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Perth burgh burial registers, 1794-1855

The Archive holds all the burial registers for Perth burgh and the Friends have transcribed the earliest volumes

In the database you'll find records containing details from the burial registers. These can include full name, age, dates of death and burial, cause of death, names of kin, occupation and details of the burial. The information varies from register to register, so not all details will appear in all the records.

You can simply browse the database by using the page buttons below or you can search by name and/or date:

  • Type in a surname and/or forename and/or date and click search.
  • Tick the alternative names box to bring up variant spellings of the name you're searching for.
  • If your search is successful, a hit list will appear and you can click the blue record number to find the details that were recorded in the register itself.
  • From the record you can return to your hit list by clicking back to summary page.
  • To make a fresh search, click the reset button.

Names with question marks denote the best we can make out from illegible names in the register itself.

Please note: The Archive only holds the original burial records for Perth burgh, 1794-1977 (PE1/20), some for Kinnoull, 1880-1901 (PE1/20/28), and for Kirkton of Mailer burial ground, 1850-1975 (MS52). All other burial records, the majority dating from 1900, are held by Bereavement Services.

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Record No Full Name Burial Date Cemetery

18177 John McFARLIN ?01 ?02 October 1830 Greyfriars
34908 Mary COUTTS ?01 March 1855 Wellshill
11533 Marion ALEXANDER ?01 March 1863 Wellshill
34846 Thomas MACNABY ?02 February 1855 Wellshill
34847 Louisa REDDAN ?02 February 1855 Wellshill
34854 John MUSTARD ?03 February 1855 Wellshill
34850 Jean YOUNG ?03 February 1855 Greyfriars
34849 Peter SMEATON ?03 February 1855 Greyfriars
34864 Cath [Cathrine] DUFFY ?05 February 1855 Wellshill
28880 Jean GALL ?06 ?07 October 1843 Greyfriars
34860 ?WM. [?William] SCOTLAND ?06 February 1855 Greyfriars
34862 Duncan McNEIL ?06 February 1855 Wellshill
34861 David McGREGOR ?06 February 1855 Wellshill
34867 John HENRY ?07 February 1855 Wellshill
28881 Jean RODGER ?08 October 1843 Greyfriars