Burial and cremation records available online
Finding burial and cremation records in Bath & North East Somerset Council is now easy and you can do it from your own home. There are approximately 200,000 burial and cremation records, for the seven cemeteries and Haycombe Crematorium managed by the Bath & North East Somerset Council, and they can all be searched online.
Bath & North East Somerset Council has teamed up with the specialist family history organisation Deceased Online and the following records are available on their website:
- Digital scans of burial and cremation registers
- Computerised records of burials and cremations (where registers are not available)
- Details of those buried in each grave
- Cemetery maps indicating the area for each grave location (for some cemeteries)
- Some photographs of memorials and headstones
Free to search
You can search the website for free and if you find a relevant document, this may be downloaded or printed for a fee. Simply follow the instructions on the website.
As well as records Bath and North East Somerset, Deceased Online includes millions of burial and cremation records for other areas across the UK.
Alternatively, you can use a computer at a local library / One Stop Shop or contact Bathnes Bereavement Services for advice.