Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

What do volunteers do?

The main role of volunteers is to photograph complete cemeteries and then index these photos.

By photographing entire cemeteries the resource is able to gradually get photos and information about all the graves in a particular area or location. The website then has the ability to list all the names found on grave monuments for that area. This feature is useful for family history researchers whose ancestors come from a specific locality. For instance, in the city of Norwich in Norfolk, England, there are 52 churches as well a municipal cemeteries and war memorials. All the names found on grave monuments within Norwich held within the GPR can be listed by using the list all the names on monuments within Norwich

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