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England, Lancashire, Rusholme Road Cemetery 1821-1933
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Lancashire, England
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Record Description
Record Type Cemetery
Collection years 1821-1933
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Monument inscriptions for the years 1821-1933; burial registers, May 1837-1933; graves registers, 1821-1933. Cemetery records are kept as a permanent record of who was buried and usually who purchased the burial plot. The information in these records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.

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  • Name of deceased
  • Age of deceased
  • Date and place where death occurred
  • Date and place of burial

  • Grave number
  • Plot owner's name
  • Residence
  • Gender

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