A Grave Mistake?

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30th April 1872 (Taken from the Belfast Newsletter)

After his death, the registrar of Toxteth Park Cemetery – Mr. Hetherington – left behind a monument of fraud, yet his method of deception was very simple. Whilst selling graves, he would give out fake receipts on plain paper – not the official counterfoil duplicates that he was supposed to. The money then went straight into his own pocket…the fiend!