Deaths & Burials

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What can you find in the Death & Burial records?

"Using the death records on Genes Reunited, I was able to find out where my great great grandfather was killed during WW1. It meant that we could visit his resting place in France." Dennis - a Genes Reunited member

Why should you search these records?

  • They can give you vital information such as where your ancestors died or were buried
  • Burial records date back to the 16th Century up to 2005
  • The death records include information for England and Wales but also British citizens who died abroad.

5 easy steps to use these records

  • Enter first and last name
  • Use the 'give or take' box if you are unsure of the year of birth
  • Too many results? Add a place of birth or recent residence to 'Optional keywords'
  • Not enough results? Tick the 'name variants' box in case the name has been recorded under a different spelling
  • View your search results for free