Committed to the Cleansing Flame by Brian Parsons
Published by Spire Books Ltd, 2005
Paperback, with 328 pages, and 137 illustrations.
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Overcrowded churchyards, shortage of land and rapidly increasing population -
Religious bigotry, legal obstacles and sheer moral outrage all stood in the way. But interest grew, and aided by the work of others, including the acts of a flamboyant Welsh Druid, the first cremator was available for public use in 1885 at Woking. This book is the first full-
“ … a wealth of original drawings … The book brings alive with drawings and architectural plans the birth of the cremation movement … this book will provide a valuable reference.”
Review by Paul Stubbs in Resurgam: The Journal of the Federation of British Cremation Vol 43 No 8 (2005)