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Cremation Records and Tracing Your Family History
Cremation Records and Tracing Your Family History
The first public crematorium opened in 1884. It's not easy to obtain records, but if you can they offer some insight into your ancestors....
Death Certificates 1837 to Present Time: Family History Research
Death Certificates 1837 to Present Time: Family History Research
Since 1837, deaths in England and Wales have been certified by the state. Whilst it's the least important part of the genealogical chain, there's plenty of useful…...
Genealogy and Pre-1538 Death Records
Genealogy and Pre-1538 Death Records
There are precious few death records prior to 1538. However, there are some other ways to discover details of an ancestor's death....
Genealogy Information From The Cemetery
Genealogy Information From The Cemetery
The first public cemetery opened in 1827. If you can't find other information on an ancestor's death, they might well be a good source to try....
How To Proceed In Genealogy Without A Death Certificate
How To Proceed In Genealogy Without A Death Certificate
There can be several reasons for failing to find a specific death certificate. This details many of them, and the ways you can solve the genealogy puzzle....
New Zealand Death Records
New Zealand Death Records
Official registration of deaths in New Zealand began in 1848. This tells you how to trace the death records of your ancestors....
The Holocaust and Family Records
The Holocaust and Family Records
The Nazis kept careful records through most of the Holocaust and these can now be accessed, long after the war has ended....
Using Probate Registries to Find Death Records for Genealogy
Using Probate Registries to Find Death Records for Genealogy
Wills can prove to be a rich mine of information about an ancestor. This tells you how to find them....
What Gravestones Can Tell Us
What Gravestones Can Tell Us
Before the introduction of the death certificate in 1837, a gravestone can fill out the information about a person in a way no simple parish record can....
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