Friday, 11 July 2008

Find My Past puts more English and Welsh burial records online

As a result of its partnership with the Federation of Family History Societies, and their member societies, an extensive collection of parish burial records is now available through findmypast.com. The details of coverage, which is especially rich for Northumberland and Durham, Derbyshire, Cambridgeshire, and Glamorgan, are:

Suffolk 'Early' Burial Index (62,280 burials, 34 parishes)
Elmton, Derbyshire burials (1589 - 1868)
Burials of non-residents in north and east Cheshire (30,082 burials)
Halifax St John’s burial registers (11,176 burials, 1813 - 1937)
Sussex Burials (497,040 burials, 237 parishes, 1530 - 1995)
Bradford Parish Church Burials (36,804 burials, 1681 - 1837)
Lincolnshire cemetery registers (63,985 burials, 913 parishes, 1854 - 1999)
Lincolnshire Workhouse Deaths ( 10,222 entries for 6 parishes)
Elland St. Mary’s Burial Registers (32,966 burials, 1714-1843)
Dorset Burial Index (100,448 burials, 234 parishes)
Bradford Burial Index (9,254 burials)
Pontefract District Burials (48,160 burials, 15 parishes, 1670 - 1949)
Burials for Oldham & district, Lancashire (156,117 burials, 13 parishes)
Liverpool burials (2,742 burials, 1773 - 1858)
Derbyshire Registrar's Death Index (252,544 people, 23 locations, 1837 - 1949.
Northumberland and Durham Burials (595,004 entries, 187 locations, 1540-1999)
Non-conformist registers of Chepstow, Monmouthshire (214 burials, 2 locations, 1802-1900)
Huntingdonshire Burials (230,716 burials, 100 locations, 1538-1900)
Selby Cemetery, Yorkshire (10,135 burials, 1858 - 1936)
Cambridgeshire Burials (221,786 burials, 52 parishes, 1538 - 1951)
Billingshurst, Sussex, Burial and Probate (5,620 individuals, 1508 - 1857)
Montgomeryshire Burials (95,811 burials, 29 locations, 1579-1930)
Dunchurch Burials (5,956 burials, 1538-1900)
Rugby Burials (1620-1812)
Burials of Frant, Sussex (6,241 burials)
Glamorgan Burial Index (313,709 burials, 134 places, 1569-1999)

One of the burials indexed of interest in Ottawa is that of John By, age 53, of Shernfold Park, Frant, who was buried in the parish churchyard on 12 February 1836.

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