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North West England Collections on Deceased Online

This week I summarize the full collection of burial and cremation records on Deceased Online from across the North West England
Since July 2017, when Deceased Online added burial and cremation records from the council of Cheshire East, the collection of records from across the modern counties of Cheshire, Lancashire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester and Merseyside has been one of the largest on the website. North West England is one of nine official regions of the country.

For anyone who has missed all the updates on collections from these areas, or if you just need to be clear on what is now available to search online, below is the full list.

Boundary changes
Be aware that the modern counties have only existed in their current form since 1974. In that year boundary changes created the metropolitan counties of Merseyside (including Liverpool) and Greater Manchester (including the city of Manchester). The northern part of the county (including Furness and Cartmel) was transferred to the newl…