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Using death and burial records for family historians

Lilian Gibbens

Using death and burial records for family historians

by Lilian Gibbens

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Published by Federation of Family History Societies in Ramsbottom .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church records and registers -- Research -- Great Britain.,
  • Genealogy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLilian Gibbens.
    SeriesBasic facts about -
    ContributionsFederation of Family History Societies.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22496114M
    ISBN 101860061028

    A death record is a certificate that states the date and place an individual died. These records are available from onwards as published by the GRO. You can also order a copy of a death certificate if you need to, which can show you full information about the birth. Using Burial & Death Records in your Genealogical Research. Genealogy & Family History Meta Questions tagged [burial-records] Ask Question For questions about finding or interpreting records of burials, such as burial registers and cemetery deeds. england 20th-century death-records burial-records burial-practices.

    The book was a collection of surveys done on most of the known burial grounds in the county. I started searching the book for the names of my ancestor's parents, and, sure enough, found them listed as having been buried in a local cemetery. Buried along with them were the younger children I also had been unable to find as adults. A death record is a certificate that states the date and place an individual died. These records are available from onwards as published by the GRO. You can also order a copy of a death certificate if you need to, which can show you full information about the birth. #N#A burial record is a any type of record or certificate that states the.

    Using burial and hospital records (thousands of wounded soldiers ultimately died in Gettysburg-area army hospitals, firmly establishing they were not photographed in death on the field itself), we can, by process of elimination, further narrow down some of the dead to just a few names.   A guide to using church burial and civil cemetery registers and to finding the location of a grave. Image: All Saints Church, Brailsford, cs (Ref: DCHQ) Note: Before civil registration was introduced in , burial registers are the main source available to identify when a person died, as burials would have taken place within a few days of death.


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ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: 16 pages ; 21 cm. Series Title: Basic facts about--Other Titles: Using death and burial records for family historians. Death & Burial Records for Family Historians Records of deaths and burials are capable of yielding much information about our ancestors and may be very helpful in tracing pedigrees.

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Death and Burial Records for Family Historians identifies the available records, where to find them, the information they contain and how to use them. Birth, marriage and death records are an essential resource for family historians, and this handbook is an authoritative introduction to them.

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Older death records (mainly pre) are more likely to document the burial and not the death. A burial usually took place in the deceased’s parish a few days after the death.

Church of England parish register burial records usually contain: Burial date Name of the deceased. If the deceased is a child, the father’s name might be given. If the deceased is a married woman, the husband’s name might be given.

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