Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Deceasedonline.com adds initial batch of Eltham crematorium records


The following is a notice from deceasedonline.com

Eltham Crematorium - Greenwich, London
Crown Woods Way, Greenwich, London SE9 1AZ.The service is run by the Greenwich Bexley and Dartford Joint Committee. The crematorium opened in 1956 and is one of the busiest in the UK. Approximately 208,000 cremation register records are expected to be made available, with a mixture of register scans and computerised records. Maps showing the location of memorials are expected to be added in due course.
Scope of the data - Eltham Crematorium. Initially, around 61,500 records are available online, covering the period from 21 May 1996 to 14 February 2011. This information is available as computerised data only. No scans are available. The data typically includes name, cremation number, date of burial, date of death, age, sex, marital status, denomination, (sometime) occupation, and death registration details. Information on the disposal of ashes may also be available. Addresses will be available where the date of cremation was over 15 years ago.
NoteFor the purposes of the UK Data Protection Act, the names and addresses of funeral applicants during the last 75 years have been withheld from publication.Eltham Crematorium has also requested that the addresses of the deceased not be shown in cremation records for the last 15 years.

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