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.
FamilySearch’s Research Wiki has a comprehensive overview of immigration and emigration in England. This includes backgroud information along with a comprehensive list of resources to help your research effort.
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.
The 1939 Register will be launched online on November 2nd by Findmypast.com in association with The National Archives. Dubbed ‘The Wartime Domesday Book’, it is the most comprehensive survey of the population of England and Wales ever taken.