Friday, July 19, 2013

230,000 burial and cremation records for West Yorkshire added to Deceased Online

The following is from Deceased Online.
Records for 19 cemeteries and two crematoria in
Wakefield Council area now online
  • Deceased Online has added nearly 230,000 burial and cremation records for the West Yorkshire area of Wakefield Metropolitan District Council
  • The Wakefield area is large and covers such notable towns as Castleford,FeatherstoneKnottingley and Pontefract as well as Wakefield City
  • The earliest records are from 1857 and feature 19 cemeteries and two crematoria
  • Currently, the data comprises scans of registers for approximately 75% of records; more data will be added soon including cemetery section maps and grave details
Wakefield Area MapWakefield Metropolitan District Council covers a large area in West Yorkshire and features many well known towns as well as Wakefield City.
Look out for more records for this area
in the next few weeks

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