[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC -Funeral hall

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Wed Aug 19 11:59:06 UTC 2020


On Wed, 2020-08-19 at 10:26 +0200, wolle68 at posteo.de wrote:
> Funeral directors are a business, this is a public facility
> (generally) 
> on a cemetery. A mortuary is for storing corpses, that's often 
> associated to this kind of ceremonial place, but not necessarily.
> 
Looking around my local area these have simply been mapped as
amenity=crematorium. They are publicly owned and have a chapel within
them.

They are used by all religions and non-religions.

Phil (trigpoint)


> Am 19.08.2020 01:36 schrieb Joseph Eisenberg:
> > There is already an existing tag with similar meaning for funeral
> > homes / funeral halls / funeral directors:  shop=funeral_directors.
> > The use of the key "shop=" is odd, but it's been used over 20,000
> > times so it seems to be well established:
> > 
> > https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop%3Dfuneral_directors
> > [4] -
> > documented since 2009:
> > 
> > "Also known as a "funeral parlour","undertaker", "funeral home", or
> > "memorial home".
> > 
> > A funeral directors [5] shop is a place where arrangements to
> > permanently store the physical body after death are made. An event
> > (sometimes with the deceased's body present) to honor the deceased
> > for
> > mourners are held here in conjunction with religious services which
> > are held elsewhere."
> > There is also a related tag amenity=mortuary -
> > https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity%3Dmortuary [6]
> > 
> > On Tue, Aug 18, 2020 at 1:03 PM <wolle68 at posteo.de> wrote:
> > 
> > > Dear list,
> > > 
> > > Please comment on the following proposal:
> > > 
> > > Funeral hall: a building for funeral ceremonies which may be
> > > religious
> > > or secular
> > > 
> > > Proposal page:
> > > https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Funeral_hall
> > > [1]
> > > Discussion page:
> > > 
> > https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Proposed_features/Funeral_hall
> > > [2]
> > > 
> > > Thanks!
> > > 
> > > Vollis
> > > 
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> > Links:
> > ------
> > [1] 
> > https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Funeral_hall
> > [2] 
> > https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Proposed_features/Funeral_hall
> > [3] https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging
> > [4] 
> > https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop%3Dfuneral_directors
> > [5] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Funeral_director
> > [6] https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity%3Dmortuary
> > 
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