Find your ancestors in Thames & Medway burials

Explore over 195,000 burial records from Thames and Medway. The records include prisoners from the Woolwich prison ships and the names of over 1,200 seamen who died on the Seaman’s Hospital Society’s hospital ships near Greenwich. Discover your ancestor’s burial date, age at death and residence at the time of death.

Each record includes a transcript of the original burial records. Each transcript may include a combination of the following information:

  • Name
  • Burial date
  • Age at death
  • Residence – this field can sometimes contain additional information about the individual, especially if the person was unknown.
  • Burial place
  • County
  • Source