Wednesday, 25 December 2013

Kensal Green Cemetery records now at Deceased Online

As announced on the Deceased Online blog, starting on Boxing Day, 26th December, 2013 (over 180 years after the first burial), all of Kensal Green Cemetery’s records from 1833 until 1901 are to be available on the Deceased Online website. That's Christmas Day at 7 pm EST
The period accounts for about half of the cemetery burials. The remaining burial records post 1901 will be added during February 2014 to bring the total to about 340,000.
The records available comprise the following:
 Digital scans of the original burial reference books
 Details indicating those buried in each grave
 Digital scans of the original cremation registers (up to 1993, thereafter, computerized records)

Also available all records for West London Crematorium, 1939 – 2010 located at the same site and managed by General Cemetery Company. 
Check the Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery website for more background.

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