Bukit Brown Cemetery Burial Registers Online : 1922 to 1972

Posted by on Apr 19, 2016 in Finding Aids

The National Archives of Singapore has the burial registers of Bukit Brown Cemetery dating from April 1922 up till December 1972. To facilitate access, the records have been digitised and can be viewed online. Please visit the ‘Burial Registers’ link here to view these records: Bukit Brown Cemetery Burial Registers: 1922 to 1972

The records are in English and are in chronological order based on the date of burial. Please note that information in certain columns is not uploaded for privacy reasons. The location maps and the listing of registers and index to the burial records of Bukit Brown Cemetery can be found at this link in (digitised pdf format). Members of the public who wish to locate the burial records of their ancestors buried at Bukit Brown Cemetery will need to first determine their ancestors’ names and dates of death before searching the uploaded records. More detailed information on microfilms can be viewed by the descendants at The Archives Reading Room at the National Archives of Singapore, 1 Canning Rise Singapore 179868. For enquiries on burial registers at the National Archives of Singapore, please contact our helpdesk at 6332 3255 or email nas@nlb.gov.sg

Following the completion of topography studies and grave identification works, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has finalised the alignment of the new road across part of Bukit Brown Cemetery. The new road will affect 3,746 of the more than 100,000 graves. LTA has published details of the affected graves at LTA Bukit Brown Cemetary Namelist and in local newspapers on 20 March 2012. For more information or enquiries, please go to LTA website or email to feedback@lta.gov.sg or call LTA at its 24-hour Customer Service Line @ 1800-Call LTA (1800-2255 582).