Wales Cemeteries

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Jewish Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • JewishGen has a database to check for Jewish Cemeteries.

Military Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Individual Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • Wrexham gov Wrexham Cemetery. A computerized record of all interments from 1876 to the present day is maintained in the cemetery office.
  • Cathays Cemetery
  • Genealogy Cardiff's bereavement services includes an extensive Genealogy area.
  • Oystermouth Cemetery Oystermouth cemetery covers approximately 28 acres in the Mumbles area of the city and was opened for burials in 1883.
  • Danygraig Cemetery Danygraig cemetery covers around 20 acres in the east of Swansea and was opened for burials in 1856.
  • Cwmgelli Cemetery Cwmgelli cemetery covers around 8 acres in the Treboeth area of Swansea and it was opened for burials in 1896.
  • Coedgwilym Cemetery Coedgwilym cemetery is located in Clydach. Burial records for the cemetery are available from 8th April 1920.
  • Rhydgoch Cemetery Rhydgoch cemetery is located south of Pontarddulais in a semi rural area. Burial records are available for the cemetery from 1907.
  • Kingsbridge Cemetery Kingsbridge cemetery is located on the edge of Gorseinon. Burial records for the cemetery are available from 2nd April 1935.
  • Cardiff Natural Burials Cardiff and the Vale.
  • Newport Gov Newport City Council is responsible for three public cemeteries situated at: Caerleon, Christchurch, and St Woolos.
  • Bridgend Gov Bridgend County Borough Council is the burial authority for eleven cemeteries and three churchyards. They are listed on the website.

Additional Resources at the Family History Library[edit | edit source]

To find cemetery records for Northern Ireland in the FamilySearch Catalog follow these steps:

  1. Go to the FamilySearch Catalog
  2. Enter: Wales in the Place box
  3. Click on: Search
  4. Click on: Places within Wales
  5. Click on: Cemeteries

If you don't find an entry for Cemeteries, you may need to go to a smaller jurisdiction by using Places within Wales a second time.

Additional Resources[edit | edit source]