English Burial or Death Dates

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==== 1538- June 1837  ====
 
==== 1538- June 1837  ====
  
Starting in 1538, churches kept records of each person buried in their church yards. Public cemeteries were established since the mid-1800s. Read more about [[England_Church_Records|burial records...]]
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Starting in 1538, churches kept records of each person buried in their church yards. Public cemeteries existed since the late 1800s. To learn more about [[England Church Records|burial records...]]  
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For a search strategy for this time period, see [[England_Research_Guidance:_Death,_1538-1837|England Research Guidance: Death, 1538-1837]].
  
 
==== July 1837-present  ====
 
==== July 1837-present  ====
  
Civil records of deaths were recorded by the government no matter religious affiliation or place of burial. Information regarding the death of a person was given to the local superintendant. He would record it in his register, and forward it to the Registrar General.  Read more about [[England_Civil_Registration|death records...]]
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During this time, the government recorded deaths, no matter which religious affiliation or place of burial. The report of the death and related information was given to the local superintendant. He would write it in his register, and forward a copy to the Registrar General.  Read more about [[England Civil Registration|death records...]]
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For a search strategy for this time period, see [[England_Research_Guidance:_Death,_1837-Present|England Research Guidance: Death, 1837-Present]].
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[[Category:England_Beginners|Burial or Death Dates]]

Revision as of 16:53, 2 November 2010

England

Choose one of the following time periods and follow the link.

1538- June 1837

Starting in 1538, churches kept records of each person buried in their church yards. Public cemeteries existed since the late 1800s. To learn more about burial records...

For a search strategy for this time period, see England Research Guidance: Death, 1538-1837.

July 1837-present

During this time, the government recorded deaths, no matter which religious affiliation or place of burial. The report of the death and related information was given to the local superintendant. He would write it in his register, and forward a copy to the Registrar General.  Read more about death records...

For a search strategy for this time period, see England Research Guidance: Death, 1837-Present.