|Southern Cemetery, Manchester, 2015|
They can be found at Deceased Online, span the period 1858-1999 and cover details of people interred at Brockley Ladywell, Grove Park and Hither Green cemeteries as well as those cremated at Lewisham Crematorium.
And according to WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? magazine, “although the level of detail may vary, each entry is accompanied by a scan of the page on which it originally appears [and] for around 90% of the graves users can access a map showing exactly where the final resting place of their forbearers is located.”**
|Nunhead Cemetery, 2015|
Now I have never used the site mainly because as a first generation Londoner all our lot are scattered across the country but there will be plenty who may want to go and look at the site.
“Searching is FREE, and can be restricted as required to country, region, county, or individual burial authority or crematorium. If you register with Deceased Online here, you will be able to purchase vouchers online, which you can spend to access further information associated with any of the found records.”**
And there is now a facility to subscribe for £89.
For those wanting to access the records for Manchester there is Manchester Burial Records which is also an the online service run by of Manchester City Council,.***
It is an excellent site and covers the city.
**South London Burials go online, WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? magazine, Issue 107, December 2015, www.whodoyouthinkyouaremagazine.com
***Manchester Burial Records, http://www.burialrecords.manchester.gov.uk/