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Re: Finding a grave in London
« Reply #27 on: Friday 08 March 19 16:30 GMT (UK) »
Yes - it's turning into a hando "go-to" place for London graves!

Still stumped with mine though. If they were too poor - could they be buried with no record??

Nothing in the Richmond cemeteries i.e. Richmond, East Sheen, Hampton, Old Mortlake, Teddington, Twickenham

http://www2.richmond.gov.uk/lbrburials/

Hammersmith and Fulham cemetery records don't seem to be online.

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Re: Finding a grave in London
« Reply #28 on: Friday 08 March 19 19:51 GMT (UK) »
Could someone please clarify, are the FamilySearch Brookwood records separate, or does a standard search include Brookwood?

PS, it's an amazing place if you haven't been. Or if you have!

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My ancestors are probably turning in their graves, not that I can actually find any of them.

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Re: Finding a grave in London
« Reply #29 on: Friday 08 March 19 20:41 GMT (UK) »
Hi
They seem to be in England, Surrey Parish Registers, 1536-1992
https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2475028

Brookwood in the LDS catalogue, the films with a magnifying glass icon are supposed to be indexed (you should be able to click on one of the said icons and search for names in a film that way)
https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/465696?availability=Family%20History%20Library

One of those films has been left "unlocked" so we can see the images at home!
That one is for burials 7 March 1873 to 4 May 1875
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Re: Finding a grave in London
« Reply #30 on: Friday 08 March 19 21:34 GMT (UK) »
Fabulous link - it's the first time i've seen the Brookwood listings.

Still no sign of George Pitt or Amy Caroline Pitt though! The seearch continues...

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Re: Finding a grave in London
« Reply #31 on: Monday 11 March 19 23:34 GMT (UK) »
Have you contacted the council to see if that 1925 burial is not a typo? As you said above, it seems a strange coincidence.
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Re: Finding a grave in London
« Reply #32 on: Tuesday 12 March 19 18:19 GMT (UK) »
I checked the records and there was another Amelia Pitt that died in 1925 - so the record seems to be correct and my 1924 Amy remains a mystery!

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Re: Finding a grave in London
« Reply #33 on: Thursday 14 March 19 19:43 GMT (UK) »
What about Lewisham which is next to Southwark to the east? They have Brockley and Ladywell Cemeteries. Also Hither Green Cemetery,  which has a crematorium though I don't know when it opened.

Since the Pitts lived in north Southwark, and Southwark's cemeteries are all in the south of the borough, they would have had to travel to get to any cemetery.

Did Southwark check their cremation records?

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Re: Finding a grave in London
« Reply #34 on: Thursday 14 March 19 21:10 GMT (UK) »
The Lewisham records are on deceasedonline, and there's no sign unfortunately of either George or Amy Caroline. The Southwark records DO include the cremations apparently as well, so that's that out. I've checked every London directory I can find.

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Re: Finding a grave in London
« Reply #35 on: Friday 15 March 19 13:23 GMT (UK) »