Friday, September 14, 2012

Royal Greenwich burial records, London on Deceased Online

Two cemeteries' data in historic London borough available now, three more to follow soon

  • Burial records for the five cemeteries managed by the Royal Borough of Greenwich in South East London are being added to www.deceasedonline.com 
  • All records for Eltham Cemetery and over half for Greenwich Cemetery can now be accessed with the rest to follow within the next week

The data comprise:

  • Computerised records
  • Grave details indicating those buried in each grave
  • Scans of burial registers
  • Cemetery maps indicating grave locations
  • Some photographs of memorials and headstones

All records for Eltham Crematorium are already available. Data for the remaining three cemeteries will be online within the next few weeks. In total, the database for the Royal Borough of Greenwich will be approximately 450,000 burials and cremations

Deceased Online now has nearly 2 million records across London. See the database coverage section at www.deceasedonline.com for data details of all London and other UK areas.

Find out more about the cemeteries and the famous and infamous featured on Deceased Online. Read our new blog by historian and genealogist Emma Jolly.

See: http://deceasedonlineblog.blogspot.co.uk/