Ancestry Updates Obituary Collections

These collections compiled from newspapers and other sources were updated on 13 December 2022. Note the loss of over 5 million records for the UK and Ireland! It does not appear to be a typo.

Title Years Records April 2022 Records
Australia and New Zealand Obituary Index 2004-Current 2,176,759 2,093,598
Canada Obituary Collection 1898-Current 11,091,760 10,878,408
U.S. Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection 1847-Current 112,820,031 101,800,384
U.S. Obituary Collection 1930-Current 202,415,958 198,633,254
UK and Ireland Obituary Index 2004-Current 1,448,328 6,700,836

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