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I live in the East Riding of Yorkshire in England and am willing to look for graves etc in the local area.
I am trying to make a full record of the cemeteries I live near and am using local history records to add in the details for headstones which I cannot read or are missing.
Tip (Copied from England Discussion Forum):
To do a search for cemetery or churchyard in a particular county go to cemetery search and begin with a full search for all in England. Find-A-Grave will say that there are too many records and that you should go back and refine the search so that it returns fewer results. Ignore this and in the address bar at the top of the screen, where the url reads:
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=5&CSst=0 replace the 0 at the end with one of the following codes. There may still be several pages of cemeteries in the list for the county, but it is easier to look through
4216 County Durham
4811 East Riding of Yorkshire
4217 East Sussex
4220 Greater London
4226 Isle of Wight
4233 North Yorkshire
4240 South Yorkshire
4244 Tyne and Wear
4247 West Sussex
4248 West Yorkshire
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|David Butler||Butler and Thomas graves in Drax|
What a find ! Ancestry just found your grave record for Edith Annie Butler, my aunt, who is buried in Drax churchyard. Through this website, I've discovered the headstones for both sides of my family buried there.
I've also added the birthdates from my own knowledge as 'edits' on the records.
Many thanks for your excellent work.
|SJ Hearn||Flying Officer J.J.R. (Ray) Bédard|
Thank you so much for permitting me to make additions to F/O Bédard's Brookwood Cemetery memorial page.
Added by SJ Hearn on Dec 05, 2013 5:40 AM
|L. Finley||Mary Storrs|
Thank you for sending Mary's burial date, I have added it as a "note".
|Diane Parker||Eliza White Huckett, Rev. Arthur Huckett, Alfred Huckett|
Thank you for the transfer of these Memorial pages.....your hard work is deeply appreciated. Your photograph of their Memorial Monument is lovely.... a fitting tribute to these amazing people.
Take Care....and Happy Holidays to you and your family.
|L. Finley||Joseph & Mary Scott Storrs|
Thank you so much for your kindness in transferring the memorials of my 3rd great-grandparents to me :) I sent a copy of the headstone photo to a family member in Utah via phone, to show my little 93 year old aunt (a lifelong genealogist) and she was so delighted.
Thank you for all your work for Find a Grave, and for your kindness in sharing your headstone photo's.
|Anonymous||The Peeke Family|
I was delighted to find my great uncle Lionel's headstone, which incorporates my great aunt Marian as well (1884-1960 and 1885-1965 respectively), at Over Wallop Cemetary. The last time I saw that, was when I attended my aunt's funeral. I look forward to hopefully finding more of the Peeke family headstones.... I know some are buried in Stoke Gabriel Cemetary.
|Heather Howard||The Howard family|
Thankyou very much for posting the photos of Lucy and George Howard and their 2nd oldest child John Russell Howard and his wife Doris at Pontefract cemetery. Lucy and George were my great great grandparents, however I would like to go and see the grave myself, could you let me know whereabouts in the cemetery it is, thankyou very much.
|Helen Ward||Annice Ward (Goole)|
Thanks for posting this picture. Annice Ward was married to my great grandfather.
|Lynne||John James Tyman (Timan)|
Just wanted to say thank-you for posting the photo of this headstone. John James was my 3x great grand uncle and it was very moving to see his stone had been recorded.
Added by Lynne on Nov 02, 2013 9:43 AM
|John O'Grady||Sergt. A.H. Parrant|
Greetings from Dublin.
Please send me an email.
This morning, following a note from Geoffrey Gillon, I obtained a copy of his death certificate, which I can scan and send to you.
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