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funeral expense "ice attendance"

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Re: funeral expense "ice attendance"

Posted: 1 Jun 2013 3:10PM GMT
Classification: Query
doing some research and it's amazing how LITTLE info is out there for this........but I think the gloves were given to the 'bearers' Of course, I don't know for sure (yet!)but I found this......

"In a simple ‘walking funeral’, as described above, the bearers were friends and relatives, and chosen, if possible, to reflect the status of the deceased: older people, especially if married, would be carried by married men; unmarried girls by young women (or young bachelors, if the road to the church was a long one); babies and little children by older children in white. They were generally given black gloves"
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
krisgock 23 May 2013 2:02AM GMT 
eGENEee 1 Jun 2013 5:22PM GMT 
krisgock 1 Jun 2013 8:17PM GMT 
eGENEee 1 Jun 2013 8:37PM GMT 
krisgock 1 Jun 2013 9:10PM GMT 
eGENEee 2 Jun 2013 2:25AM GMT 
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