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CITY CEMETERY, 1881-1950'S
recording burials in the City Cemetery on Hart Island,
a.k.a. "Potter's Field."
The ledger records the name of the deceased, date
of death, date of burial, place of death, cause of death,
and place of burial (trench and grave number). These
records are not indexed. Stillborn and premature baby
deaths are recorded separately.
have been microfilmed (this series is not available
for inter-library loan). The entries are arranged chronologically;
they are not indexed by name.