|Over the next few weeks, all records for eight cemeteries and a
crematorium managed byBath
and North East Somerset Council in south west England
will be added towww.deceasedonline.com
Immediately available are over 120,000 individual records for two
cemeteries near Bath city centre together with Haycombe
Crematorium located on the south west edge of the city.
The two burial sites are Twerton Cemetery in Bellots Road and St
James Cemetery (formerly Lyncombe, Widcombe and St James), with
records that date back to 1861. Haycombe Crematorium records date
from its opening in 1961.
page, 1862, from St James’ Cemetery (formerly Lyncombe,
Widcombe and St James’)
includes ‘rank or profession’ as well as full names, addresses
and other details.As well as digital scans of registers, the records
available on Deceased Online also include grave
details, indicating all those buried in each grave, and section
maps for both cemeteries indicating the section of the cemetery
where each grave is located.
Over the next few weeks, records for another five
cemeteries managed by Bath and North East Somerset
Council will be added to Deceased Online.
The historic city of Bath is a world heritage site and famously
dates back to Roman times. Its spa heritage became extremely
fashionable in the 18th century with Beau Nash presiding over
Bath’s rich culture, and Jane Austen lived in the city in the
early 19th century. Emma Jolly’s latest
blog looks at some of the records now available for
Bath and North East Somerset.
Other south west England records available on Deceased Online
Forum (Dorset), Cullompton
Council, and records from The
National Archivescollection for many sites.