Thursday 18 October 2012

Woolwich Cemetery records now on Deceased Online

From Deceased Online (

Nearly 80,000 Woolwich records complete Royal Greenwich database

• Woolwich Cemetery, the last of five cemeteries managed by the Royal Borough of Greenwich in South London, has had all records digitised and added to

• In total, there are now over 485,000 records for the Royal Borough which includes Eltham Crematorium as well as Charlton, Eltham, Greenwich, Plumstead and Woolwich cemeteries.

• Woolwich Cemetery opened in 1856 and features many military graves as well as some fascinating memorials.

• Visit the Deceased Online site to read more details about this cemetery and many others within the ‘database coverage’ section.

• Victims from London’s worst-ever peacetime disaster are buried and commemorated at Woolwich and you can read all about this in Emma Jolly’s next blog so register now at:

The data for Woolwich Cemetery comprise:

• Grave details indicating those buried in each grave
• Scans of burial registers
• Cemetery maps indicating grave locations
• Some photographs of memorials and headstones

Coming soon:

Lots of burial records for Lancashire and Yorkshire…..

(With thanks to Richard Gray)


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