The names of 205,000 people once restricted to overgrown graveyards and dusty archives have been liberated for the world to see.
Brompton Cemetery in West Brompton, west London, is the first of the “Magnificent Seven” London cemeteries constructed during the 1830s and 1840s to put all its burial registers online.
It means Janet Ellis has found a family grave she did not know was there.
She also discovered a 13-month-old relative, for whom no records existed.
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