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==Military Cemeteries==
 
==Military Cemeteries==
*[https://jewish-heritage-europe.eu/finland/heritage-heritage-sites/ jewish-heritage] Heritage & Heritage Sites for Finland
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*[https://www.cwgc.org/find-a-cemetery/cemetery/2068366/douglas-cemetery,-isle-of-man/ cwgc] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Isle of Man
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hietaniemi_Cemetery wikipedia] Hietaniemi Cemetery
 
*[https://www.spottinghistory.com/view/141/hietaniemi-cemetery/ spottinghistory] Hietaniemi Cemetery, Helsinki, Finland
 
*[https://www.tracesofwar.com/sights/3563/Finnish-War-Cemetery-Helsinki-Hietaniemi.htm tracesofwar] Finnish War Cemetery Helsinki-Hietaniemi
 
  
 
== Individual Cemeteries ==  
 
== Individual Cemeteries ==  

Revision as of 13:48, 23 April 2020

Isle of Man Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Isle of Man Background
Local Research Resources


Online Resources[edit | edit source]

  • BillionGraves Index - index and images
  • BillionGraves Isle of Man page - photos and GPS locations of grave markers
  • Find A Grave Index - index and images
  • Find A Grave Isle of Man Page - photos and GPS locations of grave markers
  • Ukbmd Isle of Man, British Islands, Classification: Burials/Cremations
  • Manx Notebook Isle of Man Monumental Inscriptions
  • Geni Project Isle of Man - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards
  • Iomfhs The Isle of Man Family History Society has indexed many articles published in their journal and made them available online. Some articles contain monumental inscriptions, burial registers, censuses, and surname interests. Birth and marriage registers, wills, and censuses (1841-1901) have been indexed and put online.
  • Manx bmd has an online death record search engine.

Jewish Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • JewishGen has a database to check for Jewish Cemeteries. For Finland, look under Europe, then Finland.
  • jewishgen Jewish Section of Douglas (DOOLISH in the Manx language) Borough Cemetery, Isle of Man
  • Wikipedia History of the Jews in the Isle of Man
  • Kscn Isle of Man Jewish Community

Military Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • cwgc Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Isle of Man

Individual Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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

  • Vuosikirja: Årsskrift (Yearbook). Lahti: Kirjapaino ja Sanomalehti Oy, [1917]. (FHL book 948.97 D25v) Lists all 47 volumes plus an index. The Family History Library does have the yearbooks of the Finnish Genealogical Society, which list the gravestones of several old cemeteries.


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

  1. Go to the FamilySearch Catalog
  2. Enter: Finland in the Place box
  3. Click on: Search
  4. Click on: Places within Finland
  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... a second time.

Additional Resources[edit | edit source]


Introduction[edit | edit source]

Gravestones are an important source of family history information for the Isle of Man. See Cemeteries and Graveyards to learn more about the history of burial practices and cemeteries on the Isle of Man.

Access to Records[edit | edit source]

Online Records[edit | edit source]

There are a variety of websites that list cemeteries and burial records for those who were buried in the Isle of Man.

  • The Isle of Man Family History Society - has indexed or digitized many records and made some available online. The society has indexed the articles published in their journal and made them available online. Some articles contain monumental inscriptions, burial registers, censuses, and surname interests. Birth and marriage registers, wills, and censuses (1841-1901) have been indexed and put online.
  • Manx BMD - has an online death record search engine

Archives[edit | edit source]

The Manx National Heritage seeks to conserve the history of the Isle of Man. Their research facility holds many exclusive records for the Isle of Man. While some of these records have been digitized and made available online (at iMuseum), some records are only available on site. The Isle of Man Family History Society (IOMFHS) has indexed monumental inscriptions and burial registers for the Isle of Man. These indexes are available at the research facility upon request.