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MORTUARIES, Eng. law. These are a sort of ecclesiastical heriots, being a customary gift claimed by and due to the minister, in many parishes, on the death of the parishioner. 2 Bl. Com. 425.

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The incharge of the facility, Mohammad Bilal, said that in the past 24 hours, some 200 bodies were brought at the mortuary from various parts of the city including from hospitals.
Chaotic scenes were observed at the Edhi Mortuary, located at Sohrab Goth, as many relatives were not able to find space for the bodies of their deceased relatives.
Students interested in a bachelor's degree in mortuary science must complete 52 credit hours of prerequisites prior to enrolling at Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science.
While the Indian Embassy told XPRESS they have no information about the case, mortuary authorities claim they always contact embassies for despatch of dead bodies.
The Council is undertaking a market consultation exercise with providers of temporary mortuary facilities and equipment to help inform our thinking on the supply and delivery of a temporary emergency mortuary should the need arise to activate such a facility.
The Friends of Saltburn Mortuary had been trying to acquire the Grade II listed mortuary themselves for the past five years from Redcar and Cleveland Council under a community asset transfer.
Alex asked pathologist Marjorie Turner for help and soon found herself face-to-face with a dead body in Glasgow City Mortuary.
You could witness shattering scenes such as this outside the Zeinhom mortuary almost every day throughout 2011.
8220;Our objective as a dedicated member of the community is to provide our neighbors and colleagues with resources that educate, empower and inspire,” said Neil O'Connor, CEO and President of O'Connor Mortuary, who has spearheaded the iconic mortuary's efforts to work closely with those that serve the community and the industry.
South Wales Police yesterday said it will take no further action after it was asked to investigate the Cardiff mortuary following an inspection by the Human Tissue Authority.
A Birmingham-based manufacturing company has come to the rescue of hospital mortuary staff struggling to cope with the increasing weight of deceased patients.
It is understood considerable work has been carried out at the Cardiff mortuary to raise standards.