Friday, November 30, 2012

Bolton burial records on Deceased Online increase to 200,000+


Records for 4 Bolton cemeteries now available
  • A full range of records for Astley Bridge and Blackrod cemeteries in the Lancashire town of Bolton have been added to www.deceasedonline.com
  • Over 230,000 records from four Bolton cemeteries are now available to search; data for the remaining three cemeteries and Overdale Crematorium will be added very soon
  • Astley Bridge dates back to 1884 and Blackrod to 1887 and the data comprises:
o Details of all graves indicating those buried in each grave
o Scans of all burial registers
o Cemetery maps indicating grave sections
  • For full details on Astley Bridge and Blackrod, and the other Bolton cemeteries and the crematorium, click here
  • Astley Bridge includes graves of many prominent local citizens including three mayors, one of whom - Henry Warburton - is famous as co-founder (with his uncle Thomas) of the eponymous Warburtons, one of the UK's biggest bakery brands
Find out more about the remarkable Henry Warburton - master baker, mayor and Bolton Wanderers FC director - in Emma Jolly's latest blog. Register now at: http://deceasedonlineblog.blogspot.co.uk

Find out more about the cemeteries and the famous and infamous featured on Deceased Online. Read our blog by historian and genealogist Emma Jolly. See: http://deceasedonlineblog.blogspot.co.uk