City of London Cemetery and Crematorium Registers Now Online

Images of the general burial registers with 495000+ historic records from the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium dating from 24 June 1856 to 19 October 1998 are now free to view at

It’s a pilot project. There is no name indexing; you need to know the approximate burial date to do a practicable search.

If you’re lucky, you may find your person of interest on Find A Grave, which has 16,125 memorials, 29% photographed, or among the 428 headstones recorded at Billion Graves.

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission memorializes 732 war casualties at the cemetery, including eight Canadians, seven with the Infantry and one with the Engineers.

The cemetery, in the London Borough of Newham, is adjacent to Manor Park Cemetery and Crematorium. Further west lies West Ham Cemetery and St Patrick Catholic Cemetery. To the south are Woodgrange Park Cemetery and Plashet Jewish Cemetery.

One Reply to “City of London Cemetery and Crematorium Registers Now Online”

  1. Well that could be a bit of a time-sink… Not sure if any of my ancestors/collaterals are buried there, but it might be worth a browse when I have time (ha, ha)… Thanks for the tip 🙂

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