Friday, 25 March 2016

Deceased Online adds West Yorkshire Halifax and Brighouse cemeteries

Deceased Online is working on records for seven cemeteries and the crematorium managed by Calderdale Council in West Yorkshire.

Now available are:
Brighouse Cemetery, 5 km ESE of Halifax, with 20,000 records from 1874 to 1996. 45 are Commonwealth War Graves Commision burials from both World Wars.
Lister Lane (aka Halifax General) Cemetery 1 km SW of Halifax, with 21,000 records from 1842 to 1962, There are four CWGC burial from the First World War.

Emma Jolly has a blog post on these Calderdale cemeteries and the social setting.

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