Friday, 4 March 2011

Belfast's City, Roselawn and Dundonald cemeteries records free online

Belfast City Council have placed online transcripts of burial register entries for three of the cemeteries for which they are responsible. There are a total of around 360,000 records from: Belfast City Cemetery where records start in 1869; Roselawn Cemetery with records starting in 1954 and; Dundonald Cemetery with records from 1905

Other burial places that fall ander the responsibility of the Council are not yet available online, These are: Balmoral Cemetery, Clifton Street Graveyard, Friar's Bush Graveyard, Knock Burial Ground, Shankill Graveyard. There is a useful FAQ, including information on how to access records of other local cemeteries,  at http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/burialrecords/faqs.asp

via Scottish Genes

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