|"Health of towns": |
an examination of the report
and evidence of the Select Committee:
of Mr. Mackinnon's Bill:
.... for establishing
cemeteries around the metropolis.
The Rev. Henry Hart Milman [Link], now Rector of St. Margaret's, Westminster, and formerly Rector of St. Mary's, Reading, a witness only second to the Bishop of London, - for he, too, lived in a churchyard seventeen years, - was thus interrogated :
" Generally speaking, do you conceive that there is any evil arising from it, [burial in churchyards,] so far as it comes within your knowledge ? - I should say, none whatever."