Burial Records

The National Archives at Kew holds some burial registers for cemeteries opened prior to 1837. The local crematorium invariably retain their own interment registers and usually allow public access to them (this may or may not incur a small fee).

Their addresses and phone numbers can be found in the Yellow Pages or by contacting the local council. Cemeteries are always well organised and their administrators will almost certainly hold a detailed plot map. Some of the family history societies include plot maps with their MI publications.

The foremost library for genealogical research in the UK is the Society of Genealogists (www.sog.org.uk), with over 9,000 county sources. Although membership is required, the amount of information it holds is second to none. Vast amounts of transcribed burial records for the UK, Channel Islands, the Isle of Man and overseas are to be found there. There's a good chance

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