Friday, 13 April 2012

Cotswold cemeteries added to deceasedonline.com


Find 20,000 burial records, all those available for two cemeteries managed by Cotswold District Council now on Deceased Online.

  • Chesterton Cemetery, opened May 1872, is located in the ‘Cotswold capital’ Cirencester. It contains 80 Commonwealth War Graves Commission graves mostly airmen and 12 Canadians. Alexander F. McCulloch was born in Ottawa, "the son of Mary McCullough, of 198, Cobourg St., Ottawa, Canada, and the late Alexander McCullough." and died in WW1. The other Canadian servicemen buried there were from WW2 including three who died on 19 April 1943
  •  Stratton Cemetery (just outside Cirencester) has records from July 1888 including one WW2 military burial.

The records comprise digital scans of burial registers, details of graves and maps indicating the locations of many of the graves.

Cotswold District Council is a large area serving a region that stretches from Chipping Campden in the north down to Tetbury in the south west and covering towns such as Moreton-in-Marsh, Bourton and Stow-on-the-Wold.

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