Thursday, 19 August 2010

Deceased Online adds south London cemeteries

The following is an extract from a press release by DeceasedOnline.com

MERTON has become the first south London Borough to place its burial records on a national database website so that online searchers worldwide can access burial information and documents for the Council’s four cemeteries.Merton Council is the fifth London authority to sign up with www.deceasedonline.com but, with nearly 100,000 burial records dating back to 1883, this represents the highest number of records from any London council currently on the website.

The four Merton cemeteries on the Deceased Online database are:
  • Church Road Cemetery, Mitcham, CR4 3BE (also known as St Peter and St Paul’s Cemetery)
    16,000 burials, dated 2 March 1883 to 5 January 2009, are available as Burial register scans in various formats at 8 entries per scanned page.
  • Gap Road Cemetery, Wimbledon, SW19 8JA (also known as Wimbledon Cemetery) 
    Burials numbered 1 to 38,971, dated 29 November 1876 to 12 January 2010, are available as Burial register scans in various formats at 20 entries per scanned page.
  • London Road Cemetery, Mitcham, CR4 3LA
    Burials numbered 1 to 20,609, dated 2 April 1929 to 15 January 2010, are available as Burial register scans in various formats at 20 entries per scanned page.
  • Merton and Sutton Joint Cemetery, Morden, SM4 4NW (Garth Road)
    Burials numbered 1 to 21,579, dated 1 April 1947 to 9 June 2010, are available as Burial register scans in various formats at 20 entries per scanned page.
The four south London cemeteries are shown on the map with slant pins. If you want to see the larger map of London cemeteries go here.

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