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Deaths and Historical Searches

Aberdeen City Archives holds records for the following city cemeteries:

Town House

  • Grove Cemetery (1897-1983)
  • John Knox Churchyard (1837-1894)
  • Nellfield Cemetery (c. 1834-1941)
  • Nigg Cemetery (1878-1923)
  • Old Machar Churchyard (1863-1950)
  • St. Clement's Churchyard (1855-1927)
  • St. Nicholas Churchyard (1824-c. 1965)
  • Spital Churchyard/St. Peter's Cemetery (1769-1972)
  • Trinity Cemetery (c. 1882-1940)
  • Miscellaneous Records relating to burials and cemeteries (c. 1913-1980)

Old Aberdeen House

Allenvale Cemetery (1875-1966) - Lair Purchase Registers only. Searches of these records can be carried out by a member of the City Archives staff if a name and date of death is provided. Searching is subject to our charging policy of 7.50 for 15 minutes, and any time spent after this will be charged at 30 per hour, or part thereof. (This policy is currently under review). The records are chronological and not indexed alphabetically. Not all of the volumes we hold are burial registers and the content within can vary from volume to volume. A full list of the volumes and a summary of their content is available on request.

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Contacts

  • Archives
    Duty Archivist/Access to Archives
    Town House
    Broad Street
    Aberdeen
    AB10 1AQ
    Phone: +44 (0)1224 522513
    Fax: + 44 (0)1224 63855
    Email: archives@aberdeencity.gov.uk

  • Archives
    Duty Archivist/Access to Archives
    Old Aberdeen House
    Dunbar Street
    Aberdeen
    AB24 3UJ
    Phone: +44 (0)1224 481775
    Fax: +44 (0)1224 495830
    Email: archives@aberdeencity.gov.uk