Wednesday, 21 November 2012

More burial records for Northern Ireland

You'll remember that back in mid-September a new website was launched to hold all the burial/gravestone details of graveyards controlled by Magherafelt District Council in Northern Ireland. (See original report.)

The team who created the website have been hard at work since then. REALLY hard at work.

They have added burial details from nine more council areas, making more than 45,000 records available in total. The 'new' graveyards surveyed include burial grounds in:
  • Moyle District Council
  • Ballymena Borough Council
  • Larne Borough Council
  • Coleraine Borough Council
  • Omagh District Council
  • Limavady Borough Council
  • Fermanagh District Council
  • Craigavon District Council
  • Derry City Council
You can view the full list of graveyards now included here.

Another 20,000 records will shortly be added from graveyards where surveying work is in progress. (See news item 3 December for update.)

This site is certainly starting to fulfil its promise!