Highgate Cemetery in north London is reckoned by many to be the most celebrated and prestigious urban cemetery in the UK. A truly stunning example of 19th century cemetery architecture – London Cemeteries (Hugh Meller & Brian Parsons) describes it as a “Victorian Valhalla” – it holds 160,000 burials from 1839 to 2010* with records immediately available exclusively on http://www.deceasedonline.com.
*Records for 1863 to 1865 limited to names only.
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The Billion Graves index is a great resource if you’re looking for information about your ancestor’s death. The Billion Graves index includes over 12 million headstone records for the United States alone, and each entry includes a transcript of what’s included in the record, a photograph of the gravestone, and GPS details of the location of the gravestone, so you don’t have to leave the comfort of your home to see your ancestor’s grave, which can save you a lot of time and money in your search.
FindMyPast members have easy access to the Billion Graves Index. This article shows you how to use it.
Search over 6,000 new additions to our collection of Sussex burials to reveal your ancestor’s burial date, where they are buried and, in some cases, additional notes that will tell you about your ancestor’s marital status, occupation, residence or other relatives’ names.
Source: Sussex Burials – Findmypast – Genealogy, Ancestry, History blog from Findmypast
In the virtual world of genealogy, one can easily go to http://www.findagrave.com or http://www.billiongraves.com and record a gravestone – or simply pay respects to an ancestor’s gravestone. This technology has made it possible for countless genealogists to virtually visit or search gravestones thousands of miles away. This technology can also be utilized by apps designed for your…
via A final resting place — Vita Brevis
It’s not just FindAGrave . . . Genealogy’s Star has an impressive list of cemetery resources.