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Source Information

Ancestry.com. Warwick, England, Burial Slips from Warwick Cemetery, 1859-1968 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
Original data: Burial slips for Warwick Cemetery. Tony Abrahams.

Warwick Cemetery Index. Solihull, England: Midlands Historical Data, 2005.

About Warwick, England, Burial Slips from Warwick Cemetery, 1859-1968

This database contains burial slips and some accompanying documents recording death and interment details from Warwick Cemetery in England.

Historical Background

Warwick Cemetery, a municipal cemetery outside of Warwick, England, opened in 1859, at a time when church burial grounds in urban areas had gotten full. The bulk of this database is made up of burial slips created to record details of the interments in the cemetery. The slips were sometimes accompanied by other documents; for example, starting in the 1920s, a notice that a death certificate had been issued was filed with the slips, and after 1923, Certificates of Disposal, which confirmed that a death had been registered were often included.

What You Can Find in These Records

The burial slips and related documents in this database can provide the following details:

  • name
  • age
  • profession
  • date of death
  • place of death
  • date of burial
  • name of minister officiating at burial
  • grave details
  • from what parish removed

Most of the information for this description comes from Midlands Historical Data’s description of these records.

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