Deceased Online adds Reading Cemeteries

Two cemeteries from Reading are now available to view on, with records dating from 1843 for Reading Old and Hemdean Road Cemeteries and records for other sites and maps coming soon.

Reading Old Cemetery has 75,725 records from 1843 to 2017 and contains the war graves of 205 Commonwealth service personnel of World War I (15 Canadian and one Serbian serviceman) and 41 of World War II.

Hemdean Road Cemetery originally opened as Caversham Cemetery has 7,311 records from 1877 to 2016 following the closure to new burials at St Peter’s Churchyard

These records comprise digital scans of the original burial or grave registers up to 1993, with computerised information thereafter, and grave details for each of the graves and their occupants.

Records for Henley Road Cemetery and Reading Crematorium are on their way.

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