All requests for a search of burial records for cemeteries within our jurisdiction must be in writing to our Neighbourhood Services team either:
- by letter to Neighbourhood Services, Council Headquarters, Newtwon St Boswells, TD6 0SA.
Requests must include:
- the name of the deceased
- exact date of death
- last address of deceased (if known)
- name of the cemetery
If you do not know the exact date of death, this can be established by contacting the General Register Office for Scotland:
- in writing to New Register House, 3 West Register Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3YT
- calling 0131 334 0380
Their office is open 8:30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday and 8:30am to 4:30pm Friday.
Details of assisted funerals dating back to 2005 are available, in addition to information regarding the associated costs.