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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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British Newspapers – Findmypast

The latest update to the British newspaper collection on Findmypast includes 14 brand new titles and over 1.8 million new articles.

Explore British newspapers nowThe latest newspapers to join the line-up include local and regional publications from around the UK including titles from London, Wales, Yorkshire and Essex. A highlight is the Illustrated London News which contains exquisitely detailed Illustrations of life in London at the turn of the 20th century.

Source: British Newspapers – Findmypast