Extension to Interment of Ashes Area

This is the formal notice about the proposed extension of the area to the south of the church building which is used for the burial of cremated ashes. It is shown here as an alternative to being displayed inside the church. A copy is also displayed on the outside of the church door. Photos of the area are at the bottom of the page.


Form 4A

(Rule 6.2)

Public Notice

(general form)

In the Consistory Court of the Diocese of Leeds

Church of St Paul’s

In the parish of Birkenshaw cum Hunsworth

NOTICE IS GIVEN that we are applying to the Consistory Court of the diocese for permission to carry out the following:

We propose extending the current ashes plot by four rows of 25 plots – measuring 3 meters by 14.8 meters thus giving us 100 ashes plots and ensuring we are able to meet the needs of parishioners for 5+ years.                                                           


Copies of the relevant plans and documents may be examined at



(If changes to a church are proposed, a copy of the petition and of any designs, plans, photographs and other documents that were submitted with it must be displayed in the church or at another place where they may be conveniently inspected by the public.)


(Each petitioner to give name and office held in block capitals)



Date 10/6/2020


(Here the petitioners are to enter the date on which the notice was first displayed)

If you wish to object to any of the works or proposals you should send a letter stating the grounds of your objection to The Diocesan Registrar at Leeds Diocesan Registry, Yorkshire House, East Parade, Leeds, LSI 5BD so that your letter reaches the registrar not later than 8/7/2020 (here the petitioners are to enter a date 28 days after the date given above). A letter of objection must include your name and address and state whether you live in the parish and/or your name is entered on the church electoral roll of the parish or any other basis on which you have an interest in the matter.









Directions to petitioners

You must display this public notice (or a copy of it) for a continuous period of not less than 28 days, not counting the day on which it is put up or the day on which it is taken down, (or for such other period as the Court may direct) in each of the following places:

  1. on a notice board or in some other prominent position inside the church; and
  2. on a notice board outside the church or in some other prominent position (whether on the outside of the church door or elsewhere) so that it can be read by the public.

Certificate of publication

1,(name), one of the petitioners, certify that a copy of this public notice was


displayed during the period fromto(inclusive)

On the official church website www.stpaulsbirkenshaw.org


Signed(signature of petitioner)


Note: This certificate must be completed in full by making appropriate entries in the blank spaces and deleting that which does not apply. The public notice (or a copy) with a completed certificate of publication must be returned to the diocesan registrar once the period for the display of the notice has expired.