Isle of Man Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Isle of Man Deaths and Burials, 1844-1918
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Record Description
Record Type Deaths and Burials
Collection years 1844-1918
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What is in This Collection?

This collection is an index for the years 1844 to 1918. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

  • Name of the deceased
  • Gender
  • Date and place of death
  • Date and place of burial
  • Age
  • Birth year
  • Marital status
  • Occupation
  • Names of relatives such as spouse or parents

How Do I Search This Collection?

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The name of the deceased
  • Approximate date of death

Search the Index

Search by name by visiting the Collection Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • If possible, use what you know to find an image of the original record. The index contains only basic identifying information for a person; the original record therefore may contain more information not found in the index
  • Use the information to locate funeral home, obituary or cemetery record
  • Use the information to find other records such as birth, christening, marriage, census, land and probate records
  • Continue to search the index for family members
  • Use the information you have found to find the person in census records

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

  • Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records
  • Check for other names. They might have been listed under a middle name, a nickname or an abbreviation of their given name
  • A woman may have returned to her maiden name after the death of her husband
  • Search the records of nearby locations
  • Consult the Isle of Man Record Finder to find other records

Citing This Collection

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation

"Isle of Man Deaths and Burials, 1844-1918" Database. FamilySearch. : 14 June 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation is found below the record.

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