Records Search

Fees must be paid before the search is undertaken, and apply whether a record is found or not. Cheques to be made payable to Arnos Vale Cemetery Trust and posted to Record Search, Arnos Vale Cemetery Trust, Bath Road, Bristol, BS4 3EW.

For fast service use your credit/debit card with our online payment form.

For any queries telephone 0117 971 9117 or email vanessa.spencer@arnosvale.org.uk.

£10 when year of death is known

£20 when year if death is not known*

Search results in 20 working days

If you are unsure if a family member or friend has been buried or their ashes scattered at Arnos Vale Cemetery, this search will tell you if they are here at Arnos Vale. See ‘Standard Search’ if further information is required

*If exact year is not known a five-year search range must be given. NB: where a Standard or Grave Image search is requested on completion of an Initial Search, the fee for the following searches is reduced by £10.

£30 Search results in 30 working days

A detailed report about the person you are searching for, and any others in the same grave including: the plot number, location of the grave, whether the person was cremated, buried or interred, whether another person is buried in the grave, and detailed maps to show the grave’s location. If recorded, we may also be able to provide you with details of the occupation of the deceased, their address at time of death and details of the purchaser of the grave.

£60 Search results in 30 working days

Details as Standard Burial Search plus a copy of the entry in the original records, a photograph of the grave and headstone inscription*. * Where removal of ivy from the grave would result in damage to the grave, or where the grave proves inaccessible, it will not be possible to provide an image of the inscription.

£10 Search results in 20 working days

If you know a person’s grave reference number (for example UUU207) or date of death we can provide you with detailed maps showing the exact location of the grave.

£10 when year of death is known

£20 when year if death is not known*

Search results in 30 working days

Cremations took place at Arnos Vale from 1928 to 1998. This search provides a detailed report including: the date of death, date of cremation, address at time of death, and where the ashes were scattered (if recorded). * If exact year is not known a five-year search range must be given.

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Type of Search

Details of the Deceased Person