, 1145 and 1157.

White, Stephen.(1993). "An End to D-I-Y Cremation?" Medicine, Science and the Law, 33(2), 151-159.

White, Stephen.(1997). "Hindu Cremations in Britain" in Peter Jupp and Glennys Howarth (eds), The Changing Face of Death and Disposal, 135-148. London: Macmillan Press Ltd.

White, Stephen.(2000). "Body Parts". New Law Journal, 150, 654-655 & 709.

White, Stephen.(2002). "A Burial Ahead of its Time? The Crookenden burial case and the sanctioning of cremation in England and Wales". Mortality, 7(2), 171-190.

White, Stephen.(2002). "Cremation Regulations and Medical Referees: the past". Pharos International, 68(3), 38-43 (address to BMA Conference of Crematorium Medical Referees "Cremation: Which Way Forward?" Friday 26 April 2002)

White, Stephen.(2002). "Some Founder Members of the Cremation Society" in Peter C. Jupp and Hilary Grainger (eds.), Golders Green Crematorium 1902-2002: A London Centenary in Context, 1-10. London: London Cremation Company.

White, Stephen.(2002). "The London Cremation Company: its early years" in Peter C. Jupp and Hilary Grainger (eds.), Golders Green Crematorium 1902-2002: A London Centenary in Context, 11-16. London: London Cremation Company.