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Burial, cremations and death indexes are the records that help you establish the date of death of an individual. Prior to the start of civil registration there were only parish records. For dates after the start of civil registration it is often worth tracking down both a death registration and the burial record as they both contain useful information.

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Classification:GRO BMD, Births, Deaths, Marriages, National, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:Birth, Marriage & Death Certificates - BMD Index
Link:Birth, Marriage & Death Certificates - BMD Index
Description:Complete GRO indexes online & Non-Parochial BMDs service. Includes overseas BMD's for armed forces.
Extra Info:Includes Pre-1837 Non-Conformist BMDs
Classification:Births, Deaths, Marriages
Title:British Guiana Colonists
Link:http://www.vc.id.au/tb/
Description:British Guiana Colonists
Extra Info:Appears to be quite a few people from Liverpool. Scroll down for the index.
Classification:GRO BMD, Deaths
Title:British Nationals Armed Forces Deaths 1796-2005
Link:Search British Nationals Armed Forces Deaths 1796-2005
Description:Search British Nationals Armed Forces Deaths 1796-2005
Classification:Births, Census, Deaths, Marriages, Wills / Probate
Title:British Presence in South Patagonia
Link:http://patbrit.org/
Description:British Presence in South Patagonia
Classification:Deaths
Title:Convict Death Register - New South Wales, Australia
Link:New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
Description:New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
Extra Info:Includes name, age, transport ship, date of burial and comments.
Classification:Births, Deaths, Marriages
Title:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Vol 3
Link:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Volume 3
Description:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Volume 3
Extra Info:This volume has been compiled from Scottish newspapers and magazines. Mainly birth, marriage and death announcements.
Classification:Deaths
Title:East India Company Register and Army List 1845
Link:http://archive.org/details/eastindiaregist00britgo...
Description:East India Company Register and Army List 1845
Extra Info:Online book. Includes some deaths.
Classification:Births, Burials / Cremations, Census, Deaths, Marriages, Wills / Probate
Title:Families in British India Society
Link:http://www.fibis.org/
Description:Families in British India Society
Extra Info:The Fibis database and FIbiWiki sections appear to contain most of the information.
Classification:Births, Deaths
Title:Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England
Link:http://archive.org/details/agenealogicalre02farmgo...
Description:Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England
Extra Info:Online book. Includes family details and for many details of their origin.
Classification:GRO BMD, Births, Deaths
Title:General Register Office - Search the GRO Online Index
Link:General Register Office - Search the GRO Online Index
Description:Search Births and Deaths held at the General Register Office.
Extra Info:Includes mother's maiden name for births and age at death in early records. You will need to register, for free, prior to first use.
Classification:Births, Certificate Exchange, Deaths, Divorces, General, Marriages, National, Wills / Probate
Title:HHA BMD COM Certificates, Wills, Photos and other vital documents
Link:http://hha-bmd.com/
Description:Online Certificates, Wills, Photos and other vital documents
Extra Info: A website which allows you to upload to the site copies of documents and files which you own, and could be useful to other family historians
Classification:Baptisms, Births, Burials / Cremations, Deaths, Marriages
Title:India Office Family History
Link:http://indiafamily.bl.uk/UI/
Description:India Office Family History
Classification:Deaths
Title:Irish Emigration to New England
Link:Irish Emigration to New England
Description:Irish Emigration to New England through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, 1841 to 1849
Extra Info:Includes emigrant deaths.
Classification:Baptisms, Births, Deaths, Marriages
Title:Malta Family History
Link:http://website.lineone.net/~stephaniebidmead/
Description:Malta Family History
Extra Info:British men and women who were born, married or died in Malta.
Classification:Births, Deaths, Marriages, Wills / Probate
Title:National Archives - Digital Microfilms Online
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - Digital Microfilms Online
Extra Info:Please read the instructions and information before downloading. Includes seaman's wills and some foreign returns of births, marriages and deaths.
Classification:Deaths
Title:National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), USA
Link:http://aad.archives.gov/aad/
Description:National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), USA
Extra Info:Includes some British deaths in the mortuary registers under the 'civilians' heading.
Classification:Births, Deaths, Marriages, Obituaries, Wills / Probate
Title:Newspaper Index Cards (Andrews), 1790-1976
Link:Andrews Newspaper Index Cards, 1790-1976 : Free Index
Description:Andrews Newspaper Index Cards, 1790-1976
Extra Info:Features a collection of notices from newspapers and various official sources, such as the London Gazette. Approximately 250,000 cards include announcements of births, marriages, obituaries, and deaths abroad; notices of wills etc.
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Deaths, Marriages, Monumental Inscriptions, Obituaries, Parish Records
Title:Prince Edward Island Register
Link:http://www.islandregister.com/
Description:Prince Edward Island Register
Extra Info:Includes a Belfast scrapbook with baptisms, natives of the Isle of Mull, some Devon parish records and much more. Quickest way to find these is to use the search facility.
Classification:Births, Burials / Cremations, Deaths, Marriages
Title:Scots in Argentina
Link:http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/scotsinargpat/
Description:Scots in Argentina 1800-1932, Including the Argentine and Chilean Patagonia
Extra Info:May not work with all browsers.
Classification:Births, Deaths, Marriages, Obituaries
Title:The Honourable East India Company
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20110207202311/http://h...
Description:Finding East India Company Ancestors
Extra Info:This is a copy of a site that is no longer active. May take a few moments to load, but most information still seems to be available. Collected from various publications.
Classification:Baptisms, Births, Burials / Cremations, Census, Deaths, Marriages
Title:Trent University, Canada, Archives
Link:http://www.trentu.ca/admin/library/archives/titles...
Description:Trent University, Canada, Archives
Extra Info:Searchable archives for historic materials generally relating to Peterborough and the surrounding counties of Victoria, Haliburton, Hastings, Northumberland and Durham in Canada. Includes many born in the UK and Ireland..
Classification:Deaths
Title:US National Archives
Link:http://www.archives.gov/
Description:US National Archives
Extra Info:Click on start your research, then access to archival databases(AAD). Includes Gorgas Hospital Mortuary Death Records, 1906 - 1991, with English, England, Wales, British, Britain, Scotland, Ireland listed as nationalities.

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