Series HCL-BU - Burial registers

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Burial registers


  • 1839-62 (Creation)

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2 vols

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Entries have been made in date order within the appropriate alphabetical section. They give the number of the grave (also identifying if it was a common grave), the name of the person being buried, their age, the date of burial, and the location square in the Cemetery. There are occasional notes mostly relating to removals.

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In alphabetical index books

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Camden Local Studies and Archives, at Holborn Library, 32-38 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8PA, hold several series/duplicates of Highgate Cemetery registers, 1839-1968.

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These volumes provide the name of the deceased which complements the information given in the first two volumes of the Index of Burials, NR32-33.

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