Isle of Man Cemeteries
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Introduction[edit | edit source]
Gravestones are an important source of family history information for the Isle of Man. See Cemeteries and Graveyards to learn more about the history of burial practices and cemeteries on the Isle of Man.
Access to Records[edit | edit source]
Online Records[edit | edit source]
There are a variety of websites that list cemeteries and burial records for those who were buried in the Isle of Man.
- UKBMD: Isle of Man - has links to useful websites on burials and cremations.
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Isle of Man - lists cemeteries where soldiers who died in WWI or WWII are buried and the names of those soldiers
- Global, Gravestone Photograph Index, 1265-2014 ($) - contains many photographs of Isle of Man gravestones
- UK and Ireland, Find A Grave Index, 1300s-Current ($) - database of gravestones in the United Kingdom (including Isle of Man) found on FindAGrave
- Isle of Man: Monumental Inscriptions - has transcriptions of monumental inscriptions
- Geni: Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards - links to monumental inscriptions for various parishes, hamlets, and sheadings
- The Isle of Man Family History Society - has indexed or digitized many records and made some available online. The society has indexed the articles published in their journal and made them available online. Some articles contain monumental inscriptions, burial registers, censuses, and surname interests. Birth and marriage registers, wills, and censuses (1841-1901) have been indexed and put online.
- Manx BMD - has an online death record search engine
- Isle of Man: Jewish Burials - an index of Jews interned at the Douglas Borough Cemetery
Archives[edit | edit source]
The Manx National Heritage seeks to conserve the history of the Isle of Man. Their research facility holds many exclusive records for the Isle of Man. While some of these records have been digitized and made available online (at iMuseum), some records are only available on site. The Isle of Man Family History Society (IOMFHS) has indexed monumental inscriptions and burial registers for the Isle of Man. These indexes are available at the research facility upon request.