- More than 900,000 transcriptions (not an index)
- More than 270 churchyards, cemeteries, burial grounds and workhouses
- 71,000 more entries than 11th Edition
- Covers ALL of 'old' Berkshire
- Updates available for ninth, 10th and 11th editions
Berkshire Burials 12th Edition CD offers you:
- a definitive finding aid - the Name Index
- two fully searchable transcription datasets - Place by date - Place by name
Both datasets give you additional information for burials in all parts of the old Royal County of Berkshire
Original parish registers for Berkshire (including almost all of those for areas such as Abingdon, and the Vale of the White Horse — parishes today given a county designation of "Oxfordshire") are deposited at Berkshire Record Office, in Reading. Here you can check your discoveries against primary sources and other parish documents.
Only 65 per cent of the entries included in this edition of Berkshire Burials appear in the Third Edition of the National Burial Index (published in February 2010), and those that do are in a much-abbreviated form.
While the NBI is simply an index, for most entries, Berkshire Burials provides extra detail such as status, address, occupation, and information such as cause or place of death, coroner's inquest and similar data, where recorded in original registers or Bishops' Transcripts.