Bolton Collection now completely online

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Deceased Online has announced that with the uploading of 136,000 records for Overdale Crematorium their Bolton Council Collection is complete.

Overdale Crematorium was opened in 1954 and the records available are from that date until 1993. More recent records can be obtained from Bolton Council. The records offered are digital scans of the crematorium registers.

Also Deceased Online announced that more records from the Greater Manchester area would be released soon plus an announcement about records for the Bolton area is to be expected next month.

The seven Cemeteries and one Crematorium that make up the Bolton Collection are

  • Astley Bridge Cemetery, opened 1884
  • Blackrod Cemetery, opened 1887
  • Farnworth Cemetery, opened 1876
  • Heaton Cemetery, opened 1879
  • Horwich (Ridgemont) Cemetery, opened 1928
  • Tonge Cemetery, opened 1856
  • Westhoughton Cemetery, opened 1858
  • Overdale Crematorium, opened 1954

Image Overdale West Crematorium – The copyright on this image is owned by Alexander P Kapp and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

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