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== Introduction ==
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Gravestones are an important source of family history information for the Isle of Man.  
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Gravestones are an important source of family history information for the Isle of Man. See [http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/gazateer/gyards/cems.htm Cemeteries and Graveyards] to learn more about the history of burial practices and cemeteries on the Isle of Man. <br>
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*[http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/gazateer/gyards/cems.htm '''Cemeteries and Graveyards'''] gives a history of burial practices and describes cemeteries that can be found on the Isle of Man. <br>
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== Access to Records ==
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[http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/gazateer/gyards/cems.htm Information about Cemeteries and Graveyards]<br>
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=== Online Records ===
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There are a variety of websites that list cemeteries and burial records for those who were buried in the Isle of Man.
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[http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/county/isle_of_man/burials/ Isle of Man, British Islands : Classification : Burials / Cremations]<br>
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*[http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/county/isle_of_man/burials/ UKBMD: Isle of Man] - has links to useful websites on burials and cremations.
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*[http://www.cwgc.org/find-a-cemetery/cemetery/2068366/DOUGLAS%20CEMETERY,%20ISLE%20OF%20MAN Douglas Cemetery, Isle of Man]<br>
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*[https://www.cwgc.org/find/find-cemeteries-and-memorials/results?country=United%2BKingdom&locality=Isle%2Bof%2BMan Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Isle of Man] - lists cemeteries where soldiers who died in WWI or WWII are buried and the names of those soldiers
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=vcsr&GSvcid=379958 FindAGrave Isle of Man]<br>
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*[https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9740 Global, Gravestone Photograph Index, 1265-2014] ($) - contains many photographs of Isle of Man gravestones
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2275352 Findagrave for Douglas Borough Cemetery and Crematorium, Isle of Man]<br>
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*[https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60526 UK and Ireland, Find A Grave Index, 1300s-Current] ($) - database of gravestones in the United Kingdom (including Isle of Man) found on [https://www.findagrave.com/ FindAGrave]
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*[https://www.gov.im/lib/docs/mnh/heritage/library/publicinformationsheet1.pdf Manx Cemetery Records, Burial Registers and Monumental Inscriptions, Manx National Heritage, Sources for Family History], reports:
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*[http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/famhist/mis/index.htm Isle of Man: Monumental Inscriptions] - has transcriptions of monumental inscriptions
::"The Isle of Man Family History Society (IOMFHS) have transcribed entries from the original parish registers. They  have  completed  the  monumental inscriptions and  burial  registers,  which  are arranged  by  parish  and  indexed.  These  indexes  are  available  on  request  at  the  Library  counter. Partial indexes to burials, prepared by Brian Lawson, are on the IOMFHSwebsite. The Isle of Man Government  has  commissioned  an  inventory  of  war  memorials,  details  of  which  can  be  obtained from the Library. "<br>
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*[http://iomfhs.im/library.html The Isle of Man Family History Society] reports:
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*[https://www.geni.com/projects/Isle-of-Man-Monumental-Inscriptions-Cemeteries-and-Graveyards/17778 Geni: Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards] - links to monumental inscriptions for various parishes, hamlets, and sheadings
::"The society also publishes a number of books containing:<br>
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:::Monumental Inscriptions
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*[http://iomfhs.im/library.html The Isle of Man Family History Society] - has indexed or digitized many records and made some available online. The society has indexed the articles published in their journal and made them available online. Some articles contain monumental inscriptions, burial registers, censuses, and surname interests. Birth and marriage registers, wills, and censuses (1841-1901) have been indexed and put online. 
:::Burial Records from Parish Registers
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:::Census for 1851 and 1861
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::The burial records from parish records are now available on CDs. The content is the same as the books."<br>
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*[http://www.manxbmd.com/cgi-bin/db.cgi?do=search_form;db=deaths Manx BMD] - has an online death record search engine
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*[http://www.manxbmd.com/cgi-bin/db.cgi?do=search_form;db=deaths Manx BMD] has an online death record search engine.
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*[http://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk/Community/Iom/Isle_of_Man_Cemetery.htm Isle of Man: Jewish Burials] - an index of Jews interned at the Douglas Borough Cemetery
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=== Archives ===
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The [https://manxnationalheritage.im/ Manx National Heritage] seeks to conserve the history of the Isle of Man. Their research facility holds many exclusive records for the Isle of Man. While some of these records have been digitized and made available online (at [https://www.imuseum.im/ iMuseum]), some records are only available on site. The Isle of Man Family History Society (IOMFHS) has indexed monumental inscriptions and burial registers for the Isle of Man. These indexes are available at the research facility upon request.<br>
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===Jewish Burials===
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*[http://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk/Community/Iom/Isle_of_Man_Cemetery.htm Isle of Man Jewish burials]
         
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