England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007 is a free collection at FamilySearch with a searchable name index for death records in England.


You’ll need to be logged in with a free FamilySearch account to search these records. It’s easy to register for a free account at FamilySearch.

[su_heading size=”18″]What Can I Learn from these Death Records?[/su_heading]

These UK death records may include:

  • Name of the person who died
  • Age
  • Death Registration Year
  • Death Registration Quarter
  • Death Registration District
  • County where the death occurred
  • Place of Death
  • Volume, Page, and Line Number where the record can be found

[su_heading size=”18″]What Can I Do with Death Records Information?[/su_heading]

If you find someone in this collection you can:

  • Use the estimated birth age to find other records for this person or family members in birth, christening, marriage, or burial records in this area (people weren’t as mobile in the past)
  • Try to find the original death record image (the General Register Office has death certificates for a fee)
  • Look for land records in places where this person lived
  • Look for this person in city directories
  • Look for military, tax, probate or other records for this person


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