City of London cemetery information

Bunhill Fields

City Road
London EC1Y 8ND

First burial 1713
Former Dissenters' burial ground
For information regarding burial records, please contact the Guildhall Library or visit the Burial Ground itself
The Public Records Office contains records of burials at Bunhill from 1713 to 1854

Link to web site
Link to Guild Hall Library
Link to Public Records Office

City of London Cemetery and Crematorium

Aldersbrook Road
Manor Park
London E12 5DQ

First burial (unconsecrated ground): 24 June 1856
First burial (consecrated ground): 19 November 1857

First cremation: 18 March 1905
Registers held at Cemetery
Personal searches allowed
Fee based searches

Enquiries for death before 1956 should state name and actual date of death or burial

After 1956 state name and year

The cemetery covers 200 acres and is the largest municipal cemetery in Europe

A project is now underway that will make all of this historical information available on the internet for users who are unable to visit us in person

The first eight registers covering the dates 24 June 1856 to 1865 (as at Jan 2010) are currently available for viewing online and the remaining registers will be made available in the coming months

You will need to enter a month and year for both the start and end date of your search so have your search criteria ready.

You may also use the burial number if it is known.

Please note that the records are arranged by date of burial, not date of death

Click here to search the registers online

The registers contain:
Burial number
Date of burial
Name of person buried
Description, avocation, and parochial residence of person buried
Sex and age
District in which the death is registered
From what parish removed
Situation of grave (square and number)
Number of grant
Description of interment
Consecrated or unconsecrated ground
Ceremony performed by