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Undertaker Receipt   Comments: 9
Photo: John Whittle   Item #: 29565  
Undertaker Receipt

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  Talk about inflation!

Undertaker receipt for the burial of Sarah Glazebrook, Hindley Cemetery (plot no. A1-66), 17th Dec 1912. Receipt to the value of £4 4s 0d.
Look at what you got for your money, quite a lot, would cost a little more today.

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Comments by Albert., 16th July 2017  
I doubt that £4.4s.0d, in, Dec., 1912, would equate to £3.300, the average cost of a full religious funeral at today's costing

Comments by Albert., 17th July 2017  
If you have a burial,it adds to the cost. Another item that adds to the cost, is. If you own a grave, and it is in an authority where you no longer live, and you wish to open that grave. Most authorities will charge you double, as to what a person living in that authorities jurisdiction would be charged.

Comments by John Whittle, 17th July 2017  
I found a historic inflation rate calculator on the web and £4-4s-0d from 1912 is approximately equivalent to £454 in today's terms.

Comments by Brian Glazebrook, 19th July 2017  
John. What is the link with the family? Is this my grandads sister?

Comments by winnie, 19th July 2017  
Name Sarah Glazebrook
Age in 1911 46
Estimated Birth Year abt 1865
Relation to Head Wife
Gender Female
Birth Place Hindley, Lancashire, England
Civil parish Hindley
Search Photos Hindley, Lancashire, England
County/Island Lancashire
Country England
Street Address 38 Arundel Street Hindley
Marital Status Married
Occupation At Home
Registration district Wigan
Registration District Number 458
Sub-registration district Hindley
ED, institution, or vessel 11
Piece 23026
Household Members
Name Age
William Glazebrook 45
Sarah Glazebrook 46
Elsie Mary Glazebrook 12
John Glazebrook 23
James Glazebrook 10

Comments by winnie, 19th July 2017  
Glazebrook Edward 7 yrs 10 Aspinalls Hses. George St. 14-Jun 1894 son of William A 1-66 R C
Glazebrook William 2 yrs 10 Aspinalls Hses. George St. 07-Jul 1894 son of Will'm. A 1-66 R C
Glazebrook Mary 6 yrs 10 Aspinalls Hses. George St. 28-Jul 1894 dau of William A 1-66 R C
Glazebrook William Edward 17 mo 85 Chapel Green 16-Jul 1897 son of W. A 1-66 R C
Glazebrook Sarah 48 yrs 38 Arundell St. 17-Dec 1912 wife of William A 1-66 R C
Glazebrook William 65 yrs Romford House 05-Jan 1932 Miner A 1-66 R C
Glazebrook Margaret 76 yrs 73 Platt Lane 11-Sep 1933 Widow A 1-66 R C

Comments by winnie, 19th July 2017  
Name: William Glazebrook
Registration Year: 1886
Registration Quarter: Apr-May-Jun
Registration district: Wigan
Parishes for this Registration District: View Ecclesiastical Parishes associated with this Registration District
Inferred County: Lancashire
Volume: 8c
Page: 158
Records on Page:
Sarah Banks
William Glazebrook

Comments by Albert., 19th July 2017  
John Whittle. I suppose John, you have to compare what a labourer's weekly wage would be in 1912. Most probably be in the range of one guinea, in comparison to what today's weekly wages are.

Comments by John Whittle, 20th July 2017  
Hi Brian,

Sarah was my great grandmother, she was married to William Glazebrook. I am not sure whether you grandfather John Glazebrook was Williams brother or nephew.

Hope you are keeping well.

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