Find your ancestors in Eastbourne Burials, Bodle Street Green

Discover your ancestors who were buried in Eastbourne, England, between 1843 and 1987. The records may reveal when your relative was born, died, and was buried, as well as where their last residence was.

Each record comprises a transcript of the original register. The amount of information listed varies, but the records usually include a combination of the following information about your ancestor:

  • First name(s)
  • Last name
  • Birth year
  • Age
  • Death year
  • Burial year
  • Burial date
  • Burial place
  • Residence
  • County
  • Country

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These records date from 1530 to 2001.

Included in these records are those of several men who died during World War 1 and World War 2. During the First World War, Lance Corporal Alexander W. Creasey of the Royal Sussex Regiment died of wounds aged 24 on 4 October 1916, and was buried at Bodle Street Green five days later. The transcript reveals that Creasey died at Glasgow.

Also included is the record of Wallace Howard Gibbs, who died aged 26 years in 1943 during the Second World War. He was buried on 4 November that year.


Eastbourne is a large town and borough in East Sussex. It’s a famous seaside resort, located on the south coast of England. Eastbourne contains the town of Polegate, as well as the civil parishes of Willingdon and Jevington, Stone Cross, Pevensey, Westham and Pevensey Bay village. All of these form part of the Wealden district.

Wealden is a local government district that was formed on 1 April 1974, when Hailsham and Uckfield rural district councils merged. Wealden is one of three districts in East Sussex: Lewes and Rother are the others.