Burial records for London’s Highgate Cemetery now online

Highgate Cemetery in north London is reckoned by many to be the most celebrated and prestigious urban cemetery in the UK. A truly stunning example of 19th century cemetery architecture – London Cemeteries (Hugh Meller & Brian Parsons) describes it as a “Victorian Valhalla” – it holds 160,000 burials from 1839 to 2010* with records immediately available exclusively on http://www.deceasedonline.com.

*Records for 1863 to 1865 limited to names only.

See The GENES Blog for details.

A Picture Map of London History

A Picture Map of London History

If you have ancestors who lived in London, you will find Collage, The London Picture Archive, a gorgeous look into your family history. It took two years to digitize more than 250,000 images and maps. The result is a gorgeous site that will amaze and delight. There’s an impressive search component, but the best way to begin is to scroll down the site’s home page to the featured galleries and…

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A Picture Map of London History

If you have ancestors who lived in London, you will find Collage, The London Picture Archive, a gorgeous look into your family history.

Collage site banner

It took two years to digitize more than 250,000 images and maps. The result is a gorgeous site that will amaze and delight. There’s an impressive search component, but the best way to begin is to scroll down the site’s home page to the featured galleries and further down to the subject browsing area. After spending some time wandering through the many collections available, you’ll have a better idea how to search for specific locations or historical periods.

Be warned! It’s going to be hard to stay focused. There’s so much to see that it is too easy to get distracted.