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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.
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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

31414 n/k DUTCH 25 July 1851 (Well) Greyfriars
29571 John CHESHOLM n/k n/k n/k ?Greyfriars
29572 n/k n/k n/k n/k n/k ?Greyfriars
32929 William CHRISTIE 25 March 1853 Grayfriars
32927 Elizabeth McLAGAN 24 March 1853 Grayfriars
31718 Sarah FRAZIER 20 February 1814 Greyfriars
34110 Margaret LOW 15 August 1815 Greyfriars
31731 James McFARLANE 26 February 1814 Greyfriars
31730 Henry HENDERSON 26 February 1814 Greyfriars
31729 John BROWN 25 February 1814 Greyfriars
31728 James LOCKHART 25 February 1814 Greyfriars
31727 Jannet MENZIES 24 February 1814 Greyfriars
31726 Sarah ARRES 23 February 1814 Greyfriars
31725 Jannet [Janet] DOW 23 February 1814 Greyfriars
31724 Mary MILLER 23 February 1814 Greyfriars