Saturday, December 29, 2012

Scottish headstone collection on Deceased Online tops 300,000 names


Headstone collections for 18 Fife burial sites added to Deceased Online

  • Records for 18 more burial grounds, cemeteries and churchyards in Fife have been added to the Deceased Online headstone collection from Scottish Monumental Inscriptions (SMI)
  • The records available date back to 1753, feature 39,000 names and comprise photos of headstones together with carefully transcribed digitized inscriptions for easy reading
  • There are now 51 burial sites in the Fife headstone collection available to search; click here to view the full list
  • In total, there are now headstone collections from nearly 250 cemeteries, burial grounds and churchyards across Scotland featuring over 300,000 names
  • The SMI records are included in the main search indexes on the website so that names and dates can be searched for in the usual way
  • With the main collection of burial records, there are now nearly 1.1 million burial records in Scotland available on Deceased Online