Religion: Protestant Nonconformity

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Manning, B. 1952

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Morgan, J. 1989

‘The burial question in Leeds in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries’ in R. Houlbrooke (ed.) Death, Ritual and Bereavement, London: Routledge, 95-104.

Rehlinghaus, F. 2014

‘The reinvention of Protestant funeral ceremonies in 19th century Germany’, in C. Rotar, M. Rotar & A. Teodorescu (eds) Dying and Death in the 18th-21st Century, Volume 2, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 112-136.

Rugg, J. 2013

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Rugg, J. 1999

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Rugg, J. 2000

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