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Finding graves
« on: Saturday 04 August 18 20:03 BST (UK) »
I have a  grave paper for my grandmother and grandfather also a grave paper for my great grandfather and great grandmother plus others that are in the grave but no idea who just the age and date when  they were buried . It looks like they were babies . Where please do I go to find it where the graves are and who is laid to rest in them . Thank you any information would be helpful . I do know the  cemetery .
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Re: Finding graves
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 04 August 18 20:17 BST (UK) »
Too vague!
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Re: Finding graves
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 04 August 18 20:25 BST (UK) »
You say that you know the cemetery, so that is your starting point. Contact whoever is responsible for that and ask.
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« Reply #3 on: Saturday 04 August 18 20:33 BST (UK) »
A lot would depend on what Continent too!
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Re: Finding graves
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 04 August 18 20:41 BST (UK) »
There are some websites on line which have grave details --- but you have to be lucky for your cemetery to be included.

A free site is - https://www.gravestonephotos.com/
Just click on search on the menu bar and enter the name to see if anything is there for any of your relatives.

https://www.findagrave.com/
You need to register -- but if you subscribe to Ancestry you can find it on there - go to Card Catalogue and insert Find a Grave -- then input your search term.

https://www.deceasedonline.com/
This is a subscription or a pay per view site.

As Groom has said though - as you know the cemetery -- you could google it and contact them. They may charge a small fee for finding information for you.
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« Reply #5 on: Saturday 04 August 18 20:49 BST (UK) »
You say that you know the cemetery, so that is your starting point. Contact whoever is responsible for that and ask.
It is in Bingley West Yorkshire . It's the plot I would like to find . I do know my great grandfather has a head stone but my grandmother's has no head stone  it must be 55 years since I visited it .. Is it the  local council I need to get in touch with ? 
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« Reply #6 on: Saturday 04 August 18 21:09 BST (UK) »
A Google search for Bingley cemeteries brings up this:

https://www.bradford.gov.uk/births-deaths-marriages-and-civil-partnerships/deaths/cemeteries/

Bingley cemetery is covered by Keighley office:
Keighley Area Office
The Library Annexe
Spencer Street
Keighley
BD21 2BN
Keighley Area Office : 01535 618245
Fax : 01535 690933

Unless it is a churchyard?  In which case contact the church to see if they have a plan of the graveyard.

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« Reply #7 on: Saturday 04 August 18 21:41 BST (UK) »
A Google search for Bingley cemeteries brings up this:

https://www.bradford.gov.uk/births-deaths-marriages-and-civil-partnerships/deaths/cemeteries/

Bingley cemetery is covered by Keighley office:
Keighley Area Office
The Library Annexe
Spencer Street
Keighley
BD21 2BN
Keighley Area Office : 01535 618245
Fax : 01535 690933

Unless it is a churchyard?  In which case contact the church to see if they have a plan of the graveyard.

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A Google search for Bingley cemeteries brings up this: Thank you no it's not a church yard I did find some in Bingley parish church . George  Foulds   and William Foulds. It's Frederick George Foulds his son I would like to find and Joseph Foulds Frederick's  son . There in the Bingley  cemetery it's self .  That's a great help thank you . I will go to Keighley next week sometime . I'm in Bingley.

https://www.bradford.gov.uk/births-deaths-marriages-and-civil-partnerships/deaths/cemeteries/

Bingley cemetery is covered by Keighley office:
Keighley Area Office
The Library Annexe
Spencer Street
Keighley
BD21 2BN
Keighley Area Office : 01535 618245
Fax : 01535 690933

Unless it is a churchyard?  In which case contact the church to see if they have a plan of the graveyard.

Nell
Lancaster , Foulds , Bennett , Follett, Delaney