Brinsley Coffin Walk to Greasley Church, Nottinghamshire 2018. Joanne Hutsby from Gillotts Funeral Directors leads the walk from St James the Great Church built in1861.<br />
The walk has been taking place since 2004, in commemoration of the time when the people of Brinsley used to have to walk three miles to Greasley Church to bury their dead. A full size replica coffin is made by Steve Soult Ltd, coffin manufacturers and carried by members his staff. In 2018 the ceremony was in memory of local historian Doreen Lockett who had performed a symbolic service in St Mary's Church graveyard as part of the commemoration in previous years.
Brinsley Coffin Walk to Greasley Church, Nottinghamshire UK
Brinsley Coffin Walk to Greasley Church, Nottinghamshire 2018. Joanne Hutsby from Gillotts Funeral Directors leads the walk from St James the Great Church built in1861.
The walk has been taking place since 2004, in commemoration of the time when the people of Brinsley used to have to walk three miles to Greasley Church to bury their dead. A full size replica coffin is made by Steve Soult Ltd, coffin manufacturers and carried by members his staff. In 2018 the ceremony was in memory of local historian Doreen Lockett who had performed a symbolic service in St Mary's Church graveyard as part of the commemoration in previous years.

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