Search: Leeds General Cemetery Burial Registers Index

The Leeds General Cemetery Burial Registers Index is a database of transcriptions of all entries in the burial registers of the Leeds General Cemetery. The registers hold information on each person buried at the cemetery, covering the period 1835-1992. There are 97,121 entries in the index. Digital images of the registers are available to view alongside the transcribed data.

For further information about the transcription data and how to search the index, see our guidance document About the Data. A digital plot map of the cemetery is also available separately.

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Explore using some charts of key statistics Chart of number of burials by decade

Some notable features

Feature Number Most common
cause of death
Total burials97121Stillborn
Babies (less than 1 year)32184Stillborn
Infants
(from 1 up to 5 years)
12517Bronchitis
Children
(from 6 up to 15 years)
3562Consumption
Adults (from 16 years)47905Consumption
Earliest23 July 1835
Latest30 January 1992
Youngest2 minutes
Oldest105 years
Most burials in one plot169

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