metal detector enthusiast finds 'lost mum-in-law' under patio
Burnham-On-Sea metal detector enthusiast has carried out one of
his most unsual searches to date after being called in by a Berrow
couple to find the buried ashes of their mother-in-law in their
Howard, a Burnham-based metal detecting user, was asked by the family
to scour the garden for a metal cannister containing the ashes of
their relative, which had been lost during changes to the layout
of their garden.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The metal cannister had been buried
under a rose in the garden several years ago but the exact location
was not known."
to having some building work the family was eager to find the cannister
and relocate her resting place. They'd searched for themselves with
no joy which is why I was called in to help."
my powerful XP Deus metal detector, I quickly found a signal. The
builders had laid a patio over the top of the cannister but luckily
we were able to dig around from the side to recover it."
Penelope Jackson thanked Morley, adding: "He was great - he
quickly found the cannister and we're now planning to re-inter the
ashes and keep a very careful note of the location."