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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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The information in these records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.  
 
The information in these records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.  
  
For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/1482833/waypoints Browse].
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== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
  
These Cemetery Registers may include the following information:
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'''Cemetery Registers''' may include the following information:
  
 
*Name of deceased  
 
*Name of deceased  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
To begin your search, id would be helpful if you knew the following information:  
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To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:  
  
 
*Name of ancestor  
 
*Name of ancestor  
*Approximate year of death
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*Approximate year and place of death
*Place of burial
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==== Search the Collection  ====
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=== Search the Collection  ===
  
To search this collection browsing the images:
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'''To browse by image:'''<br> To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Cemetery Name"<br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type, Year Range" which will take you to the images.
  
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒Select the "Cemetery Name" category<br> ⇒Select the "Record Type, Year Range" category which will take you to the images.  
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Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.  
  
Look at each image one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
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=== Using the Information  ===
  
==== Using the Information  ====
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When you have located your ancestor’s burial record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Burial records are often brief so it can be easy to confuse individuals. Compare what is information is given with what you already know about your ancestor to make sure it is the correct person.  
 
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When you have located your ancestor’s burial record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Burial records are often brief so it can be easy confuse individuals. Compare what is information is given with what you already know about your ancestor to make sure it is the correct person.  
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Next, look at the pieces of information given in the burial record for new information. Add any new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.  
 
Next, look at the pieces of information given in the burial record for new information. Add any new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.  
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*Use the locality and relative's name to locate church and land records.  
 
*Use the locality and relative's name to locate church and land records.  
 
*The name of the undertaker or mortuary could lead you to funeral and cemetery records, which often include the names and residences of other family members.  
 
*The name of the undertaker or mortuary could lead you to funeral and cemetery records, which often include the names and residences of other family members.  
*Compile the entries for every person with the same surname. This is especially helpful for rural areas or unusual surnames.
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*Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives of the deceased who may have been buried in the same cemetery or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.
*Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives of the deceased who may have been buried in the same cemetery or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.
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*When looking for a person with a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
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====Unable to Find your Ancestor?====
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=== Tips to Keep in Mind  ===
 
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If you are unable to find the ancestors you are looking for, try the following:
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*When looking for a person with a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
 
*Check for variant spellings of the surnames.  
 
*Check for variant spellings of the surnames.  
*Search the indexes and records of nearby cemeteries.
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*Search the indexes and records of nearby cemeteries.  
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*Compile the entries for every person with the same surname. This is especially helpful for rural areas or unusual surnames.
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
*[http://www.interment.net/uk/eng/index.htm England Cemetery Records]
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*[http://www.interment.net/uk/eng/lancashire.htm Lancashire County Cemetery Records]
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*[https://www.deceasedonline.com/servlet/GSDOSearch Deceased Online Search]
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*[[England and Wales History Links]]
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*[[England and Wales Historic Maps]]
  
== Related Wiki Articles<br> ==
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
*[[England Cemeteries|England Cemeteries]]  
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*[[Lancashire Cemeteries]]
*[[Lancashire|Lancashire]]  
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*[[England Cemeteries]]  
*[[List of Parish and Chapelries of Oldham|List of Parish and Chapelries of Oldham]]
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*[[Lancashire BMD]]  
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*[[List of Parish and Chapelries of Oldham]]
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*[[Lancashire Genealogy|Lancashire]]
  
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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== Citations for This Collection ==
  
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.  
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
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'''Collection Citation:'''<br> {{Collection citation | text= "England, Lancashire, Oldham Cemetery Registers, 1797-2004" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Hollinwood Cemetery, Oldham, England.}}
  
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"England, Lancashire, Oldham Cemetery Registers, 1797-2004" digital images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org: accessed 3 May 2012), Lees &gt; Grave Register &gt; 1879-1907 &gt; Image 5, Thomas Taylor, 27 May 1879; citing Cemetery Records; citing Lancashire, Cemetery Registers, FHL digital images, 179 digital folders. Various Cemeteries throughout Oldham, Lancashire, England.
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Latest revision as of 09:58, 26 May 2015

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Record Description

This collection contains records for the years 1797-2004.

This collection contains cemetery registers from Hollinwood, Failsworth, Royton, Crompton, Chadderton, Lees, and Greenacres cemeteries in Oldham. Most registers contain, name, address, date of death, date of burial and burial location.

Cemetery records are kept as a permanent record of who was buried and usually who purchased the burial plot.

The information in these records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for England, Lancashire, Oldham Cemetery Registers, 1797-2004.

Record Content

England, Lanchashire, Oldham Cemetery Registers DGS 4314023 30 and 31.jpg

Cemetery Registers may include the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Description of deceased
  • Age of deceased
  • Date and place where death occurred
  • Date and place of burial
  • Grave number

How to Use the Record

To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Name of ancestor
  • Approximate year and place of death

Search the Collection

To browse by image:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Cemetery Name"
⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type, Year Range" which will take you to the images.

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

Using the Information

When you have located your ancestor’s burial record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Burial records are often brief so it can be easy to confuse individuals. Compare what is information is given with what you already know about your ancestor to make sure it is the correct person.

Next, look at the pieces of information given in the burial record for new information. Add any new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.

For example:

  • Use the birth date or year to search for birth records.
  • Use the birth date along with your relative’s names to find the family in census records.
  • Use the locality and relative's name to locate church and land records.
  • The name of the undertaker or mortuary could lead you to funeral and cemetery records, which often include the names and residences of other family members.
  • Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives of the deceased who may have been buried in the same cemetery or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • When looking for a person with a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
  • Check for variant spellings of the surnames.
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby cemeteries.
  • Compile the entries for every person with the same surname. This is especially helpful for rural areas or unusual surnames.
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Known Issues with This Collection

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Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation:

"England, Lancashire, Oldham Cemetery Registers, 1797-2004" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Hollinwood Cemetery, Oldham, England.


Image Citation:

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for England, Lancashire, Oldham Cemetery Registers, 1797-2004.



 

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