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Billingshurst, Sussex, Burials
Cambridgeshire Burials
Cornwall Burials
Derbyshire Registrar's Burials
Dorset Baptism Burials
Dunchurch Burials
Durham Burials
Elland St. Mary's Burials
Elmton, Derbyshire Burials
Frant, Sussex Burials
Halifax St. John's Burials Registers
Huddersfield and District Burials
Liverpool Burials
London Dockland Burials
Mid-Norfolk Burials
Montgomeryshire Burials
Northumberland and Durham Burials
North Yorkshire Burials
North Yorkshire Non-Conformist Burials
Pontefract District Burials
Rugby Burials
Suffolk Burials Index
Tunbridge Wells Burials
Wakefield Burials
Wiltshire Burials
Wrightington Burials


Burial Records along with marriage records, and baptism records, are the best source of vital record information before the nineteenth century. Before Civil Registration began in 1837 key events in a person’s life were typically records by the Church rather than the State. Starting in the sixteenth century, parish records are some of the longest running records available.

The parish records were transcribed and indexed mainly by family history societies, although a few dedicated individuals have also contributed data. These records come from different types of sources: parish registers, bishop’s transcripts (the copies of the original registers made each year for the bishop of the diocese in which they are situated), earlier transcripts or printed registers.

Please note that these records are a mix of both indexes and transcriptions, and therefore vary in depth of content. Indexes are primarily used to help locate a parish record, but they do still contain detail useful to the family historian. Transcriptions, on the other hand, show every detail found within the parish register and are often a goldmine of genealogical information. The results you are presented with will not contain images of the original parish record.

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