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== Introduction ==
 
 
Gravestones are an important source of family history information for the Isle of Man. See [http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/gazateer/gyards/cems.htm Cemeteries and Graveyards] to learn more about the history of burial practices and cemeteries on the Isle of Man. <br>
 
 
== Access to Records ==
 
 
=== Online Records ===
 
There are a variety of websites that list cemeteries and burial records for those who were buried in the Isle of Man.
 
 
*[http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/county/isle_of_man/burials/ UKBMD: Isle of Man] - has links to useful websites on burials and cremations.
 
 
*[https://www.cwgc.org/find/find-cemeteries-and-memorials/results?country=United%2BKingdom&locality=Isle%2Bof%2BMan Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Isle of Man] - lists cemeteries where soldiers who died in WWI or WWII are buried and the names of those soldiers
 
 
*[https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9740 Global, Gravestone Photograph Index, 1265-2014] ($) - contains many photographs of Isle of Man gravestones
 
 
*[https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60526 UK and Ireland, Find A Grave Index, 1300s-Current] ($) - database of gravestones in the United Kingdom (including Isle of Man) found on [https://www.findagrave.com/ FindAGrave]
 
 
*[http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/famhist/mis/index.htm Isle of Man: Monumental Inscriptions] - has transcriptions of monumental inscriptions
 
 
*[https://www.geni.com/projects/Isle-of-Man-Monumental-Inscriptions-Cemeteries-and-Graveyards/17778 Geni: Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards] - links to monumental inscriptions for various parishes, hamlets, and sheadings
 
 
*[http://iomfhs.im/library.html 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. 
 
 
*[http://www.manxbmd.com/cgi-bin/db.cgi?do=search_form;db=deaths Manx BMD] - has an online death record search engine
 
 
*[http://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk/Community/Iom/Isle_of_Man_Cemetery.htm Isle of Man: Jewish Burials] - an index of Jews interned at the Douglas Borough Cemetery
 
 
=== Archives ===
 
The [https://manxnationalheritage.im/ 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 [https://www.imuseum.im/ 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.<br>
 
 
 
 
 
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Revision as of 13:52, 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]

To find cemetery records for Isle of Man in the FamilySearch Catalog follow these steps:

  1. Go to the FamilySearch Catalog
  2. Enter: Isle of Man in the Place box
  3. Click on: Search
  4. Click on: Places within Isle of Man
  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]