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Burial records for London’s Highgate Cemetery now online

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.

See The GENES Blog for details.

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Lincolnshire Notes & Queries

Found at Internet Archive . . . Volumes 1 through 9 of the Lincolnshire Notes and Queries.

Described as “a quarterly journal (illustrated) devoted to the antiquities, parochial records, family history, folk-lore, quaint customs, etc. of the county.” Volume 1 begins in 1888 and volume 9 ends in 1907.

The books can be searched and read online or downloaded at no charge in the format of your choice.