Weird case of the week

Smith v. Cataraqui Cemetery Co., Ontario Superior Court

Can the heirs of a family that bought a massive plot on a cemetery in the 1860s get buried there now? The cemetery said no, saying they'd first have to go through all potential heirs (thousands of them) to see who gets the plot. The court said that was ridiculous.


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