Lewisham Council - Search burial and cremation records

Search burial and cremation records online

You can search burial and cremation records for Lewisham online.

We manage nearly 400,000 burial and cremation records. You can search them all online using a service called Deceased Online.

What is included

Deceased Online contains:

  • digital scans of burial and cremation registers
  • computerised records of burials and cremations (where registers are not available)
  • details of those buried in each grave
  • cemetery maps indicating the area for each grave location
  • some photographs of memorials and headstones.

As well as records in Lewisham, Deceased Online includes millions of burial and cremation records for other London boroughs and for areas across the UK.


It is free to search the database.

If you find a relevant document, you can download or print it for a fee.

If you do not have an internet connection

You can use a computer at a local library or contact us for advice (see below). If you would like us to carry out a search on your behalf, there is a fee of £41 for up to four names.


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