OBITUARY INDEX AND DATA
The Obituary Collection of the SGS is in the process of being scanned and the data entered into the Obituary Index and Data database. There are approximately 20,000 names with related data uploaded to the website.
At this time members will have to register for the Obituary Database, similar to the registration to the databases already online. The IT people are working on a solution to this so that members will required only one sign in to access all member benefit databases and materials.
When “signing up” and “signing in” for the Obituary Database you will find the necessary links at the top right hand corner of the page. Click on the link “signup” and you will be asked to fill in all the data, including membership number. The message will be sent to SGS Library and Research Room, and approval will be given. You will then receive an automatic response advising that you have been approved. Once approved you will then use the link “signin” to access the Obituary Database.
Once you have logged to the database page you will find a link to the Burial Index. At present this database is there for TESTING and does NOT have data attached to it. Please use SGS Database link to login.