50,000 Greater London burials added to FindMyPast


10 February 2023
A further 52,883 records have been added to this existing collection at FindMyPast, covering the years 1540 to 1949.

Discover your ancestors who were buried in one of 22 different parishes within the Greater London area.

Typically, you can glean details such as:

  • place and date of death and burial
  • birthplace
  • full name
  • You may also find occupations, other family members’ names, and some transcripts have an accompanying image. 

The records may reveal your relative’s name, age, occupation, religious denomination and where they were buried. Included in these records are those of George Wombwell, the famous Victorian menagerie exhibitor, who was buried in Highgate Cemetery in 1850. The Greater London Burial Index is a collection of the Middlesex Burials & Memorial Inscriptions, South London Burials Index 1545-1905, City of London Burials 1754-1855 and Middlesex Burials 1538-1992. 

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